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Breakwater Motel

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Overview
1 Bayview Road Bay of Islands, Paihia 0200 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
4.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsgreat locationwaterfront suiteunderfloor heatingsea viewseparate bedroomroad noisefree wifithe waitangi treaty groundsnew zealandthe kitchenshops and restaurantsheat pumpstayed for nightsfew minutes walkserviced dailygreat place to stayacross the road
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Breakwater for four nights. The self catering apartment was spacious, beautifully clean and well appointed. The managers were very helpful with information, bookings and ensuring we had everything we needed for our stay. We recommend if possible to ask for an...More

Thank WestAussie_54
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 6 days ago

Hi WestAussie_54 Sincere thanks for this fabulous review of your stay in an Upper Seaview Suite and your recommendation. We are delighted that you had a memorable stay with us. For the benefit of fellow travellers - the Upper Seaview Suites have partial ocean views...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good location and easy place to stay. Exceptionally clean, warm and comfortable. Friendly and extremely helpful staff. Probably worth while spending the extra to obtain a sea view, however, garden apartment is still very comfortable.

Thank mkdt
Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Kia Ora mkdt We are thrilled that you enjoyed all aspects of our motel. Thank you for sharing your experience. Kind Regards Lyn

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This motel was exceptionally clean and in a location central to everything you could possibly want. Ferries fun hourly just a five minute walk from motel. Restaurants and bars are plentiful and leave you not lacking in choice. Although there is no bath or spa...More

Thank Pooky72
Response from OwnerBW1, Manager at Breakwater MotelResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you very much for your nice review. We appreciate our guests feedback. We do have spa baths in our Lower Seaview Apartments. Kind regards Caprice

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Photos on the Breakwater's web site are accurate. It is across the highway from the bay and quite scenic. This is a very family-run hotel. The reception desk appears to be part of the owners' home. We splurged for a seaside suite with a bay...More

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Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Brewbaker Thank you so much for your wonderful detailed review and your recommendation. We have recently installed double glazed sliding doors in the suites so it's great to have your unbiased feedback that you couldn't hear the traffic. Much appreciated. Apologies that the in-floor...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

You can't beat the location of the Breakwater Motel. It's close (walking distance) to local shops and restaurants and is literally on the waterfront offering spectacular views of the pacific from the rooms, garden and terrace. The suites have water-facing gardens that are really well...More

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Response from OwnerBW1, Owner at Breakwater MotelResponded 8 August 2018

Hi ssc923 Thank you so much for your wonderful review of your stay in a Waterfront Suite. Our location is an absolute bonus offering the amazing ocean views plus just a short flat walk to town. All our Waterfront and Seaview suites have now been...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Beachfront
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
USD 86 - USD 185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 86 - USD 185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Paihia
#2 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
#3 Business Hotel in Paihia
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (182)
Room & Suite (119)
Dining (3)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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BrianH422
6 May 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Brian We do have both Waterfront Suites (ocean view) and Lower Seaview Suites (no ocean view) available for February and March 2018. Do have a look at our website for great images and descriptions of the units... More
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StuI14
22 April 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Stu Thanks for your enquiry. We do offer free wireless onsite. We would appreciate the origin of the complaints you are referring to. Many thanks Kind Regards Lyn
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StuI14
22 April 2017|
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Response from OwnerBW1 | Property representative |
Hi Stu Breakwater Motel is a motel with rooms that are self contained and serviced daily. Kindly refer to our website for the room options we offer. breakwatermotel co nz Thank you Kind Regards Lyn
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"If possible choose a room with a view."
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"Spend a little extra to get sea view."
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"Water views depend on price level"
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"Waterfront rooms are well worth it."
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