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Motel Villa Del Rio

118 Maunu Rd.,, Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Timbuktu
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Chonburi, Thailand
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Waipu, New Zealand
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30 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Great service from hosts and being just off State highway 1, and on the main road out of Whangarei heading for the west coast, makes it an ideal base for visiting the area, close to the CBD, Just a 10 minute walk to Whangarei Hospital which was the reason we stayed, we had a spacious 1 bedroom unit would certainly... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Great friendly service with hosts who made sure we were comfortable. The rooms were very clean and tidy . The pool area and sauna were a nice treat and great for warming up on a cold evening. Comfy and quiet nights sleep. Will definitely stay again .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Great place to stay if you need to be visiting friends/family at the hospital the closest motel to hospital 2mins up the road. I stayed for business and the units are very tidy, comfortable and warm. Beds are firm and linen is very nice. Definitely be staying again on my many trips North as now know what to expect. Hosts... More

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14 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Booked here over the phone and had no problems at all. Very clean but in dire need of maintenance and up dating. A mixture of eighties decor, mix match repair. Lovely people, very helpful, pity about the out dated and run down environment.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

We booked over the phone, after an initial confusion with the booking, our rooms where sorted very quickly and with no fuss, the rooms are clean and tidy. The plunger coffee is a nice touch. The hosts are really helpful and Friendly. The beds are very firm good for some but if you like a soft bed this might not... More

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Fantastic, friendly service! We had to urgently travel to Whangarei to visit a family member in hospital late at night. We arrived at 2am and they still woke up to give us the key. Thanks very much :)

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Address: 118 Maunu Rd.,, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
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