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Park Lodge Motel

387 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Te Awamutu
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I reiterate everything other reviewers have said. Place was dirty I put an item of my own clothing around the pillows as I didn't want to put my head on them. Advertised price $80 but was charged $130 with no prior explanation. No discount for sharing with the cockroaches. When I queried the cost, the person at reception said "it's... More

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Auckland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I found Park Lodge to be dirty, very under equipped and expensive for the services they weren't providing. We had a cockroach in our room which ran under the bed. When we lifted the bed to catch it we found it had not been cleaned under for months. Family we were travelling with found an rtd bottle under their bed... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

family had booked 95% of whole motel out as family wedding was close by. this place was filthy and dirty. pillow cases and throw pillows had big stains on,bath mat was a old rag,no little shampoos, hot water sometimes, NO internet,No sky tv,pool was empty,playground dangerous and rusty,owners huge aggressive dogs barking at anyone near playground,outside ph bell on outside... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

Had to stay as company was paying. Very basic, yes noisy, office not good or appealing specially with big dogs barking at you. Do not order breakfast.. not properly cooked and stone cold, again very basic

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I could not agree more with the other reviews. Luckily we arrived in the afternoon so could see the units and grounds in daylight. The kitchen was just a cupboard and the room dark and dingy. When I looked for the swimming pool the stairs to it were overgrown with weeds and the pool looked as if it had not... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I wish I had read this site before. When I booked mid week, I asked about the beds, I was assured the the bed's were great and would stand up to scrutiny. Big Failure! We were tired after the 7 hours drive and didn't think to check the bed 1st. Service was without grace as it came at the end... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Totally agree with Jean G comments - only wish I had read these before booking. Cleanliness not up to standard. Whole complex very tired and needs upgrading. Kitchen utensils and appliances could have come from a garage sale.Tea towels with holes, bath towels thin and bath mats frayed. Swimming pool not operating despite 25 degree temp. Noisy at night as... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The office smelt of dogs and cooking. It is very shabby and tired. The room was marginally better. It seems we were lucky in that the shower and toilet were clean. However we couldn't decide whether the sheets/pillowslips had been used or simply not been ironed - hopefully the later. The bed was comfortable and new. The carpet was filthy... More

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Melbourne
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175 reviews 175 reviews
16 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This place was the pits. Went to hop into bed and found black pubic hair on the sheets. Not one hair but five....argh !!! The shower moved whilst you washed and the soap holder had blue soap scum which looked as though it had been there awhile. Add to that NO free internet and the $$$$$$$ we paid were so... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Tired is a compliment for this place. A terrible mistake for my last night in NZ. $108 for 1 night in a family room. It has no endearing qualities, you have to pay for internet access (only motel in NZ to charge me) and is thoroughly depressing. What a way to end a great trip! This place should be either... More

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Address: 387 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Awamutu
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