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New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted upon our arrival after a full day of flying with a very warm, friendly welcome. Check-in so fast and simple. Shown directly to our room with a bottle of fresh milk for that nice cup of coffee we were dieing for. The unit, even though it could do with a little freshen up, was very clean and tidy. The...

Thank billyboy9501
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This motel is great as far as having a large room, good layout and facilities. And it's super clean. Wifi is also brilliant. The only downsides are that the sliding glass door entry means that it does not feel very secure and also is no barrier to road noise. I slept well with ear plugs as the bed and pillows...

Thank Dianna C
Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

If you are wanting a quiet motel to sleep at, this is NOT the one. We were in the top unit, just steps off a busy road that never stopped! The rooms are old and dated but a decent size and has all amenities you will need-kitchen, bathroom with tub, and free wifi.

Thank Janine P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We enjoyed our stay here, the host/hostess were very friendly and most helpful, it is on a busy road with lots of trucks passing through every few minutes but this did not cause us any problems at all. Our room was spotless and beds were very comfortable. We will definitely stay again and highly recommend to anyone looking for nice,...

Thank chriswi393
Kerikeri, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A lovely place to stay. The Host/Hostess very friendly and ever so helpful. Very clean and comfortable facilities, I would totally recommend the Motel Villa del Rio Whangarei NZ to all. I shall return.

Thank v0nney
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2016

located near the CBD. this motel offers a three bed cottage which will sleep up to six (possibly more) We stopped on way to Paihia to visit friends. easy situated to access most of the town the cottage was well equipped to eat in or eat takeaway will use again if passing that way.

Thank heslinj
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Ok positives first,Judy the manager is a lovely lady ,warm and welcoming and the unit was very clean,However it is advertised as the closest motel to the hospital and I'm sure if you were staying because someone you knew was a patient there you would not get a very relaxing stay.The windows are not double glazed and it is on...

1Thank Sarah R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Judy was very welcoming and helpful. She introduced the city to me, with information on famous tourist spots. She provided a newspaper, information booklets and maps. The location of the motel was great, with the city centre being within walking distance. The room was really nice with one double bed inside a separate room and 2 single beds out in...

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but good things to say about this place. Staff were very welcoming, helpful and accommodating. Easy to find. Room is literally sparkling clean (that's huge coming from me) Enough space to swing a cow. If I came to Whangarei on a personal trip I would definitely stay here.

Thank aleesha1987
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very clean place. If you're North American, ignore your sentiments about small motels and check this place out. I didn't expect it's meticulously clean rooms and friendly local staff. Ridiculously friendly and even sent us to a great museum on check out. Lovely in every way. Reasonably priced for the area.

Thank Joshua C

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Being minutes away from Whangarei City as well as being the closest motel to Whangarei Hospital, Barge Park, Kiwi House and the museum, Motel Villa del Rio is the accommodation of choice for many who visit the area. We cater for individuals, families, groups, workers and corporate. Take advantage of our free onsite facilities to shake off the stress of the day with our affordable refurbished accommodation. Your hosts Dean and Judy welcome you to Whangarei. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Villa Del Rio

Address: 118 Maunu Road | Whangarei, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: £59 - £70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Motel Villa Del Rio 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Ask for a back unit”
 of 5 bubbles billyboy9501, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very cosy room”
 of 5 bubbles chriswi393, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For a family the cottage is ideal”
 of 5 bubbles heslinj, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Stay somewhere quieter”
 of 5 bubbles SarahR142, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We found the first floor to be quiet and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles AnthonyK605, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
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