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Putaruru Arms Motor Inn

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92 - 94 Tirau Street, Putaruru 3411 New Zealand See on map
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

I stayed here for one night on a business trip in July 2018. The hotel itself is old and a bit rundown but the rooms were clean, comfortable and the water was plenty hot enough. Do not come here expecting a 5-star experience but it...More

Thank TheRagingAZN
Reviewed 16 April 2018

The only good thing about this hotel is the comfortable beds. The hot water tap dripped and we put a flannel on it to stop the dripping. The walls were stained and the expelaire was rusty and dirty. The over use of deodorants in the...More

Thank Eggy62
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This accommodation was dirty dusty and with cob webs. Beds stained .Towels old and brown. listed in AA Traveller then and still does. I raised my concerns with the management and the Council who didn't really see there was a problem.

2  Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It's bad for Putaruru when locals tell you that this excuse for a motel is the best option in town! That's where it all stops. Just me alone, but given the rear disability unit which doubles I guess as the family unit. Separate bedroom sleeping...More

Thank Shane B
Response from Putaruruarms, Front Office Manager at Putaruru Arms Motor InnResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Shane, Thank you for your review. The property is currently under a refurbishment programme and we will be addressing the issues you have raised. Regards Wendy

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Certainly has seen better days. New owners so hopefully they can improve. On the main highway so front rooms could be a bit noisy. We were there on a Saturday so trucks were not operating much. Good cafe over the road.

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US$68 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Putaruru
Hotel class
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US$68 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Putaruru
Traveller (19)
Room & Suite (8)
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"Ask for upstairs room and end of block for quietness."
8 Nov 2015
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"Take a level 1 unit, as you won't hear the guys on top of you."
25 Oct 2015
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