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dunedin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed a place for a 1-night stay. This ticked all the boxes. Great location and handy to everything. Clean and tidy room with great facilities. We had an issue with noisy neighbours and the owner/manager was great with dealing with it. Yes, i will stay here again!

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Portmans - yes the location is great - nice and central for everything you have planned. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

Warkworth, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a stopover in Hastings after going to a 95th party in Maraemakako( something like that!). Hastings is not a big place so this was perfectly situated, handy to food and petrol etc. Very friendly reception, room very neat and tidy and comfortable. Modern bathroom and good kitchen facilities,all in all everything was very good. Only minus mark, ordered 2...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I spent a night at Portmans Motor Lodge in Hastings . We arrived early as we had a wedding to attend. The staff were very obliging and after we had gone for a quick coffee they had a room ready for us. The studio unit we had was very adequate, clean and comfortable. The only drawback was...

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us at Portmans. It was a pleasure to host you both. We look forward to your next visit to Hastings.

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for 1 night and I must say loved every bit of it...was beautiful and spotlessly clean. Beds were comfy room was nice and spacy. It's at a great location walking distance to the city center. The spa was great in our room. Highly recommended this hotel. Definely will go back to it in the future...

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to place a review. We were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed being so close to the center of the City. We do have a great location here. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

rotorua
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have stayed here 3 times now and each time has been fabulous, the place is spotless, the facilities are awesome, the owners are very accommodating, price is awesome, location is very close to shops etc Trains go by but didnt bother us.The only thing i would say is, the night we stayed was very hot, and an air con...

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Great to host you again and be reassured that the standard has been kept up. Yes we have had one or two hot days lately and its great to see the swimming pool being well used. Looking forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017

It was a great place to stay for the night. The hosts were very friendly. The 2 bedrooom unit was very clean. We also ordered breakfast for the 4 of us. This was definitely value for money. Would highly recommend.

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We were pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes Robert does do a great breakfast and its nice to beable to have it at your leisure before you head off. Look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I booked in to stay at Portmans based on Trip advisor reviews. I wasn't disappointed! The rooms are extremely clean - including the bathrooms. They are also very spacious, with comfortable beds. The pool is also very clean and a good temperature. Like other travellers have mentioned, we did hear the trains during both nights we stayed but it was...

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Pleased to hear that your stay with us was enjoyable. We have spent a lot of time improving the units, so your feed back is appreciated. We will take a look at the photos on this site as mentioned and look to improve them - thanks. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We booked this motel back in July as we knew it would be a busy time. The units are exceptionally clean, comfortable and I couldn't fault anything about our unit. Great host and great wifi and I can really recommend Portmans Motor Lodge as a good place to stay in Hastings. Keep up the standard!

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feed back - it is always great to receive. Yes we have spent a lot of time improving the units and the staff work hard to keep them looking good for you - so glad you appreciated it. We look forward to hosting you both on your next visit to Hastings.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Owners are wonderfully welcoming and accommodating. Not a spec of dirt, dust or mould. The unit was incredibly clean and comfortable with a great shower (good pressure and temperature)! The location is super central and is within walking distance of lots of cafe's and restaurants. Wifi is also free and fast, which was of great help! Would 100% stay...

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feed back - it is always great to know that we are managing to get to right some of the time. Yes it is a great location - so central to all that you require. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to hosting you on your next visit...

Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Great fairly modern rooms with kitchen facilities. Bed was extremely comfortable but in summer it would get very hot. Other thing that let it down was the close proximity to the train tracks. Let's just say the train isn't quiet . Host was very friendly and helpful. Stayed here for business and it was very good

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Portmans, Owner at Portmans Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Yes our beds are new and really comfortable - just the thing for a great nights sleep. Pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Hastings.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Portmans Motor Lodge features a heated outdoor swimming pool, guest laundry, ample parking in front of your unit, a Conference/Display Room and Wi-Fi access. It is situated just 5 minutes walk from the cafes, restaurants and bars of Hastings City Centre. All units at Portmans Motor Lodge Hastings are ground floor, spacious and modern and feature a kitchenette, hairdryer and ironing facilities. Electric blankets and satellite TV are provided. Some rooms also have a spa bath. Continental and cooked breakfasts can be delivered to the guest rooms. Guests can charge their meals at selected local restaurants back to their room. Hawkes' Bay Opera House is just 750 metres from Portmans Motor Lodge. A 5 minute walk to Hastings Racecourse and Splash Planet water theme park is 8 minutes drive away. Attractions, such as wineries, golf courses, Te Mata Peak Trust Park a 15 minute drive. Hawkes Bay Golf Club and Hastings Golf Club are within a 15 minute drive from the lodge. Hawkes Bay Airport and Napier is a 30 minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Portmans Motor Lodge

Address: 401 Railway Road, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: $124 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Portmans Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Best Western Hastings
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“Back units are off the road and are alot quieter.”
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“All rooms are quality”
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