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Central Park Motor Inn

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Cnr Maata & Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand
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Central Park Motor Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Taumarunui B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is a reasonably dated Motel but the rooms are clean. As the other reviews say the lower level drive way needs to be re-paved. No complaint with the bathroom – nice and spacious with a spa bath – shower has good pressure. Bed seemed a little uncomfortable at the start but in saying that I had a good night’s... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

This is quite an old motel and the decor is very dated, but it was clean and quiet. It has a bar and restaurant attached. Don't expect fine dining cuisine but the food was good home cooked fare. Very casual check in procedure and we thought the owners could be a little friendlier and more engaging but they were busy.... More

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We found ourselves stranded in Taumaranui due to road closures and in need of a place to spend the night. Easily found off the main road we pulled into Central Park Motor Inn. Which is about the only positive thing to say. The beds were unbelievably uncomfortable and the bedding whilst clean was very dated and the bedcover was the... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are ok but very expensive for what they are. One little fan heater struggles to heat a room in Taumarunui in winter. Kiwi host course wouldn't go a miss. Restaurant is once again expensive for what it is, rubbery dry chicken. No asking did we want dessert or a coffee

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

OMG where do I start, we walked into the foyer to the overwhelming smell of old deep fried fat, wafting from the restaurant. The receptionist was pleasant and booked us in as she taped up her shoe with Sellotape. She mentioned that the units we were in were yet to be updated and were close to the road. We booked... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Really happy to recommend this Motor Inn, we were after a quiet motel with a Spa Bath after a family trip over the Tongariro crossing. We were pleased to find this motel and would stay again. It would be a good base for trips to National Park in all seasons as the mountains are not far away (45mins to Tongariro... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I stayed one night at this motor inn. It's reasonably modern and very clean, but only average quality fittings. The owner/operator is very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is a bit bizarre - the furnishings and menu scream of the 90s! I didn't eat dinner there because of the strange and expensively priced assortment of dishes but had the continental... More

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My wife and I stayed 2 nights at this motel as we did the "Forgotten World Adventure" (see review) and we wanted to have a leisurely trip. We had an Executive King Spa Studio suite which was clean, spacious and comfortable. For such a large establishment (30 units) it was remarkably quiet. The motel appears to be aimed principally at... More

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Palmerston North
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135 reviews 135 reviews
40 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The rooms in this motel are fine-nicely furnished and with quite comfortable beds. The motel cat will make you feel very welcome! However the whole place has just been missing the mark for years and the owners just don't seem to be prepared to make the relatively minor changes needed to turn average into first choice in this town. While... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I stayed two nights and also used the conference facilities at this motel. My room was spacious, well-equipped and comfortable and I had a spa bath, which was very enjoyable! I felt there were a number of minor 'details' which could be slightly improved - better first impression when you check in, signs in the rooms to show where things... More

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Additional Information about Central Park Motor Inn

Address: Cnr Maata & Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Taumarunui
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Taumarunui
Number of rooms: 26

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