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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- High-speed internet in room
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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After the Day trip, we headed back towards Paihia, Bay of Islands. Staying in a wonderful Motel, Bounty Inn. It was getting late and what we saw of the town, it's extremely beautiful, situated between the mountains. We will explore further tomorrow.
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 …
... at Paihia so we had a nice little group of us exploring Russell.
In the evening it was quiz night and I was so buzzing for it!! I made friends with a group of girls in the hot tub, so they added to our group for quiz night. There ended up being 15 of us and it was such a laugh! Our team name was 'Trivia Newton John' - proud moment when I suggested the name and it got accepted. There was 15 teams and we came 4th!! Clearly there was some brains cells working hard that night. ...
... we left this morning. We felt sorry for her but so so so relieved!
We drove around the bay, took the barge to Russell, drove some more and came back. Got to Kerikeri and tried to find something for the night. That was not easy since it's the holidays and it's very last minute.. We finally found a motel, completely out of our initial budget, but what the hell, it's perfect and has got a spa bath! We got it running straight away and even had beers and dinner ...
... which were about 8m wide. I didn't realise how big they were until I got close to it, and they were huge!! We then had a walk through the reserve which was full of massive trees and little streams. Once we were back on the bus after the walk, we headed to Goat Island. It was a really gorgeous island surrounded by turquoise sea. We had the option of snorkelling but as the weather was turning and the sea was cold, only 3 people opted for that. They only ...