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Anchorage Motel

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed a couple of nights in a 2 bedroom sea view unit. It was very comfortable and well furnished. Lovely view. Owners were very helpful and drove us into town. The only concern was the shower over the bath...the shower screen wasn't secured. It wouldn't have been an issue except for my elderly parents who were travelling with us.... More 

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Thank Tracey D
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tracey D Thank you for your review, we greatly appreciate your comments and appreciate your feedback about the folding glass shower doors over the bath. We are delighted you and your parents enjoyed your stay with us. Many thanks the team at the Anchorage More 

1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hotel was great very neat, very tidy. Coral was very good. Just one suggestion remove the excess furniture in the rooms the 2 sofas, it will make the room look bigger All in all would give it a 9 out of 10 great place for families

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Thank Loy F
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Loy and family Many thanks for your wonderful review. It was wonderful having you and your family stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit to the beautiful Bay of Islands. The team at the Anchorage More 

Fraser Coast, Australia
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Could not fault our 3night winter stay. Superior management, ground floor unit was roomy, clean and very well appointed. to our great surprise our room was made up each day including fresh towels. Excellent location overlooking bay waters within easy walk to restaurants, shops and ferry to Russell. Easy drive north around the bays and harbours. Highlight of our North... More 

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Wrassie Many thanks for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and got to explore the fantastic area we live in. We look forward to welcoming you back again. The team at the Anchorage More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

This was the second time we have stayed at the Anchorage and can't fault it, lovely room, stunning view and very friendly hosts. Will be our first choice next year when we return for the Bay of Islands Blues and Jazz festival.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sonya It was our pleasure to host you for the Jazz and Blues Festival. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and we will see you next year. Many thanks for the great review. The team at the Anchorage More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights at the Anchorage Motel while staying in Paihia. We had beautiful sea views from our 2nd floor room and the motel was only a short walk into town and a half hour walk to the Treaty Grounds at Waitangi. Our room was immaculate and very comfortable and we would definitely stay there again.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Many thanks the team at the Anchroage More 

Mangawhai, Northland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Stayed on the 1st floor facing the Pacific Ocean. beautiful room very clean and well presented. Although we went in July the weather was warm and mostly sunny. On one of the days we booked thru the Motel a trip a coach trip to Cape Rienga. The coach trip company was Fullers and we had an English girl driver who... More 

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Thank Tony C
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tony C Thank you for your fantastic review and positive comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and the trip to Cape Reinga. We are more than happy to do the extra little things that ensure our guests are comfortable. We look forward to seeing you again when you are next in Paihia. Many thanks the... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Great location on the seafront with stunning views. Within walking distance of the town ships, cafes, bars and the wharf. Leave the car and walk to all the local amenities. The upstairs units have great views towards Russell

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Thank Christine W
AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Christine W Many thanks for your great review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and found all the local amenities handy to our location. Thank you from the team at the Anchroage More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Very clean. Well maintained. Beautiful artwork. Topped off with friendly, helpful staff. Would definitely stay again. The heating was turned on in the room. So when we arrived late, in the rain, it was a pleasure to walk into a toasty room.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi DanielleMelville Thank you so much for your lovely comments we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many thanks the team at the Anchorage More 

Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

There was not enough I can say about this motel. Staff,bed,room,cleanliness were 5 +. We were only booked for 1 night & ended up staying 3..... This little town is amazing & is a definite bucket list item. The owner gave us great advice on what tours to experience. We will be back. So many motels state they are 5star... More 

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi FayeFrey An amazing review thank you so much for your lovely comments. It was our pleasure to host you for your stay in Paihia. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you back again some time. Many thanks the team at the Anchorage More 

Newcastle, Australia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights and it was everything we needed for our stop over in Paihia. Only a short stroll into the town and, a bonus was the cafe next door where we had great breakfasts and dinner.

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AnchorAnchorage2, Front Office Manager at Anchorage Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jetosash Thank you for your great review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us at the Anchorage. Many thanks the team at the Anchorage More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Anchorage Motel A warm welcome from owner/hosts, Aileen and Denis. Ideally located motel on the central waterfront of Paihia, in the subtropical Bay of Islands, the cultural hub and recreational Mecca of historic Northland. Come and anchor at our spacious luxury accommodation, designed for comfort and relaxation. Ideal place to stay for couples, family groups and business people. The ideal anchorage for your holiday in the Bay of Islands. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Anchorage Motel

Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $143 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Anchorage Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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Anchorage Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Best views from top floors”
 of 5 bubbles ecclesfarm, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor was easy access and didnt find it too noisy at all. Probably not as good a view as the higher floors but still pretty.”
 of 5 bubbles , 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Second floor for sure so that you get the view over the parking lot. All rooms were roomy.”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaA478, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask the office and they'll help.”
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“Rooms on second floor have the views”
 of 5 bubbles jennyhayden, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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