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Takapuna Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   28 Tahoroto Road, Takapuna 0622, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night during the school holidays. The room was clean and the beds very comfortable. We had a very pleasant evening relaxing and watching TV. Enjoyed our stay very much, and found the office people very pleasant also. Only issue was the lack of cutlery and dinner plates, but fortunately we ate out for dinner and didn't... More

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Armidale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We travelled to Auckland with a large family and the 3 bedroom apartment here was perfect. The room was clean and modern and the beds were very comfy. The kids loved the pool and spa and despite the inclement weather stayed in there for quite a while. It is in a great location which gives easy access to the north... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Great service and friendly people. Good sized rooms. Could do with modernising and repainting the interiors though. My one big gripe is with the placement of the smoke alarms... Just cooking our steak set off the smoke alarm as it is on the ceiling practically in the kitchen. Comfortable beds and a reasonable selection of TV channels. Good location -... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Room was reasonably clean but oldish. Surprised there wasn't a heater in the room. Location is handy. Stayed for 2 nights. Was charged $50 extra for being an hour late to check out. No negotiating. Manager tried to charged me another $50 for room smelling of smoke. Yes, I am a smoker but NO I did not smoke in the... More

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our motel. The person you dealt with during your stay was the receptionist. Please be assured that as the manager I have spoken extensively with the staff about this particular incident and found it concerning the way you were spoken to. We have taken appropriate measures to ensure this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed at this property for 4 nights whilst visiting a relation in North Shore Hospital. My accommodation was a studio unit at the rear of the property. I was surprised and delighted that there was no noise from the busy road that the Lodge is situated on. The unit was spacious, and ultra clean. The small kitchen was great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We arrived late at night but had pre-arranged to collect keys with reception. Very clean and comfortable - room was spacious enough for us (ground floor). Only stayed one night as we were heading north the next day. Would recommend.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

There were 6 of us staying in the 3 bedroom apartment, which we found to be very spacious and clean, and a very pleasant environment to stay in. We only stayed the one night, but would loved to have stayed a bit longer and enjoyed the comfort.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Stayed overnight while attending a medical appointment. Excellent location, central to everything. Excellent room, extremely clean, comfy bed. Kitchen facilities were great. We swam in the pool which was perfect temp for March, spa pool was lovely too. Definitely recommend and stay again.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We were visiting Auckland as we were going to the Bruce Springsteen concert. The location of Takapuna Motor lodge was perfect as we caught the express bus to the stadium. The bus express lane was only a 10 minute walk from the lodge. Staff were really friendly, the pool was great, and rooms suitable for a 3 night stay. Other... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

This motel was very good. The motel was clean but could do with a bit of renovating in some areas just to freshen it up. The new managers were very helpful and lovely. The breakfast was a little on the expensive side and you only got continental. When it was full, which was on most days very hard to get... More

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Address: 28 Tahoroto Road, Takapuna 0622, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Takapuna Motor Lodge 4*
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Two minutes to Takapuna Beach and 10 minutes to Auckland CBD. Here on business, the weekend or if you need long term accommodation, choose from our studio or 1,2 and 3 bedroom units all with full cooking facilities. 'Unwind in our tropical pool area or live it up in the vibrant Takapuna Centre. ... more   less 
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