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Wayfarer Motel

231 Commerce Street, Kaitaia, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 11 Kaitaia B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The rooms were nice and the beds very comfy. The staff were very friendly but the advertised free internet was only in the small reception area amd you had to pay for wifi according to the in house literature. Not so good for a rep. Nice spa and a great breakfast.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed for three nights at the Wayfarer Motel and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Rose was very welcoming and was a great help with suggestions about places to go to eat, to see, and things to do. The tour to Cape Rianga up 90 Mile Beach that Rose booked for us was a highlight of our trip. The... More

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We booked at very short notice for a one night stay and were accommodated with no hassle. We found our unit to be spacious and very clean. The kitchen was well equipped and the beds were comfortable. The trampoline and basket ball hoop were a big hit with our 8 year old. The service was friendly and welcoming. We'd stay... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Well located on the main highway, clean room, and spacious . The room rate was ok at $125 but the continental breakfast was another $20 for two and the wifi was extra so in total the room wasn't that cheap!

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Thank you so much Dave and Rose for your support and very friendly welcome - your facilities were really comfortable and clean and so handy to shops and restaurants. I would not hesitate to stay there again - you are both amazing hosts, you made our stay there most relaxing and there was always a smile to greet us daily... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We had a pleasant enough stay but it is very dated and slightly overpriced in this day and age of grab a deal. The beds were very uncomfortable and hard and the neighbours in the lodge next door were very noisy one night. It was pleasant enough but a lot could be done to improve it and there is little... More

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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Kaitaia is what it is. You are out in the boonies if you are headed up to Cape Reinga. But it is good to know what to expect. The hotel is older & dated but it is clean & tidy & that is the main thing. It costs more than a similar hotel in the US but that's all I... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We paid $129 for a studio unit and expected something a little better than what we got. The motel was clean and tidy but dated. We stayed one night only and it was adequate for what we required however we would normally expect to pay no more than $100 for something like this. Very friendly welcome and reception.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

This place was very dated and quite dark untill it was time to go to sleep then the lights outside kept me awake most of the night, the room was very light. Could do with abit of modernising. Bathroom was ok as was the kitchen, the brown was abit old fashion. Owner was very nice and pleasant

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Friendly service ...we booked two rooms for 7 adult and 2 kids on 23 of feb for 2 nights...The rooms was clean,tidy but only problem was we didn't get the chance to use the spa because it was out of order.This hotel is not far from the town and takeaway shops which was very handy.Not far to travel to cape... More

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Address: 231 Commerce Street, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
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