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Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 174 Vista Paku | Pauanui Beach, Pauanui 2850, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is best motel i have ever stayed at, the hosts were friendly and really nice to come in after our trip to the boat in whitianga and ask us how it was never had personal touch before, booking the disabled access suite and been offered the double bed room in the suite next door as the access suite was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Have to say. It's nice to have a big king bed. Ohh it's so good. The room was great. Everything was spacious. Would stay here again. Only thing, which is minor. It is nice to watch telly in bed, especially when you've had a packed day and you just want to crumble. Other than that. Everything was spot on.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We recently enjoyed a very nice stay at the Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge. Our hosts ensure their guests are comfortable and are on hand for any extra information needed. The units are spotless, the grounds well cared for, and the free use of the laundry and free Wi-Fi were the icing on the cake. The location could not be better... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We were two couples holidaying together so Pauanui Pines accommodated us in an apartment (interconnecting units) with double and twin rooms and two bathrooms plus lounge and kitchen. The units were clean and comfortable and we were surprised to have the bed linen changed after 2 days of our 4 day stay. Wi-fi and laundry were free and tennis racquets... More

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Terrigal, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed a fabulous couple of days here during the Easter Weekend peak. We found the rooms clean, comfortable, quiet and inclusive of everything require for us to eat independently. The free WiFi was a nice little bonus.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Spent 3 enjoyable nights in this functional motel. What made our stay here memorable was the advice and guidance from Garry and Jan. Nothing was too much trouble, advice on restaurants, places of interest and even the supply of body board to take advantage of the waves. The rooms were clean and had everything necessary to self cater. Garry helped... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

My husband and I finished a week long visit to the North Island with a stay at Pauanui Pines Motor Inn. To be honest, I was concerned before I got there due to the other hotels that our travel agency had reserved for us. Pauanui Pines was a welcome relief. We stayed for two nights. We had what was essentially... More

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The Woodlands TX
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

We arrived in New Zealand on a Sunday and headed to Pauani the next day for two nights. To our dismay, we had seen on the news that there was flooding and I immediately started calling around for backup lodging in Auckland before calling Pauanui Motor Lodge. When I called the lodge Garry had assured me that it had all... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My partner and two teenage children stayed here for 2 nights in January. However, I wished we stayed longer. We had a two bedroom and 2 bathroom accommodation. What a bonus the second bathroom is when you have teenagers. We had access to a guest laundry and WIFI. We wished we had booked more nights because there is so much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We got on very well here. Great service attitude.Fine orderly and tidy cottage. And in the morning before we left Pauanui we also had a dip in the resort pool. Overall a very good place. A place we hopefully, sometime, will come back to.

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Address: 174 Vista Paku | Pauanui Beach, Pauanui 2850, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Pauanui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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