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Marlin Court Motel

60, Seaview Rd. | P.O. Box 394, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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Campbelltown, Australia
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pro's - clean room, friendly staff, close to town centre - about a 5/10 minute walk to restaurants. Cons - we were in room 1, the window in the bathroom was frosted, however anyone walking past outside would have known there was a naked person in there. Also, the door to the room is made of the same frosted glass... More 

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London
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine spending all night wondering if there was a stranger sleeping right next to you, thanks to pillowcases that were clearly not washed after prior usage. That's just what I did a few nights ago at Marlin Court Hotel. All other pillows in our suite were used by my companions, and the motel office was closed when I got in... More 

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Thank nahfree
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Manager friendly helpful explained about different eating places .where could catch the Ferry to Russel. The motel two bedrooms ground floor ,neat tidy a motel. Easy walking distract to beach and town.

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

The staff was really friendly and helpful, we got lots and lots of advice from the owner about our travelling, how to get around, good and nice places to visit. The cleaners did a good job and were also very friendly. The main beds were softer than preferred, but we all ended up having good sleeps anyways. The sofa bed... More 

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JohnDavison, Manager at Marlin Court Motel, responded to this review

Many Thanks for your kind comments and review.It was a pleasure having you stay. Hope we see you some again. Paul Manager More 

Sweden
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124 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A nice motel with good location just two minutes walk from the beach, and ten minutes from the town centre. The rooms were good sized, had a well equipped kitchenette (stove, micro, fridge, kettle) and were clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. There is free wifi, and you can also do your laundry. The daily service of the... More 

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JohnDavison, Manager at Marlin Court Motel, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments and rating.It was a pleasure to have you stay. Paul Manager More 

Vancouver, Canada
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112 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Pros: spacious rooms, comfortable beds, full kitchen in good condition, sitting area with a sofa, heater and hair drier, convenient location 7 minutes fron the wharf. Cons: big yellow - brown stains on towels leave a very bad impression (thankfully the hairdrier works pretty well ;-) )

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Read the reviews...called in and spoke with the manager...was shown the rooms both lower and upper level. Booked one on each level for us and another couple...and stayed for two nights instead of the one we had planned. Great location, very tidy, short stroll into town or ferry and less than a minutes walk to the beach. Both of us... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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125 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Friendly and really helpful staff. Got a cheap deal and absolute value for money. Just wished that it had sky TV. Also good location and close to the city centre with free parking and WiFi. The rooms were well serviced and clean. Have travelled a lot around the country and stayed at quite a few motels... More 

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Stayed for three nights, our room was serviced every day and had all that we needed to be a home away from home. While the room itself was clean and newly updated, the outside concrete and stair area did need a much needed spruce up with a water blaster and a lick of paint.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed here with some friends from the Car Rally,and great value and spacious units with kitchens. Host very friendly and plenty of free parking which was needed to accommodate our cars.Will be back again to stay for more leisure activities.

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