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City of Sails Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The staff were so helpful but had very limited knowledge of even their own suburb and area of accessible conveniences; such as food outlets, medical services and the names of their own surrounding suburbs. In New Zealand a receptionist and staff working with the public should be able to speak English and communicate in English this was not the case....

Thank Lorns1960
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice motel. Staff extremely accommodating. 9/10 for cleanliness. Fabulous spa bath and good water pressure in shower. Comfortable queensized bed. Room was a good size also. Free wifi and almost all Sky channels. Handy to shops...dairy and best pizza place. North Shore Hospital across the road. Handy!. Definitely stay here again. Highly recommend.

Thank Deb H
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Clean room with good amenities and spa bath. Close for motorway access. 10 minutes drive to Devonport stops and ferry terminal to Auckland. $155 / night is a bit pricey but that is Auckland today where accomodation costs rival Sydney and Singapore. Wifi was very patchy, tourists expect a very good wifi service these days.

Thank westoz
Mansfield Australia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stayed here on our last night of our NZ trip from Australia. On checking in staff were friendly and helpful. There was plenty of undercover parking on site. All rooms are upstairs and there is no lift available. We had a standard studio with a kitchenette (some only have tea/coffee facilities) The room was of a good size, nice décor...

Thank Bigruss57
Kaitaia, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Stayed in this motel 3 times before and on arrival (after a long drive in bad weather) I received a free upgrade from a studio to a lovely one bedroom apartment! I was soooo pleased...lol doesnt take much to please me... The guy in the office is lovely and the motel is sooooo clean. On a main road but traffic...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hotel is basic but very clean and comfortable with free wifi, its located next to the motorway and approx 10 min from the city and is centrally located to Milford shopping strip with plenty of cafes and large supermarket, Campbells Bay & Devonport are a short drive, Devonport in particular is a beautiful art deco village on the north shore,...

Thank Darren1960
Reviewed 15 July 2016

A great motel situated in an ideal place for getting around Auckland either by public transport or private car. The host was always very obliging and helpful and the cleaning staff were unobtrusive and thorough. Our unit was quiet and warm ( thanks for the heater) with a full kitchen and separate bedroom. An ideal home away from home. A...

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I booked a one bedroom room which was lovely and large with a good size kitchen, great bathroom, comfortable bed and large room. It feels more like a 1 bedroom apartment than a 1 bedroom hotel room. The hotel is close to the motorway, a short drive to downtown Auckland and to anywhere on the North Shore. It's also close...

Thank Vickie J
Pukenui, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2016

We go to Auckland on a regular basis.City of Sails Motel is our Motel of choice.This motel has great hosts.Always obliging and helpful, At affordable prices we have always found the rooms spacious and clean.Location is good and handy to North Shore hospital,motorway access and a short walk to the bus stop and cafes.

Thank GMR49
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This was a clean and comfortable motel with free wifi and very friendly staff. The room had microwave and small stove top with saucepans and toaster so we could have our eggs on toast for brekky. If you have mobility issues I don't think there are any rooms down stairs so best to check with owner as we were on...

Thank LoveubudMelbourne

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  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about City of Sails Motel

Address: 219 Shakespeare Road | North Shore, Milford, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Milford
Price Range: $128 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City of Sails Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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“No recommendation.”
Lorns1960, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have kitchen and spa baths”
GMR49, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Good value”
mark11stone, 19 Feb 2015 | Read review
“if you must stay pay the extra $10.00 for a spa room otherwise your stay there isn't worth it”
sharonrick, 3 May 2014 | Read review
“Furtherest from the road intersection I would suggest”
nzp0ppy, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
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