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Poenamo Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   31 Northcote Road, Takapuna 0627, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 7 Hotels in Takapuna
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was pretty much what was expected, good kitchen facilities, free wifi, friendly staff. Things that make this motel a little bit inconvienient include, * Doors take a bit of trial and error to lock, * Reception not open 24hrs (but staff never too far away, if you call the number on the sign)

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

- Rooms were surprisingly large with basic but entirely sufficient amenities--good value for the price - Bedding was somewhat scant for the end of an Auckland winter but manageable with the in-room heater and spare blanket in the closet - Basic continental breakfast provided with hot breakfast suggestions that could be improved (try Coffee Lab in nearby Silverfield Street) -... More

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for a night at the end of travelling around NZ with my other half. She had the luxury of staying at her relatives but i stayed here due to lack of space. Nice hotel. Staff were pleasant and the room was tidy. Biggest complaint is that my room was freezing, even with the heater on. I'm an... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is situated just off highway 1 and has convenient choices of restaurants and takeaway options next door. Car parking was easy and the room although small was adequate for a stop over. The room was in a garden as part of a larger building near the swimming pool and outdoor seating. The room I had was quiet and warm........ More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The beds and pillows were comfy, which I regard as key in a hotel, They need to launder the curtains though, to remove the mould, Noisy late night guests kept us awake, otherwise the accommodation was fine. I do appreciate the free wifi, and the morning paper.

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Older establishment but very clean. We were put into an older block which had an old non-digital tv with no reception. When I rang the front desk to complain, I was quickly given a free room upgrade. This room overlooked the pool and bar, so I was worried we would be kept awake by noise, but that did not happen.... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Poenamo is a nice enough hotel with decent sized rooms (rare for Auckland), nearby restaurants, a pool area and lovely ladies who clean your room everyday. However the courtyard/pool is shared with a bar which isn't exactly private and relaxing. The bar wasn't noisy when we were there, but the other guests were so the walls aren't up to much.... More

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Wil, Switzerland
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29 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

When we got here we were given room 28, which had lots of mold on the bathroom ceiling and bedroom curtains. We then complained and got room 24, which was better but still had a bit of mold on the curtains. The room looked dated and wasnt cleaned thoroughly (dust and dirt and spiders in the corners...) Also the shower... More

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I stayed Saturday night with my family and there is a swimming pool and spa and also opens on a good sports bar that serves nice food .Rooms have sky TV and are clean and tidy .close to a off ramp so very easy to find,Much better that I thought after reading other reviews

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Well here it is at 1am and this is the worst night of my life!!!!! Seriously I have stayed in hundreds of hotels and this is by far the worst accommodation ever! Paper thin wall, loud music, shouting and after calling the front desk to ask the other guests to be quiet.......music goes off for only 5 minutes and returns... More

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Address: 31 Northcote Road, Takapuna 0627, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Poenamo Hotel 3.5*
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