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Central Park Motor Inn

Cnr Maata & Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand
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Seattle
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77 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

On the positive side of things, Central Park is close to town, is clean, has spacious rooms, and jacuzzi tubs in the bathroom with in wall towel heaters. On the negative side, is lacks any style or ambiance, has a plug in the wall electric room heater (which worked well, but was surprising to find this was the only heat... More 

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Porirua
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The room facilities were good, clean and the main room was very spacious. Also the spa bath was big. Nothing to get excited about though. Probably wouldn't stay there again but that's more to do with the actual town being boring more than anything else!.

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This motel was very clean and spacious. They have a dining room attached where we were able to have a continental breakfast as well as dinner. We were a large bus group, and we found them very helpful. Our driver's room was free of charge which was much appreciated.

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london
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were desperate as Taupo was full to bursting due to the Auckland region holiday to celebrate 175 years. We drove miles and miles and eventually ended here at 8pm having got the last room by phone. Our book said 'rural views' WHAT ?!! it looked out onto the back of a 20 foot steel building about 10 feet away,... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Receptionist was welcoming on arrival...Unit was spacious, bedding was comfortable and clean. $195 per night for 2 nights..Absolutely no service whatsoever, rubbish not collected daily,Swimming pool looked dirty,,generally very tired on outside. Owner needs a course in Public Relations..Restaurant closed on a busy Long Weekend!!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights while taking the Forgotten World river and rail trip Booked a two bedroom unit which was huge Comfortable beds Well equipped unit Great service from the staff and good location - a little away from the railway line We regularly stay in Taumaranui and will definitely stay again

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We ended up here after being bounced from Twin Rivers. Central Park Motor inn is just a standard motel room , There is nothing to complain about but there is nothing to make it stand out. Even small things like hooks for clothes in the bathroom would help. We had been planning to have dinner at the restaurant on one... More 

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Whangarei New Zealand
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This was only a one night stay on our way to New Plymouth and it was handy to the start of the Forgotten World Rail Trail, the rooms and bed were clean and comfortable, we had a great dinner in the their restaurant, and an early breakfast

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Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Had family unit that was on the main road. Road noise+++, squeaky floor boards+++,wallpaper peeling off in every room! unfinished gib board and electrical wiring with multiple multiplugs that wouldn't get a code of compliance and no smoke alarms. Advertised restaurant no longer open over the weekend. All and all very tired. Clean but way overpriced for $230/night.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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240 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 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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