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Manukau Motor Lodge

631 Great South Road | PO Box 76450, Manukau 2241, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Manukau
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very warm welcome by the front desk guy.. offered us a room with 1 queen and 1 single for our family with 2 young boys.. everything was good until I took a shower after my husband. Gosh... cold water gushes down! I was freezing in winter weather of 3°C and hot water stops?? My hubby pick up the phone and... More 

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our unit had two bedrooms plus an open lounge kitchenette. The rooms were a good size. They were very clean and tidy. The service was good. I liked kitchen facilities, especially the dish washer. The pool and spa pool was fun for the family.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I am a tad surprised at the other glowing reviews and must have hit the place on a bad day. A very polite welcome and a very helpful host, but it seems to end there. The rooms down the far end seem to be a hastily knocked up affair. Makes me suspicious as to its original use; a lurking suspicion... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

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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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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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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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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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 

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