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Harbour City Motor Inn

4.5 of 5 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to book online and managed to get an early check in for no extra charge. Reception lady was lovely and very helpful. Room was lovely, clean and comfortable with some nice touches (decent bottle of milk instead of the terrible lil pod size ones). Bathroom was fantastic! Quiet for its location with very little street noise and so well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this motel for a business trip with 2 other colleagues. We found the location to be excellent as it was only a short walk into The Strand for some excellent eateries. The rooms were clean and tidy and well appointed and the beds were very comfortable. We would highly recommend this motel to all visitors and businessmen travelling... More 

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

Thank you Angela for your kind review. It's always a reward as we all work as a team to deliver the best possible to our guests. It was a pleasure to meet you and your team. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Ohope Beach, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are retired motel owners so we are quite fussy where we stay, My friend and I stayed at the Harbour City Motels , the location is excellent, the units very comfortable, Standard of cleaning was very high. The owners are most helpful and make you feel so welcome.. We enjoyed our stay and recommend these motels. This is the... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. Our cleaning team is always striving to deliver the best and we will share your comments with them. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Tauranga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a last minute, unexpected night in town and a friend recommended your place. Best customer service I have had since moving to Matakana Is in 2009. Room was lovely too, will highly recommend to others.

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I has been a pleasure to meet you and your family. We hope your son is better now. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Rangiora, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice comfortable motel in great central city location with very friendly and helpful owners. We stayed in an upstairs studio unit which was very clean and tidy with quality fittings etc. The only negatives we found were the lack of any curtains on the windows, only blinds, which we felt didn't quite provide enough privacy from the balcony walkway outside... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to give us your thoughts. We are taking your suggestions on board as we are always looking at how to improve further. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stayed for two nights mid-week while at a conference. The owners were very welcoming and helpful, the family room unit was a good size and very comfortable. Would recommend highly and would definitely stay again

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Thank you for your lovely feedback. It was our pleasure to have you and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Harbour City Motor Inn, is a favorite accommodation spot for my company. The owners are lovely and will do anything to make you feel at home. Beds are very comfortable, and the quality of the breakfast room service is amazing. We also host boardroom style meetings at this venue, and the food/service and location is a no brainer. I... More 

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

Thank you Jana, it's always a pleasure to have all of you and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Staff are amazing, and the motel is located in a very central yet quiet area. We felt right right at home and stayed an extra night! They clean every day, and even did our dishes, the kitchen was very well equipted and parking is available infront of the house.

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Thank you for writing about us. We hope you enjoyed your trip in NZ and we would be delighted to see you again on your next trip over. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Very well located and appointed accommodation. Hosts were very welcoming and couldn't do enough for us. They offered to help with bags, helped us reserve a larger parking space so it made things easier getting a toddler in and out of the car, and provided a highchair in the room free of charge. Our only negative was the locking mechanism... More 

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Thank you for giving us your feedback. Little ones can get up to mischief, it seems to be their job.... We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This motel is very conveniently sited in central Tauranga. Pascal is very welcoming and helpful with suggestions of local activities and restaurants. The studio unit was immaculate and we would definitely stay again.

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Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Our team is always striving to give our guests the best stay possible. Look out for more things to do in Tauranga. There is always an update on our website. More 

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Address: 50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harbour City Motor Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
#6 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
#7 Family Hotel in Tauranga
#8 Business Hotel in Tauranga

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