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Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

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09/06/2017 10/06/2017
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped here for 2 nights in a tent and had a great view of the falls. The swimming pool was a great bonus and all the facilities were very clean. There was a BBQ and a small indoor kitchen for cooking but no indoor dining area. We enjoyed our stay and the view from our tent was great.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Accidentally found this gem of a spot when visiting Haruru Falls. Decided to stay overnight with our motor home and were not disappointed. Owners were very welcoming and friendly. Great view of the falls right on the water's edge, clean hot showers, toilets, laundry, power and free WiFi. Also had use of the gas BBQ. Others were kayaking right near...

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Thank Snowyoneandonly
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We camped here for 4 nights, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Pete was extremely helpful, the facilities were small but clean, we were able to hire kayaks and borrow DVD' and WiFi was also included. Would highly recommend.

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Thank Amy W
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Room comfortable and very clean. Large windows and door opening onto garden/pool area which are both neat and clean. BBQ facility available near the pool. Great view of the river and falls from the pool area. Hire a canoe and explore the river. Pleasant, cheerful and helpful hosts.

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Thank Ivana T
Tokoroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2017

we had such a relaxing time at this motel.peter and his wife are great couple.hospitality was fantastic.great place with the view of haruru falls..would like to come back here again with my grandchildren in the near future.

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Thank billmar126
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Easy to get to and find, happy and helpful reception Same price as the Kiwi campsite but far better. The pitches are spacious level and most over looking the river and falls. 3 km from the shops. Clean showers and toilets with plenty of hot water. The small kitchen was more than adequate for the size of the campsite. Free...

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Long Beach, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel has an awesome view of the falls from most rooms, though not ours. The accommodations are two bedrooms with one bathroom and kitchenette. The units are clean but basic/modest. For the price, the place is great. The location is a 5 minute drive into Paihia where most of the activity is happening. The immediate location has kayaking on...

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Thank LongBeachBoludo
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Campsites have a beautiful view. Kitchen and ablution block are clean an modern with free showers! Friendliest campground staff/owners I have ever come across. Will be back for sure. Thank you so much for our stay.

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Thank ayla P
Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The room was clean, comfortable and everything we needed for a great stay. We were first time visitors to this stunningly beautiful area. We went there with our cousins who were over from Perth and we couldnt have picked a better place to stay than this motel. Peter and Cheryl made us feel so very welcome & nothing was too...

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Thank lauriemary01
Matamata, N.Z
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stopped here recently and were just amazed at the motel unit we had with stunning views over the Haruru Falls and right down the bends of the river towards Paihia. The hosts/owners were very friendly and helpful and nothing was to much trouble to them. A lovely restful place to stay and only 2 minutes down the road to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spectacular views of Haruru Falls and lagoon, 7 studio units sleep 2-3 and 6x2 bedroom apartments sleep up to 7, fully s/c units with 32" LCD TVs, full kitchens and separate bathrooms, balcony or poolside patio. Swimming pool and barbecue area. Waterfront powered camper van and tent sites, safe private beach, historic jetty and wharf with blue water access. WiFi, Kayak hire, full booking service. Family owned and operated. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 336 Puketona Road | Haruru Falls, Paihia 0247, New Zealand (Formerly Haruru Falls Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $79 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Haruru Falls Hotel
Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#11 Family Hotel in Paihia
#12 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“We stayed in the camping ground area with our Motor Home and didn't use the Hotel facilities.”
Snowyoneandonly, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we stayed bottom floor right beside the swimming pool/BBQ facilities”
stevekim2017, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Loved the view from our room of the second floor.”
3lilgreenthings, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for campsites facing the falls”
AlexxMixx, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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