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Poenamo Hotel

31 Northcote Road, Takapuna 0627, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Organised a group of about 50 people for a reunion in the middle of the day. About 25 of us used the restaurant. Most opted for the fish and chips or salt and pepper calamari. They felt that the meals were good value and up to standard. I opted for the Cajun chicken salad. It was okay but the chicken... More 

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Bargara, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I landed on the door at the Poenamo with no reservation late on a Sunday. The staff could not have been more helpful or friendly. The room was clean, comfortable and despite the hotel being on a main road it was not noisy. The choice of restaurants on site was good and made things easier. Would happily stay here again.

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Perth, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - this place is amazing. We stayed for 4 nights in a pool studio room. Great kitchenette separate to bedroom. bathroom separate too. Staff were very friendly and helpful, fairly decent restaurants (Especially Bushman's) in the complex and it is in a very handy location being extremely close to the main Auckland Motorway. Heaps of parking available Shopping centre... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

...to stay in this place! Our room had an undefinable odour combining old rancid fat with cloying room freshener. Possibly the result of a filthy commercial kitchen rubbish yard right outside our window (we arrived late at night and discovered this in the morning) The ambience is best described as third world industrial factory - a large walk-in freezer -... More 

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Macksville, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the worst hotel I have ever stayed in, but far from the best,,,,,Staff are fantastic very friendly and helpful,, thanks REE(cleaning lady) she was wonderful,, Good restaurants in the complex and its handy to the motorway North or south,, close to Takapuna shopping center,,, rooms are not bad,, But,,,, avoid rooms 27/28 lots of clanging and banging during the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights, was ok. Very humid and we asked for a fan but not available. (We assumed aircon was a given in all hotels and motels these days so didn't check before arrival) Had to sleep with the door open, which left us with a poor nights sleep... HOWEVER, staff are awesome, friendly, and polite. Gave us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My review is this . I stayed here for two nights late December . I had to shift rooms straight away as my front door wouldn't lock and it was facing a car park open to the street . I was then moved to a dodgy room at back of hotel after having paid for a pool view room .... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Wifi stopped working after2 hours and the reception was closed so couldnt complain. the pool was closed to guests as it had been hired out for a private party. the pub next door was also closed to guests as that had been hired out for a private party. will not come back

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Tauranga
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Stayed here for two nights earlier this year. Was a bit noisy due to a couple of sports teams staying there one of those nights. Reasonably priced and handy to so many places on The North Shore. Certainly better than some places we've stayed. Plenty of places nearby for meals to suit all. Bed was certainly comfortable and would stay... More 

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Kapiti, New Zealand
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Stayed for 2 days in a poolside kitchen unit. Great location for easy access to motorway, north or south. Found the unit very clean and well equipped. The stay was surprisingly quiet. Returning on day 2 we found an excellent housekeeping service had been provided, better than most we experience in NZ. Would we stay here again ...... Certainly.

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