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Auto Lodge Motor Inn

393 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Spent 7 days in this Motel. Great location close to CBD,easily accessible, rooms good size, quiet location,great Restaurant. Our room had amazing views of Mt Egmont which in itself was worth having that room. Staff were very helpful,chatty and made us feel very welcome and special.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed for two nights during the festival of lights. We had a two bedroom, recently refurbished room. More than enough room for five of us. Well appointed kitchen, another stool at the breakfast bar for all five to sit down would have been a cherry on top !. Plasma TV in the bedroom and lounge were a hit for... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at Auto Lodge Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback with regards to your stay and for giving such a recommendation to other travellers. It is a pleasure for all of the team here at the Auto Lodge Motor Inn to provide an experience that is memorable for our guests. Look forward to welcoming your back soon. Kind regards... More 

Orewa, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed there with a group to see the flower festival. Well placed near town. Some old hotel style parts and some newer motel style. Uneven steps outside the motel units were a challenge to the older members of our party. Booked into the restaurant in two groups to reduce the time for service we hoped from previous experience of being... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at Auto Lodge Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback with regards to your stay in November. I do apologize if you waited too long for your set menu dinner but I am sure you did enjoy the meal when it arrived. I trust you enjoyed the Garden Festival and if you plan to return this year I would... More 

Ngaruawahia, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Recently stayed 2 nights in what I think must be the older part of this property. Room was tidy but dated. Only downside was the vertical blinds missing bits so didn't block out light and our view was partially blocked by looking straight at the top of a power pole. What was good was the service, the price was fair... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at Auto Lodge Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback about your recent stay with us. I am pleased you enjoyed the service you received and the proximity of our property to the Coastal Walkway. I would like to suggest you inquire about one of our newly refurbished rooms the next time you visit New Plymouth and I look... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I stayed here for 3 weeks whilst working in Taranaki. It is a short 10min walk to town where you will find a multitude of bars amd restaurants, the grocery store is only a short 5 min walk and there is a path to the coastal walkway only meters from the motel. The staff were so friendly and helpful, the... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at Auto Lodge Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to give feedback with regards to your latest stay with us. I was very pleased to read your comments and it is always very encouraging to receive positive reviews from our customers. Thank you for recommending our property to other travelers, I will be passing on your comments to the team and... More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We found the room small but comfortable and the auto lodge is very close to the beach with its marvelous coastal walkway. We had booked for 2 nights but had the misfortune to have a rugby team, or fans, partying below us on one of them. Despite numerous complaints from us, and others, the noise did not abate until almost... More 

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QualityManager0, Owner at Auto Lodge Motor Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was most unfortunate you were staying on the night of the New Zealand Rugby Provincial final at the same property as one of the teams. I am pleased to note from our correspondence since, that you are very happy with your room and the location of the property and the situation has been resolved to your complete... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stayed here on a number of occasions. Double & home units. All rooms I've been placed in had comfy queen sized beds, digital tv, spotless room, helpful & courteous staff. Pool and jacuzzi were great. F&B a step above what you would get in town. Quite a walk away from town but hey, it's good exercise.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is my second review on this one... but I had write it. The customer service is so awesome that I could not myself from writing it. They know their customers so well and attend to all the issues spontaneously. For example: The hotel knew and understood that I have really bad night if I sleep on a wrong bed... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Our family from Northland met with friends from Wellington at Auto Lodge Villa New Plymouth. The accommodation was perfect for us. Very clean, tidy, spacious, private warm and welcoming and affordable. About 50 of us had dinner in the restaurant the next night and the food and service was great. We will defiantly look at staying here again next time... More 

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stayed in a two bedroom family unit. The bedrooms were pleasant with plenty of space and storage in the master bedroom. The living space and kitchen were well appointed, with modern decor, clean and tidy. We found the rooms and facilities were good value for money. The reception and restaurant staff provided helpful and friendly service.

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