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Tutukaka Coast Motor Lodge

2015 Ngunguru Road, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The location and outlook was great. The size of the rooms was generous. This is where the list of positives stop. No SKY TV, no breakfast, very dated décor, over priced for what you get, hardly a warm welcome received. The one piece of advice received was not good. Average - no better than this.

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Ruakaka, New Zealand
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We stayed in one of the top sea view studio units and it was great! The room was immaculately clean and although decor a bit dated it was lovely. We had great sea views, sunshine and a little patio with heaps of pot plants, cape cod chairs and views up the estuary. The shower pressure was great and again I... More 

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Ingleton, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We found this place by accident and what a gem of a coastline it's on. The motor lodge was roomy ,very clean and just across from the sand spit. Tutukaka itself was very quiet but had some good places to eat around the Marina.Would happily visit again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Room was spacious and clean but oh so dated. Free wifi and sky is a must nowadays so you need to get your act together. sorry we wouldnt stay again. Luckily not too far to drive to tutkaka where its all happening.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We spent a night on the top floor and enjoyed the sun in the late afternoon and listened to the birds in the trees behind the property. The view of the coast was lovely and we were able to walk 5 minutes to get dinner over the little bridge. The stay was great and we will certainly be booking into... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of two studio units on the third level giving views of the estuary, sand bank, sea and islands. Our unit 15 had views from the front and kitchen & table which was well used. The unit has a large bathroom for a studio unit and plenty of living space. There is a deck at the back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great place to stay in Ngunguru on the Tutukaka coast with everything attraction wise a close drive away. The eagles nest room we had, had a nice King bead for a comfy night’s sleep after a hard days holidaying activity’s. Great place to wake and have breakfast on the deck with a view, like wise at dinner..just like a good... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I nwas diving the poor knights islands with dive tutukaka and this place is great and close by.... warm showers and pleasant surrounding nice staff members and good kitchens and well kept grounds .... no wifi tho!!!

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Whangarei
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Great location in Ngunguru, close to shops, cafes and sports club with golf, tennis, bowls, bar, restaurant and sports field. Great for collecting pipi's too just out front, also a boat ramp and a great walk around the rocks to Wellingtons Bay at low tide. Loved it.

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Kew, Australia
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Stayed in April with my 89yo mother. Great room. One bedroom. Extra bed in sitting area. Really good kitchen. Clean and adequate bathroom. All facilities we needed. Lovely position. Easy walk around the bay. And absolutely NO problem with the hostess.

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