I'm not that one who would give a bad review for a motel, but I disliked my stay! I am really disappointed.
We stayed in a studio apartment even though the place was fairly clean it did not have a nice atmosphere!
On arrival we were given our room key and told which room we were in, the owner didn't even have the decency to even show us to our room and explain the features.
Both me and my partner had the worst sleep, due to hearing the cars go passed every second.... I think I only got about 4 hours sleep that night! The bed in the motel was old and worn out, it must have been there since the 80's, the sheets were so faded and smelt dirty.
There were ants in the bathroom coming through the sink!!! This room was so dated with the tiled ceiling and looked like a retirement home!
We were going to spend 4 nights at this motel but ended up leaving just after one, that's how BAD the room was! We approached the owner of the motel early the next morning and explained we were leaving as we were disappointed with our room... the male owner was rude and arrogant and didn't even ask how he could make the room more comfortable for peoples stay, he just wasn't bothered!
We were kicking up a fuss about paying, as the room was $95 a night which I would say was far too over priced for such a room! He dropped the price to $80 which was ridiculous!!!! He even said he wanted us to pay $200 for the next day as we didnt say we wanted to leave in the morning! And told us we had signed the so called contract so had to pay him something!
I have seen way better accommodation such as The Quest in Napier, Kennedy park cabins and park side lodge!
I can see why they don't have any comments on their page!!!!
Just think before you book this place!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Frimley Lodge is a 12 Unit, drive in Motel with a mix of studios and one or two bedroom units in the centre of Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Facilities include SKY TV (4 channels), WiFi, swimming pool, and free access to local SwymGym facilities (offsite). We are a 3 star plus Qualmark Rated Motel and as such provide immaculately clean accommodation which is serviced daily. We are located on the Northern side of Hastings CBD, close to Lindisfarne College, Hawkes Bay Hospital, Gracelands Nursing Home and Retirement Village and the Hastings Sports Park. ... more less
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