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Avalon Thames Motel

104 Jellicoe Crescent, | PO Box 539, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hastings, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My sister and i visited thames in december 14 as she is on hoilday from england, the motel was dirty nothing matched in the cupboards the bed linen was dirty and mismatched the room needs upgrading very disappointed will not be returning. We booked for two night was so terrible we only ended up staying one night. Do not stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

OK the interior was dated in our room and there was some noise from the road but not unusual high. BUT we were very pleased with all space, it was perfectly clean, good free wifi, close by parking, friendly and welcoming at checking in with some suggestions of what to see/do in the area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This motel is very bad, customer service is the worst I have ever come across- rude unhelpful and wont recommend to anyone.. Seriously those people have issues . .......................................

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed here as the beginning of biking the Hauraki Rail Trail. Everything was very good. We arrived early but the room was ready for us anyway. Everything you would want in a functional reasonably priced motel including wi-fi access etc.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Found on AA NZ website when looking for an inexpensive place to stay. We had a clean and spacious ground floor unit, equipped with everything we needed. Shower was newly refurbished and good water temp but shower head designed for hobbits as set very low! Bed too soft for us but then bed firmness is a personal thing. Situated on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

I found this motel after having a drive around thames looking for a place to stay for 1 night. Was met at the office by a friendly lady who discount ed the room as she saod it was a bit quiet this particular night. Honestly it's a in a good location and was actually nothing wrong with the room apart... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed at the Avalon Motel for two nights at the end of our New Zealand trip. Spacious room, friendly staff. A pleasant walk into Thames. A large garden to sit in. Could not fault the motel, a very good choice at the end of our holiday

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed overnight in Avalon Motel at the start of our Coromandel trip. We originally planned to stay in a backpackers in Thames, but changed our mind when we saw the rate of Avalon Motel for our family of four was only a bit more expensive. We knew we made the right decision as soon as we entered the room.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

NEGATIVES Needs safety catches on some windows for secure ventilation at night. There was only one hanger in closet for clothes....... No hooks in bathroom to hang clothes while showering....... No electric blankets on 3 of the 4 beds in a cold unit going into winter which was a big disappointment. POSITIVES Very friendly helpful hosts Price - good value... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great service and really made to feel welcome. Everything was easy - will definitely stay here again. it may not be modern but everything was spotless. I would recommend this place to anyone. The location is very central and the Motel is very easy to find.

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