Dolphin Motel

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

Dolphin Motel

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
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
  • Vinnies - 5 min walk

About this property

Dolphin Motel

4-star motel near Paihia Beach
Along with laundry facilities, this smoke-free motel has tour/ticket assistance and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. 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. Housekeeping is available once per stay.
Dolphin Motel offers 33 accommodations 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 once per stay and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
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 COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 15 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 15 days prior to check-in
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
  • 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

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • 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
  • Private bathroom
  • 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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Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

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
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 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
At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination
Negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 18 and over, and test must have been administered no more than 72 hours prior to check-in; COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 15 and over; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 15 days prior to check-in

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.

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 23 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 credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 249 out of 472 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 160 out of 472 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 472 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 17 out of 472 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 472 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Close to everything
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great value for money. Highly recommend the 1 bedroom apartment if you have a young child, that way, you can chill in the lounge area whilst baby/child is asleep in the bedroom
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, tidy and quiet. Ticked all our boxes.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy check in and check out. Room was clean and modern. Walkable distance to amenities.
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was modern and clean and walkable to town.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022