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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Looking for a cost effective place to stay on North Shore for one night while attending family wedding, Price is about right @ $120 pn for a studio unit. Limited cooking facilities with a couple of challenges - you only have bathroom basin to wash any dishes you use and the electric kettle did not fit in basin so had... More 

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Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Would recommend to stay. Friendly hosts. Units absolutely clean and spotless. Beds really comfortable.these positive factors outweigh the average but comfortable decor. Best nights sleep. Central to eating places and motorway. Quiet side streets.easy parking.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

...if you don't like people? We have stayed here on previous visits, so had no hesitation in rebooking. As always, we 'ph ahead as a courtesy, especially if arriving after a day's travel, to let our hosts for the night know we are on our way. Imagine our dismay at recving a brusque response from the male proprietor, curtly informing... More 

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3 Thank Badman_and_Robyn
Taupo
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We really enjoyed our stay, easy to find (Esmonde Rd exit on motorway), Countdown over the road with Sierra coffee (very good coffee), also IE Produce (excellent range of organic foods), shops, eateries just a short walk away down Anzac Ave (great market on Sunday morning). Room at motel absolutely spotless - bathroom like new. Very friendly and helpful hosts.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

I go to Takapuna for a seminar yearly, this accommodation was a lovely surprise. The price was in my budget and they kindly let me park there while I attended the seminar. I usually like to try new places to stay, but I think as it stands I would definitely book there again. Keep up the good work.

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3 Thank Apmpa
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Easy to find via Google Maps and on the GPS. Spotted it from the traffic lights. Welcome was friendly and information about shops, etc. provided on request. Room spotless although well used. Just off the main road, so delightfully quiet at night. Best priced motel available when researched and a 5 minute walk to the conference venue. Beds firm and... More 

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Te Awamutu
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I have used this motel on several occasions, both Medieval re-enactment events and shows. I like the place as it is clean, tidy and has a friendly manager who is quite helpful when it comes to local knowledge. I have stayed at other Takapuna mptels, but this is my preferred one. The only minuses is the tight parking and the... More 

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Tauranga
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Plain frontage but refurbished spacious rooms. Cleanest motel I have ever stayed at and I am fussy. and spacious, Great location with Countdown supermarket an easy walk plus restaurants and lake and North Shore Hospital. Comfortable bed and quiet at night.

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3 Thank Donanddale
Invercargill
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2013

Several of us(all adults) stayed here for 3nights and found it more than suitable for our needs. It is just off the main drag so is fairly quiet, is only about a 10minute walk to the shops and 15minutes to the beach. The rooms were clean and spacious enough for us. If I had to go to that part of... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Room was quite nice with kitchenette near entry spacious bed/sitting/dining area and separate bathroom and toilet. Given proximity to main road was a little dubious about how quiet it would be but was very pleasantly surprised and had a great sleep. Within walking distance of shopping centre and beach area which was beautiful. We had a great stay and would... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Takapuna International Motor Lodge

Address: 1B Lake Pupuke Drive, Takapuna, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Takapuna International Motor Lodge Auckland, North Island
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“The studio room had a great kitchenette, was spacious, with cute window seat. Great to have windows that could open and the fan available (rather than air conditioning). Very quiet at night.”
 of 5 bubbles chrishen_10, 21 Feb 2015 | Read review
“I have only ever had an upstairs room so can't comment.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendlewulf, 8 Jul 2014 | Read review
“I imagine any room would be a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Donanddale, 17 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Try and get a room away from roadside.”
 of 5 bubbles Charneil, 26 May 2013 | Read review
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