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Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge

362 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei 0101, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Healdsburg, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I would recommend Pohutukawa Lodge to anyone traveling to the Whangarei area. I recently organized a trip for a group of 19 and Pohutukawa was one of the hotels that I used for our visit. Owen and Dianne were wonderful to work with. I had many questions about local activities and restaurants that were answered cheerfully and I was given... More 

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Hi Pohutukawa Lodge! Just want to say how fabulous it is to stay at your place. It is our first place to stay should we need accommodation in Whangarei. Love the fact the simple things are taken care of so thoughtfully – A full bottle of fresh milk for our hot drinks is available instead of those little containers that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were headed to Paihia for the night but it was all booked up and it made financial sense to stop at Whangarei as it is a bugger place with more choice. Faced with such a choice we chose the BK Pohutukawa and boy are we glad we did. We'll probably change our holiday plans and use this as our... More 

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Vashon, Washington, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This hotel was nice, clean and the staff friendly and helpful. Convienent access off hwy 1 but relatively quiet. American should avoid driving in town however as it has one way and dead end streets and streets that change names frequently. Very confusing.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great hotel. perfect value for money, big TV's in the room and the breakfast options are huge... go from a fully cooked breakfast to eggs benedict or just basics. Bathroom was spacious and the pressure and temperature of the shower was immense - so much that I wouldn't reccommend it for children as the water was extremely hot! Either way,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed here for one night on our honeymoon and no complaints. Nice spacious room, delicious pancakes for breakfast delivered promptly and good location. At reception we were given lots of great information for not only exploring the area but how to best spend the next couple of days exploring the rest of the northland. We made great use of the... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We enjoyed our over nighter here at this Motel- basic accommodation but wonderfully clean and fresh and that's the most important thing. Nice friendly staff too. Good parking at the door. was recommended by the Information Centre in Whangarei

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

This motel was booked for me through my company. It was the first time I stayed here and after a 2.5 bus ride from Auckland, it was a great place to rest and put my feet up. I was greeted with a happy chappy whose aura made me feel welcome, he was very helpful in making sure that I was... More 

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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in one bed unit which had lots of room for kids to run around. Clean, well appointed but decor maybe a bit dated. On a busy road but we weren't disturbed by traffic noise. Host was very helpful by providing extra sheets and opening up the laundry room for us when our toddler had been sick!

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Lincolnshire, England
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We only stayed 1 night here but would have been happy to stay a week. The owner was SO friendly and helpful and when we were shown our room we just could not believe the size and extent and quality of the fittings & furniture. With a King-sized bed, single bed, 3-piece suite, large TV, table & chairs, a fully... More 

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