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Nautilus Resort - Paihia

4 star Hotel Paihia

9 Puketona Road - Paihia

Price starting from NZD 140 .00

The Nautilus Resort offers excellent accommodation in New Zealand for travelers on a budget. This lovely 4 star deluxe New Zealand motel is located in Paihia, which is on the far north side of New Zealand, near the historic Waitangi treaty grounds. The property is just a short distance away from the Tii beach, which is a beautiful place to spend your time. The waters are fairly calm so swimming is a breeze. There are many exotic birds in the area, so keep your eyes peeled for kiwis, parakeets, herons, kingfishers, and quails.

If you are craving a bit more adventure, the area near the Nautilus Resort is perfect for many exciting activities. You can try scuba diving to view majestic sea life. You can also try sailing, kayaking, trekking, parachuting, whale watching, flying in a small airplane, deep sea fishing, quad riding, and cycling.

At the motel, guests will love spending an afternoon outside by the outdoor swimming pool, which is surrounded by lush, tropical gardens, picnic tables, sun loungers, and a barbecue facility. There is a spa tub next to the pool, where you can truly unwind in the warm water while listening to a relaxing CD on the radio available.

If you are traveling with children, they can be entertained at the children’s play area, which has slides, swings, and a trampoline for them to play on. If you are feeling playful, you can play a game of tennis on the tennis court available. The Nautilus Resort also offers free outdoor parking, free WiFi access, a gift shop, a fish prep area, and a laundry room for your convenience.

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Breakfast at Nautilus Resort

A continental breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM for a fee.

Facilities at Nautilus Resort

  • Laundry service
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Luggage room
  • City tour
  • Internet/Email services
  • Barbecue
  • Hydromassage Jacuzzi
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • Children 4 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Check-in: between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Check-out: before 10:00 AM.

Guests planning to arrive after 5 PM must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: NZD 15 for adults and NZD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 40.00
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 40.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25.00 per night
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

National rating

Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodations in New Zealand. This Motel property is rated 4 star plus and is displayed on this page as 4 stars.

Nautilus Resort is also known as

Nautilus Hotel Paihia

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Room Details

Nautilus Resort has 11 guest rooms, all featuring DVD players and free local calls. In-room kitchen amenities include refrigerators, microwaves and cookware/dishes/utensils, allowing you to save on dining expenses while you travel.

Flat-screen televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, safes and phones during their Paihia visit. Additional comforts include coffee/tea makers.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with shower/tub combinations, hair dryers and complimentary toiletries.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Mini fridge
  • Extra beds
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • In-room ironing facilities
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Nautilus Resort

Paihia Wharf - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Paihia Beach - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Waitangi Treaty Grounds - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Waitangi Golf Club - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Haruru Falls - 2.7 km / 1.7 mi
Russell Beach - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Russell Museum - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Russell Christ Church - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Flagstaff Hill - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi
Opua Forest - 4.6 km / 2.8 mi
Long Beach - 5.2 km / 3.2 mi
Tapeka Point Historic Reserve - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi
Roberton Island - 9.1 km / 5.7 mi
Stone Store - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
Kerikeri Mission House - 12.8 km / 7.9 mi
The closest major airports to Nautilus Resort are:
Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands) - 15.6 km / 9.7 mi
Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 202 km / 125.5 mi

The preferred airport for Nautilus Resort is Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.).

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Nautilus Resort

  • Free parking