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Barringtons Motor Lodge

34 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 12 hotels in Whakatane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed one night here and had a lovely time. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The room was great with a separate living area, great kitchenette for making breakfast, spa bath and separate shower. There is even a tv on the bedroom which is great when you are traveling with kids who are asleep in the other room!... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed one night at Barrington's and had a great experience. Sue at the front desk was very welcoming and great for a chat. There's a lot of info for tourists in reception and I noticed they had won a Tripadvisor award too! The room itself (1 bedroom suite) was spacious and so clean and well presented. Everything we needed... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here. Our room had a well-appointed kitchen, a comfortable living room, a bedroom with a very comfortable bed, and a spotless bathroom. The owners was friendly and helpful. A grocery store was within walking distance. We really enjoyed our stay here.

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Maxine M, Owner at Barringtons Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Im glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. Enjoy the rest of your dtravels. More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What can I say the best motel we have stayed at during our travels! Very clean and tidy units, management and staff are friendly and accommodating we couldn't have found a better place to stay. I will not stay anywhere else while in Whakatane. Thank you to Maxine, Ian and staff we will see you next time we are in... More

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Maxine M, Owner at Barringtons Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Looking forward to your return. Thank you More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I am a rep and spend every other week away from home travelling around the central part of the North island. It has taken me some time and many motels to find the ones that suit my needs best. Ian and Maxine are great hosts and take that extra step, like turning your room heater on prior to your arrival... More

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Maxine M, Owner at Barringtons Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We do aim to keep our standards up. Thanks for your review More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We spent a pleasant enough night at this motel with clean accommodation, friendly staff and good location. The only problem we had was the lack of fans as it was an extremely hot and humid night. This was the only motel we came across that didn't have a fan tucked away in a cupboard somewhere. All of that aside, it... More

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Maxine M, Owner at Barringtons Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We do apologies for no fan in your room. We do have enough fans for every room plus extras but somehow your room didnt have one in it. We take them out and clean them regulary and it must have been missed being put back. Hopefully this wont happen again. Thanks for your review. More

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26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

A last minute decision to have a couple of nights away - phone call to say we were after a one bedroom unit but only a studio available, which they kindly kept on hold for us while we tried to find a one bedroom unit. None to be found elsewhere which turned out to be a bonus as we had... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Stayed here over Easter and had a very relaxing stay. The room was spacious, clean, comfortable and the kitchen well equipped. It was great to use everything without having to wash it first. The hosts were very friendly and helpful and we highly recommend this motel. The riverside walk into the town centre was a bonus.

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Thank you Barrington Motor Lodge for making our stay possible. We had a great time just relaxing and having a good look around Whakatane and Ohope beach. The weather was against us but we still managed to get out and about nevertheless. We were very impressed with the accommodation, being very clean and tidy and comfortable. We had all we... More

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Hastings, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

This is a fabulous place to stay. Very spacious, comfortable and clean units, wonderful water pressure in large showers, and the free wifi actually works! The bed was very comfortable and we had a great nights sleep. We had a very pleasant stay and will definitely be back.

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Address: 34 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Whakatane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Barringtons Motor Lodge Provides clean, modern, comfortable, and spacious accommodation for visitors to Whakatane.We are part of the Asure Loyalty Group.We are located close to lovely walking tracks along the river and a short walk or dive to Whakatane town centre.All 14 units are ground floor, and have comfortable beds and feather and down throws. Two of our units have disabled facilities. Great range of coffee and teas and breakfast available.Large LCD Televisions.Free Wireless Wifi Access to all units.Small conference facilities. Guest laundry.Free newspaper on request.BBQ available.Bike Hire onsite ... more   less 
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