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The Magpie Motel

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1122 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122 New Zealand See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Pets Allowed
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Arrived to a warm welcome. Room was nicely presented and clean. Bed really comfy and we had a good sleep. Motel was within walking distace to the Sunday market. I would definitely recommend this motel.

Thank Anniech20152015
Response from Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie MotelResponded July 25, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. Having a good sleep is important. Our market has to be one of the best to go to. glad you had fun. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience.

Reviewed May 22, 2018

The Magpie Motel was very easy to find and we were met in a welcoming manner. Our room was convenient to our car park. It was clean and well equipped, however I think the TV was in a wrong place on the wall. I do...More

Thank Ali B
Response from Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie MotelResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you for your review, we often wish to redo the tv but the walls are limited. Right now that is our best location for now. Maybe you have a better idea? Thank you for mentioning a comfy bed, cleanliness and lovely towels, we really...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

It started with the friendly service with the office lady who was lovely. Took us to our room, which was definitely great value for money. Had all the facilities that were needed. The shower pressure was great!!! The reason it’s not a 5 is because...More

Thank Becksshan
Response from Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie MotelResponded May 20, 2018

Thank you for your review, I am glad you noticed our value. I am so glad you enjoyed your run, sounds fabulous.

Reviewed February 19, 2018

Friendly efficient reception, quiet room, good air conditioning, clean, good parking. However the fixtures were old, probably 25 years or more. It was Art Deco weekend so no motels were available in Napier, otherwise I would have chosen a better place. There is a swimming...More

Thank S_Kiwi_guy
Response from Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie MotelResponded February 21, 2018

Thank you for your review. You were very lucky to find a room as we everyone had a very busy art deco weekend. There are no secrets as to what our motel is and how we present ourselves. We are proud of our little part...More

Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Had problem after problem with this place, the worst by far being the way we were treated by the staff. Very rude, abrasive and unhelpful. I’m not going to sit here and complain bit by bit of the small things not ideal with this place...More

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Response from Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie MotelResponded January 30, 2018

This person had to be evicted from our premises as they we out of line. No person ever has to be treated like these people treated us and think they were in the right. Warning to other motelliers, be wary of these people.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Shuttle Bus Service
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Microwave
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$69 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (15)
Dining (2)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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"Back away from road = quieter."
S_Kiwi_guy
Feb. 19, 2018
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"Ground floor, furthest from the road"
Hirundo17
Nov. 30, 2017
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"ease of access from the car"
ianpatt
Feb. 14, 2017
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"Rooms at front have no one above and easy parking. Was not noisy. Nice to have grassy area at back of unit..."
JaneL3379
Jun. 22, 2016
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