We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Poor service, dated rooms”

No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Cascades Motor Lodge
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Pakuranga
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Stayed in Rm 3 at the Cascades in Pakuranga in June 2013 for a weekend. On arrival, we noted that no gardens were weeded as you drove in making us wonder about care of the rest of the facility. Our fears were soon confirmed. We had booked a family unit and were under the impression we had a full kitchen - this was not the case. We had many pots and a frying pan in the cupboard, but no oven to use them in! There were many ants, even in the fridge. Even though the unit could sleep five, there were only enough plates for 3 people. The bathroom was no better, with peeling paint on the ceiling, a vanity door nailed shut because it was broken, and cracks in the linoleum that water went into when showering - imagine the bacteria under the lino! It is also a unit that had a door adjoining it to another unit. We were woken at 1am by the neighbours talking on the phone - all conversation was clearly heard - obviously no soundproofing between the units/door. On the second morning of our stay, we had no hot water when we showered. I went to the office to discuss this and other concerns we had about the unit, and the owner wouldn't discuss it and walked away from me without offering us another unit to have a warm shower in, or addressing any of the problems. I advise that if anyone is to stay here, please ask to view your room first before handing over your visa card! I travel to Auckland regularly and will never stay at this motel again.

Room Tip: If you must stay here because everything else is booked, ask for rooms away from the road. The mote...
  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank KitKat368
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (14)
There are newer reviews for Cascades Motor Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

14 - 14 of 14 reviews

Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Pakuranga
2.4 mi away
Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre
Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centr...
#1 of 4 in Mount Wellington
311 reviews
1.6 mi away
Howick Motor Lodge
Howick Motor Lodge
#1 of 2 in Howick
43 reviews
2.5 mi away
Botany Motor Inn
Botany Motor Inn
#2 of 2 in Botany Downs
29 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
2.4 mi away
Academy At Botany Motor Inn
Academy At Botany Motor Inn
#1 of 2 in Botany Downs
39 reviews
2.8 mi away
Bucklands Beach Waterfront Motel
0.5 mi away
Auckland Astro Motel
Auckland Astro Motel
#45 of 63 in Auckland Central
1 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Cascades Motor Lodge? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cascades Motor Lodge

Address: 244 Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > Pakuranga
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Pakuranga
Price Range: £71 - £506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Cascades Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing