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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I got out of Auckland for a long weekend, so booked a Twin Room here. It had everything we needed, was very clean, tidy and quiet. Great location being so close to eateries on The Strand, and the shops. Hosts were lovely as well, making sure we had what we needed. Would definitely stay again :)

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about us. It has been a pleasure to have you and your daughter, and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Manukau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

stayed for a night with the kids ,clean well presented and had everything we wanted.so close to town and easy 2 min walk to shops and around,couldnt want anything more for a motel close to town and all restaurants .great spa and shower and very quiet.would stay again no problem at all.

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Thank kboosdad
Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Harbour City. A playground is also just 1 minute away, with an outstanding view on the waterfront. We look forward to having you and your family again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

For our wedding anniversary, we left our rugrat with her grandparents, and came for a night out in Tauranga. The hotel was really well priced, and very close to town (3 minute walk down to our chosen Restaurant for the night). What sold it for us was the spa bath in the unit. We were a little concerned about noise... More 

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you John for writing about us. Great to take time out from a busy life and enjoy the moment. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is a great spot, extremely close to the restaurants and bars, I quick stroll down the hill and you have a great choice of bars and restaurants. The motel rooms are a good size and are very clean. The managers are very friendly and helpful I tend to stay here whenever I am in Tauaranga overnight

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Brian. It's always a pleasure to see you and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

great location just a block away from Restaraunt prceint and lose to CBD bus oustide the door to go to larger hoppping mall. Great hosts and super helpful. Cooked breakast really good. been staying there for over 16years still find the plac really comfortable

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about Harbour City. It's always a pleasure to have you. We just have to make sure we have a bit more sunshine for your next trip over. Merci More 

Te Aroha, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

After a last minute decision to stay in Tauranga, we were very happy with choice of accommodation. Extremely comfortable and so handy to all the restaurants. Really enjoyed the very short stroll down for dinner - with so much choice at your door step. Will certainly stay here again next time.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Harbour City Motor Inn. It has been a pleasure to meet you and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

The hosts were welcoming and helpful. The rooms were very clean and tidy the owners and staff seem to take a lot of pride on the motel. The bathroom was large and included a spa bath. Each room had TV, Air con and a small kitchen area. Beds were comfortable. I would recommend.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for writing about us. As a team we are all striving to give the best experience to our guests, and we will share your comment with our staff. We recently installed all New Air Con units in all the rooms, and we are now connected via Ultra Fast Fibre Broadband as well. All this for an even... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I spent two nights here, travelling for business. My room was spacious, pretty quiet, with the luxury of a spa bath, and two cooking elements (not just a microwave). The access to all upstairs units goes past the other units so there are some footstep noises. Location is brilliant, right by shopping and a wide range of eateries.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for taking time to review your stay. Maybe a unit downstairs on the corner for your next visit.... It has been a pleasure to have you and we look forward to your next trip. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Very central, well appointed and very well serviced. Owners were friendly and helpful. Did I mention central - able to walk out the door into the town Centre. The room had a spa bath that we didn't get to use, and the bathroom was enormous.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to talk about us. Tauranga has a lot to offer, from shopping, dining or just walking and exploring the beautiful surroundings. It's fantastic to hear you had a great experience at Harbour City and we hope to see you again on a next trip. More 

SydneyStuart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for three nights and used Harbour City as a base to explore the area. The rooms are modern, well appointed and spotless as well as being very comfortable. Its central location is a real bonus as everything you need is at your finger tips .... restaurants, cafes and shops to name a few. All that said, the outstanding... More 

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for lovely feedback. Harbour City is very central and Tauranga itself a great way to see the region without having to pack and unpack everyday. We hope you enjoyed your trip in NZ, and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star plus upmarket motel in CBD. Opposite Baycourt Theatre. Close to Cafes & Restaurants. FREE wi-fi. 20 air-con units with spa baths, cooking facilities, LCD TVs, Electric Blankets, SKY TV, latest magazines . Complimentary Car parking. 14 studio rooms, 2 access rooms & 4 1 bedroom units. Conference Facilities on site. Management on site. Fluent French speaking host. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour City Motor Inn

Address: 50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $116 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harbour City Motor Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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