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Durham Motor Inn

Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
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Ranked #35 of 58 Hotels in Tauranga
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015
shagnasty2015 Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Motel facilities adequate for a couple of nights. Bed okay but bathroom getting rather tired. Issue was noise. It is a very compact compound so if you have some noisy guests it is a problem for others. There was a large group staying in a number of units with teenagers and children who were in and out of rooms banging... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

They were nice enough to pre-soak the tea bags for me and then dry them back out. All 1 of them. terrible beds. Thur/fri/sat nights there are patrons of the clubs and bars 100m away spewing outside your window and if all that isn't what you are after, just wait for that truck/street cleaner at 4-5am in the morning, it... More 

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Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

After reading some of the reviews on this placel, was thinking I may have made a mistake booking it. Well I'm glad to say we were really happy with our one night stay that we decided to book in another night and luckily we were able to get the same room as it was a holiday weekend. A very friendly... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Fortunately only one night here as the rooms were noisy and shabby, the pool was tiny and had hanks of hair floating in it, and the woman on reception carried on talking on the phone and ignored us as we waited to check in . Beds uncomfortable and towels for two when there were four of us. Really need air... More 

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Auckland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We also had a bad experience with loud & noisy neighbours. We complained to reception several times who said it was just until the group went out, which they did a few hours later only to return at 2am twice as noisy. We were made to feel like we were just moaning & being unreasonable however a large group with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed on a Friday night. The room was modern neat and tidy but the walls are very thin. We had some thoughtless neighbors who partyed all night. Reception closed at 9pm so we felt powerless to do anything. Good location and walking distance to pubs clubs and restaurants. I would have rated it higher if not for the sleepless... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Step into unit not for wheel chairs, bar in toilet very small and loose very low toilet, dripping shower therefore water on floor in bathroom and as others have said unit very old and tired looking not worth the money.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stayed with a friend for a work do, so handy to the pubs, water front etc. Spacious room and bathroom, all you need for staying one night really, staff were friendly and very helpful with directions etc, bed was comfy, would stay there again if was heading to the pubs/restaurants etc as just a quick walk down the road, which... More 

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Wairarapa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Location was good, handy to city, restaurants and motorway to Mt Maunganui and Whakatane. Staff were very helpful but room was old and tired with very uncomfortable lounge chairs, a dripping tap and a noisy fridge. Booked in for two nights but won't go back again.

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