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Aquarius Motor Inn

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A lovely motel .The rooms are clean modern and well equipped. Staff are helpful with places to visit .There is a small pool and hot tub also plenty of parking. The location is great as you can walk to the beach or the shops from here.

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Thank Claire G
AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Claire. It was great hosting you and we were happy to help with your excursions. Hopefully you can visit all the remaining places you wanted to see next time you're here. Regards Kim & Paula.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We cancled 4 days prior to arrival due to my wife's illness. We were charged $540 on our credit card. I checked the occupancy of the units we were booked for and found them to get occupied for the duration of our intended stay. So the motel did not lose out from our cancellation, but made $540. We had a...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brian, Sorry to hear of your wife's illness and we hope she has recovered well. Could you please e-mail us with your reservation details and we will certainly look at this matter for you. We have a clear cancellation policy but we try to be flexible where we can. Please contact us.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Motel is in a great location, very close to the Mount and the Beach. The staff are extremely friendly and very nice. The rooms are tidy, fresh and modern. There is free wifi throughout the motel, which is very helpful for keeping in touch with family back home during your visit. All in all the pool area and rooms...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kim & Paula.

bristol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here during our visit to NZ. The location is great for the Mount and all the local attractions. The owners have kept the prices competitive and the quality high. Very clean and the owners are very friendly

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry that we couldn't turn on some better weather for you, but we hope you'll come back and visit us again at the Mount. Kim & Paula.

Tuakau, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice, clean, tidy, heaps of room, and a cool little pool and spa. Sweet little playground across the road at blake park, and huge half pipe skate ramp just up the road. Friendly owners. Would stay again. Our room was perfect size for a small family

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us at the Mount. Hope to see you and the family again. Regards Kim & Paula.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2017

we had a two bedroom unit sleep 4 men it was clean with plenty of room the high lite was a seperate toilet from the bathroom the staff and owners were great i would recommend this to any body we could not fault it

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you and your team next time you're playing at the Mount.

Trollhattan, Sweden
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and we can strongly recommend this motel. Nice and helpful hostes. We took a walk into a busy town center and walked back later to a quiet and calm area where this motel is situated.

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments and we're glad we were able to accommodate you for the second night. Hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand and have a safe journey back.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this motel to anybody the rooms are clean and spacious and the owners are welcoming and helpfull I would definitely stay there again. It is close to the shops and bars and the harbour only 10 minutes walk

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Our housekeeping team work hard to keep our rooms to a high standard and we will pass on your kind comments to them. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Aquarius Motor Inn in the future.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at this motor inn and had a very enjoyable stay. We were concerned we might be affected by traffic noise since it is located on a very busy road, but that was not a problem. The corporate studio was very clean, comfortable, and well equipped, even a bath! It was about a 15 min walk to...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your positive comments. Sorry the spa was unavailable during your stay, the pump died and it was difficult to get replacement parts and tradesmen over the holiday time. It will be all up and bubbling for your next stay! Regards Kim & Paula.

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Owners were extremely friendly, always proactive in helping us with any queries or worries we had! Will 100% recommend this motel to everyone wanting to stay in the beautiful Mount Maunganui! Many thanks ☺

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind feedback and we're glad you had a good time at Aquarius Motor Inn. Look forward to seeing soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aquarius Motor Inn is perfectly positioned just 10 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from Mount Maunganui town. This medium sized motel has an outdoor pool and indoor hot tub, guest laundry and a range of accommodation to cater for all sizes of groups, from couples to sports teams. Each unit has Sky TV with 50 plus channels, a kitchenette and private bathroom, some with spa baths. Free on-site parking and unlimited Wi-fi make Aquarius the ideal base for your stay in the Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Motor Inn

Address: 447-449 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $161 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aquarius Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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