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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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We offer quality unique Swiss style accommodation in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our modern, fully self-contained units sleep 1-10 people, have balconies, some with stunning sea views and are only metres from Paihia waterfront. Our prime central location places you within 1 minute's walk from Paihia wharf, beach, shops and cafes. The many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay are at your feet.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We have stayed here before, but this time the place was looking very tired and run down. The reception was very friendly and they seemed to be helpful to those who wanted to book tours etc. We did our own thing. We arrived early and they let us park our car so that we could go
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Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
Responded Oct. 12, 2018
Hi Ingrid, Thank you for your feedback. I did promise to put the milk in your fridge but I was called away and it was overlooked, I am sorry. We do like to look after everyone, hopefully you will return another time. Kind regards Maureen
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Arrived in Paihia with no fixed itinerary. We saw the Swiss Chalet and liked the look. Maureen the proprietor was lovely, the room cosy and comfortable, it had a stovetop and microwave in the kitchenette making it self contained. The room was serviced each day. Easy walk into
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Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
Responded Sep. 5, 2018
Hi Peter S. Thank you for your comments. It was lovely to have you choose to stay with us and hopefully you will return another time. Regards Marureen
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A 65th birthday led us to Paihia for the weekend so we booked the Swiss Chalet, what a lovely comfortable place to stay, warm friendly and cosy. Very friendly staff , very welcoming. I highly recommend to all if you want a really cost effective place to stay with all the
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Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
Responded Jul. 8, 2018
Thank you for your great review Marion M. It was really nice to see you all enjoying yourselves - fun and laughter is always good for you. Hopefully we get to see you another time. Regards Maureen and Phil
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This place is so wallet friendly (reasonable priced), clean and very comfy. We enjoyed the hosts hospitality and her attention to details. Maureen the host looked after our sightseeing for the next day suggesting what we could be doing and how to get the best prices. Thank you
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Friendly helpful staff, clean comfortable room, great parking and facilities with a perfect location for exploring the bay of islands. Wished I could have stayed longer, this place was great, would highly recommend.
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Response from Mitzi51, Owner at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
Responded Apr. 6, 2018
Thank you for your great review Paul R. It would be lovely to have you stay with us again. Kind regards Maureen and Phil
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Idyllic view at wine-o'clock !
veiw from the family room we stayed in
Hi there, Would like to know if the rooms are air conditioned?
Hello. Thankyou for your enquiry. There is no aircon however beautiful sea breeze. Fans are in the units if required.
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"Suggest a room on the first floor to have some privacy"
"Room 8 is a corner room with plenty of light."
"The apartments are great !"
"All rooms seem similar"
"The rooms that I've stayed in have been spacious and well appointed."
US$103 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
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