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Dolphin Motel

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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great location”(43 reviews)
“short walk”(18 reviews)
“room was clean”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
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All reviewsgreat locationshort walkroom was cleanleave the carspa bathbedroom unitawesome stayclose to shopshot waterwithin walking distancethe kitchenstay there againgreat roomgreat place to staynew zealandgood sizecooking facilities
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

Walking the Te Araroa trail and booked in at the dolphin motel. Spotlessly clean and very friendly owners. Better still only 500m from the trail and the pub! Would recommend for walkers and any other holiday makers

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

Spent two nights here. Nice quiet location. Easy walk to shops, restaurants and Paihia Wharf. Facilities are a bit dated but overall the place was clean and well equipped. Beds and sofas were comfortable too.

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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Good location. Nice rooms. Unfortunately there was no latch on the bedroom window by the deck meaning the room was not very secure. We informed management and they were unaware. Organised someone to fix it on our second day but it was not fixed while...More

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Response from snuffy77, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded November 18, 2017

Sorry about the latch the window repairer couldn't come when he told us he could but it has been repaired since, thank you for being to out attention

Reviewed November 14, 2017

Accomodation was not what was advertised on website. Seems like a backpackers trying to move up. Some of the other rooms we have seen was perfect. Cupboard in kitchen was hanging. Paint in room adjoining bathroom was flaking. Payed for a breakfast that was cold...More

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Response from snuffy77, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded November 18, 2017

Sorry you had a bad experience and weren't happy with things. These problems have been resolved.

Reviewed November 14, 2017

Centrally located with nice sea view apartments. Close to all the amenities such as restaurants, booking offices and market. Best for couple/family or even sole traveller who wants to do some cooking. Overall excellent

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Response from snuffy77, Manager at Dolphin MotelResponded November 18, 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments and happy you enjoyed your stay hope to see you again

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Amenities
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$49 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Paihia
#11 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites
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US$49 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#4 Family Hotel in Paihia
#11 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#14 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites
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Stephanie D
December 30, 2016|
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Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
Hi yes we have the family room available for the 24th january it will cost $250 per night.
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Sarthak C
December 19, 2016|
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Response from emz1921 | Property representative |
Hi You can not see the sea from any of our rooms and we also do not have a swimming pool sorry
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Dragonfly4035
September 11, 2016|
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"Please fix the overly sensitive shower and use fitted sheets on the bed. Also update the televisions so that..."
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"Great location"
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