Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly motel with outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts


This family-friendly Paihia motel is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Paihia Beach and Paihia Wharf. Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Russell Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Property Features

This motel features an outdoor pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a seasonal outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a children's pool, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 12 individually decorated rooms have 10 bedrooms and feature free WiFi and Select Comfort beds. Guests will find kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool, Marlin Court Motel provides outdoor tennis courts and a children's pool. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. This Colonial motel also offers tour/ticket assistance, barbecue grills, and a garden. Onsite self parking is complimentary. A total renovation of this property was completed in September 2013.

Marlin Court Motel has designated areas for smoking.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Beach towels 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 3 
  • Picnic area 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Total number of rooms - 12 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1985 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Children's pool  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Balcony or patio 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • DVD player 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Kitchen 
  • Microwave 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Shower only 
  • Sleep Number by Select Comfort mattress 
  • Stovetop 
  • Yard 

Where to Eat

Continental breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 9:00 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in kg is 8, Pet maximum weight in lb is 15

You need to know

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.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12 for adults and NZD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: NZD 150 per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: NZD 150 (roundtrip), (from 8 to 16 years old)
  • Pet fee: NZD 10 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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