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Reporoa, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I really have mixed feeling about this place. The rooms were tidy, the bathroom was alright, no air-conditioning, which.... I'm torn, even as I write this to settle on a 2 or 3 rating, but I digress. I the was supposed to be a nice get-away, but for the cost, it was just lacking. You have to sleep with the...

Thank MatthewandBritt
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I chose this motel to be near the hospital, which was 5 minutes drive away. I cannot think of much else that's positive. At the time it was very expensive for the tired and basic facilities that it offered. I could not find any interesting restaurants nearby and ended up at Burger King (there are several fast food places).

Thank Argy14
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I had an unexpected stay over in Auckland following a horrific experience with Jetstar (save yourselves the hassle) and was booked into here overnight. Lovely man at the front desk really put me at ease and even gave me some food for me to have in the morning as the kitchen wouldn't have been open at the time I needed...

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

As alot of places in Auckland were fully booked and due to last minute flight cancellations by our airline, this place was the only one available for us but I wouldn't stay here again during the Summer. There is no aircon and only one fan available to cater for people who slept in the lounge room and in the bedroom....

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights in February on business. Seems Auckland was very busy as most CBD hotels were way overpriced. I didn't need to be in the city so this was a good option. Its easy to get to, has off-street parking with comfortable rooms. Despite no a/c in the rooms, I found the supplied fan sufficient -...

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Spent a couple of nights there in January before my onward trip to Thailand. Just bout right for what I needed. Room was comfy although was located next to the main road and there seems to be an ambulance station nearby so there was more than the fair share of emergency sirens. Good room facilities with fridge etc. All round...

Thank Bobdunn16
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

I am writing this review while I lay awake on the 4th night of my stay. Each of the 4 nights had been fairly sleepless. My room is hot and has no air con. I cant open the windows because of the noise from the road. The bed is hard and uncomfortable. Each time someone walks past my room it...

2Thank Jackie R
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I'm not sure why they haven't come up with a nicer name for this quaint little inn. 540 Motel certainly doesn't do it justice. How about Otahuhu Inn? 540 Motel doesn't look like much as you're driving up, and the lobby is minimal. But we enjoyed our two night stay. They advertise a free airport shuttle, but be aware that...

Thank FancyFree55
540Motel, General Manager at 540 on Great South Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. As explained to you the Free shuttle operates at certain times of the day for arrivals and departing guests with flights, outside of these times or for guests not flying they need to arrange a Taxi or Shuttle. You advised that you were not flying and wanted to go to a rental car company instead....

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Reviewed 13 December 2015

My daughter and I stayed the night for Ed Sheeran's concert. We were impressed that a shuttle bus had been organised for guests to get to the venue at Mt Smart and was waiting for us to return. But what blew us away, was upon our arrival back at the motel at midnight,,not only was the motelier at the door...

1Thank Alsacebiking
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2015

I've been at 540 motel for about 3 months now,the service has been excellent and the room has always been clean and tidy everyday. The staff are always cheerful and very helpful. The rooms are fitted out to help you have a calm and relaxing time.Thanks 540 motel for a great time , hope to stay here next time I'm...

Thank Shane M

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
540 on Great South Motel Located in the heart of Otahuhu only a moment’s walk from cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. We are located just off the southern motorway and very close to the Grange & Auckland Golf Courses, Kings & Otahuhu Colleges, Rainbow’s End, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland International Airport, Sylvia Park shopping centre. Close proximity to Mt Smart Stadium, Manukau Telstra Events Centre and Elleslie Racecourse. Business or leisure 540 on Great South is your perfect accommodation choice. Our 4 star boutique Motel offers a range of excellent accommodation options. Free Airport Transfers; see Airport Transfer Service for conditions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 540 on Great South Motel

Address: 540 Great South Road, Otahuhu 1062, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Otahuhu
Price Range: $156 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — 540 on Great South Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 38
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