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Wayfarer Motel

Room & Suite (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
231 Commerce Street, Kaitaia 0410 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very happy with the room which accommodated three people comfortably . The only thing we would criticise is the arrangement of microwave and kettle which we felt was a safety issue. Ideally situated across the road from the superb Beachcomber Restaurant.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank IzzyTaupo
Response from wayfarermotel, Owner at Wayfarer MotelResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Izzy for your review and staying with us. The kettle is easily moved to be used in other power outlets within the kitchen to avoid any safety issues :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All we wanted was a room for the night, I checked booking.com and drove past a different motel that was advertised and it just wasn't up to standard. So we continued on and came across the Wayfarer by driving past. There was one room left...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 972debg
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Larger than most units - with a separate kitchen. Toilet and shower also in separate rooms. The shower was a little dangerous - you had to step up into it and it was very very slippery once you stepped into it. Although it is quite...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank 648Raewyn55_
Response from wayfarermotel, Owner at Wayfarer MotelResponded June 15, 2018

Thank you Raewyn for staying with us :)

Reviewed February 4, 2018

The place is dated but very clean. Beds were great and rooms large. Everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Only fault we found was the swimming pool needed cleaning. The owners were very helpful .

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Catherine J
Response from wayfarermotel, Owner at Wayfarer MotelResponded February 8, 2018

Thank you for staying with us :)

Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed on the nights of the 15th and 16th of December 2017. The room we had was a decent size and was spotless. The beds were comfy, and it was great we could park our car right outside the room, the hosts are friendly...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank LlamaFarmer777
Response from wayfarermotel, Owner at Wayfarer MotelResponded January 14, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that the swimming pool was not operating. The weather was not helping us as we were trying to repaint it for summer, but it is all operational now. Thank you for staying with us :)

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Our Motel is centrally located in Kaitaia, a 5 minute walk to shops. Wonderful licensed restaurant across the road. Free parking, free Wifi and Sky Guest Select (50+ channels) in all rooms. Swimming pool, spa pool, More trampoline for the children and BBQ all available for guests. Great place to stop and explore the Far North. We can book a day trip to Cape Reinga for you - a wonderful experience! Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$80 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wayfarer Motel New Zealand/Kaitaia, North Island
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$80 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Wayfarer Motel New Zealand/Kaitaia, North Island
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Room & Suite (3)
Pool & Beach (2)
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"Upstairs had good wi-fi reception"
1 week ago
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"I would not recommend this motel."
Jul. 26, 2016
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"Rooms to the rear of the property will have less road noise."
Jan. 17, 2016
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"Parking for each unit. Walking distance to town centre."
May 5, 2015
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