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Shortland Court Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   208 Jellicoe Crescent | Jellicoe Crescent, Thames 2815, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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30 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
57 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I was a bit skeptic before booking because of the claims of the 1 star reviews. I was pretty struck to see that the motel is actually very comfortable, the room is big and with everything you need, including a fully equipped kitchenette (microwave and stove as well), big TV, a quite big bathroom and a desk. It's true it's... More

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Having read the 1* reviews, we came properly prepared with body armour for the cat and motion-sensor lights to keep the burglars at bay. Thankfully the cat was away (probably at anger management classes) and while we covered the TV in blankets to avoid shrapnel wounds, in the event, it didn't even explode. We can report a rather savage-looking Bichon... More

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Brisbane, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I had searched for accommodation for our last night in New Zealand and found Shortland Court Motel online. I booked it without much research and we were very happy with everything. The motel is very clean and comfortable and the King size bed was the most comfortable we had slept in. The bathroom was large with a magnificent shower and... More

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Canberra, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We had left booking until the last minute and this was the only hotel left where we could get a room big enough for 4 of us. It was a very good size room, with two bedrooms - the kids room was curtained off rather than a separate room but that was ok. We were only staying for one night... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

While Shortland Court was clean and tidy, I have to admit we have stayed in Motels half the price that are better appointed. One thing that really irritates me is mismatched crockery and cutlery in units. Not the most comfortable bed, although our son says his one was very comfortable. Shower was fantastic and they did not skimp on tea... More

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Address: 208 Jellicoe Crescent | Jellicoe Crescent, Thames 2815, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Thames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Shortland Court Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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