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Parklane Motor Inn

Takapuna Beach, P.O. Box 33-1326 | Cnr Lake Road & Rewiti Ave., Takapuna, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights. Generous sized suite.Light and airy with great sea views. Good sized bathroom. Small adequate kitchenette. TV was rather small { Well the Warriors were playing} reception was faded at times..Excellent value . Helpful managers and staff. Would stay again . The location was especially handy for us during this stay.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Broken appliances, stained blanket, inadequate heating, no shower curtain so floor slippery and dangerous, ripped carpets and burn marks and stains. Noisy and cold. Would definitely not ever recommend.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here before a big sporting event. If you are after a uni-dorm like experience then this is definitely your place to stay. Kept awake by people running up and down stairs at 1am in their towels (after the pool closes at 9). The rooms are paper thin you can hear every word of the next door neighbour's conversation.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Internet site promised so much but reality was a real let-down. Only good things were location and the shower. The room was dark, damp, dingy and dirty; the bathroom dirty. Overall it had a feeling of decay and in need of a major refurbishment. Tiny old fashoned TV, uncompfortable bed, and a decided musty smell. Heating had a mind... More 

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Wellington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

People need to kep some perspective when reviewing this place. Yes it's abit tired and dated, there's the odd stain on the carpet, and cleaning standards aren't perhaps quite up there (although nothing unhygienic) but it's comfortable enough and nice and quiet, the service was good and friendly and it was good value for money given the location.

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I stayed in this accommodation 2 weeks ago and would never stay again or advise anyone to do do the same. Our room was dark and damp and likewise the bathroom. Towels didn't dry when hung up.The bathroom door wouldn't close as it was wet and swollen. A corner of the bathroom was missing a piece of gib board and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are four blocks and we stayed in Block 3. I can't speak for the other blocks but ours was awful. The decor was dated (which I could cope with) but the rooms were filthy. The bathrooms were mouldy, curtains were missing hooks so didn't properly close, bedspreads were stained and there was a terrible problem with ants on the... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I booked 3 nights at the Parklane Motor Inn, but left after 1 as it was the worst experience I have ever had staying in a hotel. I checked in and went to the room to find it in a very run down condition - walls were very damaged & bogged up messily. There was a black iron mark in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place needs a major refurbish,the only good thing I can say is that the lady at reception was very helpful when I asked for another room as the one allocated had a bad musty smell and to many faults to mention. I would not be surprised if this hotel folds in the near future due to the major upgrade... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Location = fantastic. Everything else = major letdown. Whilst this place may have been very swanky back in 1998 it is now well past its best and needs a major overhaul. The room was big, but smelled damp and was pretty shabby. The bathroom was also big, but there was mould on the walls and the toilet wasn't fixed to... More 

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