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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We had a wonderful stay here, and Gary and Jan were lovely hosts! We will definitely be coming back to stay here again! The rooms are clean and comfortable and the grounds are beautiful. There is an awesome pool and a great BBQ with outdoor picnic area covered by a large umbrella to keep you comfortable and cool even when... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Recently, my partner and I, my daughter and her partner and toddler, all stayed here for 8 nights. Fantastic!!!! Jan & Alan were so friendly, so accommodating and so helpful with knowledge of the area. Our Units were very clean and well maintained, leaving us not wanting for anything. Swimming Pool was great, Tennis Court to run off that extra... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Overpriced compared to the many places I stay at every month. Not much choice however , locally apart from BandB Everything you could want and a comfortable bed Fine weather and the pool would have been great also a good tennis court and bikes to use so perhaps the old adage you do get what you pay for!

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