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Breakwater Motel, Paihia, New Zealand

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1 Bayview Road, Paihia, Northland, 0200, New Zealand

Bayfront motel within walking distance of Paihia Wharf
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 766 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Awesome vibe
Great room

Breakwater Motel, Paihia, New Zealand

from NZ$199
  • Waterfront Suite Ocean
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Partial Sea View
  • Lower Seaview Suite
  • Garden Suite
  • Garden Studio

What’s around Breakwater Motel, Paihia, New Zealand

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Paihia Wharf (3-minute walk)
  • Paihia Beach (7-minute walk)
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds (17-minute walk)
  • Waitangi Golf Club (26-minute walk)
  • Haruru Falls (33-minute walk)

Getting around

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

At a glance

Key facts


  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 5 AM to 8:30 PM *


  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room 1
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features



  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Breakwater Motel, Paihia, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

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

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 30.00 per person (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 76 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very friendly Motel.
nz2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
First Choice, First Class.
Always our first choice to stay in Paihia. Comfortable, clean and central for everything. Kitchen is a bonus too. Fab sea views. Easy parking. Home from home.
GILLIAN, nz2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Lovey spot for a weekend away
Great spot, handy to the township and wharf
Darren, nz2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great View
Great view from our ground floor unit. Comfortable and warm. Hosts were great when we broke a wine glass on the tiles in the kitchen. Wifi dropped off in the bedroom but good in lounge area and free. ample parking and a close walk to town
Margaret, nz1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very pleased to have chosen to stay at Breakwater
Very easy review to do - could not fault any aspect of Breakwater Motel. Very happy to recommend highly. Great position, great views, right next to a prime beach, walking distance to shops, ferry service, restaurants etc, immaculately clean, very helpful and accommodating staff.
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Breakwater Motel, Paihia, New Zealand

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