We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
See all 34 hotels in Whangarei

Kensington Motel

60 reviews
Save
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“food shops”(2 reviews)
“hockey turf”(2 reviews)
“good size”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Accessible rooms
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (60)Write a Review
Filter reviews
57 results
Traveller rating
26
23
7
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
26
23
7
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfood shopshockey turfgood sizestayed heregreat showerexcellent locationone nightunitssupermarketownersmotelpetrolhostskitchenbedroomloungeaccommodation
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 57 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good little motel. Close to town and handy to main highways. Nice and tidy. The motellier is very nice too. Warm, clean and cosy. Great location with shops and takeaways virtually next door. Would definitely come and stay here again.

Thank joedb2388
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed recently for a funeral and everything was lovely till they shut the lights off at 9 and we were told they expected that guests were to shut it down and go to bed....didn't expect that when I handed over my $300+ just wanted a...More

Thank sarahmR9877QI
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Kensington Motel was a great venue for our high school hockey team to stay during their tournament in Whangarei. Everything was clean, tidy and rooms were well presented with plenty of help and warm regards from the owners. We catered for our team food, cooked...More

Thank Lara_Brynlee
Response from Paul and Sandra K, Owner at Kensington MotelResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we very much enjoyed you staying with us and we would welcome you back anytime, all the best for the future.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

After not being able to find an available room in the first five Hotels in town we stumbled upon Kensington. Boy, are we glad the other places were full. The owners are very accommodating and helpful about what is around the area for eating. The...More

Thank Lwith6
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here. The motel is located near the city centre and is handy to food outlets. The unit had a nice homely feeling and was very clean. The hosts were friendly. I will be coming back next time I am in Whangarei.

Thank tmon538
Response from Paul and Sandra K, Owner at Kensington MotelResponded 14 March 2017

Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to you staying with us again next time you are up this way.

View more reviews
PreviousNext
12345612
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$76 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kensington Motel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Room Tips
"Review website, rooms vary depending on quest requirements."
Read review
"Spacious family unit."
Read review
"We had unit 12 which was good, a studio unit."
Read review
"All rooms looked much the same, we were happy with our room, so no dramas!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Map
Satellite