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Motel Villa Del Rio

118 Maunu Rd | Whangarei, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Motel Villa Del Rio for a night and was very pleased with the service I received. The staff couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming and were helpful in answering questions. The room was exactly what I needed - spacious, clean and well equipped and included Sky TV and free wifi. Thanks to everyone at the Motel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family stayed at this motel for a night and we were very impressed by the facilities and the service. The unit was very spacious and clean. I particularly liked the roomy bathroom and plenty of room to move around in the lounge area. The pool and spa pool were a definite bonus 😊

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Auckland, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and comfortable one bedroom unit with a queen bed in the bedroom and 2 singles in the lounge area. Very friendly and helpful hosts, Judy and Dean. Although in a busy area, night time was quiet - no problems sleeping.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We woke them up at midnight and they were so lovely and understanding. The unit was the cleanest I've ever stayed in and very comfortable. Thanks so much for taking the stress out of a stressful weekend. Definitely our first choice if we need somewhere again.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a lovely stay here in a refurbished apartment. It was clean,comfortable and excellent value for money. The free WiFi was the best I have encountered on my travels here...Very fast. Breakfast is available, again at a decent price, and they will do your laundry for $9 full load. There is a swimming pool and spa.

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Judy W, Owner at Motel Villa Del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a positive review of our Motel. It was great to hear that you found your accommodation clean, comfortable and excellent value for money. We were also pleased to hear that the free WiFi was great. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I stayed here with my inlaws when my wife was taken seriously ill while on holiday in the Bay of Islands. She wound up at Whangarei hospital, and what started as a two day booking was extended several times to become a nine night stay in total. Judy and Dean were very accommodating, and while the hotel was very full... More 

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Judy W, Owner at Motel Villa Del Rio, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a positive review for our Motel. We were pleased to hear that you found all of the units that you were moved into were clean, quite and spacious, it was our pleasure to be able to help you all. We hope your wife's health is improving. Thank you for choosing to stay... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This motel will definitely offer you a functional room: bed is good, heater can keep the room warm in winter (for summer: there is no AC), shower works well, and even a very nice TV, and free WiFi. The kitchen is well appointed, except for an oven or convection microwave. Kind and helpful recent owner/operators, who have plans for improvement... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Met the original owner as well as the old and the current hosts in the three years we have been going to whangarei. Noel is the best, friendly and sincere like a father. I can forgive the antiquity of the hotel, (goes with age and the Hispanic motif although the new signboard doesnot match) because of the consideration noël gave... More 

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Judy W, Owner at Motel Villa Del Rio, responded to this review

Many thanks for your comments, look forward to seeing you again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

The room was typical motel, but nice. The bed was very good. You may ait outside and bring your own food and wine, which we did. The staff/owners gave us advice where to get food and wine. We felt us really welcome by them.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed here for my mother in laws wedding. She hired out the house and quite a few other rooms at this location. The owners were great, the cleaners would check if we needed anything each day. The pool and Spa was great for the kids. The price was pretty good. The owners left a bottle of bubbles and some... More 

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