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Aarangi Motel

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1 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama 1071, New Zealand
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Aarangi Motel
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bendigo, Australia
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
36 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little refurbished 70's motel just off Tamaki drive and a short 10-15min stroll to Mission bay. Very clean and tidy, with very nice welcoming and understanding reception people. The unit I was in (3) had a small kitchen and lounge with single bed and a bedroom with a very comfortable king size bed. Although the physical building is quite... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, most appreciated. More

Busselton
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Stayed here 4 nights @ $175 per night from 16th -20th May . A little over priced I thought for that time of year plus it is an older Motel. Room was clean and tidy. The outside lights are on ALL NIGHT and lit up the room like a xmas tree! Hated it. So be warned. If you were sleeping... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feedback, really important for us to have good constructive criticism. We reset the sensor and it appears to be working again. We do apologise for the problem experienced due to the lights shining. More

Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Clean well maintained property in upscale residential area with easy access to downtown Auckland. Good restaurants nearby, walking distance to the beach. Trouble signing into internet wifi, but wife did not. Recommended.

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it's appreciated. More

Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed for a couple of nights at this motel, we had two units both were comfortable although the bedrooms were on the small side. Our hosts were friendly and helpful. The motel is situated in a lovely bit of Auckland and is only a stones throw from the beach. There are plenty of restaurants and cafés close at hand.

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This motel was such a pleasure to stay! The hospitality provided by the owners made our stay a comfortable one. The cleanliness and fully equipped kitchen was more attracting than staying in a 5-star hotel that just provides you with a bed & tv. Aarangi Motel is also in a superb & convenient spot to bars & restaurants, a minute... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review, we hope to see you again in the near future. So pleased you enjoyed your stay. More

Havelock North, New Zealand
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
40 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Stayed for one night at Aarangi Motel. While the buildings are not modern, the warmth of the hosts and cleanliness and comfort of the rooms is excellent. The location is good too for walks along Tamaki Drive (and the fantastic views over the Waitemata Harbour). Lots of top restaurants nearby at Mission Bay. Ros is always happy to give guests... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely positive review, we hope to see you again next time you are in Auckland. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Short walk to Tamaki Drive,popular beachfront with cafes and lovely sea views. Bus stop to city is very close. Very clean accommodation, good service. a very attractive part of Auckland city. Free Internet.well equipped kitchen. Double bedroom plus single bed in lounge.

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the Motel, really appreciate hearing your views, and good that you enjoyed the beach and the location. We hope that you stay again next time you are in Auckland. More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We stayed for 5 nights in March 2013. The manager/owner, Ros was extremely friendly and helpful and the accomodation was airy, clean and totally adequate for our stay. The apartment was cleaned daily and topped up with clean towels, toiletries etc. as well as tea, coffee, biscuits and milk. The location, however, was best of all as it is within... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Motel, and thank you for the kind words. It is most appreciated. See you next time!! More

Southport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
25 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We stayed for 4 nights in January after arriving from the airport after our 24 hour flight from Heathrow. Ros was really welcoming and helpful. The Motel is old but well cared for with all the facilities you need for self-catering. Location is great being just a minute from Kohi beach and short walks to Mission Bay and St Heliers.... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and your positive comments. It is a beautiful day in Auckland today and the beach and sea look perfect. More

Ontario
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This place needs to be tore down. I can't believe the reviews it's getting. The room stunk, the bedroom smelt so bad I couldn't even sleep, it was disgusting. The shower was horrible! Disgusting dirty carpet. The only good thing is that it is in walking distance of some beaches. Horribly overpriced. Worst place we stayed at out of 13... More

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

The owners and management of the motel are sorry that your stay way not as you expected. We have looked at the issues you raise, and are just sorry that you did not see fit to raise them with us during your stay. We take great pride in the cleanliness of the motel, and in the comfort of our guests.... More

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Address: 1 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama 1071, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Kohimarama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Aarangi Motel Kohimarama, Auckland

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sparkling clean Motel Units in a quiet residential neighbourhood, 1 block to Kohimarama Beach and 1km to Mission Bay. Choose units from upstairs, with a "peep of the sea" or downstairs and enjoy the garden. Walk, jog, bike along popular Tamaki Drive, enjoy scrumptious breakfast/lunch/dinner or just a coffee or wine in neighbourhood cafes and restaurants. Kohimarama beach is a safe beach with popular activities ranging from swimming to stand up paddling, kayaking and kite surfing (wind dependent). It is also home to Kohimarama Yacht Club for juniors, a club that has produced many a top sailor. ... more   less 
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