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3.5 of 5 Motel   |   153 Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
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Ranked #20 of 34 Hotels in Whangarei
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights, first impression was it looked very cheap outside and the decor looks extremely dated. However, the rooms were very clean and spacious, the wifi was good and cheap ($6 for 24hrs), and there is also SkyTV which is a great addition for a cheap motel. The final grumble I have is that on the second... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is clean. There is room for us all to sleep.It is very 1970s, complete with bedspreads and nylon sheets. The beds are wobbly and tiny. When extra sheets were requested, to make up the sofa bed, we were regarded quizzically with a "But there are five beds for the five of you'.....the hostess disregards the fact that the... More 

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Lower Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand
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82 reviews 82 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Clean and tidy - and that stainless steel bench top shined! Staff friendly. Room was large and spacious. A little dated - yet good value. Considering on a main road - unit was quiet. Breakfast and a newspaper right on time...

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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Have just spent 2 nights at Motel Six while daughter in hospital. Hosts great and units immaculate. Why use a mirror when the stainless steel is so shiny! Will be back. Good to have a full kitchenette. Well equipt. Pat B

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I booked a studio room for an overnight stay at Motel Six in Whangarei. The motel looked nice on the web site but I didn't know that the studio rooms were tucked away round the back right by the back of the primary school classrooms. The room was tiny with no outlook at all. Room was clean but duvet was... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This place was good value and would happily stay there again. Friendly people, huge rooms. Beds comfortable. Decorations a little dated but that's a comment rather than a complaint. Spotlessly clean. The room had a fully equiped little kitchenette with oven and stove top and microwave so you could cook tehre if necesary. It was very reasonably priced too. Thanks

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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

We stopped in Whangarei on our way up to Russell and stayed in Motel Six we had an apartment and this motel was very clean. Our family booked rooms for a gathering the motel owners were so friendly and helpful the husband did our washing for us as they were replacing the machine they are the nicest owners and the... More 

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St Catharines
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Last spring while on vacation we had the unfortunate misfortune of staying in a Motel 6, This one was located in Texas and was one of the worst places I have ever stayed. We travel for a month in the spring and book several different hotels so try and look for something reasonably priced, which considering how many hotels I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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124 reviews 124 reviews
35 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013 via mobile

After reading some good reviews on tripadvisor I decided to stay here and was very happy. Not too fancy but good TV nice warm rooms and comfy beds but still a good priced motel. My room had cooking facilties , well so that was a bonus.

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Henderson, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We retired at 10:30 to be woken by young people in the unit next door. After a while they left only to return at 3:30 AM and start to party (including sex noises). Then started talking on their cell phones loudly enough to keep us awake. They quieted after I banged on the wall but we could still hear them... More 

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Address: 153 Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Motel Six 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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