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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBounty Motel Paihia
Helpful owners and the perfect set-up for exploring the bay of islands and self-catering.
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Nath and I flew in from Sydney late in the day and caught a shuttle bus to downtown Auckland, checked into our hotel and then headed up to the Federal Street pedestrian strip for some share plates at Depot, apparently run by a famous NZ chef. There we enjoyed a glass of local wine and cider and the tasty food while people-watching under the iconic …
... the sports pages another older lady was doing something on her iPad. She turned to Steve saying it said 4 mins to upload the new update but it's been 20 mins now ... And so another bizarre conversation started with people we don't know from Adam !! Lol the man asked us where we come from, England so we replied and where do you come from ? Canada, Newfoundland was the answer, he had my attention immediately. The obligatory I've got family in Toronto was given ( mike ...
... handlers got our suitcases from the plane onto a trolley, which they then drove round to the smallest arrivals hall you've ever seen, it was more of an arrivals shed, and then the trolley was brought straight into the room and you just helped yourself. The whole process took less than 10 minutes. Perhaps this might speed things up at Heathrow T5? Anyway, we got our hire car and it was just a 20 minute drive to the Anchorage Motel in Paihia, where ...
... spectacular. After a rainstorm and quiet a bit of waves we made it back to Paihia. I stopped for dinner in town, at the only place I have been able to find red deer. I had a red deer burger, which was not as good as I was hoping for, and I definitely prefer elk to red deer. Then some ice cream for the walk back, and a glass of the wine I bought in Napier to finish off the night.
... not a native NZ animal and has no predators. There are now 80 million of them in the country and they love kauri tree. The rangers kill them on sight and are doing everything they can to reduce numbers. Their fur mixed with alpaca makes a wonderfully soft wool!).
We returned to Waitangi, had a quick bite to eat in the yacht club and then followed signs along the beach to the Waitangi treaty house and visitor centre. There ...