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Jebel Ali
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay and enjoy the Bay of Islands, bed was comfortable and the room was very clean, facilities were also good with a pool and a hot tub. Would recommend the Anchorage for your stay when in Piahia

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

Hi Kevin Thank you very much for your review we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 27 November 2016

We stayed for a few nights whilst we explored the Bay of Islands. The room was clean and well equipped with a large comfortable bed. We had the room next to the reception which tended to be a little noisy in the morning. If you want to avoid noise I suggest you ask for a different room. The upstairs rooms...

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

Hi Paulboy. Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delight you enjoyed your stay and got to experience some of the many magical moments the Bay of Island has to offer. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Te Aroha, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2016

My group of friends had a wonderful time staying at the anchorage motel. Clean. Fresh decor. Great owners, staff and cleaners. Would be very happy to stay there again. Great location across the road from the very scenic beach.

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

Hi Ecclesfarm We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for a great review. We look forward to seeing you again when you return to the Bay. The team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 25 November 2016

A gorgeous little slice of heaven in a great location in Paihia. Hands down the cleanest motel I have ever stayed in. Super friendly staff who went the extra mile. We stayed in a two bedroom studio with our one year old and our bathroom had a spa bath which got well used! Lovely decor and everything on hand that...

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

Hi Kelly We greatly appreciate your kind words and wonderful review. Our staff work hard and are delighted you have noticed the small things that a make a holiday stay wonderful. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Lovely location across from the beach and a small wooded preserve at the end of the main street. Exceptionally clean. One of the nicest bathrooms we have encountered. The bed was absolutely the most comfortable bed to sleep in.Wish we had it at home! Little kitchenette just perfect for anything you would want to do. Every room has wonderful floor...

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

Hi Sylvia Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and found our place was just perfect for your stay in the Bay. Many thanks the team of the Anchorage

Reviewed 22 November 2016

Arlene and Coral (as Coral affirmed) are the best of Kiwi birds we met. We needed, at very short notice, a disabled friendly unit and the Anchorage obliged. The location and facilities provided for a wheelchair bound Aussie bird were excellent. It can't be described as "quaint" (below); rather as up to date and comfortable.

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

Hi Many thanks for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you stay with us, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and got to meet a couple of genuine kiwi chicks. The team of the Anchorage

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Very impressed with Anchorage. Great sea view from room and great size room. Staff friendly. Great location (quick walk to town with restaurant at gateway). Parking outside door. Recommend Anchorage motel.

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

Hi Jennyhayden Thank you for your great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. The team of the Anchorage Motel

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great spacious accommodation with a lovely host and modern comfortable fittings. Location is perfect and central to everything plus the spa pool is a nice bonus. We would definitely stay here again 😊

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

Hi Claire F Many thanks for your wonderful review, we greatly appreciate your positive comments and look forward to your return one day. Thanks, the team at the Anchorage

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We randomly picked this motel by driving past. They had a room that fit us all and and what a wonderful surprise it was. The room was beautifully presented with wonderful modern décor. Great service and the advice to go next door for breakfast was a bonus as Alfresco provided the best service we have ever received. Would highly recommend...

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Hi CJN1998 Many thanks for your great review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. The team at the Anchorage Motel

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Well presented modern self contained King suite. Excellent water views. Free 500mb wifi credit. Friendly staff. Within easy walking distance of some great restaurants. Reasonable rates. Free onsite parking.

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Hi Debra Many thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with stay with us. The team at the Anchorage

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

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Address: 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $134 - $327 (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 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Family Hotel in Paihia
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#4 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Best views are from the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles rowanh28, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our room was off to side looking out the drive way straight at water over the other side of the road. Loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles 583donnan, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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