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Marco Island, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were on our way to Kapiti Island for an overnight, so we booked Wrights for the night before Kapiti, and the night after. The location was perfect, and the room clean, comfortable and well equipped. But the real highlight was that the staff understood our complicated situation of a night at Wrights, then gone a night, then back a... More 

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Thank Kittiwake L
FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea Motel, responded to this review

We are very pleased to know you have enjoyed your stay, and it is our pleasure to serve our guests to the best of our abilities. Looking forward to seeing you again! :) More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Very unpleasant stay, this is a very tired motel, broken towel rails, smelly pillows, very noisey, no hairdryer, awful bathroom and many other aspects. The website and photos are totally misleading. The road noise and noise from guests next door and above was significant. I would not recommend this motel at all.

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Thank AddyAuckland
FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea Motel, responded to this review

Sorry to learn of your unpleasant stay. We have noted your precious feebacks and have made arrangements to amend them as soon as possible. More 

Whanganui, New Zealand
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Had heaps of space in this room. A double bed & one single. Has a heat pump, 2 seat lounge & 4 seat dining table. The only negative is the bathroom. 3 steps up to the bathroom which in the middle of the night could be quite a hazard. Also there are 2 steps to get in or out of... More 

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Thank 255370Lily
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend. Stayed there for a week. Very satisfied with the hospitality and cleanliness. Management and house staff are very professional. Very central all amenities. A great place set back of the road with no traffic noise. I will be back

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Lewes, Delaware
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stayed here 2 different nights. The first night we had an older unit and the second night we had a refurbished unit. Both were clean and more than adequate. The staff was extremely helpful and willingly stored some provisions in their refridge for us for our continuing journey after our second night.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We had our 2 year anniversary stay here ( tui room ) the room was large with everything we needed . The layout was great and the service excellent . It was nice to get a little bottle of milk instead of those annoying little foil covered things . Located close to beach and shops but away from the noise... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

My husband, my 3 year old and I stayed here on our way from Auckland to our new home in Lower Hutt - it was late, we were tired, it was lashing with rain, we hadn't booked...what a warm welcome we received from Glen! He really made my day when he handed over a great wee box of toys for... More 

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Thank KiwiJen
Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Wrights by the sea would be the best motel I've stayed at on the kapiti coast.The hosts are hard working family people.And that shows with the high standard of house keeping carried out by their expert team,situated close to the shops,eateries and sand is just another bonus.I would highly recommend Wrights by the sea to any traveller.

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Canterbury, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

We stayed at Wrights as a stopover after getting off the ferry. I think we received an upgrade as the "Tui" studio room seemed more spacious than the room I had booked online (thank you!). This was a lovely huge clean upstairs room with full kitchen, heat pump, dining table, couch and balcony. There were no issues with noise or... More 

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Foxton, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Rang around 5pm on Friday night. Lovely gentleman arranged a room for the night. On arrival we were very pleased with the location and amenities in our unit. Having stayed in many motels over the years the cleanliness was first class. You could honestly have eaten off the floors. The location to local eateries and the beautiful beach made the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Wrights by the Sea Motel

Address: 387 - 389 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu 5032, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Paraparaumu
Price Range: £65 - £82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wrights by the Sea Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“rooms on thetop floor may be better”
 of 5 bubbles AddyAuckland, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Second story rooms have a balcony while ground floors have a patio which is street level with traffic passing by.”
 of 5 bubbles 80sallyf, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try another motel”
 of 5 bubbles DELTAK, 8 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The tui room is very spacious, well located with an excellent balcony”
 of 5 bubbles neilb996, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs and downstairs rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Travel_Much_495, 19 Sep 2015 | Read review
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