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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

It was more for lack of options that we had to stay here as we pretty much booked a few hours beforehand due to change of plans and no other accomodation being available close to Waitomo Caves. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!! I cannot believe we paid the same amount here as where we stayed in Hamilton which was modern and...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly and helpful staff at reception, older motel style motel with basic amenities, very clean and tidy, comfortable bed and good pillows. pleasant views across the town and countryside, value for money = 10 out of 10.

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Thank Marmaduke04
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Thank you for your review and mostly for choosing to staying with us, hope you stay again when you are next in the area

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel has truly outstanding views and the staff are lovely, it's just a shame it's looking tired and in need of some TLC. Given the price of a studio unit It would have been helpful to have some toiletries in the bathroom. There was a microwave and kettle but we had to clean crockery in the basin in the...

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Thank Fiona F
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Thank you for your review, we appreciate both positive and constructive feedback. Sorry you did not have toiletries in the bathroom, as this is a standard and should have been in the room :( On check in we advised all customers to ring the office if we can help with anything, so we would have popped up with them if...

Bristol
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights whilst visiting new zealand. There were some real positives but some real negatives also. Carol on reception was lovely, so friendly and helpful. We ate dinner one evening and the food was better than expected although the dining room is like an old 70s diner and in desperate need of some tlc. The views...

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Thank Holly_CBristol
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Thank you for your review, we appreciate both positive and constructive feedback. And yes planning and scheduled tlc and renovating is scheduled for the immediate future, Thank you, comments such as yours are great as we do tend to get a bit complacent when you run over the same ground day after day. I trust your visit to NZ was...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

This motel is basic and clean. We were greeted with friendly hospitality. What it offers and true to the name is a million dollar view through the large full length windows. The family room we booked was very spacious and nice layout. Unfortunately the bathroom was very cold but nothing we can't deal with. Another downside was the noise from...

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Thank MelYeo
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Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review, we appreciate your feedback and comments I trust your holiday was enjoyable.

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Ideal overnight stay. Arrived late, left early. Comfortable bed, clean and tidy although small room. Bathroom adequate although no soap or toiletries. Situated on the main road, although our room was away from the road and quiet.

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Thank Becky G
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Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your review, we appreciate your feedback and comments No Toiletries is concerning as its not the first comment regarding this .. we put the soap only on the vanity and the shower gel etc in the cupboard so perhaps we need to review where we place them!! We trust your...

Reviewed 31 July 2016

This was a last minute stay when the weather turned really nasty. Super friendly staff who had helped me out once before when they were full, so stayed this time. The price is very reasonable, but the unit was a bit of a throwback to the 70s and 80s. There was plenty of space for a kitchenette, but you needed...

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Thank Howard B
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I stayed here while exploring the Waitomo caves. I did a black water rafting adventure through the caves, and one of the benefits of this inn is the laundry service. Being able to wash my clothing and swimsuit immediately after being dunked in cave water was a great blessing. The food was FANTASTIC. There is a restaurant attached to the...

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Thank Alynora006
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Thank you so much for your lovely review, we really appreciate your positive comments. Yes the views are great, and we are pleased you enjoyed the restaurant meals. Its a pleasure to host appreciative guests such as yourself and would love to host you again when you visit the area

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We stayed four nights while exploring the Waitomo area. Our room was in the top block, and there were excellent views across the Te Kuiti township and valley. The room faced into the afternoon sun and was very warm towards the end of the day. The room was clean, and all the facilities worked. The cooker was a simple 2...

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1Thank Marshall C
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The rooms are clean and tidy, service polite ..Views from our room very nice.no wifi but was advertised as only available in some rooms.no sky t.v. which was advertised as being in all rooms over the long weekend of easter this was a let down.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well established TeKuiti Accommodation, we have comfortable and spacious refurbished rooms with panoramic views of the picturesque countryside. Studio units with king-size beds, units with self-catering facilities, 3-bedroom holiday home with full amenities, suitable for families, with excellent restaurant & Bar. Situated in the heart of the King Country, central North Island on State highway 3, right on the edge of the Waitomo Caves tourism adventures and activities, nestled on the hillside with magnificent views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Panorama Motor Inn

Address: 59 Awakino Road, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Kuiti
Price Range: £60 - £76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Panorama Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Room 12 had great view but was the first in a line so people passing by the window made it quite public.”
 of 5 bubbles 576fionaf, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I was in a room near the road and did get some traffic noise despite closed windows”
 of 5 bubbles howardb350, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top block is probably best -furthest away from State Highway 3”
 of 5 bubbles marsh21, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1 to 4 would be the pick.”
 of 5 bubbles CClarke37, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms up near the main road or down near the restaurant and definitely not room 15.”
 of 5 bubbles Like2Travel08, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
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