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Pacific Coast Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 41 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand (Formerly Gillon's Pacific Coast Motor Lodge)
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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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New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived after a long day and was very pleasantly surprised. The studio unit was spacious, well appointed and extremely clean and up-to-date. The price was very reasonable and I highly recommend staying here, particularly if you have a car.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a night after along drive. Rooms are extremely clean and well appointed and extremely comfortable and the tariff is extremely reasonable. Great water pressure in the shower and well equipped kitchen and lounge. Got a great nights sleep. If you are a early riser and you like the morning sun pick units 14 or 15 which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Whakatane for 3 nights up from Wellington and this place looked attractive online so we booked it and glad we did. Everything about this motel was excellent. Very clean, modern, friendly owners, comfy bed. Nothing bad to say, highly recommend staying here!

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Canberra, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There's nothing special about this motel, or its location. It's good, clean, nicely appointed. We got there on dusk so didn't get to appreciate a sunniness that others speak of. It's a fair way from the shopping centre (though there's a convenience shop nearby), and is on the main motel drag. We had had a very long drive that day... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Don't go past Pacific Lodge if you are staying in Whakatane, it is superb. Everything about this motel is "spot on". The hosts are excellent, the rooms spacious and well appointed. Furnishings are of high quality and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and this would be our first choice if we returned to Whakatane.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights and were totally thrilled with our accommodation. The owners were lovely and friendly. The rooms were spotlessly clean and were lovely and sunny with heaps of space. The bed was super comfy and we both had a really great nights sleep. The free wifi was an absolute bonus. I walked into town and it... More

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Sydney, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We stayed in the executive suite, this room is good value if there are a few of you as it has 1 separate bedroom and then 2 other beds in lounge(1 folds down from what looks like a cupboard). The room has a good equipped kitchenette and small outdoor area for the room as well. There is a spa bath... More

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New Zealand
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The executive unit is worth the extra money, because of the small private patio, good kitchen and the large spa bath. All rooms have plenty of space. Free internet a great plus for us as we were on a business trip. Owners very friendly and helpful. The only downside is that the shopping area is some distance away and requires... More

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The family that runs this lodge is very nice and friendly. We were warmly greeted (by name) and they were very willing to help with directions and local information. We ate dinner at the place the recommended and enjoyed it. The room itself was a good deal for the price - clean and simple. We did use their laundry facilities... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly welcome from the manager- had unit 1 which had a king size bed with very good linen/pillows, nice leather easy chairs and the unit was generally very well appointed. The wet room was spacious and the amenities of good quality - that's where some provincial motels really drop the ball. I did not use the kitchen facilities as... More

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Address: 41 Landing Road, Whakatane, New Zealand (Formerly Gillon's Pacific Coast Motor Lodge)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Whakatane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pacific Coast Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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