Gateway Motel Paihia

Bay of Islands Gateway Motel & Apartments, Paihia

This architecturally designed boutique accommodation is nestled between Paihia and Waitangi on Te Tii Bay. The 4-star plus complex is perfect for overnight, short term or holiday accommodation. An ideal for small groups, the corporate traveller, team building and wedding parties.

The self-contained apartments are air-conditioned with kitchenette facilities and seating/lounge area. Rooms are well-appointed with a flatscreen TV, Super King or King size beds and a private bathroom with hairdryer, heated towel rail and free toiletries.  Free WiFi, Sky TV and ironing facilities are also available.

Apartments on the upper level open onto a communal balcony, with views of Te Tii Bay and a suburban view with forest behind. There is a communal barbecue area with outdoor seating where guests can soak up the sun on the terrace.

The executive suite, which features a main bedroom with walk-in robe and en-suite, will sleep 6-8. This suite offers air conditioning, an island kitchen complete with free-flowing living area. Enjoy the breathtaking sea views across Te Tii Bay to Waitangi headland from the large elevated wrap around deck and private barbecue/entertaining area, with sea views.

The native bush directly behind the motel is home to a vast number of New Zealand wildlife, including Kiwi and Tui. If you are lucky you may hear Kiwi calling at night and Tui singing during the day.

Meander along the waterfront to central Paihia with its cafes, restaurants and bars, boutique shops and main wharf. Or head to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds and discover New Zealand’s history and the story of two peoples coming together as one under the Treaty of Waitangi, Te Tiriti o Waitangi. This award-winning national attraction is not to be missed.

Conveniently located by a supermarket, petrol station and adjacent to a lovely swimming beach, Te Tii Bay. The Waitangi Treaty Grounds are a pleasant 15-minute walk away. For the avid golfer check out the stunning Waitangi Golf Course, where “the sea meets the tee” or for the more adventurous explore the trails at Waitangi Mountain Bike Park, are both less than 4km away.  The nearest airport is Kerikeri Airport, 21 km from the property, car hire, taxi or SuperShuttle transport are all available at the airport. If travelling on the Intercity Bus, it may drop you off at Waitangi, please make your request on boarding.

The complex is a pickup and drop off point for bus tours, cruises and all the exciting activities offered in and around Paihia, the Bay of Islands and the unspoilt Northland of New Zealand.

There is free onsite parking, secure mountain bike storage and limited boat/trailer parking is available (must be booked in advance).

Laundry can be done on request for a small charge.

Please contact us directly for corporate rates.

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