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Adelaide Motel

2.5 of 5 Motel   |   209 - 211 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst motel I have ever been in. When we arrived we were assaulted in the reception area by the most disgusting stench of rotting seaweed and fish entrails. The owner was unshaven and rude. Because of the foul smell we asked to see the room before paying for it but he refused, saying we had to pay... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We chose this motel as it was near our family's house, but that was its only redeeming feature. On arrival we were offered an opened half filled 1L container which the owner said was 'their milk' but we could have it! We did not take it for obvious reasons. Although the website states non-smoking everywhere, the tenants above us were... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I booked this motel as I needed to stay overnight for an appointment early the next day. Online it looked satisfactory, but I did not read up on Tripadvisor unfortunately, that would have saved me lots of trouble. I booked online filling in all the details, yet I was rung up and asked what time I would be arriving. When... More 

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Masterton, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We were here because a family member was admitted to ICU Wellington hospital. Parking sucked! I couldn't get out of my car in the space she told me to park in. It was so narrow! Service - one towel per room?! Even though she knew I booked the room for 3 people. I had to justify why I needed more... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

i have visited quite a few motels, but was appalled by the initial service of this motel. Firstly, a smelly room was given despite other vacant rooms being available and the facilities were not updated. The door for the toilets was so "not private" that any other member (sharing with you, eg, family) could just have access to it as... More 

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East coast, australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I stayed here recently with my partner. We found the owners very rude and difficult to deal with. The rooms were cold and noisy at night and seemed to lack the basics. The parking was impossible and we also parked on the street overnight. We won't be staying here again.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We had unit 8 upstairs. There was no hair dryer in the room, no desert spoons and not a lot of water coming out of the shower. We mentioned the shower to the owner twice. she didn't seem to worried about it.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Booked here as wanted to be close to hospital and it is! The room was adequate; the parking is impossible and I ended up parking on the road overnight. As I have read in another review, the parking is very narrow and barely allows room for the driver to get in and out of the car. I would not stay... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

The only good thing about this motel is its location 3 minutes from the Wellington hospital. Rooms are old and outdated shabby furnishings and decor. 1 bedroom for 4 people very cramped and there were only 3 of us. Nothing about this motel appealed and is overpriced in comparison to other motels in close proximity

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Wellington, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after the recent storm when we were left without any power. The owners were very helpful and cannot fault them, thank you The property itself is a dated motel but it has everything you need for a short stay. The road it is on is pretty noisy and we were woken both nights by... More 

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Address: 209 - 211 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Adelaide Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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