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    Cortez Motor Inn

    55 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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    • Excellent47%
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    • Average8%
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    Reviewed 10 January 2017

    It was really right choice of our stay at Whakatane. A clean and spacious room, very quiet night, decent sleep on comfy beds, good shower, and proper kitchenette with complimentary tea and coffee, and free WiFi. Very friendly owner with all information we need. The...More

    Thank santo t
    Response from cortezWhakatane, Manager at Cortez Motor InnResponded 9 March 2017

    Kia ora, Thank you for your very factual review both in terms of what we have to offer as a motel and our actual location from CBD. Nga mihi, Dave

    Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

    The Cortez is very friendly and clean. My daughter is very happy here with pool and spa pool at a reasonable rate. It is right on a main road approx 7km to beach. Good to have a microwave in room. Pleasnt.

    Thank Nicnichi
    Response from cortezWhakatane, Manager at Cortez Motor InnResponded 21 December 2016

    Kia ora, Many thanks for your kind review. Mere kirihimete, Nga mihinui. Dave & Karen

    Reviewed 13 November 2016

    Rocking up to the Cortez Motor Inn, I was hoping for a clean, quiet place for my family and I to use as a base. My mother had just passed away & we needed somewhere to stay close to where everything was to take place....More

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    Response from cortezWhakatane, Manager at Cortez Motor InnResponded 15 November 2016

    Kia ora Theresa, Thank you for your lovely comments. It is extremely gratifying to know that you found our 'older establishment' welcoming and friendly given your kaupapa during your stay with us. Te pai katoa. Nga mihi, Dave and Karen

    Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

    I didnt stay at this motel having booked somewhere else. When I arrived in Whakatane I thought I would be able to get a taxi but I was wrong. I met the owners of this motel who kindly took me into town to the motel...More

    Thank Daneka_NZ
    Response from cortezWhakatane, Manager at Cortez Motor InnResponded 9 November 2016

    Kia ora! Hey, thanks to you for your kind comments and yes do stay next time. We're not the Ritz but hopefully our friendly and accomodating nature will make up for it. Kia ora ano, Nga mihi, Dave and Karen

    Reviewed 3 October 2016

    A 1970s Spanish-style classic, complete with archways in the room. Good sized motel room, which was very clean and amazingly quiet, even though the motel located on the main road. Free wifi was great. The black-out curtains were a real plus, too, to keep out...More

    Thank Jocelyn W
    Response from cortezWhakatane, Manager at Cortez Motor InnResponded 9 October 2016

    Kiaora "Clean, quiet but parking not good" The Team at the Cortez thank you for your review. Like you, we are disappointed that you were inconvenienced with having to park on the road. We do however have a large grassy area also available for parking...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$65 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Whakatane
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Whakatane
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    Room Tips
    "We had room 7 with the huge spa bath. Very enjoyable."
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    "Unit 14. The Spanish-style archways in the room were quaintly delightful but blocked the view of the TV if we..."
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    "On the main road going into Whakatane so easy to find."
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    "The setting encourages guests to mingle around the BBQ & pool."
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