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Cook's Lookout Motel

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Quiet, spectacular location with Million Dollar Views. Studio, 1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments all upgraded with new kitchens and bathrooms, most with stunning ocean views. Totally smoke-free property - no smoking in Buildings OR Grounds. Large solar-heated saltwater swimming pool, trampoline, BBQ, guest laundry, tour desk. FREE Wireless broadband internet access to all units. FREE DVD library & Book Exchange. 4 minutes drive to town centre, 3 minutes to beach. Secure parking outside all units.
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Property amenities
Pool
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Self-Serve Laundry
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Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Residential Neighborhood
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364Photos
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A quiet place five minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Paihia. Check-in was easy with the warm and sincere welcome from Norm and Shelagh. Usually we first explore the bedroom(s), bathroom, kitchenette, lounge and TV (all passed with pleasing satisfaction) but these all
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My husband and I stayed here for two nights. We LOVED it and did not want to leave. It is clean, well-maintained, and quiet. The owners are as kind as possible, with plenty of helpful advice on touring the area. It is a five-minute drive from the main part of town, and well
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Everything and everyone surpassed our expectations at Cook’s Lookout Motel! Norm and Shelagh were very kind and friendly, immediately greeting us when we arrived. They even propped up a Canadian flag which immediately showed their sense of humour, encouraged us to now smile
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Stayed here for 2 nights towards the end of our North Island tour. Check in was smooth. Both Norm and his wife are genuinely nice people and very warm, welcoming and helpful. Unfortunately, we had one of the two rooms that don't have a view (totally our choice tho). We were
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We have returned again to Cooks Lookout. The welcome is always warm from Sheilagh and Norm for us and the dog. This morning we had breakfast watching 2 cruise ships coming in. A wonderful peaceful haven 😊
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One of the two bedrooms in the suite.
Dining, Living room.
Sunset view from the outside deck of the suite.
Sunrise view from the outside deck of the suite.
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is there transportation from the airport?
i am not sure, i got the bus there, and Norm picked us up from the wharf. Email the hotel, they are very helpful!
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Yes there is free wifi, coupons are given with passwords, and you can get as many coupons as you need!
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"Room with sea view"
"Room 9 & 10 have excellent views in my opinion"
"Book early!"
"All the rooms facing the Bay."
"The further up the hill the better the view but they all seemed to be good that way."
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PRICE RANGE
US$100 - US$157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
cook`s lookout hotel paihiacooks lookout hotelcooks lookout paihia
LOCATION
New ZealandNorth IslandNorthland RegionBay of IslandsPaihia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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