Motel accommodation & activities in the Bay of Islands
Whether you’re a gourmand looking to experience some of New Zealand’s finest cuisines, an adventure traveller keen to explore the country’s best outdoor adventure activities, a nature-lover or just someone looking for a quiet place to relax and rejuvenate, away from the daily grind- Paihia, is your place!
Nestled away in the gorgeous Bay of Islands, Paihia is one of New Zealand’s prettiest holiday destinations. Located in the warm and sunny Far North, this sub-tropical town offers a wide range of accommodation options, including motels, self-contained studio units and bed and breakfast accommodation.
The Bay of Islands is a cluster of 144 breathtaking islands, sheltered bays and immaculate beaches. This marine reserve has some of the rarest aquatic species, including penguins, gannets and dolphins.
Holiday activities in Paihia include boutique shopping, gourmet dining, dolphin tours, bush walks, scuba diving, skydiving, parasailing, game-fishing, kayaking and other aqua-sports activities.
Golden Chain Motels in Paihia, Bay of Islands:
You can be assured of a warm welcome at Averill Court Motel. We have spacious self-contained accommodation with resort-style facilities only 1-minute walk from Paihia beach in the stunning Bay of Islands. Our rooms range from studio units to 2-bedroom apartments and can sleep from 1-8 persons. In 2011 we completely remodelled our grounds to include a brand new pool, spa and undercover BBQ area, perfect for relaxing during your stay. Our rooms come in 2 standards, standard for travellers on a budget, or superior for our fully-refurbished superior accommodation. We offer free WIFI and TVs with Sky 50 plus channels in every rooms. With 19 rooms and plenty of off-street parking, Averill Court Motel is also ideal for groups of around 70 people travelling together. Your hosts, Sue and Danny, welcome you to Paihia. Collect NZ Fly Buys points every time you stay.
Casa Bella Motel owners Gary and Jocelyn offer you a friendly welcome to your comfortable accommodation in a quiet location only moments from everything you need in Paihia, Bay of Islands. The motel is situated in central Paihia, just 200m from the beach, near bars and cafes and a short, easy walk along the waterfront from the Bay of Islands main wharf and cruise departure point. Feeling energetic? Play tennis for free at the tennis courts next door. Racquets and balls provided. Relax in the hot spa pool (jacuzzi, hot tub) afterwards or have a dip in the pool.
We are Qualmark rated 4 Star Plus & always in the top 5 on Trip Advisor. We aim to make your stay with us in the Bay of Islands the best that you will experience. We are small enough to be personal with only 9 units - spacious 1 & 2 bedroom units with separate lounges, as well as 3 studios. We have Classic, Premium & Superior rooms. Our Classic rooms offer good value and comfort. Our premium rooms have a little bit more comfort , and our superior rooms have superb bathrooms with extra quality furnishings and fittings. The Pearl of the Bay Motel is located 1.5 km from the centre of Paihia overlooking the Bay of Islands towards Opua Harbour. Our quiet location offers spacious grounds with and sea and rural views. Take a short stroll down to Te Haumi beach and explore the coastal walkways. Walk over the hill or around the coast to Paihia township where there are cafes, shops and the wharf. Tours pick you up at the door to Cape Reinga and cruises around the beautiful Bay of Islands.