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    The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel

    1 Second Avenue, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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    • Average8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Booked a room for two nights for my wife, young daughter and myself and wasn’t disappointed. Room was really comfortable and had a gt view over the bay. Staff were really friendly and helpful. Although Tauranga seems a little bit shaded by Mt Manganui, we...More

    Thank Joel W
    Response from TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront MotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Joel. Thank you for the lovely review. We are always happy to get amazing feedback from our guests and love to hear that it made your stay memorable. We look forward to seeing you and the family again.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice and clean motel with friendly staff. Very beautiful and peaceful scenery from the hotel balcony and outside near the waterfront. The rooms were just nice and cosy with all the necessary amenities available. Wi-Fi here was not great though. Free parking was available. Would...More

    Thank Zairin A
    Response from TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront MotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Zairin, thank you for the review. We are sorry to hear that you had issues with the wifi, as the motel is fully occupied the wifi does slow down with all the download traffic. We look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

    I highly recommend this motel. Well priced, quiet, roomy and so clean and free unlimited wifi. Everything you need and very close to town. Only a short walk onto the waterfront for bars, restaurants and shopping.

    Thank Jess B
    Response from Bryan P, Owner at The Tauranga on the Waterfront MotelResponded December 11, 2017

    Hi Jess B. We agree. "Clean, quiet, well priced, walking distance to waterfront and free unlimited wifi". Hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed December 5, 2017

    Peaceful motel right on the water.Friendly,welcoming staff and spotlessly clean rooms with modern facilities and plenty of space.Close to shops and restaurants.Bathroom although very trendy is not for the modest as the door has intentional gaps at the top and bottom and there are glass...More

    Thank _KeeptheFaith450_
    Response from Bryan P, Owner at The Tauranga on the Waterfront MotelResponded December 8, 2017

    Thanks for the great review. You summed up our lovely place perfectly. A perfect, peaceful waterfront setting with friendly and welcoming staff. Offering spotlessly clean rooms with modern facilities, yet within walking distance to downtown shops and restaurants. We look forward to hosting you again...More

    Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

    Had a great two day stay here. The location is great and if you can get a unit with a balcony with a water view you’ll be pleased you did. Modern fitting, very smart decor. The small kitchen is very well equipped and cleverly situated...More

    Thank theturnerfamily2017
    Response from TaurangaWaterfront, General Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront MotelResponded November 30, 2017

    Dear the turner family, Thank you for the great review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass the lovely message on to all the staff. We look forward to seeing you again.

    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Price range
    • $129 - $209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
    • #8 Family Hotel in Tauranga
    • #10 Business Hotel in Tauranga
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 26
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Tauranga
    • Also Known As
    • The Hotel Tauranga
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    July 24, 2017|
    Response from JUANITA C | Reviewed this property |
    oh sorry, we had a car so we didi'nt really looked at the bus stops....
    Stella T
    April 24, 2017|
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    Response from TaurangaWaterfront | Property representative |
    Good day Stella, We have a family King Studio but this can only sleep 4. It has a King Bed and two singles. We can put up a trundler bed. We also have the same setup but in the more modern suite which is the Premier... More
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    "The Avenues upstairs rooms for the views of the harbour"
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    "Any of the top water view apartments were great , the bottom water view ones are fine there to & there..."
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    "An upstairs room with a sea view"
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    "Get a waterfront view. Lots of action to watch on the sea estuary."
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