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AAA Mana Motel

41 Mana Esplanade | Mana, Porirua 5026, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at Mana Motel with our fox terrie on the 9-10th of August 2015.They have new owners and still learning the ropes.In all honesty,dissappointed😌our room had been paid for and booked ahead of time but,was not ready when we arrived on the 9th in the evening.Carpet had not been vacuumed,windows were filthy,dirty plastic... More 

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Honolulu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

My husband and I stayed here recently and though the proprietor was very nice, the studio we rented was in poor repair. The ancient foam stuffing was coming out of the mattress and with no real mattress pad to cover it up, that was gross. The curtains were faded, and unbound rug remnants were thrown on the floor to cover... More 

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Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Our stay was fantastic, clean and affordable. Loved that it was nice and close to the sea. We are hoping to stay again soon as were due for another trip back to Wellington. Pity about the noisy traffic, our unit was close to the road. However on a good note I thought the hosts were friendly and made us feel... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

POSITIVE: • Friendly motel manager • Size of the room • Comfortable bed • Clean bathroom • Good to have a balcony (even though we didn't have time to enjoy it) • Location NEGATIVE: • Milk in a jug instead of a closed container (not the healthiest option as can't see use by date) • Charged to my credit card... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We booked AAA Mana Motel for two people but, at the last minute, our son decided to stay the night as well. When checking in, we asked if it was a problem to accommodate three instead of two people. Without any hesitation, we were provided with a portable bed for our son and not charged any extra cost. Excellent, friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The staff were really fantastic. The owner even helped us park our trailer in the pouring rain. Rooms were clean. Love it that there pet friendly. Would definitely recommend this place. I would stay again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I stayed in a standard studio on the ground floor. The room was older but nicely furnished and the bathroom was recently renovated. The unit contained everything I needed and had sliding door to the garden. The hosts were extremely friendly and helpful. The only negatives were the tight carparks, made harder to get into if the neighbouring cars are... More 

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RossMegan, Owner at AAA Mana Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay. Our ground floor Studio units now have all brand new renovated bathrooms, we thank you for your approval. We pride ourselves on our true kiwi hospitality nothing is a problem which you obviously appreciated. Plenty of free parking for everyone, unfortunately we cannot control how some people park. We... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We had an unexpected delay in Wellington, and stayed the night here. Great, very helpful staff, large rooms with good facilities, a very comfortable nights rest. Not the flashed in the book, but clean and well presented. Staff were willing to hold the room for the next night if need be. Great advice regarding local food outlets. Top value for... More 

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RossMegan, Owner at AAA Mana Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and taking the time to voice them. We are a great place to stay close enough to Wellington to assist those with unexpected delayed travel plans. We pride ourselves on our well presented and clean rooms and are proud of our 3star plus rating which creates brilliant value for money. Good honest kiwi hospitality is available... More 

Hawera, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

AAA Mana Motel has lovely spacious rooms, with everything you could possibly need and a superbly comfortable bed!! Well serviced by wonderfully friendly staff. Lovely private balcony and very peaceful especially considering the motel was fully booked with many staying that were attending dog shows. Great situation with shops within easy walking distance. Ross and Megan were very accomodating and... More 

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RossMegan, Owner at AAA Mana Motel, responded to this review

Fabulous comments by fabulous guests. We look forward to seeing you both again on your return visits. More 

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

It is not fancy and the rooms are a little dated but, that said, this a very well situated motel which is close to the railway station and motorway. Nice being able to walk down the road to the shops and handy to the park. The service is fantastic and Ross and Megan cannot do enough for you.

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