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Durham Motor Inn

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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Very run down, old everything. The hot water didn't work - but they did fix it. Jets in the "spa bath" didn't work. I was just there for a quick night, which was good enough, but it's fairly backward - wouldn't stay again. Best thing about it is it's location - quick walk to the waterfront.

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Buderim, Australia
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This place is not very good. Bed was uncomfortable Room 1 bed apartment was cold and very rough TV was rubbish For what you pay you will find a lot better $2 per hour for wifi is a rip off. there are plenty of options in Tauranga so look else where for better value. this motel is very tired.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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57 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I'm not in the habit of doing poor reviews, I always try to be honest and I was pretty disappointed with our stay here. Although cleanish the room smelled really quite musty. The furniture is dated and the peeling wallpaper shows that some attention is needed. That said, it has only changed hands recently so perhaps good things are afoot..... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Loved this roomy and stylish spot. The decor looked modern,welcoming and chic with co-ordinating bed covers, towels and curtains. It promised a spa bath and boy, did it deliver! Deep, wide with powerful jets this was a bath to relax and savour. There was also a shower for the less adventurous. Good value, good location and nice manager made this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Room clean and fresh, with T.V, small fridge, coffee and tea etc. Windows that you can open. The was ok and the motel is walking distance to The Strand where there are plenty of places to eat. Not to noisy at night

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there last night. Huge bedroom suitable for disabled. Very helpful manager. 2 minutes walk to city centre. Not a flash place and showing its age, but comfortable and convenient and we would be happy to stay again. Cute budgies in reception !!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. The level of cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired. The bed cover was stained. I pulled it to the floor with tips of my finger. The shower screen also had grime around the edges showing a poor standard of cleaning. I guess you get what you pay for but I don't think cleanliness should be compromised.... More 

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Wellington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Dated, not terribly clean, expensive, and short on amenities. Very cheeky to charge what they do, for what it is. No air-con in the room, and the ceiling fan only ran on one speed - jetspeed! Which made for a noisy night. Carpet was stained. Shower wasn't terribly clean. Decor very dated.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

This Motor Inn is centrally located and could be really good but it was unkempt and poorly maintained. Aside from the gardens being overgrown there were piles of rubbish outside my room. Inside my room a very large spider web covered the corner of the window and in the curtains. It was poorly maintained. Its a shame because it wouldn't... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Had some out of town guests visit Tauranga and unfortunately, made the mistake of booking them into this hovel ! Carpets stained, whole place smelt foul and as for the traffic noise, you might as well be in the middle of the road, not next to it ! Friends were understanding but I felt really embarrassed that I inflicted this... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Durham Motor Inn

Address: Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $96 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Durham Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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#19 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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