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Southpacific Motel

249 Port Road, Whangamata, 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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Whakatane, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So we stayed here a night in August to get out of the city. The hosts were really nice. We had a room upstairs in what they call the lodge. Its been recently redecorated & that was nice although the fittings were all crooked. Now there's no mirror in the room, only the bathroom & there's no curtain/blind in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at south pacific immensely. Great - warm and friendly staff, well appointed apartment rooms and comfortable beds.. fantastic location - walking distance to town marina and beach. Highly recommend for your next stay.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Situated on main street of Whangamata.Unit quiet, clean & tidy but missing light bulb & non working bedside lamp was our only complaint. Handy to Whangamata Club & across the road from the local RSA. Friendly hosts

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Studio Double - very clean, hosts were very friendly, off-street parking, modern amenities including a split system air-conditioning unit. On the main road, therefore a little noisy however close the window, set the temperature on the split system and you get a good nights sleep. Our room was upstairs, so it was a little bit difficult lugging our suitcases up... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

8 of us stayed at the Southpacific for a 2 day work planning session. Good off street parking. Received a very warm welcome from John the owner on arrival & his service & hospitality during our stay was excellent. I was allocated an apartment room & it was very clean, well appointed & very comfortable bed. One thing that was... More 

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Auckland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Pros: good location, private off-street parking, clean room, comfortable bed.3 Cons: really noisy (you can hear your neighbours watching tv or having a conversation), poor service (no tissue, 50mb internet only, no soap, room service even if you don't want it, etc). Overall this place is overpriced and noisy. The room is comfortable though.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have stayed here on a couple of occasions and found this motel quite good. Very clean and friendly helpful staff. The cheaper rooms are a bit pokey and the dearer ones are very good but I think they are still overpriced for the standard they offer and location which is at the end of the town. I will be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We came to South Pacific from one of the bigger chain hotels in Auckland and found this accommodation much better - cleaner, more modern interior and very friendly staff. The room had everything we needed and the bathroom was great (very nice shower) Highly commended!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

Very basic,nice and tidy motel.Kitchen facility is very standard. We will come back again at Christmas time this year!!

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Eagle River, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed in November and it was my favorite place out of everywhere in New Zealand! The staff were amazing the owner who must be a gourmet chef made the most amazing breakfast. You won't be sorry you stayed here it's perfect. The room was clean modern and very comfortable. Definitely the best place, friendliest people We ran into on... More 

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