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Ambassador Motel

167 Fitzherbert Ave, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shabby and in need of maintenance in and out. Bathroom mouldy, place dusty, lack of kitchen utensils (1 small pot, no bowls), wallpaper flapping, beds comfy enough, shower good pressure. Pool area used to confine owners (or a guests) dog during day not ideal.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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62 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably paid to much for a room with mould in the bathroom,sliding door not working properly,kitchen cupboards hard to open.The outside needs quite a bit of work just like the inside.It did have a comfortable bed though.

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Avoid this motel, very dirty and smelly. A lot of noise from the street and other people staying there. The price may be on the cheap side but you would be better off sleeping in your car. Would never stay there again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

I stayed overnight at this motel last Monday. On arrival I was struck by the poor exterior condition of the building. I had a ground floor room. On entry there was a strong chemical smell presumably some type of cleaner. I wondered if I would be able to sleep with the odour. The furnishings are old, outdated and shabby. There... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Budget accommodation, value for money, however the cleaners have a lot to answer for. The room stunk of smoke and hadn't been aired out. Also we booked and paid for a family room but were given a studio room with an extra bed brought in. This made the room very cramped. We were also not given extra towels to cater... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Great value. Everything you need in a motel can be found at the Ambassador, including more outdoor space than you can mow; a location just minutes from the square's duckpond; complimentary milk and load bearing raro; plus an innkeeper who can solve your Sky TV issues in 3 seconds.

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Reefton, New Zealand
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The place looked run down and in need of some TLC. We stayed in family unit, my husband and I and my 3 children.i would not stay there again as it was very unclean, there was rubbish and food scraps under the bed.I guess if there any positives it was free wifi and sky tv.

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Howick, Auckland
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stayed in room 831 at the very back of the property. Most of the rooms are in a 2 level block but at the back there are several large units, much quieter away from the traffic. The room was huge and the biggest bathroom that we have seen in a long time. All very tired, bathroom wall needed some... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

This motel really needs a makeover! I don't mind staying at a 3 star property but not one that's so old it's to the point of feeling unclean. I would recommend paying a little more for a more comfortable motel. It is in a good location.

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New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Easy check in and out, extra towels when asked, free wifi, walking distance to a couple of restaurants and bars. We stayed as a large group for two nights, there was plenty of off street parking. The rooms were clean and warm and reasonably priced. We would stay again.

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