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Auto Lodge Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   393 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 29 hotels in New Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014
Tenaj60 Rotorua District, 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Hamilton, New Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed as a group of 3 friends in June 2014. This motel was booked on our behalf as our original planned accommodation fell through. We stayed in a one bedroom family room. The location of this motel is very good, with close proximity to town & our favourite cafe, The Federal Cafe. It's about a 3min drive to the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I have stayed in almost all the good hotels in NPL to find the right hotel for frequent visits. I have read the reviews others have placed for the hotel. In the case of refurbishment. If you ask th3 front office staff they will clearly tell you which rooms are refurbished and which are not. And you can choose a... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Our 2 bedroom unit was spacious and well appointed. the shower pressure could have been better but the bathroom was large as was the living room. a big negative was that there were no net curtains so one had to pull the curtains as people were constantly walking past. the bar restaurant area is very retro but pleasant. The female... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Great place to stay , well set out ,fantastic rooms with attention to detail. Wonderful menu both restaurant and room service. Nice location ~ easy walking distance to shops etc. Staff were very friendly and

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Stayed in the old?? Hotel block. After seeing the approach to the room did wonder if I had decided the right place. On opening the door on the 2nd floor I was pleasantly surprised of the size and the brightness of the room. Looking out to the Ocean. Very comfortable. Wi Fi available at a charge--$5 for a flat 24hours.... More

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We arrived late as the Picton Ferry was delayed. Got in at 10:45pm and hosts were extremely accommodating even opening the bar so we could have a cold one after a fast ride from Wellington. We were located in the old part of the Lodge and rooms etc were extremely comfortable. The rooms and Hotel block could do with a... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Wouldn't go back, tiles coming off in the bathrooms, wallpaper peeling and the fridge so pathetic the milk was off!! Staff were not interested and although the bed was comfy and linen clean they hadn't cleaned out the fridge from the people before us. We booked an executive suite with sea views, what a joke, a tiny peak of the... More

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Gisborne, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We stayed at the Auto Lodge Motor Inn in September 2013 and were fortunate enough to have one of the newly renovated rooms which was beautifully decorated and welcoming. The rooms were tastefully done. It was clean and quiet. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Would definitely stay again.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your experience when you last stayed with us. It is always a pleasure to meet our guests expectations and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Auto Lodge Motor Inn the next time you are visiting New Plymouth. Kind regards Darrin Muggeridge Managing Director More

Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Very disappointed with our stay. Bed was so uncomfortable, having the electric blanket on straight under the sheet I have never come across in a hotel before. A lot of things in the room were really out dated compared to how modern the restaurant, and office. When I booked the picture of it was completely different to what we got.... 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 you last visit with us. It is important we listen to what our guests are saying so that we can improve and meet the standards which are expected by our visitors. We are continually refurbishing rooms and I would invite you to request one of our... More

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Address: 393 Devon Street East, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Auto Lodge Motor Inn 4*
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