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The Peaks Motor Inn

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Cnr Mangawhero Tce & Shannon St, Ohakune, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a late booking and also ended up with an additional guest. Jenny our host rang me back as she managed to get a one bedroom room for us and again very obliging when we booked another night and had to move to a smaller room she setup a rollaway for us. Rooms are very clean and presented well.... More 

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

We have been coming here for past 3 years. Its located on the Mountain Rd to Turoa ski field ( and Whakapapa ski field is 40 minutes away) Great kitchen set up ( includes a full oven ) and bedding and heating is perfect . Spa pools outside are just what u need after a days skiing. Highly recommended.

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thepeaks010, Owner at The Peaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for bothering to say all the things that most people never get around to reviewing - unless they are unhappy with them. In all the bustle of the height of the ski season, you have made my day. More 

Waihi Beach, NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean and tidy motel. Nice spa pool area with two outdoor pools, which was great after a day on the mountain. Only complaint was arriving at 6pm on a cold winters night to find the room freezing due to an open window, and no heater turned on. No heat pump in room, just a small heater that unfortunately took hours... More 

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thepeaks010, Owner at The Peaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks for your review. We always pre heat rooms in winter for up to 2 hours before arrival so I'm not sure what went wrong here, and are disappointed that we stuffed up.Our apologies. Your booking was through Expedia which could be the problem - most of those 3rd party websites don't give us any idea what... More 

Epsom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a 3 night stay and found the accommodation comfortable. We arrived 9:30am and thankfully we were able to check in, as we wanted to head straight up to the ski field. We had a 1 bed apartment configuration where a single bed is in the living and a double and single in the bedroom. We were a... More 

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thepeaks010, Owner at The Peaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Highly recommended!! Our first time staying here. Lovely smart, clean room. Easy and quick to heat. Kitchenette had everything we needed. Great drying room. Two fun outdoor spas. Friendly, helpful owners. Great location, close to both village and junction. We had 6 nights and were extremely happy. Very reasonably priced for myself and 3 children. Thank you so much for... More 

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thepeaks010, Owner at The Peaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this, we really appreciate it. More 

Orewa, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We've stayed at the Peaks several times and we are always pleased with the friendly and helpful service. The rooms are neat and clean, the hosts are obviously proud of their lovely Motor Inn and their efforts certainly show through. We will be back there at least once more this winter.

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Thanks very much and it will be great to see you again - especially as I finally found your other missing sock! (will hold it here for you unless I hear otherwise.) More 

Manukau, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We only stayed for one night and ate dinner in town. The room was spotlessly clean and looked like it was recently renovated. The beds were comfortable - we had a one bedroom unit. The lighting was very dull and not so good for reading but this seems to be pretty common these days. One real problem is that the... More 

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thepeaks010, Owner at The Peaks Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your thoughtful review. Yes this alpine climate can take guests from warmer places by surprise - it's one of the down sides of living this close to a ski field. Sometimes rooms may take a little time to warm up. Our tips for visitors from June- Oct- - Ohakune is 600m above sea level, (Queenstown is at 300... More 

Twizel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As per the previous reviews, we found the managers really friendly and helpful, room was spotlessly clean and furnishings comfortable and exactly what you would expect in this price range. We only have one we gripe, the fan heater on the wall struggled to keep the room warm and is too noisy to leave on overnight. We did strike some... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We chose The Peaks Motor Inn after reading reviews on Trip Advisor and they proved a good guide. Reception staff were very helpful in suggesting alternate activities when our flight over the National Park fell through. They insisted on telephoning and making bookings for me. The room was very comfortable although we could hear the laundry next door. I would... More 

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Thank you very much for writing us this review. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Easy check in and helpful staff. Room was spacious, very clean and tidy. Basic kitchenette and amenities. We had a spa bath in our room, that was nice. It was value for money. We would stay there again.

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...and thanks to you also for your time spent writing this review. More 

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