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Dolphin Motel

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Individually decorated, individually furnished, blackout curtains
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Overview of Dolphin Motel

Dolphin Motel

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
69 Williams Road, Paihia, 0200

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPaihia Wharf5 min walk
  • Popular LocationPaihia Beach7 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaitangi Treaty Grounds5 min drive
  • AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)19 min drive

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About this area

Paihia

Dolphin Motel is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. Russell Museum and Pompallier Mission are cultural highlights, 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.

What's nearby

  • Paihia Wharf - 5 min walk
  • Paihia Beach - 7 min walk
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 5 min drive
  • Haruru Falls - 6 min drive
  • Waitangi Golf Club - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Orange Frog - 4 min walk
  • King Wah Restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Jimmy Jack's Rib Shack - 4 min walk
  • Letz Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Charlotte's Kitchen - 7 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Motel

4-star motel in Paihia
Along with laundry facilities, this smoke-free motel has tour/ticket assistance and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include barbecues and a picnic area. All rooms are individually decorated and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like microwaves and coffee makers.
Dolphin Motel offers 33 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
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

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge) from 8 AM to 6 PM
  • Airport shuttle on request

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge
  • Toaster

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide
  • Window screens

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant 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 45 per room (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 25 (one-way), (from 2 to 12 years old)

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
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old.
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

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
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not served at this property

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

Dolphin Motel Paihia
Dolphin Paihia
Dolphin Motel Motel
Dolphin Motel Paihia
Dolphin Motel Motel Paihia

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 232 out of 435 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 148 out of 435 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 36 out of 435 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 435 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 435 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Love it here
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and tidy, very quiet
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent stay as usual.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Margaret exceeded our expectations in accomodating us which made our stay sensational
Stayed 14 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Me and my friend stayed just one night as we were attending a party. I emailed the hotel the day before to request two single beds instead of a king. I received an answer shortly after and we ended up in a room with one king and two single beds in seperare rooms which was cool. The place needs a bit of an update but it was tidy and comfortable while super close to the hub of Paihia. We would stay again
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021