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Golflands Motel

195 Botany Road, Howick, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I checked in late last night and it looked really nice from the outside. Sign said from $99 but cheapest room was the $125 we paid!!! My 2yr old was already asleep so I pulled back the sheets on the single to find the pillow stained with dry blood not just a drop but a substantial amount,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I stayed here while on Business in Auckland when I arrived the room had a musty smell After my shower I noticed the carpet in the wardrobe was wet which backs onto the bathroom, When I had a shave the basin in the bathroom leaked all over the floor under the basin and wet my socks I was wearing once... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Unit adequate but housekeeping below an acceptable standard. Several essential items missing from unit & we had to wash crockery & cutlery before we could use them. Unit not serviced after first nights stay.When it was finally done bath towel had a hole in it big enough to put your head through.After our several complaints management offered to fully refund... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The worst I have stayed in for years. Looks good from the outside. Great view over the golf course. Inside (should have taken my tent). If there was other accommodation available that weekend elsewhere in Auckland I would have walked out. Needs refurbishing. Holes in the wall. Nettings torn. Curtains hanging off hooks. Cables for the TV wrapped around wall... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Motel has free parking Check in/out was quick and easy. Room is very basic but very clean with a patio and view of the golf course. Rooms are provided with basic necessities for cooking. Located on the corner of two very busy streets - may be inconvenient for those wanting a quiet getaway because of traffic flow but is about... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Myself and my daughter did an overnight stay at this motel and was very impressed wit the unit we stayed in. We found that the service we got at reception was very pleasant and helpful. The unit was a spacious one bedroom. This unit was very clean and accessible for us. The kitchen had more than the usual utensils to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We arrived, checked in and as we were bringing our bags into our room, a cleaner entered and started vacuuming the floor! That was the start, curtains all off their hooks, holes in the walls, no tissues, no soap, exterior decking covered with cobwebs. We had stayed once before and the standard has deteriorated immensely. I would not stay here... More 

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Bulls, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

It was very basic and not clean. Highly priced too. it was not clean-cobwebs in the bathroom. It was uncomfortable and outdated. A small tv in the lounge area, but only beds in the lounge area. No other tv in the bedroom. We paid $155 for it and I have stayed in better in smaller towns at half the price.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

we stayed here 4 years ago lovely place back then OMG gone down hill we were in room 11 NO heating complained twice even asked for heater got a big NO ,manger was not very help full at all he kepted say got under flooring heat witch didn't work and the rooms next to us there's did work either. no... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

stayed here for conveniency only as last resort. Read other reviews and knew it was average. The room was bare and not welcoming at all. yes we had trouble with the channels and tv turning off automatically. The cleaners are obviously short as the blinds above the bench were filthy along with the window ledge and windows...... never cleaned! No... More 

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