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Birchlands Motel

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120 Roberts St | Corner of Kaimanawa & Roberts, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This small motel looks old style from the outside, but it's owners have done a great job on the inside. This motel is probably the best value for money motel I've stayed in in NZ. It is incredibly clean and tidy and the rooms are not at all crowded. They have added some nice touches such as Chanui tea bags... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night with my husband and baby, great clean room and great service. Bed was comfy and Internet was quick, location was a quick stroll into town. Bathroom nice and clean and heater kept the room nice and warm

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Redmire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night as we passed through Taupo, The owner was really helpful with any questions we had and was happy to let us inspect the room. The room itself was spacious and comfy with a big TV, sofa, spare bed and a well equipped kitchen, plus a heat pump which was great as we stayed just... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In six weeks travelling around New Zealand, this motel was one of the best places we stayed in terms of the quality and value of the accommodation. Our motel room was very clean, well equipped and with extras such as a music system, several outdoor seating areas and oil in the kitchenette. The owner was helpful and we were impressed... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us and we were delighted to see you ranked us one of the best places on your entire stay! We have recently received a Travellers Choice Award through TripAdvisor that has us placed at #7 in the top 25 Bargain options in New Zealand, and we are pleased you also... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The outside of this motel belies the excellent interior and fantastic service. We stayed in a one bedroom room (probably the one bedroom room since there was only 4 rooms) and it was very comfortable. The lounge had a lazyboy 2 seater right in front of the TV which was very comfortable. The room also had new carpet that was... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are continually taking steps to modernise the property, with the interior we have just completed the upgrade to the new carpets underfoot and we are pleased you found the room features and amenities to be fresh and modern, and on the exterior we have just upgraded the property... More 

New Zealand
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80 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stayed just one night at Birchlands Motel, but found it very comfortable, with everything we needed. The owners were very pleasant and cheerful too. We stayed in a studio with a double bed and the the kitchen was fully equipped with all we needed to self cater. However, I think the fridge may have been set too high as... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are pleased you found your stay comfortable and had everything that you needed. Sorry about the Cucumber, and we have adjusted the fridges going into winter. Direct bookings with us on our webpage or via TripAdvisor receive our Book Direct Best Available Rates along with unlimited WiFi.We are... More 

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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Spent two days at this motel . The room is nice and clean . It provides full kitchenette ; even cooking oil , salt and pepper were provided by the owner.the furnitures all looked new . The first laundry for the guests were free and we just gave the clothes to the owner to wash ;after we came back in... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We pride ourselves on offering a nice homely feel, and are pleased you noted our attention to detail in the cleanliness and amenities provided in the rooms. We do have the options available for doing guest laundry, as this can be challenging while travelling We look forward to being... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This is a great little motel with lovely owners who can't do enough for you. We stayed 3 nights at Birchlands and couldn't fault it. The motel rooms are modern and well furnished, they have small fully equipped kitchens, even with an oven which was a nice change from a single hob ring in other places! The rooms were serviced... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are pleased you found the rooms had a modern feel and were well furnished and equipped. A lot of people really value the full kitchen options, a definite step up from the more common kettle and toaster basic options of some other properties. We are fortunate in our... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Driving up I had to check the car wasn't my old Ford Laser, but the moment I got into the room the clock came back to modern times. A fresh, modern and clean room, comfy bed, patio out the back, all within a pleasant stroll of "downtown" and within view of the lake made this a perfect pit-stop. The standard... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are continually taking steps to modernise the property, with the interior we have just completed the upgrade to the new carpets underfoot and we are pleased you found the room features and amenities to be fresh, clean and modern, and on the exterior we have just upgraded the... More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and loved this motel. The owners are incredibly nice and helpful, we highly recommend this place. Our room (nr 4, 2 bedrooms) was very spacious, comfortable and all around perfect. The kitchen is fully equiped, the bathroom is nice and clean, spotless bedrooms and a cosy living area with nice couches and a flatscreen TV.... More 

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BirchlandsMotel, Owner at Birchlands Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review after your recent stay with us. We are pleased to hear you found our Two Bedroom unit to be spacious and comfortable all around. Direct bookings with us or via TripAdvisor receive the unlimited WiFi offering that you received, and a lot of guests find this a great positive. We look forward to being of... More 

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