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1 Colonel Mould Drive, Mangonui 0442, New Zealand
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Mangonui Motel
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Mangonui
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This motel occupies a fine position on the hill above Mangonui and as such the views are fantastic. The host was welcoming but I'm afraid the rooms let the place down. I felt I was taken back in time forty years with a very dated kitchen, equally dated kitchen equipment and a bathroom that had seen better days. It looked... More

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Richard M, Owner at Mangonui Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Mangonui Motel, my motel. I am pleased that you enjoyed the awesome views, comfortable bed and free WIFI. Tomorrow I will buy new kitchen utensils, cutlery. The story of the off- painted wall is long, but to me funny. It was not a feature wall, It will be painted. I have just completed the renovation... More

Whangarei, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I travel on business to the far north regularly. I have stayed at many hotels/motels in the region, but Mangonui Motel is the best by far. This is why; *full kitchen, with stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator with decent icebox *amazing views from both aspects!! *huge room *separate bedroom with king bed *heaters in all rooms including the bathroom *modern bathroom... More

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Nijmegen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I just stayed one night here, came in just before dusk without a booking on an late april day after a visit to Cape Rëinga, but I liked it immediately. The Motel sits on a very scenic and beautiful spot in in pretty little Mangonui, overlooking the harbour and the bay. The studio room had al the amenities I could... More

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Nottingham
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed here for one night on a recent trip. Although the unit was very dated, it was very clean and comfortable. It was warm and very well equipped The lack of WiFi in the room was inconvenient and the only place to get it was outside the office which, in the cooler evenings, is not recommended. The owner assured... More

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shanghai china
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My friends and us 2 unites and 1night. The location overlooking the harbour with great views from all rooms . Owner is Canada and has been working at Beijing Hotel. Room clean and big. We like the kitchen,we cook the dinner. Next time we will still stay here.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We are back in Malaysia & what a great place to be in NZ, South island was better though but the northern part of North Island after Paihia is fantastic including Mangonui. Cape Reinga is awesome...like a heavenly place. View is wow!!. Mangonui Motel was the best.The hospitality was superb where we put up on Oct 16 & 17, 2013.... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Very helpful staff as i got in about 6pm it was dark so they lent me a torch to find my way around and down to the restaurants on the foreshore. Very picturesqe overlooking the bay. The units are all refurbished warm and comfortable . Water pressure is what you would expect of an older building. Very reasonable price;

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

An excellent place to stay a few nights. Mangonui is a lovely little port with mainly yachts but also a few commercial fishing boats to see going out and returning. We saw fish jumping one evening at sunset, apparently as they chased smaller fish. Yes, the view is pushed pretty hard on the advertising billboards - but it is not... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Stayed here for one night on a road trip to the far north. We looked at other B&B's and hotels in the area, ~Taipa, Coopers Beach etc and it was school holidays so not much left to choose from, however happy enough stay at the Mangonui Motel. Yes the motel style is older, dated and circa 1970 but it is... More

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Bristol
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

"Awesome view" stresses this motel's brochure adverts and the various billboards it's had put up around the charming Northland village of Mangonui. True enough: the motel had an awesome view of Doubtless Bay...but we could have seen that by driving to the top of the hill and parking outside the neighbouring church. The fact is that this was, by a... More

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Richard M, Owner at Mangonui Motel, responded to this review

It is now 2014. I have renovated to modern standards 3 of my 6 one bedroom apartments. I will try to post a photo here More

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Address: 1 Colonel Mould Drive, Mangonui 0442, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Mangonui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5

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