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Durham Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
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Ranked #32 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A pleasant suprise as the edifice is discreet. The receptionist was very welcoming and used my name, which made me feel more welcomed.The room is neat, clean and while not modern, well maintained. A cieling fan is a clever addition to balance the rooms temperature. The artwork on the wall was so tasteful and pleasing, I wanted to own it!... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not impressed with my stay at all, the carpet was lifting up and the shower head was tied on with a plastic cable tie which broke and the Tv completely blacked out between channel changes. The walls are paper thin and there was no monitoring on the noise coming from the other guests. Would not recommend staying at this motel... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We booked this Motel having no idea where it was in relation to the Beach or the City or any of the features of the region, as it turns out it is close to everything. We travelled during the busy New Year period and the Motel was full. The service is efficient, friendly and attentive. The Motel is tidy and... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The staff were really nice, very friendly and helpful. The location is great, walking distance to town, restaurants and bars. Clean and a lovely pool for a refreshing dip. I'd stay again for a clean convenient stop.

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

I was checked in in the Durham Motor Inn for a two week business stay. The good things first, the people working there are very friendly and the location is near the strand so you have access to some restaurants. Unfortunately the hotel is located beside a main road and its very noisy. Very bad sleeping quality. The rooms where... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

No dvd / blu ray / music player. Poor shower and bathroom facilities. Needs a major renovation to bring the standard up. Close to town. The managers are nice. Room was a good size with the bedroom / bathroom separate from the living and kitchen. Comfy bed.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

I stopped here a couple of nights for work so got in late and left early each day. Car park is slightly tighter than it looks especially if you drive anything big. Rooms are large and spotlessly clean although slightly dated now, and slightly cold. I had the oldest CRT tv in the world and although i didn't watch it,... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Enjoyed my one night stay at the Durham Motor Inn in one of their suites. On arrival, the reception was very welcoming and management were happy to look after my overnight travel bag after check-out the next day before my flight departure time in the late afternoon. I would stay here again because of the close proximity to the city,... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Our first choice motel was not available, so we went to the Durham Motor Inn because it, too, was in town. The property manager was quite friendly and helpful, and the location was very good for our needs, but that was not enough to overcome the downsides of the place. The motel needs some major renovation. Carpeting was threadbare (and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Unfortunately we left an expensive bottle of liqueur on the kitchen bench. Upon ringing the next morning once we got home, I was told that it had been thrown out. It would be good if these moteliers kept items a little longer so customers who are travelling have time to arrange collection. We have stayed at this motel many times.... More

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Address: Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #32 of 57 hotels in Tauranga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Durham Motor Inn 4*
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