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Camellia Court Motel

50 Tonga Street, Taupo, New Zealand
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Ranked #65 of 72 hotels in Taupo
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Originally purchased three nights for $134 for two adults and a teenager, using there on line booking for the small cabin. Upon arrival had a look, would have met our needs all be it slightly cramped but no issues. Offered an upgrade to a larger cabin/unit for $180. Took the upgrade option. Due to it being a cabin, you share... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very cheap so I didn't expect much but so disappointed with the level of tobacco use. The drive ways have heaps of cigarette butts scattered around. There are large full (plant pot sized) ashtrays outside the front doors of each unit and the units themselves stink of stale smoke - not just a hint but like someone had recently lit... More

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Auckland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Very appauling facillities my partner & families with children were forced to use the mens showers and toilets.Were told we werent allowed visitors and spoken inapropriately by the owner.The bbq was very rusted and fat & grime all over the area it was filthy.The bedding had obvious blood stains my partner remade bedding herself.There was painting being done as i... More

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Auckland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I read the reviews on this place and we still went as I wanted to give them the benefit of the doubt. I was sorely disappointed. So easy to make this place better, wash the walls down, paint the walls and ceiling, new bedding, new mattresses, steam clean upholstery, carpets. The bathrooms need to be gutted and start fresh, I... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I booked in 11 people for a fishing trip. We pre-negotiated a flat rate per head on a shared room basis. We had 3 people in a 4 bed unit and he tried to charge us the full unit rate instead of the agreed flat rate per head. When booking, we checked that they had a communal area and BBQs... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This place is atrocious. While it certainly was favourably priced, the conditions were well below standard, the facilities old, broken and very unclean especially the pots and pans, the shower had a dirty feel to it, the service was less than friendly and it is situated in a difficult to find location within Taupo's suburbs. I was most unhappy about... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Got a basic cabin for $40 for one night, 2 people. This is bloody cheap. The room was small with bunk beds, small table and a TV from the 8th with very poor reception. The room did look run down but was good enough for night. The shared bathroom/toilet was dirty and didn't take shower as went to hot pools... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stayed there 2 nights. The units are old, the surrounding area is not the safest, but my unit was clean and everything worked. The owner was friendly. They did change my towel after the first night. I was happy enough.

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Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

You get what you pay for. And this is the cheapest. But still, this is so bad you need to think about staying somewhere else. Dity crockery made our cabin a gathering place for ants when we arrived. When I aksed the manager for some ant killer, he came, drew a few lines on the ceiling with a special ant... More

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6 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I actually didn't know that places like this existed. The rooms were filthy, layered in dust. The sheets were stained with goodness knows what so we slept fully clothed and on top of the beds. The communal shower and toilet block was disgustingly dirty, non of our party of five wound dare take a shower in the place. If you... More

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Address: 50 Tonga Street, Taupo, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Taupo
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