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Baywatch Motor Inn

349a Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a spur of the moment booking and to be honest, being Valentine's Weekend we were not hopeful. However, we got the last room available and what a lovely surprise we got on our arrival. We thought it would be noisy being on such a busy road but no, we slept beautifully. The unit was beautifully furnished, the bathroom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely recommended. Located on the main road, 15 min walk straight to the mount, 5 min walk across to the beach. Our apartment was spacious; bigger than our Wellington home and included everything we need - cutlery, washing machine dryer, big wardrobe, two tvs... The stand out was the customer service. Oneil & Sarah

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Victoria, Canada
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161 reviews 161 reviews
23 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks Bernie for making us welcome and comfortable at Baywatch. He was also helpful in recommending restaurants within easy walking distance. Our room was very clean and the beds comfortable for a good nights sleep. Although the place is on the main street through the restaurant and bar area of town, the Baywatch is just outside the high traffic noise... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

If you happen upon Baywatch Motel Inn then you are in for a treat meeting Bernie. Simply the nicest and most helpful hotelier I've ever encountered. More people should be like this chap. The room was very clean but sadly the bed was not the most comfortable I've slept in. The room was large but, again, sadly very, very overpriced.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Only stayed one night at Baywatch Motor Inn on a recent visit to "The Mount", but would have happily stayed there longer. It's a short stroll in one direction to the restaurants and bars, or in another direction to the beach. My room was clean, modern, spacious, pleasantly decorated and had good wifi.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Stayed at Baywatch for one night. The room was clean and tidy. The person at the reception was very friendly and approachable. That's all the positive I have to say about this place. I found this place to be really overpriced. We had a one bedroom unit - it was tiny, nothing like on the photos. The motel is located... More 

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BaywatchM, Owner at Baywatch Motor Inn, responded to this review

May we first of all say we take all of our reviews very seriously. We understand not all is perfect but we do our best to offer a great product as most of our reviewers seem to agree. We have owned and operated 8 motels and of all this complex has the largest One bedroom suites of any at a... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for one night (a Saturday night) during a visit to catch up with friends. A nice motel, our room faced the street but no road noise so must have double glazing. Relief proprietors on duty, very friendly and helpful and (without us asking) arranged for the trademan's vehicle that was parked in our carpark... More 

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Hong Kong, China
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Excellent stay in a very clean and well equipped 1brm suite. The most helpful and friendly owners. Were concerned about the road noise but must have great double glazing as didn't hear a thing. Will definitely be staying there again on our next visit to the Mt.

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We were looking for some accommodation last minute in the Mount and Ross from Baywatch Motor Inn was so obliging and friendly we booked with him, had a great stay and are now booked to go back for nearly a week during my daughters National Hockey Tournament - thanks Ross

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Everything was exceptionally clean and modern. Breakfast (cooked) was very generous, hot and perfectly cooked. If we had any small gripe could be we lacked spare pillows and no tissues. Also only 2 cups, wine glasses etc.. If we had visitors from the area popping in whilst there we could've done with an extra set. Staff very friendly and the... More 

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Address: 349a Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
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Number of rooms: 17
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