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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 #6 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Tara M Wellington, 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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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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

North Shore City, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here recently over Queens Birthday weekend and from the moment we arrived we felt like we were VIP guests! The owner / manager even offered to help us with taking our bags to the room! The studio room was spacious and had everything you need and the spa bath was a real bonus. The Motel is close to... More

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

Thank you for your review. It's always a great reward when our guests enjoyed their stay. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Tauranga. More

Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a work event with some VIP guests in Tauranga. It was a short walk to the CBD. Bookings were changed a numberof times and they were very accommodating. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place and stay here again.Great spa bath if you get some time. All work and no play....

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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. We tried the best we can to make everybody stays the best possible. Every problem has a solution and we always put our guests first. We look forward to see you for a leisure trip next time. More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This was my second visit and was just as good as tge first one. Had a wonderful weekend with my partner. Room was well sourced and cleab. Great service, close to eateries and hospitality was so lovely and kind from Pascal :-) Will recommend to anyone!

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. It was a pleasure to have you again. Look out also for our Winter Special - a studio and a meal at Amphora Restaurant combined - Great savings and a relaxing weekend too to fight the winter blues... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We very much enjoyed our stay at the Harbour City Motor Inn. Pascale was very welcoming and friendly. The location, in the central city, while being close to good restaurants etc, is still quiet. Our room was very comfortable and spotlessly clean. We would definitely stay here again.

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Thank you for your lovely feedback. It was a pleasure to meet you both and we look forward to your next visit to sunny Tauranga. More

queensland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

This little Hotel is right in centre of town but not noisy and a short stroll to all the eateries in town and the local shops. It was a pleasure to stay, everything near new and we travelled with our 2 grandchildren who had their own room. Very friendly helpful Managers who gave us a great deal and we will... More

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

Thank you for your review. To further the comfort of our guests, all our unit windows closest to the road have recently been acoustic double glazed. We hope you and your family had a great trip in NZ, and we look forward to your next visit. More

Ohaupo, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed at Harbour City Motor Inn for the first time on the weekend of 25April 2014. Wow !!! We were greeted by Pascale, she is just fabulous, warm and welcoming greeting, actually took us to our room,and explained what was what with everything. The rooms are very very clean and most inviting For me having nice china crockery, nice glass... More

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

Thank you Ann for taking the time to write about us.We work as a team and always striving to make sure our guests are well looked after. It has been a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to your next visit. More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I have stayed at the Harbour City Motor Inn many times. Pascale is a fabulous host and certainly goes the extra mile to ensure my stay is comforable and enjoyable. The rooms are very clean and inviting. It is only a short distance to a variety of beautiful restaurants and if you wish to stay in, there is a delivery... 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. It's always a pleasure to have you Raewyn. We look forward to your next visit. More

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

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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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

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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*
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Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga #3 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga #6 Family Hotel in Tauranga #10 Business Hotel in Tauranga
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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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