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Shortland Court Motel

208 Jellicoe Crescent | Jellicoe Crescent, Thames 2815, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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North Shore City, New Zealand
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35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stayed here 1 night on early February 2015 and thought it was 'ok' - nothing special the bed was a bit soft, but the bathroom and the spa bath were very nice, and there was a good choice of chanels on the TV. Although the motel is on a main road we didn't really hear any road noise, although... More 

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Layton, Utah
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was just a basic hotel room nothing special however it was clean which I appreciated. A previous reviewer was correct in saying that road noise was there because it's right on the road. However, the road died down at night and so there was no noise and so it was fine. It doesn't show it in the pictures and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed here for two night in the unit with one king size bed and kitchenette. When we booked we didnt know its on the main road. We asked lady at reception if we can stay one night instead of two. She replied smth ... "basically.. not my problem if you are stupid people". We have 2 years old and... More 

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Shortcourt, Owner at Shortland Court Motel, responded to this review

This booking was made through an online booking agency. At no stage did I call them stupid but I did remind them of the cancellation policy and I did say that people had a responsibility to check the cancellation policy when they made the booking with an online agency. The room they chose was advertised as having just 1 kingsize... More 

Wanganui, New Zealand
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This motel was in good walking distance to town, real comfy bed and a great shower also had own outdoor area. Hosts are very friendly. Good location and reasonably priced - would highly recommend this hotel

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Coulsdon, Chipstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The Motel is conveniently located near the southern entrance to the town and is a couple of minutes drive to all facilities. The room is good sized, very clean, well equipped and comfortable. The bathroom is excellent with a huge shower. Very wide selection of Sky TVchannels and excellent WiFi.

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed here two nights on a whim. Not much of a looker on the outside, the Shortland Court Motel seemed like a solid budget option while I was driving to the tip of the Coromandel Peninsula. I'm glad I stepped inside! The Shortland Court isn't budget at all. It may seem like a budget motel on the outside but... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great friendly managers/staff/owners who were very helpful and accommodating. They held a room for me over the phone with no deposit/CC details even though I was arriving late and they were nearly full, and when I arrived provided great friendly service. I stayed in a double room that had all the amenities and mod cons I required and was clean.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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54 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed here overnight while attending a family reunion and found it was ideal for our stay. We had made a phone booking a couple of weeks in advance and found everything was as described to us over the phone. The person we spoke to on the phone and the receptionist who checked us in were polite and helpful. We... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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118 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Arriving here on a very wet and windy Monday night in Thames wasn't the best way to get an impression of this motel but the welcome was lovely and once we had cranked up the heating we started to feel at what was to be our base and home on the Coromandel for a week. We had at one stage... More 

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Westport, West Coast, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our group stayed in a number of the rooms at Shortland Court Motel. I was in a family unit which was dated, uncomfortable and needed a good clean. Our friends stayed in a studio unit which was nice, newly built and clean. The motel is situated on the main road which is REALLY NOISY!! The lady at reception was sour.... More 

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