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Taihape Motel

Certificate of Excellence
1 Kuku Street, Taihape 4742, New Zealand
Taihape Motel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one place where the owner seems prepared to go the extra mile, whether it is keeping a group of friends in nearby rooms or making sure the solo traveller has a few DVDs for the evening. The free beer and hippies is always a nice treat too! The decor might be out of the 80s but everything is... More 

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Coromandel, New Zealand
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent value for an overnight stop, somewhere to sleep and not much else. Extremely clean, warm and comfortable basic motel accommodation. Complimentary beers & Chips was a nice surprise! Great nights sleep, thanks.

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New Zealand
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33 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you look at this motel as a place in an 80's time warp, it rates as excellent. The owner gives out packets of chippies, and beer if you want it. In the unit are cornflakes, bread for toast, butter and jam. The bed is one of the most comfortable ever. I snuggled down under a duvet, blankets, eiderdown -... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A long drive and a need for a good nights rest before heading on resulted in the search for somewhere to lay our heads. Signage in Taihape took us to a local Motel which proved to be a simple but comfortable place to spend the night. The room allocated provided adequate, simple and clean accomodation at a very reasonable price... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anzac weekend, stayed Fri night .Given a beer and chippies on arrival, unexpected and the Dompost, host was very convivial, laid back and rather humorous. Lovely roses still in flower around the complex.Was just a short walk to the dawn parade, then a short drive up the the services cemetery to pay tribute to whānau members who served in both... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here a couple of times - and really impressed with the clean and tidy rooms, the friendly host, and the added extra's he throws in. A great place to stay on a long haul to Wellington or Auckland. Like the 60's styling and the central location.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night. The accommodation is not plush but it is super clean and the only motel that we've stayed in with a TV in each bedroom plus we got given beer on arrival. It is very good value for money. It was great having 2 bedrooms for us and our 7 year old. He was impressed... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Have to agree with most of the previous reviewers Great welcome ion arrival spotless room and really quiet location Couldn't be falter for the money Why stay anywhere else paying much more Thank you for a very pleasant stay

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Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Overnight stay. Couldn't have been treated better for our brief stay. Very helpful. Clean and tidy. Would definitely return. Arrived late but owners arranged to leave a light on and left good instructions on how to get our key. Warm on arrival. A fantastic bed that was soooo comfortable. Thanks

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Waihi, New Zealand
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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I've stayed with this motel numerous times and always found it to be clean, comfortable and very affordable. On occasion I've arrived after midnight, made arrangements for the room to be open, heater and electric blanket on, and be gone early in the morning, on some visits I haven't even seen the manager! That said, I've always found the manager... More 

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