Anchorage Motel

2 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $77.00

Travel Blogs from Paihia

Bay of Islands And Northland

A travel blog entry by lilianbrett


... thought dolphins were so big the ones we saw were bottle nose and massive clearly they've been to Mongonui eating fish and chips too. Next we headed to the "hole in the rock" which is basically an arch which has broken off from an island. All the old people were loving it. It was cool but I've seen a lot of erosional features in my time still not as nice as Durdle Door although I have to admit it was a bit of fun going through it. After our trip through the hole in ...

Northland to northland

A travel blog entry by jagosperring


Yesterday morning I woke up In northland wellington. Today next I woke up in northland bay of islands. This morning we went for a walk to Haruru falls. To get there we went through the grounds of waitangi. This is a very important location for New Zealand as it's where the treaty between Maori and British was signed which signalled ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... park, but there are still some islands that have private properties on them (a hangover from the pre-national park days) – not many though. We pass a few, they’re pretty impressive. As we head out of the start of the bay, we see a few dolphins in the water, then a few more, and soon there’s a sizable pod of very large bottlenose dolphins cruising alongside the boat. It’s a nice sight, no matter how many times you see dolphins ...

To Paihia, Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by phil100652


... Where about?' 'Chester. It's between Liverpool and Manchester.' 'Wherabouts near Chester?' 'A village called Helsby.' 'Oh yes, we know Helsby. We are from Birkenhead!' So we ended up having a few drinks with them and a good natter. Norm and Shelagh moved out here eleven years ago to run this place. Norm had various jobs before that including Unilever but made his living as ...

The cruise through the bay of islands

A travel blog entry by belhorizon1


... announced another cruising boat had seen orcas just outside the bay. The boat did a U-turn and went over there. After few minutes circling around, they appeared, two of them. god. I couldn't believe my eyes. Again, they were cruising around the boat, unafraid. The captain mentioned that the presence of orcas could have alerted the dolphins we had seen earlier and may be this was the reason why they were not playful earlier. ...

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This 4 star hotel, located on 2 Marsden Road, Paihia, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
Map this hotel


    More great choices in Paihia

    Search for more deals in Paihia


    TripAdvisor Reviews Anchorage Motel Paihia

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Traveler Photos Anchorage Motel Paihia

    Paihia - our place
    Paihia, New Zealand
    Paihia, New Zealand