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Melbourne
Reviewed 20 January 2012

We had the opportunity to stay here recently after a wedding in Auckland and found this place through TA. Although not completely up to the minute in furnishings - I would have to say that this is quite possibly the CLEANEST place we have ever stayed in. Although Pauanui as a town has a very very sleepy feel to it...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Mr Cowboy from Melbourne. Thank you for your kind comments It's not sleepy here, we're a peaceful, purpose built holiday town that thousands of visitors enjoy. See you again when you need to relax and play some golf. Regards Barry

Zurich
Reviewed 14 December 2011

This place was just great!! we enjoyed every minute of being here. excellent equipped kitchen in the rooms, free dvd's, free spade rental, very cozy and very very clean. The owner has perfectly explained all sights around Coromandel region. We would love to come back and stay longer. Awesome place!

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Katje and Stefan Thank you for your very positive review of our property. It is very pleasing to here that your stay here was so enjoyable. We hope the time you spent in New zealand has long and special memories for you. Regards Barry

Reviewed 1 December 2011

Nice atmosphere to relax and to enjoy the pleasant night view. Was surprised to see so many stars in the sky. Place is clean and modern and with the car park just beside, it makes it an easy way to load the luggage. Only con is that it is the location of the lodge is far away from the main...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello FongYH Thank you for your kind revue. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay here. The three of you certainly appeared to be having fun here. Remember, that what ever part of the Coromandel Peninsula you stayed at you would have had some travelling to do. We have things close by here that people travel to see. We hope...

Woking, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2011

I am amazed to read all these glowing reviews for the Pines. Unfortunately it fell far below our expectations and previous experience of hotels/motels in New Zealand. The pictures on the website bear no resemblance to the actual apprearance of the site which implies that the wonderful views are to be seen from the motel. Our small, poorly designed and...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Mrs Penrose Thank you for your review. I do remember you staying here. Just as you can't understand "all these glowing reviews" , I can't understand much of your criticism. Suffice is to say we have returning guests who ask for the unit you stayed in. They really enjoy the peace and privacy and the outlook in to the...

Reviewed 20 September 2011

Pauanui was a good startpoint to discover the pacific coast in the Coromandel peninsula! It was very relaxing to stay in the beautiful en pleasent houses of the lodge! Trips to Hot water beach (thanks Barry for the towels and shovel!) and Cathedral Cove were some of the highlights of our NZ holiday! We would everyone recommend to stay and...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Frank from Holland Thank you for your kind review. It is always pleasing to have guests here and to have them enjoy what we offer . Don't forget to tell all your friends to come here. Regards Barry

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 23 May 2011

From the moment we arrived we felt right at home by the friendly welcome we received. The units were clean, comfortable and spacious. Nothing was too much troulbe for the owner, who helped us with our touring, and telling us about the local history of the Coromandel Peninsular. This is a lovely place to relax and unwind, while using it...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Brisbane99 Thank you very much for your kind and generous review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay here and that you found our property a peaceful place to stay at. We think that most of our guests come a long way to stay with us and it is only right that we guide you around the peninsula while...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2011

We read the TripAdvisor reviews before booking and were pleasantly surprised. The accommodation was clean, cheerful with all the comforts including a much welcomed pot of plunger coffee. Our host was very helpful making sure we knew the area and had everything we needed. We could have easily stayed another night.

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Shesalwa of Sydney. Thank you for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed yourselves here. You are like most of our guests, you all want to stay longer. We hope you enjoyed all of your holiday in New Zealand and that you will recommend us to others. Regards Barry

London
Reviewed 8 April 2011

On our travels around North Island NZ we were mainly staying in boutique hotels but when looking for places to stay around the Coromandel the choices were more limited. A quick search on trip advisor lead us to booking here ... and absolutely no regrets - everything perfectly neat, clean and comfortable; a good bed; Tea and fresh ground coffee,...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 31 March 2011

The Motor Lodge is part of a very luxurious estate of holiday / weekend homes for the rich of Auckland, complete with its own airstrip. As others have already remarked, host Barry was extremely friendly and very helpful. We spent two nights in a chalet at the Lodge while touring the Coromandel Peninsula, and were very happy with our choice....

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Yeovil
Reviewed 5 March 2011

We stayed at this motel on the last leg of our grand tour of NZ and couldn't have found a more perfect bolt hole to unwind and relax. It is situated in a purpose built resort which means that during the week and off-season (when we went), it's blissfully quiet. The Motel has wonderful views and is well appointed -...

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PauanuiRobynG, Owner at Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Yeovil Thank you for your kind comments. They are just what we try to provide our guests while they are here. We hope that your holiday in NZ was memorable and that you will recommend us to anyone you know who may be coming our way. Regards Barry

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pauanui Pines accommodation consists of 18 one and two bedroom self-contained motel units, each one offering spacious functional living. One bedroom and two bedroom units have full kitchen facilities, large bathrooms, lounge and dining areas. Some motel units have the ability for alfresco dining. Continental breakfasts can be delivered to your motel unit on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge

Address: 174 Vista Paku | Pauanui Beach, Pauanui 3546, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Pauanui
Price Range: £79 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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