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Coastal Motor Lodge

608 Tararu Rd | PO Box 226, Thames SH 25, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped here on our final night before heading to Auckland Airport.. The chalet style cabins are comfortable, very clean and have everything you need. The grounds are well kept and has parking in front of each chalet.. There is even a car wash area which is thoughtful and very handy, Couldn't fault this in any way and will definitely look... More

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised by the cute chalet. It has everything you need and you can have them bring you a good breakfast in the morning. You can hear the waves from the ocean, which I find relaxing. The bed is comfortable and everything is clean. The owners are friendly and can give you good tips and advice of where... More

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Nehalem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have visited NZ for 2 months for each of the past 6 years. The Coastal Motor Lodge is one of my favorite stops when visiting the Coromandel area. Owners, Tom & Liz have consistently provided excellent service and maintain maticulously clean units and are a wealth of helpful knowledge about activities and places to see in the area. I... More

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29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We had an upstairs room close to reception (we asked for a quiet room, and this was set back a bit from the road). The owners were welcoming and helpful. We loved the spacious room, with cafetiere and coffee provided. The deck outside looked over towards the river estuary. We walked down on the beach to see the wading birds.... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Ask for the chalet room and reap the rewards of a delightful stay. Clean,tidy well appointed, great beds and deck for viewing seaside. Backdrop treed And birds love the setting. Friendly owners, helpful too. Birding nearby as well as in Miranda area. Shaded units less hot but fans available if you need.some traffic noise but quieter after workers leave town.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Very friendly people and the accommodation is great! It is neat, clean and has a humongous bed! They also have beautiful gardens and the beach is right across (although you have to cross the main road). It's great for a weekend getaway but a bit expensive for a longer stay. The only thing that I really would recommend is screens... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We stayed in a 2 bedroom cottage which was immaculately clean and had everything we needed to make a thoroughly enjoyable stay. The accommodation is situated in a lovely position just outside of Thames, across the road from the sea. There are nice walks nearby and the gardens and grounds are well maintained. The moteliers are friendly and helpful.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

Nice & clean accommodation at a reasonable price. We only had a 1 night stay but were satisfied with everything. Friendly hosts & free wifi a bonus. Rooms had everything we required. Easy access location a little out of town

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

The motel is at Thames town. Very conveniently located and near to the shops in town and the one shopping centre in town. Room is self contained and clean. However, there was no aircon. The motel has a unit providing cool air, but tat is not useful. We need to open the windows and we find insects flying into the... More

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed at the Coastal Motor Lodge while on holiday on the Coromandel peninsular recently. The owners were away however their minders Russel and his wife made us feel totally at home. We initially booked in for one night and within an hour we were asking if the room available for three nights as we would base ourselves there and... More

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Address: 608 Tararu Rd | PO Box 226, Thames SH 25, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > The Coromandel > Thames
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Ranked #3 of 10 Specialty lodging in Thames
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Coastal Motor Lodge is a four star Qualmark rated Motel located at the gateway of the magnificent Coromandel Peninsula. Accommodation is set amongst beautiful lush grounds directly opposite the Hauraki Gulf and provides a range of quality accommodation including elevated sea view studio chalets, family room, access rooms and budget style cottages. ... more   less 
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