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Beach nearby, beach towels
Terrace/patio
32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels

Guest reviews

4.7 out of 5 Exceptional
403 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Air conditioning
Laundry
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Contactless check-in
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPaihia Wharf4 min walk
Popular LocationPaihia Beach5 min walk
Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds4 min drive
AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)18 min drive

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  • Waterfront Suite Ocean

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsWaterfront Suite Ocean
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Partial Sea View

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 5
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom, Partial Sea View
  • Lower Seaview Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 51 sq m
    • Sleeps 6
    More detailsLower Seaview Suite
  • Garden Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 42 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsGarden Suite
  • Garden Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsGarden Studio

About this area

Paihia

Breakwater Motel is located on the waterfront and in a walkable area with great shopping. Paihia Wharf and Waitangi Golf Club are worth visiting if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Paihia Beach and Haruru Falls. Hundertwasser Public Toilets and The Parrot Place are also worth visiting. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and skydiving nearby.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Paihia Wharf - 4 min walk
  • Paihia Beach - 5 min walk
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 4 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 6 min drive
  • Waitangi Mountain Bike Park - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 18 min drive

About this property

Breakwater Motel

4.5-star motel near the beach
Guests at this beach motel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as barbecue grills and a picnic area. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and free local calls. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like living rooms and dining areas.
Breakwater Motel offers 25 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation has separate living rooms. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

This Paihia motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
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
  • Off-street parking
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 5 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Family friendly

  • High chair
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

More

  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Dining room
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Separate living room

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 5 AM to 8:30 PM
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 30.00 per person (one-way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

Breakwater Motel Paihia
Breakwater Motel
Breakwater Paihia
Breakwater Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Breakwater Motel Motel
Breakwater Motel Paihia
Breakwater Motel Motel Paihia

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Breakwater Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Breakwater Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Breakwater Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Breakwater Motel?
As of 21 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Breakwater Motel on 1 Oct 2020 start from NZ$195, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Breakwater Motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Breakwater Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Breakwater Motel?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Breakwater Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Breakwater Motel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 30.00 per person, one-way, applies.
Where is Breakwater Motel located?
Offering direct access to the beach, this Paihia motel is within a 10-minute walk of Paihia Wharf and Paihia Beach. Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Waitangi Golf Club are also within 3 mi (5 km).
4.7
Exceptional
403 reviews
5 - Excellent
287
4 - Good
99
3 - Okay
16
2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
1

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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excellent facilities, friendly staff and top location
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with partner
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The owner was welcoming and available. The view was stunning. The room was spacious.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Good quality with great view. Clean room. Helpful staff. Good location.
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Great hosts who were very welcoming and helpful. Lovely spacious units and mine head a great view.
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

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