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The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel

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Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our stay at The Tauranga on the Waterfront was truly exquisite. We were so warmly greeted by our hostess/general manager, Nikki and the owner Bryan. We could feel the hospitality was sincere. We were not prepared for what we were presented with upon entering our waterfront suite. The suite was gorgeous: sparkling clean, full of high quality amenities and the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this place. Easy check in procedure and parking. Location was quiet and accessible too. Rooms were cozy and spacious. Great service from front office to room cleaning. Exceptional hospitality from Steffi the receptionist who greatly helped me plan my activities with recommendations around the city. I trully enjoyed my stay and will visit again.

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jacky. Thank you for the review. We are so pleased that you had a terrific time with us. We will inform Steffi that she made such a great impression on you, we are very proud of all our staff. We look forward to your next stay with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This motel was in the perfect spot that was conveniently situated for everything. The hotel staff were incredible and the rooms were perfect and serviced nicely for us each day. I would highly recommend this motel to everyone.

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Briarwood16, thank you for the lovely review. We are so pleased that your stay was amazing. We look forward to having you stay with us again.

Canberra - Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ideally located with panoramic views from full length and width window. Our room (10) was upstairs and had everything required. A mini kitchen with microwave, toaster, kettle, toaster and sink. The bathroom was very modern and clean. The room had a very comfortable queen bed and two singles. Highly recommended.

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Steve, thank you for the lovely review. We are so pleased that you had a great stay with us. The 100% views are amazing from the Waterfront suites. We look forward to seeing you again.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very impressed - lovely and clean, triple sheeting on the beds (very comfy too). Friendly welcome. Great location one block from main street, yet super quiet. Good parking outside unit. Only negatives were lack of a full length mirror and also the iron leaked. But not major issues. Would definitely recommend.

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Chris, thank you for the review. As a family business, we strive for perfection, and are so pleased that you were impressed with our facilities. Our location is ideal, close to the city yet still far enough for the peace and quite. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

Very clean room with all we needed (Bravo to the housekeeping team). Large comfy bed. Didn't have the view but still had a pleasant night. 5 minutes' walk to the centre. Free Wifi. Free cookies and free make up remover a plus. We definitely recommend this motel.

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Cyrille, Thank you for the review. Our housekeepers will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the room. We hope to see you again.

Vancouver bc
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This motel is at the top of a cliff overlooking the water. Close to town centre and an easy walk to both shops and restaurants. Management was friendly and most efficient and we were made very welcome. Rooms very well appointed and comfortable

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Habari,thank you for the review. We are very fortunate to have this amazing location, the views from the Waterfont Suites do indeed give the feeling of being on a cliff :) We are pleased that you had a memorable stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and we were taken by surprise at the magnificent view it seemed as though you were cantilevered over the water. We had an upstairs room nice and spacious with a kitchenette. Great staff with a beautiful property well maintained and lovely and clean. Handy location just in Second Ave close to Cameron Road. Would definitely stay here...

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Jan, Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased that we could surprise you with the views, they are breathe taking. We have a great team of staff that make the motel shine and they will take pride in hearing that our guests are appreciting the motel. We look forward to seeing you again.

Adelaide
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Our first motel in New Zealand, our room was as advertised, over looking the bay, room as others have said floor to ceiling windows gave great views, taking pictures of sun rise was cool & the rowers going by. Good Kichenette,the room had a king bed, bathroom all good, friendly staff & an easy walk to cafes & restauants on...

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you for the review. We are happy to hear that for your first stop in NZ we made a great impact. We love being able to start a guests vacation off on a good note. We hope you have a wonderful holiday further and hope to see you again.

Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Stayed 2 nights here. Stunning view overlooking the water, just like in the advertised photo. We were in an upper room so didn't have a balcony, but better view from here through the floor to ceiling windows. Kitchenette, king bed, single bed, lots of room for a couple or 3 people. Friendly staff at reception. Very helpful. Good central location....

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TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Palmsandbeach, Thank you for the lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the wonderful views from the upper floor suites, we have to agree that windows make the water feel so much closer. We are very happy to have a great team running the front office and that they made you stay comfortable. We look forward to seeing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel

Address: 1 Second Avenue, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $152 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Tauranga
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
#6 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
#10 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#12 Family Hotel in Tauranga
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“ask for Waterfront / sea view. Although it sounds obvious not all the rooms are so.”
 of 5 bubbles Cyrllle, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront rooms give aview that is worth the extra price”
 of 5 bubbles Habari, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room facing harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 63RobertM63, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor with harbour views. Upstairs would be fine but no patio.”
 of 5 bubbles AdrienneN_12, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground level front rooms overlooking the harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles 993path, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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