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16 Northgate Motor Lodge

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean and comfortable with good size rooms and comfortable bed. Staff were friendly and always ready with local knowledge and advice on places to visit. Enjoyed the ability to cater and cook for yourself which proved to be a money saver. Washing and drying facilities were excellent.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in New Plymouth for a conference so the distance to our venue was perfect. The room was spacious, very clean and tidy and had great service when we checked in. Would definitely stay here again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We hit New Plymouth on the dates for Americana along with some 800 classic American car enthusiasts. Good decision to book in advance as everywhere had "no vacancy" signs out. Northgate was a very good base for town, Mt. Taranaki, coast and Tulare gardens. Also good for city centre with a choice of excellent restaurants. We're very happy to confidently...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your positive review. We are really pleased that New Plymouth offered all you were wanting. We'd love to see you back another time, feel free to book directly so that we can offer you the best room type for your stay. Thanks again for your comments. Salt is our favourite restaurant too, when we get a...

Reviewed 19 February 2017

Really clean and comfortable - we were very happy with our stay. Parking was a little tight but we had no problem finding a space. Great location - and good helpful information in the folder provided.

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for reviewing your stay with such a positive review. We are really pleased that you found your stay really clean and comfortable. Parking can get a bit tricky when we are full and busy. We hope to see you again in New Plymouth.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Good sized rooms with all you need. Decor is nice. They have obviously given this place a face lift and it is very comfortable because of it. No fly screens which is problematic for me because every bug loves to bite me but there is an air conditioner to keep us cool so no big drama. Friendly staff. Needed to...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review. We are really pleased that you noticed the efforts we have made over several years to continue to keep the units fresh and comfortable. We are very sorry about the dishes, we will remind our staff to be a bit more diligent. We hope to see you again, feel free to book directly with...

Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Easy walking distance to town, with comfortable, clean and well fitted out rooms. The kitchenette had a hotplate and microwave so we could cook the night we did not feel like going out. Friendly, helpful staff/owners

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for reviewing your stay with us. We are pleased that you found the unit had what you needed to have a comfortable stay. Please do book directly with the owners if you are coming to New Plymouth again.

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Appreciated a reasonably stocked kitchenette - toaster, coffee plunger, microwave, hotplate and a few pans. Enough to get by (and not have to eat out all the time). Ample parking. Other thing to be aware of is that this motel is a little way out of the main centre - though it's an easy 15-20 minutes walk in (and quite...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review. It is great that the motel provided what you needed. Yes, we are located about 15 minutes walking from town, but it is so quiet and lovely here with an outdoor garden/BBQ area which some motels don't have these days. And near to the foreshore walkway and other interesting walkways. We hope to see...

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Pleasant stay for hubby and I over 2 nights. Room was clean and desk staff polite and helpful. Spa facility was fantastic! Will definitely be my accommodation of choice when we bring our family to New Plymouth next month.

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your most positive review. We look forward to seeing you again, feel free to call or email us directly for your bookings so that we can book the best room types for your stay. We enjoy dealing with returning guests on a more personal level. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the spa pool too....

Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night. Very nice hotel, spacious rooms, close to the city center and the coastal walkway. You can park in front of your room, outdoor spa available for guests. you can also order a breakfast to be delivered to your room next day...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are pleased that you had a positive stay and found what you required from our motel. We hope to see you again in the future.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Well we turned up early - would have been happy to return later if it was really a problem. However the lady seemed rather grumpy... asked where we could find a good coffee nearby? Response I don't drink coffee. Asked if there was anywhere outside of New Plymouth where petrol was cheaper - bearing in mind gas was nearly 30...

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Paul W, Owner at 16 Northgate Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello and thankyou for your review and commenting on the unit being clean, comfortable and the sheets being of a very good quality as this is what we provide as a motel. I may have seemed irritated at the end of the lengthy checkin as you did unfortunately arrive complaining about the lack of parking around the art gallery... sorry...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MY SKY HDi (50+ channels, recordable decoders) now in our Super King Studios! Or book a Queen Studio with GUEST SELECT, you be in control of what you'd like to watch!! 23 comfortable non-smoking serviced studio units. Fully equipped with cooking facilities allowing guests to be fully self contained. FREE wireless broadband internet and the use of a business centre. Quiet heat pumps/air conditioners in all studios adds to a comfortable stay throughout the year. Te Henui & Coastal walkway access on our doorstep. Enjoy Pukekura Park, the Bowl of Brooklands and the local beaches all within walking distance. Private and relaxing garden and BBQ area. Complimentary use of bikes, DVD players and a selection of DVDs. Park right outside of your room for easy access and security. Walking distance to supermarkets, takeaway outlets and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 16 Northgate Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Northgate, New Plymouth 4312, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: $111 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — 16 Northgate Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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16 Northgate Motor Lodge New Plymouth, New Zealand - Taranaki
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#3 Best Value Hotel in New Plymouth
#7 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
#12 Business Hotel in New Plymouth
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“laundary available”
 of 5 bubbles mookem, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were in a queen suite - at the back - so no road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 28leighv, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Back units probably quieter”
 of 5 bubbles christopher1146, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 3-bedroom house is great for groups.”
 of 5 bubbles Dhux64, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Second Floor studio”
 of 5 bubbles heath531, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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