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Pauanui Pines Motor Lodge

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174 Vista Paku | Pauanui Beach, Pauanui 3546, 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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north west
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant - I was a little apprehensive after seeing pics as looked a little old fashioned - wow was i wrong. Amazing place - Jan and Gary have thought of everything (bikes, tennis, golf, laundry, dvds, real milk...). Really clean and well presented. Had a brilliant nights sleep and a fab continental breakfast. Loved it and wanted to stay longer.

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Bridgehampton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very helpful host. Felt like being at grandma's ;) Clean, intimate bungalows! Free washing, free wifi! Breakfast was served on a tray the night before and reminded us of onboard service at an airline, but still ok! Motor lodge was close to supermarket cafe's and bakery and only a 5 minute walk to the beach!

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Porirua, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stayed 1 night on a business trip and were taken by the exceptionally friendly and welcoming attitude of the Manager. She walked us down to our immaculate cottage and explained how everything worked, then we got a run down of places to dine and spots to visit. We were in a spotless 1 Bedroom Apartment. Excellent value for money.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Only could stay 2 nights, but wish we could have stayed longer! Very friendly, welcoming and informative owner. Showed us to our room which was comfortable, modern, spacious and very clean. There was a separate bedroom and a lovely spacious bathroom with a superb shower. There was a small sitting area outside the room where we could enjoy the fantastic... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

In a hurry because we were running late, this presented no problem to the staff yesterday, who calmly served everything we needed, when we needed it, without a skerrick of stress. That we had time to savour the beautifully prepared food, was remarkable, and I hope to return with a little more time to enjoy the lodge overnight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We only stayed for one night, but would have loved to have stayed for longer! Our hosts, Jan and Gary, couldn't have done more for us - so warm and welcoming. The lodge was fantastically equipped, with a super comfortable bed, and we enjoyed having free wifi. The guest laundry is also free - which is a real positive for... More 

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new zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Lovely place to stay. Really clean and modern. Excellent hosts - definitely made the difference to have such lovely customer service. We loved having the push pikes to use to cruise around Pauanui. Handy location to everything. Will definitely be back one day.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I can recommend this as a place to stay. The rooms are spotless and comfortable and the outlook towards the hills makes sitting on the deck a peaceful experience. The owners, Gary & Jan, are really attentive and friendly without being in your face all the time. Nothing was a bother to them and they have the grounds around the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Have stayed here many times over the years and it was always a good experience. Spacious and clean duplex bungalows, walking distance to shop and restaurants and welcoming, friendly and helpful hosts.

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We were not quite sure what to expect when we arrived here but we were pleasantly surprised by the place. The owners were very welcoming and helpful and the chalets had everything we needed for our stay. The town itself is very quiet as many of the houses are holiday homes.There was a convenient shop just 5 minutes walk from... More 

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