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Unicorn Motel

31 Shelly Beach Rd.,, Herne Bay, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I researched the Unicorn Motel as I had stayed there some years ago and had some fond memories. I was going to book in for 6 people but in the end did not make a booking as there was no indication of pricing on the website and when I phoned up no one could give me any precise information. I... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Stayed at the Unicorn Motel from 22nd November to 25th November Father two children and elderly mother. The accomodation was good value compared to the major hotel chains. Beds were comfortable, kitchen facilities included full size fridge and stove/oven, microwave etc. Rooms are serviced daily, WIFI available. The location is very central, within walking distance to the Ponsonby Cafes and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

WOW. That is the only word you need to describe this amazing establishment! The staff are friendly, fun, hip and groovy. They really know their stuff!! Never had a better stay, the staff were so helpful with planning our assault on Auckland - Alice is a real NZ history guru!! Thanks Unicorn!! You go guys!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Having left it very late on in the day to organise accommodation over the RWCNZ 2011, this little gem was great to stumble upon. Based only about 10 mins by car etc outside of the city centre, also very walkable (cheaper and helps you get your bearings better), myself and a friend took one of the spacious, clean and secure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2009

This is a good choice to spend a holiday with children, friends or with a partner. All the units have a kitchen and everything that it takes to make it a home. Two blocks from Ponsonby action and its delightful bakeries. Our room had views of the harbour. We had everything we needed to prepare our own meals and feel... More 

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