Cook's Lookout Motel

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Overview of Cook's Lookout Motel

Cook's Lookout Motel

3.5 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
Map
9 Causeway Road, Haruru, 0247

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHaruru Falls18 min walk
  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)20 min drive
  • Popular LocationFairy Pools28 min drive
  • Popular LocationNgaiotonga Scenic Reserve44 min drive

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About this area

Haruru

Located in Haruru, Cook's Lookout Motel is in a rural area. Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Te Waimate Mission House are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Paihia Wharf and Waitangi Golf Club. Hundertwasser Public Toilets and The Parrot Place are also worth visiting. Practise your golf swing on a nearby course, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as ecotours and skydiving in the area.

What's nearby

  • Haruru Falls - 18 min walk
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 5 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 10 min drive
  • Fairy Pools - 28 min drive
  • Ngaiotonga Scenic Reserve - 44 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Upper Deck - 4 min drive
  • Sauce - 4 min drive
  • Vinnies - 4 min drive
  • Zane Grey's Restaurant and Bar - 4 min drive
  • Pizza Shack - 4 min drive

About this property

Cook's Lookout Motel

3.5-star motel in Haruru with free parking
Laundry facilities, a library and tour/ticket assistance are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site.
Cook's Lookout Motel offers 12 accommodations with DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Accommodation at this 3.5-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and fans. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest accommodations are accessible via mobile device
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Pool gate
  • Fridge
  • Trampoline

Conveniences

  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

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  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • Digital channels
  • DVD player
  • LCD TV

Food and drink

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Ice maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony

More

  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Mobile key entry
  • Phone

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 25

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10:00 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Welcoming dogs and cats only
Pets cannot be left unattended
Specific rooms only; pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property allows pets in specific rooms only; guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Cook's Lookout
Cook's Lookout Haruru
Cook's Lookout Motel
Cook's Lookout Motel Haruru
Lookout Motel
Cook's Lookout Motel Paihia
Cook's Lookout Paihia
Cook's Lookout Motel Motel
Cook's Lookout Motel Haruru
Cook's Lookout Motel Motel Haruru

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 77 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 77 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 77 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 77 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 77 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.5/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the views and the peace and tranquility. Grandchildren enjoyed the pool
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
View was great.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome!
Owners are so awesome. Enjoyed our stay. Great view from our room.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
quiet location. Friendly staff. Nice views.Close to Paihia.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The owners were a lovely couple very welcoming and certainly obliging, however you wouldn't have wanted to disturb them at 11pm when you found you were getting cold and there wasn't an electric blanket on the bed.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Great view! The room & grounds are a bit tired, but clean enough.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful breathtaking seaviews from our room. Friendly staff, free wi fi and parking.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great lodging
Norm, the owner was very personable, he took care or our every request. The property has a fantastic view of the bay. Nothing photoshopped here. I highly recommend staying, I would stay her again in a second.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great views and very quiet. Will definitely stay again.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020