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“Private thermal pools”
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Rainbow Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Tokaanu
Brisbane, Australia
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316 reviews
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“Private thermal pools”
Reviewed 21 March 2012

Due to a last minute change of travel plans we stayed at this lovely little country motel. One of our group had stayed previously and recommended it. The owners are very friendly and helpful.
The self contained rooms are large and comfy with a large fridge and everything you need to cook. There were two bedrooms and there was an extra bed in the lounge room, so can sleep 5 comfortably. There was heating in the bedrooms and lounge room. It was clean, and though quite old, its 1950s/60s decor gave it an interesting back country NZ atmosphere.
The highlight of the place though is the four private covered thermal pools which are included free. They can be used any time, so some of our group had a late evening bathe.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with friends
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Mangere Bridge
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Reviewed 22 February 2012

We needed a convenient overnight stay and the thermal pools were a delightful bonus.
The accommodation was plain but spotless and spacious with big comfortable bed
We breakfasted at Tokaanu as meals are not included, hence v reasonable tariff.
Pleasant owners husband and wife.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 December 2010

Though a bit dated, well maintained and newly painted and clean. Free guest pools are good.

  • Stayed December 2010
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Property: Rainbow Motel
Address: State Highway 41 | RD1, Tokaanu, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Tokaanu
Amenities:
Kitchenette
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Tokaanu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Rainbow Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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