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Aarangi Tui Motel

16 Williams Road, Paihia 0200 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Accessible rooms
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Close walk to town (less than 2mins) Upstairs room was good, didn’t hear outside noise at night Nice sunny spot in the morning on the balcony Staff were pleasant and friendly Recommend this place to stay

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank RachieEvo
Response from Rochine, Owner at Aarangi Tui MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for staying with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the upstairs room and and the location. Hope to see you again, Rochine.

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful location, three minutes walk to town centre where you can find shops, restaurants, ice cream and coffee, mini supermarket and more. Caring owner. I booked a studio room, it's small but clean and tidy.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I really can’t understand all the positive comments. Sadly this does not reflect on the room we were in. It was absolutely dirty and old. Didn’t feel comfortable in this motel at all. I am really not complaining easily but I definitely can’t recommend this...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Friendly and helpful reception. Rooms very old and tired. Everything was clean but still had an odour. Buy your own water do not drink tap water even if boiled. Conveniently located for all shopping, beachfront and tours.

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank rosboterhoven
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Okay, we didn't stay here and it's a long story. We were lost! We arrived for a wedding but left the address of where we were staying 500 kms away! Thought that they had a vacancy (had to stay somewhere) but no, fully booked. Told...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank Kiwialan
Response from athena6629, Owner at Aarangi Tui MotelResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you Alan and Yanny, appreciate your kind words, we were so glad you found your accommodation and hope you enjoyed the wedding. Hope to see you again one day! Rochine & Tony

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Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Paihia, Aarangi Tui Motel is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to More great restaurants and attractions, Aarangi Tui Motel makes it easy to enjoy the best of Paihia. Aarangi Tui Motel is a family-friendly motel offering a kitchenette and a refrigerator in the rooms. Aarangi Tui Motel makes it easy to stay connected during your stay by offering guests free wifi. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available. Close to Opua Forest Lookout Track (0.7 km), a popular Paihia landmark, Aarangi Tui Motel is a great destination for tourists. While visiting Paihia, you may want to try some ribs at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack, Charlotte’s Kitchen, or King Wah Restaurant. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Waitangi Treaty Grounds (1.9 km), Fullers GreatSights Bay of Islands Day Tours (0.3 km), or R. Tucker Thompson (0.3 km), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 68 - USD 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aarangi Tui Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 68 - USD 208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Aarangi Tui Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
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"we had a main floor room, and it was convenient to get luggage into the room"
14 Feb. 2018
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"Consider paying a little more for Room 6 with a separate living area."
10 Apr. 2017
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"The small studio is very snug and you can only get out of the double bed on one side"
1 Nov. 2016
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"A family a couple of kids or older people with friends, two separate bedrooms from the lounge area. means u..."
21 Oct. 2016
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