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Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue

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126 Kerikeri Rd, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So close to the shopping precinct of Keri Keri but nestled away in a bush enclosed enclave, this very quiet, warmly welcoming motel is one out of the box. This is not a modern motel but very comfortable with every amenity required for a short or long stay. What was particularly appealing was the 'in-house' dining room offering a range... More 

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Kansas CIty, MO
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102 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for an inexpensive place to stay for one night and we found Woodlands. We had a shared bathroom, but ti was fine...we never ran into anyone else while using the restroom that night or morning. We actually never saw another soul while here. We arrived late and the lady working had left us a key and map... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and only sorry that we didn't get to meet you both. All the best, Wendi More 

New Zealand
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54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I'm writing this review from room 14 in a low cost unit. It's Sunday night in Kerikeri and it doesn't seem like there's a whole lot else to do. Besides, it's darned cold outside. The room is spotlessly clean. It's quite old......indeed I wouldn't be surprised if it was built in the 1960s but it's in better shape than much... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you Bob, what a fantastic review and that is exactly what Woodlands is all about - we are not the modern day hotel. We do pride ourselves on our rooms & surroundings, the choice of either the Tourist Rooms with the shared facilities or the Executive Studios and hope that our guests feel at home and enjoy their stay... More 

Kerikeri, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Great Place to Relax and Unwind, weather it is a Holiday or Business. Hosts and staff are Amazing, friendly and provide exceptional service during your stay. Accommodation and Food are Excellent...Truly the place to be

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Awesome, thank you. Wendi More 

North Island, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I stay here every time I need to stay in Kerikeri. Its like being home! Amazing hospitality, service and accommodation and the setting is lovely and peaceful! I is a true gem and central to everything and everywhere in the area. Wendi, Tony and Charlie (the dog) are the perfect hosts and the tariff is very reasonable for the service... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you Deborah for such a wonderful review, we do try our very best. See you next time, Wendi & Charlie More 

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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My friend and I only stayed for one night. But with the price we paid, this place really exceed our expectation. When I first visited it's website, I thought that it's a dodgy looking place. But, alas! In reality, it took my breath away! Lovely place indeed... 5minutes away from the town and for a budget accommodation, really worth it!

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and really glad that we exceeded your expectations. Take care,, Wendi More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were charged 79NZD for the night and for a room that provided a pleasant slumber. The location is also convenient, as it is within the vicinity of the main town; which means it was very close to the local supermarket and fast food chains. Additionally, the premises was beautifully set. Please take into account though, for the price we... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and like you said your had the option of the executive studio or the cheaper option of the tourist room. Value for money. Kind Regards, Wendi More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed in a room with shared bathroom/kitchen facilities ( our room was like a motel room, very nice ). The toilets and showers were always spotless and the kitchen had EVERYTHING you will ever need ( by far the best we have ever used, and we have seen all sorts.) Nice outdoor patio area to eat , read, chat... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and great that you enjoyed our tourist rooms, these do have everything so long as you don't mind the communal bathrooms or if this doesn't suit you can always do the upgrade to the executive studios. All the best Wendi More 

Fish Hoek, South Africa
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69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Woodlands is a beautiful setting to explore Kerikeri and the Northland from. Tony and Wendi (owners) are very friendly and helpful. They gave us great ideas of tnings to do while we were in the area. All the suggestions they gave us prooved to be great places to go and things to do. The facilities at Woodlnads are well maintained... More 

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woodlandsmotel, General Manager at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it is easy to enjoy your time here in Northland as there is so much to see and do especially when the weather is great. The more you explore the more you find. Enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. Kind Regards, Wendi More 

Waimamaku, Northland, New Zealand
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Wow! Relaxation, Moment we stepped up to the desk to register, the owners were both there, big giant smiles welcoming us to Woodlands. My associate and I stayed in the shared accommodation. We had an event that we had organised and to come to Woodlands to relax was magic. We were shown which were our rooms. What amenities we could... More 

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woodlandsmotel, Owner at Woodlands Motel & Conference Venue, responded to this review

Thank You. What a wonderful review, its fantastic when the guests such as yourselves enjoy all the facilities that we have to offer as well as enjoy the serene surroundings. We would love to see you back. Take care, Wendi More 

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