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Camellia Court Motel

3.0 of 5
50 Tonga Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I need a option to just put good. Not quite very good but way better than average. Or 3.5 out of 5 stars. For what u pay it's 5 stars. But it could do with some up keep. After a long day of runing around adrenaline seaking would be nice if the telly worked to chill out and watch it.... More 

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New Zealand
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136 reviews 136 reviews
27 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked through booking.com. I would be weary after this. old n run down amenities. situated in a lower socio-economic area. $85 better spent somewhere else. Toilet and showers common, but disgusting. Common kitchen, old. Avoid this place.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I said to my wife as we pulled up, we're gonna be murdered here lol, unfortunately I think i may have been right, guy handed us the key and said take a look first "we can upgrade you" we looked in the cabin and I said "yep someones already been killed in this room", the fridge was rusting and flacking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bloke at the reception said "This isn't the Ritz" - I was expecting bad things, but after he'd shown me the room I wondered what the fuss was about. Clean room, with towels and bedding provided, clean toilets and a decent kitchen. Of course, some of the equipment is old, and the paintwork is peeling etc, but it's really... More 

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Tauranga
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

When I found this cabin accommodation at $30 per night I wondered if I might be making a big mistake booking it. But in a destination with as much to offer as Taupo, how much time does one spend in their room . As long as it's clean and comfortable right. This ticked those boxes being comfortable, modest and clean.... More 

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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Stayed here for one night on my trip around NZ. Booked the place for its fantastic value, we paid $37 for a night in their backpackers cabin - a price that's just unheard of! Arrived and the owner was so so helpful, told us all of the local spots and the best places to go. Helped us with everything -... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Our cabin was very small, filthy and had a lot of ants. There was a syringe between the upper bunk wire wove and the mattress (no needle with it thank goodness). The toilet / shower block wasn't clean and the hand dryer unit on wall was broken. The kitchen was a mess and I doubt if you could have keep... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The owner is very friendly and a great source of information - put us on to a few local attractions we would otherwise have missed on our flying visit through. We also thought the room was great value for the money and we'll maintained. Would definitely stay there again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My parents and I booked 2 cabins here. We were arriving late in the evening and leaving early the next morning so didn't want to book an expensive place. However the place was filthy. My room was full of ants making a trail from the fridge to a hole in the ceiling, the beds were falling apart. My parents were... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is budget accommodation but our unit is tidy and clean. We received fresh towels every day and there was a little space to sit outside during the hotter parts of the day and into the evening. It was quiet and fairly close to town. The furniture was a little tired we all slept ok. The couch needed respringing. If... More 

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