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Southport, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well we had a great weekend at Bennett's motor inn. It was good to be able to accommodate all the cousins in the motel in many units. Very friendly staff and Owners made it a great occasion. The hot pools where very popular with all of us. some of us met after more than 50 years.

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks kindly for your review, it and other are greatly appreciated. I'm pleased you all enjoyed the venue & had a nice time catching up. Kind regards John

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed during one of the school holidays earlier in the year and was greeted by the owner who was very welcoming. We were two adults and two teenagers. We had booked a double room but were upgraded free of charge to one with a spa pool which made the girls very happy. The accommodation is in a great location...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks kindly for your belated review, they are all super important/valued and of course they very much appreciated. We'd love to host your family when your next in town. Kind regards John

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super nice and ideal for a secret retreat! The hot water bath is in a wee private backyard, the room is hudge, we feel great in. You need the car to go to the shops though, but very close from a walk in the harbour.

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, thank you so much for your review, yes the CBD is 5 minutes by car but there is of course a whole shopping centre within walking distance and also a 24 hour gas station 100m away, Really pleased you used the private mineral hot tub, they are a real treat for our guests. Kind regards John

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight here and had the family with me. The spa pools are a great attraction and we had a fun night in there after going out for dinner. Although not ultra modern it was clean and neat and tidy.

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BennettsManagement, Manager at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brendan, Thanks so much for your review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us & we'd love to host you when your next in town. Cheers John

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night. The hotel itself is a bit dated and the rooms feel a bit like a cottage with high ceilings, however the private thermal hot tub in the backyard was by far the standout feature of this hotel. For just $150 per night to also have this pool, that was a great deal.

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BennettsManagement, Manager at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Theatre guy, Yes our thermal hot tubs are a hit with most folks for sure, we look forward to hosting you upon your return to our fair city. Thank you. Regards John

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A friend an I made a quick impromptu visit to tauranga to get out of Auckland for a day or two. This place was very reasonably priced and clean tidy.. exceeded expectations . Loved the private spa and the beds were very comfortable. Would recommend to anyone

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Milly, Thank you for your review, they are all important & much appreciated by ourselves, certainly our hot tubs are a treat for weary travellers. Regards John

Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Stayed only one night on a weekend but found this motel to be very clean and quiet. The bed was comfy and the mineral pool off the bedroom was great. it was very good value for money and well located. I would happily recommend this hotel to friends and family.

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there ,Thanks kindly for your review as cleanliness is the main thing others look for in checking reviews before deciding which motel is for them. Very much appreciated & we hope to be of service to you upon your return to Tga. regards John

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Was greeted nicely only to be told that if i had booked the accommodation directly with him i would have save a lot of money. Not the 1st thing i would like to hear when checking in, it may be a good to save that info for check out or reworded it and say in future call me for a...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks kindly for your detailed review, we very much appreciate folk taking to the to do so. Just so you know for the future, our two bedroom units both have private thermal hot tubs as do our fourteen family & family plus two units only our 'large' family unit are without and they of course have maxi spa...

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed as a family of 6 and there were enough beds for us all, but it was so cramped with barely room for suitcases. The layout for all 6 beds made sense but I don't think they realised 6 people means 6 suitcases and there was just not enough space for everybody to be comfortable. The beds were also...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there Thank you for your feedback I totally agree in regards the lack of space for luggage, I think more beds have been put in over the years (well before we took the reins) Our 'large family units' are much more spacious but they only sleep 5 and the have a maxi spa bath but unfortunately no 'thermal' hot...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Needed a bed for one night to visit a friend in Te Puke then travel to Rotorua. Did not expect such a gem. I booked by phone and found John helpful and reassuring. Arrived Friday afternoon to friendly helpful staff, with directions for me to go to Te Puke while my husband to go for a walk, we were given...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Folks. Thanks so much, I really appreciate people taking the time to do reviews, they help both the travellers and also the accommodation providers that endeavour to make their guests stay memorable and create repeat custom, Again my thanks & we'd love to host you both upon your next visit to TGA. Kind regards John

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Thermal pools Motor Inn where you can soak away your days travel in a 'private hot mineral pool', located right outside your bedroom door in your own private courtyard.Enjoy a stroll along the beach (across the road) or lounge around our large thermally heated pool.We are very centrally located for sports venues and 5 to 10 minutes drive away from downtown tauranga and the wonderfull Mount Maunganui surf beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn

Address: 2 Fifteenth Avenue (Corner of 15th Avenue and Turret Road) | & Turrett rds.), Tauranga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $123 - $166 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Tauranga
#8 Family Hotel in Tauranga
#12 Business Hotel in Tauranga
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“depending on your group size from 2 to 7 people fit into the units”
 of 5 bubbles 336JackB336, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 2 bedrooms dont appear to have a private thermal pool. Contact hotel for rates.”
 of 5 bubbles Barry1-4travel, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“we had the end motel room so no passing traffic very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulS901, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“definitely pick a room near the barbeque and the outdoor pool.”
 of 5 bubbles amybG518UX, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get the 2 storied units for a family”
 of 5 bubbles Shecrow, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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