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Sai Motels

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   385 Great South Rd. Greenlane, Greenlane 1051, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 7 Hotels in Greenlane
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A cheap option for an overnight stay in Auckland without paying central Auckland prices. Reception staff member was helpful and friendly. Bed very comfortable, though no extra blankets were provided, and it was a bit chilly. Motel is close to town, and to the motorway. Wendy's and other cafes are just over the road. Car-parking is free, though tight for... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sail Motel is ideal for short stays. The first impression is not great as it looks a bit run down. We shared our queen room with our adult daughter. An extra bed was put in the room but it didn't feel crowded. Both the room and the bathroom, although dated, were clean. The room is basic but there was... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here over a few days at Easter. On arrival, the general facade of the place looks a bit lacklustre, but you would be pleasantly surprised! The rooms were relatively modern and well appointed, right up to spec with other accommodation options that you'd pay a lot more for in Auckland. The staff were all friendly and helpful. The... More

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Coffs Harbour
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

doesn't look flash & driveway is in need of repair however I can't fault this motel or the service of the staff, very friendly, nothing was a problem. I didn't arrive until 1.30am & someone was waiting to check me in. On bus route to city which takes approx. 15 - 20 mins, also near Mt Smart Stadium. Airport transfer... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Sometimes you just don't understand why a motel does some things fine while the rest of it is quite poor. We stayed at this motel for a couple of nights while a small renovation was happening at home. For that purpose this motel is adequate. But why, you ask yourself, does a motel have two very comfortable lazy boy chairs... More

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Dundas, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

On our holiday in NZ we stayed 1 week at the Sai Motel located at 385 Great South Road, Auckland. We were very satisfied with our stay and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a reasonably priced, comfortable, clean, place with friendly staff in Auckland. The pleasant cleaning staff keep the motel very tidy & clean. The... More

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Kajang, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We stayed here during last X'mas for 3 nights. The room size is acceptable, not very small. Bed are comfy but not very fancy with the blanket dark color. The bathroom overall is good & clean, just little small for shower area. There was function able microwave, basic kitchen ware, coffee, tea & milk was provided. We can also got... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I spent one night in room 15 with my 9-year old niece and for the price this was adequate, but very basic accommodation. The room and bathroom were quite small and tight, so I wouldn't recommend it for longer stays, but for one night it was fine. Good bed. Bigscreen TV parallel to bed made it awkward to watch, but... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

After being royally screwed over by our original accommodation, and with very limited options, this motel saved our butts from being stranded. The price was very reasonable, and we were able to get an airport transfer at 5am which was a Godsend. Do not let the exterior fool you, inside it is very nice and comfortable, and I slept like... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The room was big with nice decor. There was a microwave and fridge which was useful, plus a television with some sky channels. Lots of power plugs around the place. The room was clean, however the bathroom needed a good scrub, as the was a bit of grot build up.

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Address: 385 Great South Rd. Greenlane, Greenlane 1051, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Greenlane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sai Motels 3*
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