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Manukau Motor Lodge

631 Great South Road | PO Box 76450, Manukau 2241, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Manukau
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed here on 3 separate occsions for work purposes. Rooms are clean and nicely decorated and very clean, smell nice. Welcoming hosts, free and easy to access wifi is welcome as is the offer of fresh milk on check in - (cant stand the little portions of UHT) have stayed downstairs on both sides of the building and although... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Good location, easy to find. Pretty standard motel rooms, were very clean and functional. Close to shops and food. Was very happy staying here. Was under the flight path but this did not bother me. Check in took a little time but the staff were very friendly. Also good option if visiting Rainbows End, within walking distance.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This was a great motel in which to stay. Friendly, helpful staff and initial impressions about the cleanliness of the room were very pleasing. Everything required for a one night stay was well provided. As it had been a hot day and a long drive up I was glad of the opportunity to use the swimming pool. The motel itself... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Recently I had to stay at Manukau for a week for business. I was impressed at my arrival at the cleanliness of the rooms. I was in room 33 that had a large table for me to work on, WiFi that was easily connected with no problems, a kitchen, and a separate bedroom. The bed was extremely comfortable, I slept... More 

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TeamManukau631, Public Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Mr John, Thank you so much for your lovely words for our motel. Your feedback really matters to us.Hope to see you next time also. Kind Regards, Dipenti More 

Werribee, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Great little location! Close to major shops, food places, petrol & freeway. Room was a big enough space for 2 of us, good little kitchenette and hot plates. Lovely hosts and helped with everything we needed. Nice pool area even though it was too cold to swim. Could do with a better couch, but was comfortable enough.

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TeamManukau631, Public Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you so much for the compliment and suggestion. We are glad that you liked our motel. Hope to see you next time also. Kind Regards, Dipenti More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Lovely welcoming hosts..very clean hotel...comfy bed..spa pool room needs a bit of an upgrade but overall very happy with our stay here..close to Manakau mall /restaurants etc..would stay here again definately value for money

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TeamManukau631, Public Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and suggestion. Hope to see you again soon. More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in December 2012 as we were going to a concert at Villa Maria Estate. We had travelled from New Plymouth and we had no trouble finding it.Very central in Manukau so was within walking distance of the shopping centre and Rainbows end.Well priced for 5 people. The weather was very hot while we were there... More 

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TeamManukau631, Guest Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Chezhez123 Thank you so much for the appreciation. We are glad that you have a comfortable stay with us. Looking forward to see you again. Kind Regards, Dipenti More 

New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Our family of 4 with 2 teen kids had a comfortable 2 nights in a rear unit, with 1 bedroom upstairs [queen and single] and a single bed in mini lounge downstairs . Nice little bathroom and kitchen and enjoyed swim in the pool. Parked down the bottom no hassles, will stay here again.

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TeamManukau631, Guest Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Ross, So pleased that you enjoyed your time at Manukau Motor Lodge and thank you for taking the time to review and recommend us, Happy to also hear you family enjoyed there stay with comfort and the swimming pool which is one of our quest favorite activities here at the motel. we like our quest to be happy and... More 

Burnie, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I was really pleasently surprised! Great room, big enough and nicely decorated. Great kitchenette, had very thing I needed for food preparation for my week-long stay. Excellent free wifi in the room. Excellent location for shops, restaurants, attractions. Extremely helpful reception staff - all friendly and attentive, nothing was too much trouble for them/ Overall very comfortable stay.

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TeamManukau631, Guest Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello there, i am glad and very happy that you enjoyed the stay and service with Manukau Motor lodge. We're happy that you had a good stay at our motel and are pleased that you found your unit clean as we do like to maintain high standards of cleanliness. Also you mentioned about motel being close to restaurants and attraction... More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Booked this last week over the phone. Got the last room for the night. It was a nice stop. Close to countdown across the road. Had a great sleep. Staff very nice. But boy do I feel bad. I went to the office just before I left in the morning to get a lovely girl to help zip me up... More 

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TeamManukau631, Guest Relations Manager at Manukau Motor Lodge, responded to this review

"We do go extra mile for customers" ,Yes we are plotted right in the middle of Manukau City, 2min walk to PaknSave 1min walk to CountDown which is across from us with lovely restaurants that can be walking distance. Dont feel bad at all, we are glad you had a great sleep and enjoyed your stay. Kindly Jolene More 

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