OK so we had a 1 night stay at this Motel Good friday (April 6th 2012) and after booking, paying by credit card we were looking forward to our little break away.
BUT then for some reason --weeks later I decided to do some trip advisor research and looked at this motel for the reviews----SO with 24 hours to go ---I am sitting staring at my comp screen in "äwe"and thinking Öh crikey, what have I done booking this place??.
The reviews (before this one) made it sound like a right mess and could very well be correct---so with some trepidation we rock on in to the carpark and confirm our booking to the nice man in reception.
The exterior of the motel looked great and I took a DEEP breathe and unlocked the door to our 2 brm unit on the ground floor--hoping it wasnt gonna be too bad as I had read on here.
PHEW, the unit was excellent and so far ABOVE our expectations!!!---Hooray!
Yes it is compact and a little small -- but it was very clean, comfortable and had everything we ever needed or wanted in a motel. There were NO broken furniture as others had experienced and there were not even any purple people on our flat screen TV either?
There was a swmming pool=but we did not use that as we were there to enjoy waiwera hot springs it self.
A BONUS was the awesome discount we got to go to the Springs resort from the motel reception as a guest and this as a family saved us $34.00.
Overall a lovely time in a lovely motel, we can only think that due to the previous bad reviews they may have smartened up their act? and we would definately not hesitate to stay again if ever in this region. Thanks!