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Bay Cabinz Motel

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Front of property
Chalet, Sea View | Private kitchen | Fridge, microwave, stovetop, coffee/tea maker
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Bay Cabinz Motel

Bay Cabinz Motel

4.0 star property
Upmarket motel in historical district in Paihia

9.6/10 Exceptional

77 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Laundry facilities
32-34 School Road, Paihia, 0247
Main amenities
  • Near the beach
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Paihia
  • Bay of Islands - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 25 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 125 miles/201.2 km


  • Cbk Craft Bar & Kitchen - 7 min walk
  • Alfresco's Cafe - 10 min walk
  • Hone's Garden - 26 min drive
  • Just Fish and Chips - 7 min walk
  • Charlotte's Kitchen - 8 min walk

About this property

Bay Cabinz Motel

Bay Cabinz Motel is a great choice for a stay in Paihia. Freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks, and guests looking to stay active can experience the nearby hiking/biking trails, parasailing and scuba-diving. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences at this upmarket motel include fridges and microwaves. Fellow travellers love the location and walkable location.

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Beach nearby
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • Computer station


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach towels


  • 10 buildings/towers
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
  • 18-inch TV

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


<p>Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.</p><p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards.</p>

Also known as

Bay Cabinz
Bay Cabinz Motel
Bay Cabinz Motel Paihia
Bay Cabinz Paihia
Bay Cabinz Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands
Bay Cabinz Motel Motel
Bay Cabinz Motel Paihia
Bay Cabinz Motel Motel Paihia

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Bay Cabinz Motel?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Bay Cabinz Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Bay Cabinz Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Bay Cabinz Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Bay Cabinz Motel and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, hiking and parasailing, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Does Bay Cabinz Motel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a toaster and cookware.
Does Bay Cabinz Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony.
What's the area around Bay Cabinz Motel like?
Bay Cabinz Motel is in the heart of Paihia, a short 5-minute walk from Paihia Beach and 6 minutes' walk from Bay of Islands. The local area is popular for its beaches and our guests say that it is very walkable.







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Property conditions & facilities




4/10 Fair

Terrible Experience !
Be Aware! I had to climb 49 stairs to reach my room!! No elevator!!!! This was not clear from the property description. Asked to change the room, but they would not do it! Terrible experience!
Peter, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Views,sun and very comfortable
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Cabins are located close to town so just an easy walk to cafes and Paihia wharf for activities. The cabin was clean, spacious and had everything I needed. I'd definitely stay again and highly recommend.
Lesley, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to stay!
It was a lovely, comfortable and spacious cabin with great cooking toilet/shower facilities
Rebekah, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Only stayed for the night and the staff were friendly, awesome cabins with comfy beds.The motel was clean and tidy. Thank you for the stay!
Jessica, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jeremy, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely private cabins with view from the hills above paihia...great location
Ross, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ben, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful views, very friendly and helpful service with great recommendations. Everything was spotless upon check in. Highly recommend.
1-night family trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly and helpful owner; comfortable stay
These are lovely self-contained cabins, run by the super hospitable and helpful Ali! They are VERY clean, which we appreciated, and although we didn't really use it, the kitchen was well stocked. I'd definitely stay again.
Bronwyn, 2-night business trip
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