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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

could'nt fault this motel. warm welcome on arrival. Unit was clean and the owner had put the heating on ready for our arrival. There was everything we needed for our five night stay. Room cleaned and restocked daily, defiantly no complaints.

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Thank Ollie W
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried to book as they advertised as pet friendly. The guy on the phone was rude and unhelpful and refused to take my dog even though she travels with me regularly and is used to motels and is very well behaved I asked if he could recommend somewhere else and he was blunt to the point of being rude and... More 

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Thank lorrainel805
Tony E, Owner at Village Motel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review, I have pondered long and hard before responding to your complaint. We decided a couple of years ago that we would not take large dogs to stay in our motel, largely due to our customers concerns and some incidence that we have had. When you and I discussed your stay and you advised me... More 

Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Nice clean and comfortable rooms, large spa in room which was very relaxing. Would recommend to anyone. We had a large group of people staying as we were on a mx5 car tour for a few days. Most enjoyable couple of days spent here.

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Thank Linda L
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot to rest our heads whilst on a road trip. Bed was so comfy I resented daylight saving which meant I lost an hour in it! Tony the owner really friendly and great tips on where to eat, seek him out. He was bang on. Will so stay again when we come back to do this town proper

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Thank Ketiesha E
Tauranga, New Zealand
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190 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

From the friendly welcome from Tony to the clean, spacious & well appointed rooms, a central location close to shops & restaurants the Village Motel is my first choice for accommodation in Havelock North. World class wineries & winery restaurants are only a short drive away. very easy to recommend.

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Thank John P
Dunedin, New Zealand
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

The size of the room, the size of the bed and the size of the circular spa bath were highlights of this accommodation. After a very weary few days travel we felt refreshed and restored after staying here. The room had fresh modern décor and was ultra clean. Being a short drive to Hastings Airport suited us greatly and also... More 

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Thank Grace580
Tony E, Owner at Village Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us,we work very hard to ensure our motel is kept up to the best possible standard and its good to hear it is appreciated Kind Regards Tony More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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181 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

On arrival at this motel we found the kitchenette floor really sticky and had to wash it before we could make a cup of tea. The room was large, beds comfortable and the heat pump kept the room lovely and warm. Unfortunately there was no fan in the bathroom which resulted in the bathroom being dripping wet, even the floor,... More 

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Thank Linda S
Tony E, Manager at Village Motel, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you for your comments, I am at a loss as all our rooms have fans in the bathrooms, they are switched on with one of the two bathroom lights switches. Regarding the sticky floor, I assure you that all the floors are washed with cleaners and disinfectant, maybe there was a residue left if our housekeepers didn't... More 

London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Stayed here when we couldn't get a room in Napier due to the Art Deco festival. Liked the town,very pleasant area. Good sized room and facilities, not sure about the bath in the room, decor a bit dated but huge bed and everything works well. Great place for visiting the festival and surrounding area.

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Thank Kate B
Sydney, Australia
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98 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

You could not get a better location....close to all restaurants and shops.....the room we had room no. 1 very spacious, clean....wi fi a bit restricted free for a certain level of use.....room had a spa bath.....although right on the corner in town the noise level was not an issue.

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Thank Ray P
Newbury, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Was here for nine days.The room was above expectations,having a king size bed,good shower,good cooking facilities and a spa bath.The owner Tony and Nancy were very helpful and friendly as was there delightful son Ethan.Importantly it is walking distance from the supermarket,numerous restaurants and other shops in the 'village'.If I'm lucky enough to come here again I'll stay here again.

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Thank john r

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Village Motel has 20 recently tastefully upgraded designer suites, conveniently located in the centre of Havelock North Village. This exclusive motel offers real value for money with all the facilities Business and recreational travellers have come to expect, plus that little bit more. Stroll to cafes restaurants and bars and browse through the many boutiques and gourmet shops. Just five minutes from Hastings and 20 minutes from Napier.Come and experience and find out why most of our guest don’t want to leave and return time and time again. ‘‘ Spoil Yourself ’’ ... more   less 

Additional Information about Village Motel

Address: 16 Te Aute Road | Te Aute Road & Porter Drive, Havelock North 4130, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Havelock North
Price Range: $149 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Village Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask if the room has a fan in the bathroom, and there are upstairs rooms so make sure you ask for ground floor if you need to.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaS354, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Good parking outside room”
 of 5 bubbles KateB879, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Any room to be honest”
 of 5 bubbles 873johnr, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Studio is the best”
 of 5 bubbles Tricia160, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Upper rooms even quieter....”
 of 5 bubbles leoniew5558, 9 Jan 2016 | Read review
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