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Ballinor Motor Inn

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295 Ulster St, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The motel room was medium size, with kitchenette and nice bathroom with spa. Behind the room was a patio with chairs and table (no view though). Everything was clean, the room made no worn-out impression - bathroom must have been renovated recently. Free parking at the room, free wifi (a bit annoying though with my phone I had to re-enter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a relly good place to stay that is nice and close to every thing and well priced for what you get the staff go the extra mile and also if you ask really nicely they also let you have pets :) will definitely be coming back when ever we are in town top marks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The room was quite small but had everything we needed for a comfortable night. The host turned on the heat pump for us as we walked in the door and was keen to show us how everything worked. The unit was spotlessly clean and the spa bath was perfect on the very cold night. We would have appreciated an extra... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We stayed here for one night to break up the journey on our way up to Auckland Airport. Great little find and we could have easily stayed longer. The accommodation was well kept and clean. Kitchen had all we needed for the night. Tea, coffee and milk was a nice touch. Good sized bathroom with lovely spa bath. Great for... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Hogan is providing a very personal yet professional service. Clean, tidy and very modern furnished rooms, I loved the little lounge in the studio. Stayed there during a private trip. Travelling on my own I felt safe and secure upstairs. The Ballinor Motor Inn has now been added as a recommended place for our business travellers, too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This time we were only staying one night but it's an ideal place to stay over night or for longer. On arrival it was wet and dark but Hogan had put on the heater in our room. There had been a slight misunderstanding re bed configuration and Hogan was so apologetic. Within minutes we had another room which was more... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Stayed at this motor inn during the week, have been very wary of motor inns over the years due to terrible service and quality of accommodation. Could not have been happier with our choice here, had a loft room overlooking the main road but could not hear any traffic very soundproof. Would also like to note that the man that... More 

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Maungaturoto, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed overnight in one of the spa rooms. We were given a very efficient tour of the room and explanation of how to work the TV/Sky and spa bath, most likely the best welcome we have ever had at a motel. The spa bath was lovely. The room and bathroom were all very nice, clean and modern. Ours opened... More 

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Went to Hamilton for a wedding and stayed here for one night. Early check in was extremely helpful, service was excellent! Room exceeded our expectations, very nice, clean and private. Spa bath was a bonus. Would definitely stay here again :-)

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The apartment was clean and fairly well equipped. The spa bath was lovely. However we had a corner plot which was very dark and the outside area was small and uninviting. Staff were very friendly and full of local information.

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