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Family Motel

50 Tonga Street | PO Box 795, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant owners, welcoming people & quickly there when something needs to be fixed. We had a cabin with cooking facilities, and everything we needed was there, but it was all quite basic/could do with an update. The place was clean, but because everything is old, it looks a bit shabby. Despite the looks of it, everything worked fine. The kitchen... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

very friendly staff and helpful. the rooms are older and need the odd fix up here and there. We stayed two nights and would stay again if in the area. Its a few minutes drive from the waterfront but close to a take away and the river. The cleaner needs to pay a bit more attention. the rubbish was not... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

In auckland the faulty tower experience costs $75 per person with no bed to sleep on afterwards. just a three course meal. and any activity in taupo alone is over $50 for 2 minutes of fun. If you have a good sense of humour- this is the place to book in to enjoy the brighter side of life! great service-... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We stayed for 3 night with another couple in a 2 bedroom cabin. Cabin was clean and tidy. The Staff are very friendly and helpfull. Quite Close to town. The complex has a good holiday feel about it. Am staying again in November. Excellent value for Taupo.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We didn't book in advance just needed a stop over for the night. Staff helpful and courteous, showed us a room to enable us to make decision before proceeding. Nice quiet room down the back, met our needs perfectly. We all got a great nights sleep. Personally I thought was great value for the price paid. Thanks for your hospitality,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

My son & I stayed here for 1 night on the 1st Jan along with another couple & their young son. We checked in together and were provided with adjoining motel rooms. Both motel rooms were spotless clean including the fridge & kitchenette, & bathroom. The beds were very comfortable and bathrooms quite modern. We were provided with a carton... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

I will never stay at this hotel ever again! I had booked x2 cabin rooms for 4 people. I'm a travel agent so I know all too well what I get myself into when I book cheap accommodation. However this hotel takes cheap to another level! It all started from when I checked in, when I told him my name... More 

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Auckland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Had to travel through Taupo to Wellington. Didn't need a fancy place, Just clean and quiet. We found the waterfront motels all upmarket, and expensive, and a fair bit of traffic noise can be heard at times. Our family had a good rest, before hitting the road South. The motel is not the best in town, but who cares if... More 

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Gisborne
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

My family and i stayed at Camellia Court Motel in Taupo over the school holidays. We didnt want to spend all our holiday money on accomodation so we decided to go with a budget motel. The staff were very friendy and the motel room nice. It was a little old but we knew that from the beginning. There was a... More 

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Wanganui
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

The Camellia Court was ok, you definitely get what you pay for. The Cabins are very run down and tired looking. The Hosts were helpful enough. The place is marketed very well but money could be well spent to upgrade the place.

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