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Central Park Motor Inn

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Cnr Maata & Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand
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  • 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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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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71 reviews 71 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 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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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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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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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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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
1 review
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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Address: Cnr Maata & Hakiaha St, Taumarunui, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Taumarunui
Number of rooms: 26

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