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Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

We can't thank Maureen and Phil enough for making our stay in Paihia such a fantastic experience. We had only booked three days initially, but we stayed longer as we were enjoying ourselves so much. The room was great with a balcony for us to view the bay, clean and comfortable. Will definitely stay there again, when we are able... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel for 3 nights over Easter just passed. We had a studio unit which was very adequate for our stay. Our days were very long due to the vast amount of travel we did each day to see as much as we could, so it was nice to come back... More 

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Thank Boyo1
Coromandel
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2014

A very handy location, nice spacious rooms and very friendly helpful owners, excellent price, and and excellent couple of days, We would use the Swiss Chalet next time without question. Highly recommneded.

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Thank martin1352
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at the Swiss Chalet. It is very close to shops restaurants and the harbour. Our hosts Maureen and Phil could not have been friendlier and more helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable \. I would recommend this place to anyone and will certainly stay there again if we are intending staying in Paihia.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

What can I say. Good value for money and situated within easy walking distance of the wharf, shops and Restaurants. Our stay in in this Motel was one of the best I have experienced. We stayed 7 nights in the top floor 2 bedroom unit which was a home away from home. Spacious, clean, modern, large kitchen/ dining room and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Swiss for 2 nights in March in a family room. The room was well equipped with an amazing sea view. The staff were very helpful, arranging our sight seeing boat trip, and even helping us with a doctors appointment for my daughter. I'd definitely recommend staying here.

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Rohnert Park, California
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

Charming place. Our room was lovely - comfortable bed, little kitchenette, nice bathroom. Loved the shower! Balcony off the room. Short walk to shops and restaurants. Only disconcerting thing was no barriers and people from the next room sitting out at the same time but I guess most of the places in New Zealand are set up this way. Didn't... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We stayed there in January and had a wonderful time. The location of the motel is perfect, a great base to explore town, the Bay of Island and surrounding forests and country side. The owners were super friendly, gave us great advise on what to see and do, and even made the bookings for us. The corner family room had... More 

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Thank Nelly C
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 10 March 2014

We stayed 4 nights in a studio unit which suited us admirably. Extremely clean and very close to town. Maureen was very helpful and after giving us unbiased information on what was available she booked us on two tours. (Incidentally we ended up going with Explore and did the Cape Reinga and Hole in the Rock tours - absolutely great... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 4 March 2014

We stayed here for three nights in Mid February. The location is in town and near restaurants and the boat dock. We used this location as our base to see the area. The owner was very friendly and helpful with questions on things to see and do. The accomidations would fall into a two Star based on USA standards. However... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We offer the ultimate 4-star motel accommodation in the beautiful Bay of Islands, New Zealand. Our modern, fully self-contained units sleep 1-10 people, have balconies, some with stunning sea views and are only metres from Paihia waterfront. The prime central location places you within 1 minute's walk from Paihia wharf, beach, shops and cafes. The many exciting attractions and activities on offer around the Bay are at your feet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

Address: 3 Bayview Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Paihia
Price Range: $134 - $304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Swiss Chalet Hotel
Swiss Chalet Motel
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands, New Zealand
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#3 Family Hotel in Paihia
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Paihia
#8 Romantic Hotel in Paihia
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