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Barringtons Motor Lodge

34 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Ranked #3 of 12 hotels in Whakatane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks 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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This was one of our most memorable stays in a motel. The rooms are really big, the facilities excellent, and the beds so comfortable. It was my husband's birthday the day we arrived, and as we sat outside enjoying a birthday drink, the owners came down with a piece of cake for him. They, and another guest in the motel,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 1 night - wish we could have stayed longer! We found the rooms to be very spacious, very clean, and the bed was super comfy too! Had a wonderful peaceful nights sleep! The spa bath in our room was fabulous. Enjoyed free unlimited FAST WIFI, which at many other places is limited to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We were greeted by the lovely owner who was more than happy to give us any information we needed. The room was very clean and comfortable although you have to go through the bedroom to get to the bathroom which is a little uncomfortable if you are sleeping in the lounge. A door could be added from the lounge to... More

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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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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Business Hotel in Whakatane #3 Romantic Hotel in Whakatane
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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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