Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 1 Old Wharf Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0247, New Zealand | Hotel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsFalls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia

      Reviewed by debsndarren

      Lovely location

      Reviewed Oct 27, 2012
      by (46 reviews) Leeds , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      We stayed for 1 night in our camper van.

      We arrived quite late after a long drive and received a warm and helpful welcome. The site looks straight at the falls - lovely.

      We used the small but clean kitchen for breakfast. The showers and loo were OK. We hired a kayak for an hour the day we left and kayaked right up to the falls - great experience.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

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