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Kensington Motel

85-87 Kamo Rd., | Kensington, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 34 hotels in Whangarei
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Was perfect for the price, esecially with fully stocked kitchens and such bubbly staff. They are proud of their business and this made me feel welcome. The only con I had was lack of heating on a very cold night. The shower was luke warm yet I could get hot water in the basin. No hot shower for me but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The motel is very clean and tidy with everything one needs for a few nights stay. The Studio units are small but certainly adequate. The owners are really nice, accommodating and unobtrusive. I have stayed several times recently

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We stayed there for 3 days. The owners where really nice and helpful. Shops are close liquor store is close. Rooms were immaculately clean in fact it was the cleanest motel I stayed in. The rooms are a good size with good facilitys. Would most defiantly stay again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Cleanliness and Servicing: Spotless throughout and high standard of servicing with necessary items replenished daily. No visible rubbish on grounds. Shower/Vanity/toilet in one room (other units may be different) Shower had excellent pressure. Bedroom: Inner-sprung mattress bed and plumpish pillows (with extra if needed) . Crisp white unmarked linen with high thread count. Large mirror with roomy bench underneath. No... More

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Papakura, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed 1 night on the 6th Jan very nice and clean room would definitely go there again very handy to where we needed to be .Great folder with all the information and close food places and there menus great place.

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

First impressions we like this places a lot. We stayed there on Dec 2 for 8days. However the service very nice and friendly and easy as well- Special Paul and Sandra are very kind. In the future if my family goes to New Zealand i definitely book this places again. Thanks to Paul & Sandra, All the best to you... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We stayed here for two nights as part of our 'up north' holiday. The location of the motel is great, super handy to the main road north, about 5 minutes drive into town, and within walking distance of a supermarket and food places. The room we stayed had everything we needed and our beds were very comfortable. The only small... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Picked this Motel for two nights as we were heading North to the Cape the next day and back. The motel is just off the Main North /South Road easy to get to and back onto the Highway.We arrived around 7:00pm and the assistant at the front desk was great. Fresh milk for the room,room was clean and comfortable and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Very pleasant host, a tidy & comfortable room, and a nice breakfast that set me up for the drive north. The Motel is well situated near Kamo, at the northern end of Whangarei - easy to find and easy to get back on the main road north. This Motel was well worth a longer stay for anyone wanting to base... More

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12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

This is a great place to stay. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The manager is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend for price, cleanliness, convenience and location. Every thing you want is in walking distance. Would most definitely stay agai and again.

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Address: 85-87 Kamo Rd., | Kensington, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
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