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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well appointed, clean, comfortable room at a great price, room was serviced daily, balcony was a lovely spot to have breakfast, staff were very helpful and friendly, thanks guys. Motel also had a pool and a seated area on the grass, 10mins walk to a great supermarket.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at about 1 pm Friday 31st March only to be told "check-in isn't until 2 pm" although the lady still gave us the room key and a small bottle of milk. Went out to see around Hastings until 8 pm. Upon arrival back there were a group of people staying in the next room who were drinking. This...

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1Thank matermanmob
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Checked in Checked out! The room was disgusting. Bed springs could be felt through the mattress, the room had an awful smell, there was mound above the shower. The swimming pool was green, and could not be used. The Manager promised a full refund, and when wasn't given we phoned him, to only be abused. This Motel has BAD REVEIWS...

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1Thank travelr608
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Unable to sleep after a long day cycling with family due to the lack of soundproofing between each room, could hear snoring, television, talking, and movement all night. Disgusting to find that both the mattress protectors as well as pillows had blood and sweat stains on them, just filthy, unhygenic & extremely poor on the owners behalf to not provide...

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2Thank Karena K
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a little gem. We stayed a couple of years ago and revisited again. Great family atmosphere, great to see familiar faces. Stacy you are a credit to the place you always had a smile on your face thank you for waiting till midnight to check us in after our vehicle broke down (much appreciated)also our children enjoyed...

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Thank Debbie W
Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Room was good, shower temperature didnt work properly and was to hot. No free wifi and tv was small and fuzzy. Shared laundry was 1 washing machine and shared kitchen, it was gross and not clean. Bbq area was dirty and the pool could use a paint/tidy up. Cleaning staff were friendly when i asked them questions. We also had...

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Thank kerynash24
gisborne
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Room was very basic, but had everything we needed and the bed was very comfy! However the bathroom was off the separate bedroom which was really awkward when you are sharing a unit with a colleague. The rooms are very dated and in desperate need of tidying up, but it was ok, cutlery was dirty though. No internet access which...

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1Thank gissygirl
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews and was slightly worried tbh but it was alright there. Staff were helpful and friendly. Any noise they did make was through the day (wasnt even loud) and they appologised for it and it was to spruce the place up! It isnt there Summer season so the pool wasnt in use which is understandible. The room...

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Thank sairaeal
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Not much positive to say except that at least it was a place to sleep. The sheets looked like they hadn't been washed for several weeks, with hair on the sheets and pillow. The bathroom and kitchen area was old and worn looking and did not seem very clean. Not enough cutlery for the 4 of us that the room...

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2Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 18 April 2016

My husband and I stayed here and never again. We wrote this letter of complaint (below) to our booking company as well as the Apple Motor Inn with disgust at our experience. The owner then phoned us, abused us for our complaint insinuating we made the whole thing up and this was the first complaint he had received in his...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget accommodation only 290 metres from the centre of town. Friendly staff invite you to enjoy our all weather barbecue area, spa and swimming pool. Relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere within walking distance of town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apple Motor Inn

Address: 409 Railway Road | Raureka, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: $67 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apple Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“If you can find a cleaner motel, then go there”
, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Parking close to rooms if you get in early.”
Gavin6114, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“See if toilet bolted down. Any provision to put your bags/clothes. Make sure all supplies are topped up.”
elli652015, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor may be better as these have a deck running along the front of them offering a sence of more space.”
SteveG988, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't believe the bad reviews, sure its not 5 star, and you get what you pay for; but what Apple Motor Inn offers is great value for money.”
Elpro, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
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