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Academy At Botany Motor Inn

4 Leixlep Lane, Botany Downs, New Zealand
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Academy At Botany Motor Inn
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Botany Downs
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I've been staying here for a while, but this motel seems to be in decline. The beds are comfy enough, but there are few amenities, and the price is quite high for what you get. It is very easy to find a better value. There was also absolutely no reception for my mobile phone.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Academy at Botany Motor and yes it is a 3 mins. walk to Shopping, Restaurants and Bars at Botany Town Centre across the road. Very clean smart motel rooms with good supply of cups so you can have a visitor over. I would call it more of a business motel and for families rather than romance. Staff very warm and... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Not too good, not too bad. Close to Botany down center where you can find post office, bank and supermarket but city center is far away. Not recommend for tourists. Paid Wifi was slow. Bought 6 hours two times but spent most of the time waiting.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is a workmanlike Motel that will take care of everything that needs taking care of, but is unlikely to wow. Good kitchen, good bed good shower. For business, I like the location with nearby groceries and shopping for anything that might have been forgotten.

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Foxton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

My family and I satyed for 1 month in Apr-May 2014. We had an upstairs room near front. The noise was not an issue nor was any lighting. We had 2 young boys who make a lot of noise. No one complained of any noise which was great. The staff were very freindly and efficient. The cleaners did an excellent... More 

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Masterton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Arrived quite late (9.30 Monday night) and reception had no lights on. The owner promptly came out and sorted me out for the key and milk. Got settled in and as it was late I checked the compendium re the Wifi only to read you can plug in via Ethernet. ??? Yeah right, I have an iPad!! Didn't want to... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We booked in for 3 nights. Great help by phone to locate them. Great Check in and a very warm welcome. Rooms were Excellent, Just a couple of very minor maintenance issues - Nothing to worry about. The Continental Breakfasts were excellent, as was the bed. Clean and crisp. A really great pleasure to sleep in with no Road noise.... More 

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Cooma, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I have been staying at the Academy on a regular basis for a number of years. It is a very pleasant motel, clean and functional rooms and close proximity to the Botany shopping mall, restaurants etc. The Academy is a family run motel and the personal service, attention to detail and warmth of welcome make for a very pleasant experience.... More 

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San Diego, CA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great service, the people are so nice you won't believe, looking forward to come back... The rooms are kept really clean, downside could be the wifi is not free, but is relatively cheap... Near to the Botany downs shopping center and a lot of stores, near to the airport and easy to move around... This was my first visit to... More 

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We stayed here for a week. Rooms are very clean and tidy. Nice motel with all the amenities. Wifi facility was available at reasonable price. Over all, I would like to give 3 cheers for this amazing motel.

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