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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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  • 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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English first
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
40 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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New Plymouth, New Zealand
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Was clean and adequate but very cold. Only small fan heater provided. Thought I would warm up in the shower but had it on full hot and only just warm enough for a shower. Next morning at 8am someone unlocked my front door and started to open it. Realising I was still there locked it again. Im hoping I wont... More

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My son and I stayed here recently, I believe the hosts could do with a hospitality pill and a cleaning lesson. The reception looks like a dumping ground 1st impressions always count. I have traveled extensively through out our country and I have never come across a place who has a room rate based on 1 person, when it can... More

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

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