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Fountain City Motor Inn

305 Ulster St.,, Hamilton, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh the staff were lovely and friendly and so helpful. The rooms were toasty warm, the sheets were clean (Yay!), great TVs, PS2, Sky channels to keep the kids out of trouble. Pool is good (could be warmer but it was the coldest weekend in decades) and the spa pool wasn't warm enough for the coldest weekend in decades. Oh... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't stay long, but very happy with our stay here. Great value for money especially with the Continental breakfast deal and we will stay again. Only suggestion would be to add some stevia sachets for our morning cuppa.

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We were staying in Hamilton for 2 nights over a busy weekend. Where to stay when there were so many options on Motels? We chose Fountain Motor Inn as it was within our budget AND had a special offer including continentla breakfast. The studio had everything we needed...and more. Although our room (22) was next to the road we weren't... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

One of the institutions along Hamilton's motel strip. This place has been there for as long as we can remember. The good thing is, that the owners have kept us with maintainence quite well over the years, both inside and out. The motel seems to be regularly painted and touched up outside, the units inside kept well too. Units have... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed here in December the week before christmas 2014 for only 2 days. I will start with the positives. The hotel receptionist was courteous and gracious enough to give us a late check in, as we had flown in from Brisbane to Auckland airport & encountered a few delays along the way. We booked a King room, which was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is my third stay here. It's by far my favourite. If possible try an upstairs park side room with balcony. It's so restful lying in bed staring out at the trees. You feel like you're in the country, yet your in the city, and close to everything you may need. I found the bed so comfy I could stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is not a bad place to say - the rooms very clean and tidy, nice big TV and Sky and one of the very few motels in the area with California King Size Bed (actually, I couldn't find any others in that area which had it). It's next to the main road but I could barely hear any traffic.... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What a fantastic place to stay. Super friendly and helpful people, immaculate rooms, comfortable bed, big TV, great ammenities, security cameras in parking area, what more could you want? How about the thoughtfulness of having the room toasty warm and the lights on in the room when I arrived on a cold rainy night. Your are crazy if you go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We have stayed twice at Fountain City. We have found the service to be excellent, the cleanliness of rooms to be excellent and it is nice to be close to town. The rooms could do with more natural light and modernised but were very nice for both our stays. There is a little noise from upstairs if you are in... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I've stayed at half a dozen places in Hamilton and this is my overall favourite so far. I was upstairs at the far end with a balcony that overlooks the neighbouring park. It's super quiet (internal and external noise). It's central, but you feel like you're in the country. Private with excellent security and ample parking. It was like a... More 

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