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Harbour City Motor Inn

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location to walk to restaurants on the harbour. We even found an Indian restaurant that surprised my husband with birthday candles in his naan bread. The owner is on-site. The pride of ownership shows in the cleanliness and attention to detail.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about us. At Harbour City, we do work as a team with all our staff to ensure our guests have a most enjoyable experience. We hope you enjoyed your trip in NZ. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great central location, really nice hostess on site, the room was spacious very clean and modern. We stayed as a couple and it was very lovely. Would highly recommend to traveling couples wanting night away from the kids.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Keep an eye out for some Hot deal package over some weekend during the winter - a relaxing night away from the daily stress!!!! We look forward to seeing you again. More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family stayed for 2 nights - we enjoyed staying here very much. It was close to cafes and the town. The rooms were spacious, bed was comfortable, and the bathrooms very modern and everything was very clean. We found all the utensils that we needed in the kitchen. The owners were very friendly and helpful.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. We really enjoyed meeting all your family and we look forward to your next visit. Happy "baking".... More

Auckland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This motel met our expectations in every way - clean, quiet, up to date facilities, spacious and comfortable - combined with excellent customer service. We look forward to returning in the future and definitely recommend it to others.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about us and we will share your review with our staff. We're all work as a team to provide the best service and stay possible, and we are always open to any ideas on how to do even better. We will be delighted to see you again. More

Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Nice, clean and spacious room, well equiped kitchen to cook full meal. Perfect for our family of 4. Great location (library on the other side of the street, very useful if weather is on the grey side), parking on site. Pascale is a really nice host who recommanded activities, restaurants and "view point".

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you to take the time to post your feedback. We really enjoyed meeting with you. We hope the rest of your trip went well. Hope to see again on the next trip over. More

Nahant, Massachusetts
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105 reviews 105 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is a fairly typical motel, but rooms are spacious enough, well equipped and the hosts could not be nicer or more helpful. Location is excellent and parking is convenient. We stayed an extra day as we found it that good.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It has been a pleasure to meet you both. Have a great time in the rest of New Zealand as well. More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Very good quality motel in Tauranga. Friendly staff, high quality rooms and a reasonable price. Kitchen is well stocked, there is a wardrobe to hang your clothes, rooms are serviced daily, spa bath etc. Everything was nice and clean.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you to take the time to write about your experience at Harbour City Motor Inn. Our team is working hard together to ensure that our guests have the most enjoyable time during their stay. Hope to see you again. More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Very comfortable, modern, clean & welcoming with hospitable hosts. Handy to a good selection of restaurants, shops and walks. Motel has a selection of bikes to use along wide pathways alongside waters edge. Look forward to returning here.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for feedback. It's always rewarding when our guests enjoyed their stay. There are many tracks in Tauranga, and biking is a pleasant and safe way to sightseeing. We look forward to seeing you again. More

Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

It was great and our host Pascale did everything possible to enhance our stay. She even drove us to the medical clinic to have a wound on my wife's foot treated thus making it possible for us to complete the Tongariro Alpine Crossing a week later.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear you did the Tongariro walk, one of the most beautiful hike in NZ. All the best for your future travels. More

Auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This was my second stay and it was just as good as my first. It amazes me how the staff can be around when you need them, but when you just want to sit and enjoy your room they leave you to it and go about their business. There business is obviously making quests feel welcome and to help them... More

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review. Our team will be pleased to hear your comments as everybody always strives to go the "extra mile" to ensure Harbour City guests have the best stay possible. We look forward to seeing you again. More

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Additional Information about Harbour City Motor Inn

Address: 50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harbour City Motor Inn 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
4 star plus upmarket motel in CBD. Opposite Baycourt Theatre. Close to Cafes & Restaurants. FREE wi-fi. 20 air-con units with spa baths, cooking facilities, LCD TVs, Electric Blankets, SKY TV, latest magazines . Complimentary Car parking. 14 studio rooms, 2 access rooms & 4 1 bedroom units. Conference Facilities on site. Management on site. Fluent French speaking host. ... more   less 
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