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Marlin Court Motel, Paihia

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60, Seaview RoadPaihia0247New Zealand

Paihia Colonial guestrooms with kitchens
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Great location
Value for money
Best value for money
Service is adequate
Quite clean
69See all 69 reviews
From 94 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Marlin Court Motel, Paihia

from $69
  • Studio
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 12 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. 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


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 15 lb)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free self parking

  • RV/bus/truck parking


  • Area shuttle *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Beach towels
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Nightclub
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built 1985
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


On Site

  • Outdoor tennis court


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Marlin Court Motel, Paihia’s small print

Also known as

  • Marlin Court Motel
  • Marlin Court Motel Paihia
  • Marlin Court Paihia
  • Marlin Court Hotel
  • Marlin Court Motel Paihia, Bay Of Islands


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for NZD 20.0 per stay

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 20 per pet (may vary based on length of stay)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of NZD 40 per person (roundtrip)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 8 and 16 costs NZD 150 (roundtrip)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

What’s around Marlin Court Motel, Paihia


  • Heart of Paihia
  • St Paul’s Church - 5 min walk
  • Paihia Beach - 6 min walk
  • Paihia Wharf - 9 min walk
  • Pompalier House - 22 min walk
  • Opua Forest - 25 min walk
  • Action World - 33 min walk
  • Russell Beach - 34 min walk

Getting around

  • Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 22 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 69 reviews

Marlin Court Motel, Paihia
Very Good8.0
Family friendly location!
Ideal location to beach, restaurants, shops, and ferry to nearby historic Russell. Loved their New Years Eve beachside fireworks!
Margaret, us1 night trip with friends
Marlin Court Motel, Paihia
Very Good8.0
Great stay
It was great, friendly and close to town.
A Traveler, us3 night romance trip
Marlin Court Motel, Paihia
Very Good8.0
Great Value, close to everything.
This was a last minute, one night booking. We were able to walk to everything we wanted, including the ferry to Russell.
Peter, us1 night romance trip
Marlin Court Motel, Paihia
Very Good8.0
Comfortable family holiday.
Great motel - very well priced and within walking distance to everything. The room itself was clean and comfortable with everything we needed. Very easy to find, great off street parking and great pool. Overall we were very happy and would stay here again.
Charlotte, nz4 night trip
Marlin Court Motel, Paihia
Very Good8.0
Great location. Property looking a little tired but fine for the price. Would stay here again!
A J, nz1 night family trip

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Marlin Court Motel, Paihia

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