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Avalon Thames Motel

104 Jellicoe Crescent, | PO Box 539, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014
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    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 of 5 stars
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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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Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

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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Zurich, Switzerland
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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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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at the Avalon Motel in Thames. The owners are incredible friendly & helpful and it's a great place to stay for people with children. My two children had a great time feeding the chickens! The rooms are large, spacious and the beds are wonderful! Yes the rooms are a little dated, but nothing that made our... More

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

well what can i say, i have stayed every time at the Avalon motel . when i come to thames with my partner and we love staying there the place has a great feel about it you can just relax the beds are so comfy ,the shower is massaging . and walking distance to town And the owners are willing... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

on plus side, reasonably clean, check in service was good on negative, no privacy curtain on bathroom window, no privacy curtain on glass window in door, fix bathroom window with towel, and door closes with loud bang, this door needs rubberfoam weather striping to make for more silent closing.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stopped for just one night in Thames, and this motel was nice, clean, roomy, and had a really nice and helpful owner. Sure the decor is a bit dated, but it's clean, and well taken care of, and the bed was really comfy! We'd have been perfectly happy staying longer.

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Address: 104 Jellicoe Crescent, | PO Box 539, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 11
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