Breakwater Motel

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Private beach nearby, beach towels
Waterfront Suite Ocean | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV
Waterfront Suite Ocean | Living area | 32-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, TV

Overview of Breakwater Motel

Breakwater Motel

4.5 star property
Bayfront motel with private beach, near Paihia Wharf

9.4/10 Exceptional

427 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
  • Lounge area
  • Laundry facilities
The price is $92
Price available on 30/10/2022
1 Bayview Road, Paihia, Northland, 0200
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private beach
  • Beach towels
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
  • Tour/ticket assistance
For families
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Separate dining area
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront
  • Bay of Islands - 1 min drive

Getting around

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


  • Upper Deck - 3 min walk
  • Vinnies - 3 min walk
  • Sauce - 3 min walk
  • Pizza Shack - 3 min walk
  • Orange Frog - 3 min walk

About this property

Breakwater Motel

4.5-star motel by the sea
At Breakwater Motel, you can look forward to a garden, a library and laundry facilities. This motel is a great place to bask in the sun with a nearby private beach and beach towels. Guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self-parking
  • Tour/ticket information, luggage storage and express check-out
  • A front desk safe and barbecues
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and proximity to shopping
Room features
All guest rooms at Breakwater Motel boast comforts, such as Laptop workspace and climate-controlled air conditioning, in addition to amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access and separate dining areas.
Other amenities include:
  • Free toiletries and hairdryers
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels
  • Separate dining areas, fridges and microwaves



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM
  • Express check-in/out
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • 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 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • BBQs

What to do

  • Private beach access
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby
  • Skydiving nearby


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


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Library


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated
  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • High chair


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Access via exterior corridors

Fees & policies

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


This property does not have lifts.

On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a smoke detector on site.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Breakwater Motel?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
How much does it cost to stay at Breakwater Motel?
As of 6 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Breakwater Motel on 30 Oct 2022 start from $92, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Are pets allowed at Breakwater Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Breakwater Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Breakwater Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Breakwater Motel and nearby?
Have fun with activities such as cycling, boat tours and hiking, and practise your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities such as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Breakwater Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Vinnies (3-min walk), Sauce (3-min walk) and Pizza Shack (3-min walk).
What's the area around Breakwater Motel like?
Breakwater Motel is located on the waterfront, a short 1-minute walk from Bay of Islands and 4 minutes' walk from Paihia Wharf. The local area is walkable and popular for its beaches.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

BERMYONG, 1-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Across the road from Paihia beach. Beautiful views.
GEOFFREY ST, 4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely rooms, close to everything. Views from our corner upper level were stunning.
sue, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location, spacious and quiet
Kate, 3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Great location. Close to shops, restaurants and ferry
Rota, 2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

As always a great place to stay, thanks
Joanne, 3-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Modern and clean. We booked and arrived late and it was ready for us.
Kristina, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

All you want
Perfectly clean, very well maintained, on the waterfront and an easy walk to Paihia town, Waitangi or the Russell ferry.
Balcony view at sunrise.
Tony, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Management were super friendly. Will definitely stay again.
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very clean and recently refurbished I would say. Excellent bed, comfy couches, adequate cups, glasses, cutlery etc. Lucky to park right outside my room as some carparks are not adjacent to rooms. I would definitely stay here again amd recommend it to tohers.
1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review