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- Hot tub
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
- Refrigerator in room
- Outdoor pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsEdelweiss Motel Paihia
We stayed 3 nights there, because we liked it so much there. Very friendly people, they booked the tour for us, the motel is very good located, you can walk everywhere.
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Had yet another nice day, a little more relaxed being our last day in town. Did some short hikes around the bay, collected shells, went to an arts and crafts market in town, took a short 10 minute drive to a nearby waterfalls. We're both tired but looking forward to our next adventure further up the coast of Northland.
Arrived in Paihia North Island this afternoon. Most of the day was getting our rental car, driving, getting oriented in a new place, etc. No photos yet, has been a busy day but no real sightseeing yet. Looking forward to a few days in this rural seaside town and seeing some of the local stuff...
... you are over 21 and have a driving licence in English. L passed both of these criteria so her first time driving solo was in a hire car in the busiest city in New Zealand and within 2 minutes finding herself on a 5 lane motorway. The automatic car took a bit of getting used to (with a little help from WikiHow to make sure we were doing it right) and the windscreen wipers came on when we meant to indicate but the windy roads were a good baptism of ...
... in the pictures. By mid day we realised we had to step up the pace as we'd spent a good deal of time at the top and we finished the trek before the first bus left at 3. You guys will love the pictures. Stunning scenery wherever I looked. Myself and the lads celebrated by getting a dominoes pizza and getting drunk that night, somehow we all made it out until 3 o'clock haha. By now the days really are starting to blur together. This is the most fun I will ever ...
... at the Dive shop before we got in the car.
Our destination for the day was further north. A town called Russell.
A lot of the drive led along the coast with wonderful tropical sand beaches with people swimming, surfing or just relaxing in the sun or under palm trees.
Along along the way we decided to rather look for a place to stay in Paihia than Russell. It is just on the other side of the Bay of Islands and it would mean we don't need to ...