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Edelweiss Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even though this was our first time at this motel we were greeted like long lost friends. As a Host accommodation site, they have rewards program but I had lost my dongle. Not a problem, it was sorted even though it took a full 15 mins of their time to do so. I really appreciated people that go the extra... More 

Thank granthackett
Kaikohe, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was an enjoyable experience the kids really loved that pool couldn't get enough of it...relaxing I'd book again if I had the time...my husband and I are always busy with work and when we had arrive here it was so hard to say no we stayed for another night it was great😀😀

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Thank hinetomai
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Edelweiss is a lovely older style motel very central in Paihia. For folks wanting to be close to party central, this location is ideal. Just a short walk to numerous restaurants and night spots. The motel was excellent with everything one would expect at the price point plus the heated pool and the spa. Well done folks. Short walk also... More 

Thank David H
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two studio units booked overnight and they were clean and basic. The beds were comfortable. The position of the motel is great. It is on the main road into Paihia making it easy to find and there is an excellent restaurant a short distance away, round the corner towards the town. Owners were nice and helpful. I would... More 

Thank KiwiCarol
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay here when on business trips up North . The hosts are great , helpful with wonderful local knowledge . The motel is clean , comfortable and away from central Paihia and on the main road in and out which i find handy . The beach is a short walk away and just around the corner is one of... More 

Thank allanrmckenzie2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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51 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This motel has great family units, we had a 2 bed which also had a pullout couch so heaps of room. Good location with a short walk to town Lovely owners, clean rooms, nice new pool with bbq area which we used instead of eating out Highly recommend it

Thank lbw1970
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Basic accommodation but easy walk to Township and beach. Friendly owners. We booked three rooms thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Kids loved swimming pool which is heated (warm) . Very reasonable prices. Was a good whanau gathering.

Thank lavender180
Whangarei, New Zealand
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45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had a two night off season stay. Friendly warm reception from owners, clean room, good amenities. Didn't end up using the pool/spa but another family appeared to be having fun. Close to amenities. We had a comfortable, pleasant stay.

Thank TomChch
Whangarei, New Zealand
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the two bedroom 2 storey apartment. There was plenty of room for the 5 children and 2 adults. Had an ensuite toilet between the 2 bedrooms downstairs and another full bathroom upstairs. The whole complex was neat, tidy and very clean! The kids loved the heated swimming pool. The manager is very lovely and helpful, will definitely... More 

Thank Alyayde
TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Alyayde, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and your lovely comments. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us and that the children enjoyed our pool- it certainly is a great entertainer for them. We look forward to accommodating you all sometime in the near future. Kind Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Reasonably priced, well located and quiet. Hot tub, bbq, pool & laundry facilities on site. Motel room clean and equipped with all require, even hot tub! Plenty of towels, hairdryer, tv etc. No hesitation in staying again and highly recommended.

Thank hailmaxi
TrishandJim70, Manager at Edelweiss Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hailmaxi, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for your lovely comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you again sometime in the future, Once again thank you for your recommendation. Kind Regards The team at Edelweiss Motel. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our saltwater swimming pool and spa are heated year round! We have Sky TV with 50+ Channels and free unlimited in-room WIFI. An easy two-minute walk to the beach and 10 minutes to the centre of Paihia. We have 18 self-contained units with kitchens/kitchenettes all serviced daily. Spa bath suites, 1 & 2 bedroom units, accessible and studio units. Breakfasts available, covered barbecue area, access to tennis courts, guest laundry, cots/highchairs, courtesy transfers. Children Welcome. Tour bookings at reception. Qualmark 3.5*. Proud members of Host Accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Edelweiss Motel

Address: 70 Seaview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $89 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Edelweiss Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Edelweiss Hotel Paihia
Edelweiss Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Paihia
#14 Family Hotel in Paihia
#16 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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“Upstairs is my preference”
 of 5 bubbles granthackett, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Our ground level room was great with the car right outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles 530kayep, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The motel has a variety of rooms to suit all types, but I would advise booking up as I think we got the last unit.”
 of 5 bubbles 228malcolmw, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“the upstairs rooms towards the back of the motel were noisier on Friday / Saturday nights”
 of 5 bubbles 12Kylie85, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“For very little extra choose the larger studio room.”
 of 5 bubbles 123gayles, 31 Oct 2015 | Read review
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