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Fountain City Motor Inn

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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104 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights. The place is clean and comfortable, has the best walk in shower...a big square shower head with the most amazing water pressure. The bed was a big king split which I like when sleeping with my partner, plenty of room left over for me!! The cleaning staff are super friendly. The pool... More 

Thank Bruce C
Torbay, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, helpful staff. Dated but for the price was good. Stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment, very spacious. Opened into a park, had a trampoline, indoor pool and spa. Would stay again if passing through Hamilton

Thank Dave A
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice clean room and the king bed was comfy. All the sky channels , free use of spa pool and indoor pool. Nice bathroom and kitchen. Close to shops and surprisingly quiet for a main road location. Would stay next time we are over if they have a vacancy. Oh yes Fast WiFi!

Thank Nadine B
Toronto, ON Canada
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127 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had a good sized, one-room motel unit. It is well maintained and generally clean. The facility is relatively modern and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Parking is free and has lots of space. It is over-all a very pleasant stay for us, and the price is right.

Thank Snowbird888
Nelson, New Zealand
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90 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This was clean and tidy. Service was excellent and was an Ok price. But this was where it ended. Place hasn't had money spent on it in many many years and the beds were horrible. I guess price reflected this but I would probably try some else first.

Thank pvaglueman
Springboro, Ohio
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55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

My wife and I stayed here March 16-18. We were visiting from the U.S. We arrived one hour before check-in and they graciously let us check in an hour early. Very clean. Comfortable space with kitchen area as well. Mattress was comfortable. Couch was not as comfortable. Good water pressure in shower. Our room was #5--very close to the self-serve... More 

Thank Matt_Vernon456
1 review
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Beds very comfortable, room clean and good size for 3 adults, lovely welcome on arrival. On a main road but not facing the road so traffic didn't bother us at all. Only downside was room upstairs so suggest ask for ground floor if needed. Staff very helpful so don't see it would be a problem.

Thank Deborah T
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Booked a room via telephone with the Motor Inn's reception. Arrived to check in and there was no booking recorded. Had been told it was a very short walk to the city centre but it was further than expected. Decided not to stay there and found accommodation closer.

Thank amm18
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Very small clean room, tiny bathroom that hasn't a fan. It's very noisy if you are near the road even on an early Sunday morning. The pool is small but nice. No extra towels were offered. Had to leave towels out on the coat rack to dry for the morning swim and shower but it rained.

Thank MsBesos
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Very friendly welcome. Room is clean & tidy but very tired, has seen better days. Very small room but love the Sky channels available. Reasonable for the price we paid. However, would still go back to our usual Camelot on Ulster if it is not fully booked.

Thank Carol S

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Fountain City Motor Inn

Address: 305 Ulster St.,, Hamilton, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: £50 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fountain City Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“No advantage to any room that I could see”
 of 5 bubbles Matt_Vernon456, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask fo r a room in the back”
 of 5 bubbles MsBesos, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the ground floor, there is no lift to carry your bags up the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles NatA834, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Park view is great, but it is noisy due to road”
 of 5 bubbles TSmithNZ2012, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The large 2 bedroom unit is definitely worth the price”
 of 5 bubbles 290grantn, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
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