Overview of Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

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4.5 / 5Wonderful
107 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationPaihia Wharf4 min walk
Popular LocationPaihia Beach6 min walk
Popular LocationAction World18 min walk
AirportKerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands)18 min drive

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  • Studio Plus Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Family Room, Ground Floor

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Family Room

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    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

    Room amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
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  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

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    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 5
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About this area


Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Russell Christ Church are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Hundertwasser Public Toilets and The Parrot Place.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Paihia Wharf - 4 min walk
  • Paihia Beach - 6 min walk
  • Action World - 18 min walk
  • Opua Forest - 4 min drive
  • Treaty House - 4 min drive

Getting around

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

About this property

Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel

Motel with free parking, near Waitangi Treaty Grounds
Along with a spa tub, this smoke-free motel has laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, barbecues, a picnic area and a front desk safe are on-site. All 10 rooms provide conveniences such as kitchenettes and coffee makers, plus free WiFi and balconies or patios. Guests will also find Select Comfort, digital TV and DVD players.
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel offers 10 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature Select Comfort mattresses. Digital televisions are provided. This accommodation has kitchenettes with coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower and hairdryers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones.
Recreational amenities at the motel include a spa tub.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 15 for children

Things to do

Hot tub

Family friendly

DVD player
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


Front-desk safe

Guest services

Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Free cots/infant beds
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Select comfort bed




Digital channels
DVD player

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio


Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 6 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to make arrangements


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

JCB International

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 25 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 25 (one way), (up to 15 years old)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

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

Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel
Swiss Chalet Paihia
Swiss Chalet Motel
Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel?
As of 31 May 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel on 1 Jun 2020 start from NZ$99, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of NZD 25 per person, one way, applies.
Where is Swiss Chalet Lodge Motel located?
Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Paihia Wharf and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Paihia Beach and Tapeka Point are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Within walking distance of plenty of restaurants and tourist places of interest or pick up points for same. Proprietors were very friendly and unfailingly helpful. Undercover parking a bonus.

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The owner/hosts very accommodating & helpful. Our room was very good size size, functional & clean. Very comfortable / excellent value! We would choose this property if returningvtonPaihia!

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Great little get away

Friendly staff and good comfortable rooms. Good facilities and a common area spa to use after a hard day sightseeing. Great location for seeing the local area and sites. A mist is the ferry over to Russell.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

The best : people - location - ambience!

Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Great helpful owners. Loved undercover parking. Very close to everything

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020