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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2013

A room was booked for three nights. At the time I was told that the only room left was the larger deluxe room at $125.00 per night. The room provided was satisfactory, but quite small. When compared with other rooms, it was obvious that we have been given a lesser room than we had paid for. Late in the second...

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Reviewed 1 May 2013

BEWARE- THIS PLACE HAS HIDDEN FEES. Paid $115 for a room through AA. It was chosen for convenience as I only needed a bed to sleep in for 6hrs. Advised at the time I wouldn't check in until 12.30 am on 26/4. Despite trying to confirm the booking well ahead, the motel only replied at 8pm the night before. Advised...

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Thank MauricePoiner
New Zealand
Reviewed 15 April 2013

This motel is old and shabby - badly in need of bringing up to date. Tried to check in early and were told we could - but then the room was not ready when we arrived. Asked for an iron - was presented with an ancient iron with a dirty sole plate and an ironing board that collapsed and could...

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Thank katemNewZealand
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We stayed here for one night before an early flight. I was not expecting much as the price was low but it was worse. As another reviewer mentioned there was mildew everywhere in the bathroom. It was noisy and I did not sleep a wink as I didn't really feel safe there. The owners were lovely I will say that...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 February 2013

Mildew on the ceiling in the bathroom in # 6. I would have gone somewhere else, except... I booked this place to stay during the 2013 Sevens! By the time I realized my mistake it was too late to find another hotel. I based my decision on their pictures (MISTAKE!). I was foolish and got cheap at the end of...

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1Thank Rudolfo699
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We were six in number looking for a good priced motel in Wellington...very hard to find. Basic facilities, clean and close to bus stop into town, extremely friendly and helpful owners. A very good option for families, but if you want a relaxing pampering holiday this is not the motel

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Thank Ross116
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2012

My girlfriend and I had a fantastic stay at 747 Motel. The room was recently renovated and modern, clean and had everything required for a short stay. We stayed initially for 3 nights, and enjoyed it enough to stay the extra night while we looked for long term accommodation in Wellington as we had just moved here (Johnny was extremely...

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Thank Markyoiam
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2012

I enjoyed my stay at 747. Johnny and Summer are very helpful. The location is great. The new kitchens and bathrooms are very nice. Buses are very handy to motel 747 and the Kilbirnie shopping centre is also very close. The Tvs were very modern. During my stay I was also able to enjoy many beautiful walks around by Greta...

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1Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We stayed one night in this motel. Easy parking, close to shopping centre and bus stop makes this a great location. Good value for money, our room was clean and comfortable. However we were on the ground floor in the unit adjacent to the stairs leading to the upper level and were were woken up by people going up those...

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Thank Jessna
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2012

My son and I stayed one and two nights respectively and both enjoyed the experience. Not having transport it was extremely convenient to be on the bus route to nearly everywhere in the city and if we had more time the library and swimming pool across the road would have been visited.Of course Kilbirnie with its variety of shops and...

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Johnny N, Manager at 747 Motel, responded to this review

My son and I stayed one and two nights respectively and both enjoyed the experience. Not having transport it was extremely convenient to be on the bus route to nearly everywhere in the city and if we had more time the library and swimming pool across the road would have been visited.Of course Kilbirnie with its variety of shops and.....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
747 MOTEL PROVIDES AN ATTRACTIVE STYLE OF ACCOMMODATION747 Motel is located just minutes away from the Wellington airport, Wellington city centre, Kilbirnie's new Regional Indoor Community Sports centre and is across the road from the Wellington Regional Aquatic centre. The Weta Cave, Weta Studio and the Wind Sculptures on Cobham Drive are nearby attractions. 747 Motel is also close to great cafes, major supermarkets and the bus route to city centre. An ideal stay for budget travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 747 Motel

Address: 80 Kilbirnie Crescent | Wellington Airport, Kilbirnie, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kilbirnie
Price Range: £52 - £80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — 747 Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Take own towels and bedding, choose ground floor, no lift, short beds not suit over 5ft9 tall. Good for 1 night close to airport.”
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 of 5 bubbles KangarooIslandSkilo, 17 Jun 2015 | Read review
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