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Superior Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
161 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Other room types
Studio (King)
301 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Studio (Queen)
194 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Studio, 1 King Bed
258 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Studio (Spa bath)
301 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Studio, 2 Queen Beds
323 square feet
2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Superior Studio, 1 King Bed, Accessible
258 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom
301 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom
301 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
377 square feet
2 Queen Beds and 3 Single Beds
Room sleeps 7 guests
(up to 6 children)
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Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
301 square feet
1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Comfort Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Ground Floor
388 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Comfort Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, Accessible
366 square feet
1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Get an overview of this hotel
4-star motel near Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

Location

Situated near the beach, this motel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Paihia Wharf and 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Paihia Beach and Tapeka Point are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Property features

Laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and barbecues are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided.

Room amenities

All 26 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like washers/dryers and fridges. Private bathrooms are not en suite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dolphin Motel features tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ and laundry facilities. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. For a surcharge, a round-trip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self-parking is available on-site.

Dolphin Motel is a smoke-free property.

  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Free long-term parking
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 26
  • Free self parking
  • Number of floors - 2
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Airport transport (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Washer/dryer
  • Fridge
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Room Amenities

Dolphin Motel offers 26 forms of accommodation with washers/dryers and coffee/tea makers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Rooms have detached private bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This Paihia motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Fridge
  • Free WiFi
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Microwave
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
  • Private bathroom (not in room)
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Premium bedding
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower only
  • Satellite TV service

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9 AM.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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 are 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 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 21 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 13.00 and NZD 18.00 for adults, and NZD 13.00 and NZD 18.00 for children (approximately)
  • 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.

Hotel Names

  • Dolphin Motel Paihia
  • Dolphin Motel
  • Dolphin Paihia
  • Dolphin Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

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.

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.

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