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Rainbow Motel

State Highway 41 | RD1, Tokaanu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long day of hiking the personal hot pools at Rainbow Motel were a pleasant surprise. Combined with the warm hospitality this was the perfect place to stay. Stayed in a 2 bedroom suite that was clean and spacious. Staff helped with local restaurant information too.

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Everything you would expect from a motel, that has a few years on it's back - all being on the positive though:-) The couple that run the motel, where excellent in offering tips, guidance and even arranging bus service to and from Tongariro National Park.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Bob welcomed us like old friends and we felt at ease straight away. The room was really big, very tidy and perfectly clean. There was everything we needed to cook and Bob even installed the barbecue just in front our unit for our outside dinner! The free wifi worked ver well. We were amazed how new the retro furniture looked.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013 via mobile

Our room was very clean and well equipped. My partner and I really liked the retro furniture. The hot pools were great to relax in and the whole place made us wish we could stay more with a good book to read. The owner was very kind and helpful. A great example of Kiwi hospitality: clean, genuine and not too... More

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Had a great stay here a while back. Host nice and friendly, unit basic, but clean. Hot pools that never close, WOW, huge bonus! We soaked in the pouring rain all night. Lovely :-) I would recomend this motel.

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43 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This was one of our favorite stays in New Zealand. Guess it just depends on what your priorities are. It is quite quaint. If modern furniture is what you look for do not come. The owners cater to fisherman who really like it's rustic character. Speaking of the owners they could not be more helpful. Very nice couple. It is... More

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Grenoble, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Uncomfortable beds, basic shower, horrid furniture... this was not what we expected after our Tongariro crossing! No aircon, mineral spa could do with a clean up. Big dissapointment for a big price per night.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We found this motel very apt for tongariro crossing. After the big walk, what else you can ask for, if you got a free and private natural mineral spa..!!!. The motel is in a very peaceful, countryside location. Around 20 min. drive to the crossing. Has got a handy cafe/shop next door. Hassle free car parking. Generous room size. Kitchen... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

On recommendation from family, we stayed at the Rainbow Motel en route from Auckland to Wellington. We stayed in the one bedroom unit. The decor is cute and retro and the rooms are spacious and immaculately clean. The bed was super comfortable - had a great sleep! Hosts Ann and Bob are incredibly friendly and very helpful. Our highlight was... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Stayed here overnight, arrived on a cold wet night and were shown to our unit by lovely friendly host. Our unit was retro in style, and with everything you needed. Spacious and warm, with nice comfortable bed. Even though the bathroom was old fashioned in style, it was very clean and the shower was good. Heated thermal pools are great,... More

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Address: State Highway 41 | RD1, Tokaanu, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Tokaanu
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Tokaanu
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