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Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent two very comfortable nights in this comfortable well equips motel. Beautifully clean and well presented apartment full cooking facilities, Sky tv, swimming pool in fact everything you could possibly need for a short or extended stay including a washing machine. Wish we could have stayed longer.

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Thank JohnPS46
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't book as I thought it would be easy to find accommodation. Went there as a last resort. Wish I had know about them before. Had the best time. Friendly helpful people. Great accommodation. Would always stay there in future.

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Thank allstr1
Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 20 March 2016

What a refreshing experience. Great hosts, very quiet and clean. An on site swimming pool, grassed area and picnic tables as well. The units were well appointed with decks on either side for sunshine or shade. We would definitely stay here again.

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Thank thejacks2016
London
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46 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We were looking for places to stay in Whitianga and fell lucky with this place. You'll not find a cleaner place, nor more hospitable hosts in this area. The decor isn't modern, but it doesn't detract from what is an ideal spot from which to visit the area. We enjoyed it greatly because it's in a quiet area while also... More 

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Thank Paul593
Adelaide, Australia
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

About 300m off the road along coastline you can find Makona Motel. This is one of the best accommodation in town for very affordable price. Very clean and spacy self contained cottages. Combine this with very nice and friendly staff and you will have a picture of ideal accommodation.

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Thank Jerzy3004
Tauranga
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54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

For a sporting event we hired 3 of the motel units for a night. They were clean and well equipped. The units are some kind of relocatable unit and are of a good size. The furnishings are a little dated, but absolutely clean and functional. The kitchens were well equipped. I would recommend the motel for a summer holiday for... More 

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Thank David H
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have just spent five nights at this lovely, spacious motel just three hundred metres from Buffalo Beach. It has been three years since we were last here and the standards have not dropped. The hosts always do a little bit extra, very helpful! Although the weather was unpleasant it was great to get back to our... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2014

First stayed at Makona in 1996 and had a very enjoyable stay, excellent value and very friendly helpful owners, Spent 3 days there again early this month, pleased to see the same friendly, helpful owners and units still in pristine condition. A home away from home, best equipped units we have been in, had absolutely everything and more in the... More 

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Thank Treth2014
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 19 May 2014 via mobile

We are travelling through New Zealand for two months and this has been one of the best finds of our trip so far. The apartment is in a great location and is very spacious. The kitchen had everything you could need (something that can't be said for a lot of motel rooms). There is a washing machine in the apartment... More 

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Thank Beansaroundtheworld
England
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110 reviews
74 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Run by the owners, our room at this motel iwa spacious and had a 'well-tried-and-tested' feel about it. It was not the latest in modern designs, but was well equipped and even had a washing machine (although we didn't use it). Whitianga is an expensive place to stay, and some other establishments wanting a minimum of more than one night.... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Makona Motel

Address: 24-26 Jackman Ave P.O. Box 23, Whitianga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Number of rooms: 4
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“All cottages are in good location”
 of 5 bubbles Jerzy3004, 16 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Units well spaced on property and are private, all get sun. Off the main road and very quiet, a short walk to beach and shops.”
 of 5 bubbles Treth2014, 27 May 2014 | Read review
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