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Ellerslie Highway Motel

384 Ellerslie-Panmure Highway, Ellerslie, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't even think of giving any rating to this crappy motel... Booked five rooms and only four rooms available on arrival. Stinky beds. No heater available. The owner threw eggs to us and kept two of our luggages as we cancelled our balance bookings after one horrible night . We had to call police to get back our luaggages. You... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

crap don't even consider staying here. plugs don't work lights don't work heaters are crap. they have started doing the place up on the cheap.missing a microwave and tv remote asked about it better off moving. In general you are better off sleeping in the gutter Also when booked in and given key to the room went to go into... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We arrived in the pouring rain, but despite the car park being almost empty we were told to use a park that was not under shelter. The bloke at reception complained when we parked so that we could offload luggage under shelter! Returning to reception for details on the free wifi I was shown the login details on the wall... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This has to be the worst ever motel in New Zealand. Filthy windows. Enough hair down the bathroom sink plug to make a mat. Duvet and pillows so old and stained valance. No excuse for not having a standard of cleanliness.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

this place needs a total reconstruction. our room surely was under construction: no cover on the floor of the living room, the toilet bowl was out of order, the shower was bad, etc. when asking the manager about this we were insulted ... never be back there

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Very dated Motel .Manager seemed to be in panic mode - grey singlet and shorts was not a good look on reception - couldn't really be bothered to be civil. Unit was a little grubby and had some odd features like a hole in the wall for razor blades! , a built in radio that didn't work, a grubby/rusty bottle... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My family and I stayed here for 4 nights(15-18 ),always read the reviews before booked ....most of the reviews for this place were pretty bad but we didn't pay much attention this time cause we just here for the tennis tournament so most of the day we will be at the court. So just want some place that clean and... More 

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Clinton, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We booked with bookings.com and brought the printout of the $130 advertised fee for 4 people. The manager insisted their rate was $110 for 2 plus $20 per additional person ($150 total). So he gave us two separate rooms for the overcharge of $30; we read that this has happened to other guests. Is it their common practice? Room was... More 

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

From the time we arrived at motel things went downhill. Manager(?) was so wound up and stressed..... he should give the job up if he feels this way. We checked in, were told we had been upgraded, what a joke! The room was not what we had booked. We booked a double studio and got a room with 2 odd... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Tired, dated and not particularly customer focused, this place is fine if ALL you want is somewhere to keep your stuff safe, somewhere to prepare a simple meal and somewhere to sleep. The rooms are simple painted block (we had room 17 – upstairs - but all the rooms look similar) with a very basic microwave, oven/stove/cooker (with broken ring),... More 

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