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Overview of Cook's Lookout Motel

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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Cook's Lookout Motel

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHaruru Falls18 min walk
    Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds6 min drive
    Popular LocationWaitangi Golf Club8 min drive
    AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)16 min drive

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  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Poolside

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Single Bed
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom, Poolside
  • Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 5
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom, Sea View
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Sea View

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms, Sea View
  • Studio, Sea View (Queen)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Ocean view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStudio, Sea View (Queen)

About this area

Paihia

Located in Paihia, 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 skydiving and ecotours in the area.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Haruru Falls - 18 min walk
  • Paihia Wharf - 4 min drive
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 6 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 8 min drive
  • Waitangi Mountain Bike Park - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Letz Cafe - 4 min drive
  • Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack - 4 min drive
  • Charlotte's Kitchen - 4 min drive
  • King Wah Restaurant - 4 min drive
  • Orange Frog - 5 min drive

About this property

Cook's Lookout Motel

3.5-star guestrooms with kitchens and furnished balconies
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free motel has laundry facilities and a library. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 12 rooms have LCD TVs with digital channels, and feature kitchens with fridges, hobs and microwaves. Guests will also find complimentary wireless Internet access, furnished balconies and DVD players.
Cook's Lookout Motel offers 12 forms of accommodation 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.

This Paihia motel provides 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.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Children aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

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

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 industry sanitisation guidelines of Intertek Cristal (3rd 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
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge
  • Trampoline

Conveniences

  • Library
  • 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
  • Pool sunloungers
  • 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
  • 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

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
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
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Dogs and cats only
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

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 Paihia
Cook's Lookout Motel Motel Paihia

Frequently asked questions

Does Cook's Lookout Motel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
How much does it cost to stay at Cook's Lookout Motel?
As of 18 Jan 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cook's Lookout Motel on 19 Jan 2021 start from NZ$202, 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 Cook's Lookout Motel pet-friendly?
Yes, cats and dogs are allowed at this property. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at Cook's Lookout Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Cook's Lookout Motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Cook's Lookout Motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Cook's Lookout Motel located?
Situated in a rural location, this motel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Haruru Falls and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Paihia Wharf and Paihia Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).
4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 45 out of 74 reviews
5 - Excellent 61%
Rating 4 - Good. 20 out of 74 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 7 out of 74 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 74 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 74 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
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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

Happy face iconLiked: 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
Happy face iconLiked: 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

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

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