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Peninsula Motel
93-97 Albert Street, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand   |  
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Free breakfast with your stay
Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Whitianga
Geelong, Australia
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“Disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2011

After reading the other reviews this was disappointing. It was certainly clean and functional but the price was high for what was provided. We stayed in one of the older 60s style rooms - spacious but dated.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hamilton
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Stayed here during the 2011 Scallop Festival originally because it was the only place with a vacancy that we could find. I am happy to say that I was more than surprised with the room and service that was provided.

The whole place was so tidy and well presented, the room was huge with a roomy shower and spa bath. We had full cooking facilities which was a great bonus. It was in a great location just walking distance to town and the Scallop Festival.

The owner who welcomed us was so helpful and friendly, and even after we checked out they were kind enough to keep scallops for us in their freezer so we could come and pick them up on our way back home.

Overall great place and would definitely stay again and recommend to others.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland
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48 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

Recently painted exterior has given the motel a facelift.
Handy location to town.
Loved the outdoor patio with a view of the garden.
Welcoming hosts - great service allowing us to park bikes by their house at the back and setup the BBQ.
Sky TV. Well appointed. Nice feel to the place.
High season surcharge applied.

  • Stayed January 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2010

Doesn't look much from the front - but we stayed in a new motel room.
The room was HUGE, with a verandah off the room at back of garden and table & chairs to relax with a glass of wine.The room was freshly painted and very very clean.
The kitchenette was functional, (no b'fast provided but facilities to do it yourself). Bathroom had a spa - which we actually used .... normally these extras are wasted on us.
Lady in front office was very friendly and advised of where to eat etc. This was real value for money and so, so clean

  • Stayed March 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 93-97 Albert Street, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
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Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #7 of 18 hotels in Whitianga
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