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Reviewed March 6, 2018

This motel was rubbish and not as advised. We only stayed one night and if we had not been going to a cricket match and was short of time we would have found somewhere else to stay. The room was spacious but not very clean although the bed and linen were fine. There were light bulbs needed changing in room and bathroom. There was a settee in the room which had a big tear in it and smelt of urine. The kitchen was basically non existent. There was a sink in the corner in some sort of wooden cupboard. The crockery, cutlery and glasses didn't match and they were just on a wrought iron shelf unit. The ironing board cupboard was locked. The place to hang clothes was some sort of contraption on the wall which you couldn't reach because there was a table below. Couldn't get out of this motel fast enough. We have travelled widely in New Zealand from the very south to top of the north in the 4 visits we have had to New Zealand and stayed in a large number of motels in a lot of places and I have to say this is the worst experience we have ever had.

Room Tip: Don't stay
Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
1  Thank D1788SJpaulined
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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a night in this motel. Our room was spacious but very tired. The carpet was super dusty, as if it has not been occupied for long time and the room had a mouldy smell. We found mites near the sink too. Location was nonetheless very convenient and it’s a short 15 min drive to Te Rapa outlets.

Stayed: December 2017
Thank Wilbbie
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Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

Though it was only for 1 night stay, we liked this motel because it was very clean and spacious. We were glad to e given the unit at the bottom so we didnt need to lug our luggage up the stairs. Laundry room was open 24 hours so it was convenient for us to wash and dry our clothes. It was nearby to Pak n save, and the Kmart shopping mall. Even though it seemed to be close to road and we had read some reviews that it was noisy, it wasn't to us. We had a restful and comfortable night.

Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
Thank blueraisin
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Mostly pretty good, clean and friendly staff. The only thing the wifi was very spotty. Close to local restaurants and walking distance to local bars and town centre. Staff were amazing and friendly.

Thank you for the stay

Stayed: December 2017, travelled with friends
Thank Claire L
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

The owner was very friendly and helpful when we ran into trouble with our GPS. Great location; walking distance to Pak n Save and restaurants. Lovely clean room with sky pay tv.

Would definitely use again. Thanks !!!

  • Stayed: November 2017, travelled with friends
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Thank strud088
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