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Harbour City Motor Inn

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50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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  • 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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Brisbane, Australia
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158 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did not have a booking when we drove into Tauranga, but we drove in and the staff were very friendly and welcoming and gave us a run down on the local area before checking us in. The room (12) was clean and warm, very spacious containing a kitchenette and spa bath. Great location to the main street for restaurants... More 

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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. Tauranga has a lot to offer and it's our pleasure to make sure our guests get the most of everything. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent service , great location close to the hub with water views and eateries close by . These guys let us in early on arrival which they did not have to do and made our stay very comfortable from start to finish. Professional slick service with tidy accommodation , easy parking , sky TV, it was magic.

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

Thank you for you lovely review. We are always striving to try to give the best to our guests. It has been a pleasure to meeting you and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel offers just the right amount of friendliness and service. I felt very welcome on arrival. The room was a delight with lovely soft carpet and quality furnishings. Having a spa bath was an added bonus. The unit felt very clean and fresh. We were close to shops and the waterfront with many restaurants just down the road. I... More 

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

Thank you to take the time to tell us about your stay. It will be a pleasure to have you again. Wharf Street is having a make over in August,and will be offering some awesome dining experience. 80 italian lanterns have been put in place last week and it's already looking fabulous... More 

Auckland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

absolutley excellent accomodation very clean very comfortable handy to cafes & restaurants nice 10min walk to harbour walkway -excellent hosts hosts are very helpful, polite and respect your privacy staff are helpful a good atmosphere

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

Thank you to take the time to talk about us. This week, Wharf Street is being restructured to become the dining area, with Italian lanterns, furniture outside and a One Way Street... Music, dancing... lots of entertainment is planned... it's all very exciting. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This place is nearly lake and the city and easy to get information with the I-site information center. It is convenience for the foreigner like us to visit this city. I love this place and this city. It's suitable for the family travel.

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

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Harbour City, and hope you also had a great time with the rest of your travels. More 

Palmerston North
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39 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Stayed here on business overnight and was immediately impressed with the helpfulness of Pascale on reception. The rooms were spotless and comfortable. I am a very light sleeper and usually struggle with noise in a place so central however I was not disturbed at all. This was particularly noticeable as I had an adjoining room but could not hear the... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to tell about your experience at Harbour City. We look forward to having you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Perfect place to stay rooms cleaned & maintained to a very high standard. very central location eateries just a short stroll away very handy. very friendly hosts would definitely stay again. Thanks for making our weeknd stay enjoyable.

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

Thank you, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family. We look forward to your next visit in Tauranga. More 

Brighton le Sands, Australia
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is re: bike hire. I recently hired a bike from here and I was 100% happy. (I didn't stay here as I have relations in Tauranga). The bikes are kept in very good condition and the hire options are really good. Thank you very much especially to the French lady on reception!

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

Merci for your nice comment. Tauranga has some awesome cycle ways and it's a different and safeand not expensive way to see more of the beautiful surrounding. There's plan to develop more cycle areas, let's hope it will be happening!!!! More 

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

forunate enough to have stayed at this hotel for our night in Tauranga, the room was beautiful, so clean and fresh, loved all the special little touches and the fact there were cooking facilities. just a short stroll to the water front and the many bars and restaurants to choose from. The people running the place were very friendly and... More 

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

Thank you so much for your comments. Our team always does the best possible to accommodate our guests and make their stay a most enjoyable experience. We hope you had a safe trip home, and keep warm... More 

Auckland
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75 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We had decided that we wanted a few days in Tauranga. This seemed to be a good spot when we booked it and it proved to be even better. Friendly management, excellent room with cooking facilities and fridge, morning paper (n.z. Herald - most welcome) free wifi (also most welcome!) The real bonus was the location - right in the... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely comments. We will share them with our hard working staff. Maybe see you again on your next trip. More 

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