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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We took our grandson to Auckland to meet his cousins who came down from Whangarei. The reason we chose this property was that it advertised a playground and swimming pool ideal for us wth 3 under 10 year olds. When we arrived the pool was green and remained that way the entire 4 days we were there and the playground...

2Thank prntbl
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The room was clean and comfortable with all necessary conveniences. Walking distance to Botany town centre where you could find plenty of stores and a good cinema. Easy access from the airport and to surrounding routes. I requested a late check out and was told that wouldn't be a problem, very much appreciated with an afternoon flight as the 10am...

1Thank melmin
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This motor inn was quite nice actually, a standard above your average. The bathroom was immaculate and very modern. Loved the shower in particular. The room service lady was lovely. The staff were generally very nice. $20 for 6 hours of wifi though wasn't awesome.

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We turned up early to academy motor inn. Before change over and room cleaning. My mother had broken her arm the night before and was in far too much pain to travel. The hotel we were in down the road was just Awful in every way possible so we checked out! And checked in to the academy Botany Motor Inn...

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AcademyBotany, Manager at Academy At Botany Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest.We sincerely appreciate and thank you for your positive review of our property and the staff. Your appreciation will motivate us to still do better to improve our services. We look forward to having you back with us in the future. Regards Manager Academy at Botany Motor Inn.

Reviewed 23 July 2016

A bit difficult to find without Sat.Nav.The Shower unit requires attention as the flexible hand unit would not stay in place -kept drooping down towards the floor.A couple of wall mounted hooks in the ensuite would provide a means to hang up clothing rather than on the floor. Only mirror was in the ensuite and another one in the living...

Thank Robert H
AcademyBotany, Manager at Academy At Botany Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thanks for your review and giving us 4 Stars.We appreciate your feedback of "Clean,Comfortable,Good Facilities Excellent service." We will look to improve on the mentioned points. Regards Manager Academy at Botany Motor Inn.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I sold my property and was waiting to move into my new address. so my family and I stayed here for two weeks, this place certainly needs a complete revamp, old tried and dated, plaster peeling off the walls, and and looked like it had been furnished out of the Op shop had to go out and buy covers for...

1Thank jillianlangslow
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 28 May 2016

While waiting for our house to be ready to move into, we had the honor in staying at the Academy from May 15, 2016 to May 18, 2016 as we always love to venture out and check into motels, hotels and resorts as a family getaway and learning experience. Academy is clean and well cared for facility. Quiet enough for...

Thank Heliconia123
AcademyBotany, Manager at Academy At Botany Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Wil & Brenda. Thanks very much for your review of our Motel.It was a pleasure for us to have you all stay with us. Thanks for the positive review and for all the goodies that you brought for us. Your appreciation inspires us to do still better. Regards.

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We have booked a room for 5 ppl, but only 4 towels in the bathroom. No free wifi. The room is not very clean coz there are ants in the room, not just a few, but heaps!! The dish washer is out of order. The floor is greasy. The air conditioner seems to be out of order as well, we...

Thank shaoyanyan
AcademyBotany, Manager at Academy At Botany Motor Inn, responded to this review

There are normally 4 Towels in the 2 Bed room Apartments, but as you were 5 guests we provided you with 6 Towels. There were no ants when we checked you in and they might have come in because of the rains and humidity or if some food is dropped around. The Dish washer was not working was communicated to...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Great place to stay - nice and clean and tidy. Great owners. The only thing I would say is that Queen bed is a little too small - only cause I am used to a Super King. The pool looked very clean and nice but a little chilly for me to get in. Spa Bath was great after a busy...

1Thank sallychris2015
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Well maintained, staff were friendly and it was overall a positive experience...Would stay there again...Close to shopping,movies, restaurants and the Botany downs Mall..Beaches only 20 minutes drive away.

Thank Craigmac388

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 15 kms from the Auckland International Airport, 20 kms from the Auckland CBD and 3 mins. walk to shopping, restaurants and bars at Botany Town Centre. The Academy at Botany Motor Inn is the perfect place to stay for your business or holiday trip. Conveniently located in close proximity to the East Tamaki, Highbrook Business Park & Manukau City Centre. Just minutes away from the Northern & Southern Motorway. Adjacent to Botany Town Centre and Dannemora Retirement Gardens Village, this modern property is maintained to exceptional standards of cleanliness & hygiene and boasts a variety of features aimed at your pleasure. Business visitors will appreciate the excellent conference facilities, full catering & onsite parking for guests & delegates. Families are just as welcome with spacious modern fully contained family units; kids can enjoy the playground and trampoline. Guests can take a plunge in our outdoor swimming pool or relax by the poolside to unwind after a long hard day. For guests with reduced mobility access units are available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Academy At Botany Motor Inn

Address: 4 Leixlep Lane, Botany Downs, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Botany Downs
Price Range: £89 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Academy At Botany Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Rooms were clean”
 of 5 bubbles prntbl, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you have heavy luggage you may want to request a ground floor room.”
 of 5 bubbles melmin, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It's not a place with views. But there is a pool for the warmer days.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinef124, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“second storey was nicer”
 of 5 bubbles sallychris2015, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Go upstairs for good airflow as there is no aircon. Leave the windows open at night.”
 of 5 bubbles NZBeagle, 14 Oct 2011 | Read review
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