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    Harbour City Motor Inn

    50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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    “great location” (28 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

    Centrally located in the CBD, & extremely handy to the expressway this is an easy option for me when I travel to Tauranga. Friendly hosts, free fiber wifi and well appointed units are the offer here, & as I travel a lot for business I...More

    Thank hbbloke
    Response from Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor InnResponded 14 November 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Our team is always working their best to make our guests's stay an enjoyable experience. We look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 3 November 2016

    We have stayed here more than a dozen times. Has a great location and has always been clean. Generally everything we look for while looking for accommodation. On our last stay we booked 5 rooms as we had a wedding nearby, All good so far...More

    Thank Kevin G
    Response from Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor InnResponded 4 November 2016

    Thank you for your review. As I remember the night your party returned from the wedding in the early hours of the morning , made a disturbance and woke us and probably half the other guests. One of the males was very aggressive, loud and...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2016

    We had a great stay, staff were lovely and the room was really nice. Location was perfect as it was walking distance from the city. Room was big and clean and it had a spa aswel. Highly recommend and we will be back.

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    Response from Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor InnResponded 13 October 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We will pass on your comments to our Team who is always striving to ensure an enjoyable stay. We look forward to your next visit.

    Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

    My daughter and I got out of Auckland for a long weekend, so booked a Twin Room here. It had everything we needed, was very clean, tidy and quiet. Great location being so close to eateries on The Strand, and the shops. Hosts were lovely...More

    Thank Eve S
    Response from Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor InnResponded 23 July 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write about us. It has been a pleasure to have you and your daughter, and we look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 30 May 2016

    stayed for a night with the kids ,clean well presented and had everything we wanted.so close to town and easy 2 min walk to shops and around,couldnt want anything more for a motel close to town and all restaurants .great spa and shower and very...More

    1  Thank kboosdad
    Response from Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor InnResponded 31 May 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review Harbour City. A playground is also just 1 minute away, with an outstanding view on the waterfront. We look forward to having you and your family again.

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • US$123 - US$178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Family Hotel in Tauranga
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
    • #4 Business Hotel in Tauranga
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Tauranga
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    25 November 2015|
    Response from Harbours | Property representative |
    Good morning Ian Thank you for your inquiry, we have rooms available for the dates you are seeking, and these rooms are on the ground floor. We can offer a choice of step-in showers or walk-in showers on request... More
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    "Excellent for adjoining units to care for elderly and persons with disabilities"
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    "Obviously furthest from road are best"
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    "downstairs at rear"
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    "Ask fro a room away for the plant room it will be a bit quieter (ie not 1 or 2)"
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