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Rainbow Motel

State Highway 41 | RD1, Tokaanu, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. Amazing service, cheerful staff and comfort. Thank you for looking after us and going the extra mile.You made sure both my mother and I were comfortable and you went out your to give us a excellent stay. God bless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Visited the morning before our stay to be greated by a very attentive couple who was very happy to cater for our needs. We arrived the following night to be greated again by our names and were asked how our trip was as they knew we had done alot of travelling over the weekend. The bed was relaxing in fact... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Unless you are motivated by decor, this motel should tick most of the boxes. It is modestly priced, clean, comfortable, with large well equipped rooms. It is situated in the midst of spectacular scenery, and offers its guests complimentary use of the geothermally heated spa baths (some of which were very warm indeed). The host couple, Bob and Ann are... More 

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St Arnaud, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I stayed for only one night, and wish I had had more time here. My room was very clean and a generous size (unlike some accommodations which although modern, are fairly tight, especially bathrooms). The lady in charge gave me a free-standing lamp for the double bedroom so I could read in bed. I really enjoyed the hot water here.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

By no means the Ritz ! It was more like a batch/ donga than a motel. Could do with a paint job and new mattress. If you are on a Trout fishing trip and are happy to rough it then this is it but could be a bit cheaper. Had the full kitchen amenities which is good but not much... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We had a lovely stay at this motel. The owners are very friendly and will do anything to help with your needs. The pools are great, especially if you have tackled the Tongariro Crossing! We had a one bedroom double which although old was beautifully presented and everything worked! The room was very large and comfortable. The TV was a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

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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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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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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