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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to the owner with a gruff and almost aggressive tone. Having a funeral to attend, we had requested and gained an 11am check in. However he did not check and obviously in state of flux after morning check outs the host made a difficult visit more so. The rooms were average but certainly not worth $150 per night....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Tauranga majority of my life, recently moving to Auckland I came down with a few girl friends for a 21st. Never in my life have I experienced such poor, arrogant and extremely inappropriate service. My girl friends and I were in bed one morning and one of the male cleaners (without knocking or letting us know...

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Thank Jas O
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Over priced beyond belief, The interior is 1980. Paint missing in most rooms...flooring ..stained carpets..lino marked with chips out of it. Ripped wallpaper. Grounds look like a rubbish tip at rear of units. Noisy and awoken at 5,00am by presumably a council rubbish truck. This motel is in serious need of a modern upgrade. Next time I'll take care to...

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Thank Alan M
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We couldn't believe how out dated the interior was. Paint missing in most rooms...flooring ..stained carpets..lino marked with chips out of it. Ripped wallpaper. Grounds un kept Tiles missing in swimming pool. Toilet not clean. Have to say the guy (owner) was friendly and understanding and refunded us in full. This motel is in serious need of a modern upgrade.

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Thank Antonia C
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed two nights here recently while visiting Tauranga. The location is good as its only a short walk to the bars and restaurants in the Tauranga CBD. The room was dated and dreary with old furniture. Definitely not a nice place to stay. I'm sure Tauranga has better value for money than this place. I definitely wouldn't stay here...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Easy check in. Room was spacious, clean, and warm. Very convenient to downtown restaurants but kitchen facilities are in the room for some basic food preparation. No restaurant at hotel, but cafe nearby. Would certainly stay again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Super good service. The reception lady was absolutely lovely, pronto to help with informations and organize a few tour for us. Our room was clean and nice smell. Location is fantastic you can not get better location and such a good price. we will definite come back. Arrivederci :)))))

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rotorua new zealand
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were not impressed when we stayed earlier this year The complex looked tired,gardens needed care and attention,very lacklustre. The location is great,so we decided to try them again. Wow,what a difference!! New managers,lovely clean units,gardens immaculate,lovely breakfast each morning. So close to the shops and beach, Definitely will stay again when next in Tauranga !!!

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Melbourne
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I travel all over NZ and I wasn't impressed by this place. From my check in I gut a bad vibe from an unfriendly lady with a really bad attitude on the front desk. Made me feel unwelcome. My room was freezing upon arrival with all the windows open at 6pm on a cold 7 degree day. The room was...

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Booked in at a great price during a super busy weekend for Tauranga. Place is clean and tidy and you can't complain at the pricing for what you get and location in my opinion. Owners were absolutely lovely and accommodating of our needs which was much appreciated by all.

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“Do not stay here”
d0nnacullen, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great Location, Central”
ingridolmos90, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Loved the spa in the room,not sure all units have them”
janRotoruaNewZealand, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Somewhere else?”
heathermD8951KQ, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms beside cameron road as they are very noisy.”
  • The spider web!
Leah469, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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