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Masterton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great budget motel, extremely clean. Great location with shop and takeaways just along the road and restaurant 5 minutes away. A little dated but everything in great working order. Could do with Sky tv and the Freeview didn't work so well. Limited channels. The Owners were very friendly and helpful. Would love to stay there again. A great part of... More 

Thank m0ssyj0
Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We went up over Easter for diving and stayed in Tutukaka Coast Motor Lodge, the location is just perfect..not too far away from Tutukaka dive shop and restaurant. The downstairs studio is spacious and clean and its reasonable priced. Would definitely come back and stay here for next diving trip.

1 Thank CrazyNinjaTofu
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Spent 2 days here in second floor studio looking out over the estuary and sand spit. The large glass doors opened to bring the view into the room and also access to a large outside sun deck . Across the road it is possible to swim in the estuary and also there is a boat ramp. Very good position to... More 

1 Thank Esther W
Whangarei, New Zealand
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This was a family trip for another wedding. Nice spacious rooms most of them overlooking the estuary. Cooking facilities. Dairy a short walk away. Fish and chip shop a short walk away also. Swimming in the estuary and lovely beach walks right over to Wellington's bay

1 Thank coasthoppa
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38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is a good basic kiwi motel that is very clean and is well sited directly over the road from the Nunguru estuary. The 2 brm unit was spacious and well equipped and we would certainly stay here again.

1 Thank Wensb
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We stayed here one night to do our tour out to the Poor Knights and it was great, right across the road from the inlet, and a 5min drive to Tutukaka, fish and chips and a lil cafe 2mins down the rd and a little boat ramp across the rd! Such a great spot, would totally stay here again!

1 Thank Emma_and_Cam
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Older style motel but well appointed and very very clean. Room included kitchen with stove, fridge and microwave plus crockery and cutlery, washing up detergent, tea towels etc. Located opposite bay and boat ramp. Small supermarket, takeaway and sports club nearby. Free wifi was excellent with very efficient connection. No dropouts. Great base to view many natural attractions.

1 Thank Karen W
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The motel room was spacious and immaculately clean. The kitchen facilities were great and the views very pretty. There is tv and a dvd player, though it would be a shame to be indoors where there is so much to do outside! It is a great location for exploring the area, minutes from Tutukaka and not far from the beautiful... More 

1 Thank Alison W
Auckland, New Zealand
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91 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Another first-class example of a Mew Zealand motel, supported in this case by a wonderful location with easy access to a huge range of outdoor services. Down the road is a "superette" which seems to sell anything you may want to cook and all the booze you may want to drink with it. The cooking faciloties in our room consisted... More 

1 Thank peterkar
Auckland, New Zealand
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81 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The location and outlook was great. The size of the rooms was generous. This is where the list of positives stop. No SKY TV, no breakfast, very dated décor, over priced for what you get, hardly a warm welcome received. The one piece of advice received was not good. Average - no better than this.

Thank Brendon L
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  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel situated on the waterfront, only a 3-minute drive from Tutukaka. Our 14 units include studio, 1 and 2-bedroom. All fully self-contained. We also have 2 fully self-contained studio units with king-size beds, spectacular sea views from own terraces. BBQ, guest laundry and phone. Wireless internet available. Cooked or continental breakfast available.2-minute walk from the café, superette and takeaways. Across the road we have safe swimming and a boat ramp. Beautiful beach walks from the motel or, for the more active, golf, tennis, bowls and petanque, or kayaking and surfing (surf board/kayak hire and lessons available locally). Dive the Poor Knights or the Tui and Waikato wrecks - we will be happy to arrange your charters for you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tutukaka Coast Motor Lodge

Address: 2015 Ngunguru Road, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Tutukaka
Price Range: $82 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Tutukaka Coast Motor Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Tutukaka Coast Motor Lodge South Pacific
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