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Abilene Garden Motel

136 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Waikato, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as a family with three children. We were travelling with the wider family, so my parents and brother had rooms here too. The staff were very friendly, welcoming, and the units were clean, comfortable, and quiet. Our children loved the pool, and the owners provide additional towels for swimming or the spa, which is great. We walked... More 

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Clinton, Washington
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319 reviews 319 reviews
54 hotel reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel had many nice features--a spa, gardens, great outfitting in the kitchenette and a spacious, compartmentalized bathroom. And the price was good. We would recommend it to others even though it is a bit dated. It's very close to town and staff gave us good tips on grocery stores to visit.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is well situated on the edge of Kerikeri, close to the Stone Store and also within a few minutes walk of the town centre and shops. The accommodation meets all needs but is tired and in need of modernising. It is clean and well stocked. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. It's a perfectly fine base for... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

we stayed here for a night having booked some months ago via travel bug, although owners had not hears of them and needed to prove payment had been made, which had some time ago, room was basic and fridge was turned off, unbeknown til us til morning, so everything had soured in the heat, could do with a spring clean

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Mount Maunganui
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We stayed a short notice when stuck in Northland due to road closures. We needed to accommodate 2 adults and 4 kids, and Abilene was one of only two available motels that could do this. We had unit 2, which was basic and dated but clean. There was a bit of mold in the bathroom area on wall/roof, but apart... More 

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116 reviews 116 reviews
17 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This motel is situated at the end of town and surrounded by huge trees. You still get a bit of noise from the road so I dont think it can be double insulated. Very clean and really friendly owner. Units are a bit dated but it had everything I needed and was warm.

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I only stayed here for one night, however I would've like to stay longer if I was visiting Kerikeri for longer. It is definitely the nicest motel I've stayed in so far. Even though the owner said the room I booked was the smallest room, the room was huge. It was clean and tidy, and had everything I needed (i.e.... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Great motel with everything we needed. We stayed 2 nights to see the area and we would happily come back to this motel. We had a 2 bedroomed unit as we were a party of adults. Looked as if it was good for children too. Good WiFi. Nice and clean, spacious in a very relaxing environment and very good value... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed one night. Central motel to shops and to such things as the stone store and Kemp House. Comfortable rooms with all cooking utensils you could want. Spacious and the pool is magnificent. Beautiful trees surrounding and quite tranquil. Friendly hosts. Had no problems with Wi Fi in our room (Room 5). Happy to Recommend. Walking distance to shops. Value... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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185 reviews 185 reviews
54 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

,Finally a motel/hotel which gives easy access to wifi. Tops marks on this alone. But generally the motel is tidy spacious and nice kitchen. Nice reasonable tv. The grounds are well laid out with trampolines for kids.

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Address: 136 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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