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Canberra, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed 2nights in 1bedroom unit and 1 night in small studio. Whilst the exterior reveals its age, the interiors are fresh and with modern facilities and decor. The 1bedroom unit is very suitable for a longer stay with agood range of equipment for self catering. The small studio is still bigger than a tent or caravan but more suited to... More 

Thank Rodent72
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193 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Tucked away from the main road, but just a five minute walk from the eateries, we found this accommodation to be very comfortable and just what we needed for our one night stay en route to explore the Coromandel Peninsula. Our hosts, Yvonne and Keith, were very helpful and provided a map of the central area showing restaurants/cafes as well... More 

Thank JMarpleInc
Newcastle, Australia
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23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A gem! We stayed in the lovely studio attached to the main house. Well appointed ensuite, kitchenette equipped with toaster, kettle and microwave. Plunger coffee, tea, Milo, sugar and fresh milk supplied. Also crockery and paper towel. Bed was very comfortable, pillows were good (and I am fussy about pillows). Lovely little deck out front to enjoy a drink and... More 

Thank jules838
Ontario, Canada
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small motel is excellently situated a few minutes walk from the town centre. The owners were very helpful and provided lots of local info, eating places, history etc. Thames does not have much if a write up in the tour guides but it is a very interesting place to linger for a few hours before moving onto the more... More 

Thank Ray S
Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely perfect setting overlooking bush and a gurgling brook. The units are modern and immaculate, pricing is very reasonable . Five of us ladies took up four units - 2 studios and two full rooms. Facilities are great. Down a drive so no traffic noise but only 5 minutes walk to the main street. Highly recommended.

2 Thank Sue_P1325
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Staff were friendly and super helpful with a lot of knowledge about the Thames township. Despite the look of the Lane that the motel is located, this is a beautiful quiet little hideaway. Our room was modern, well furnished, and clean. The shower had great pressure and the bedding was luxurious. Free wifi and sky and we were able to... More 

2 Thank sianaleabroughton
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41 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this place for one night and it has everything you need for a reasonable price. It is clean, nice and warm if needed with additional heater. The host was really nice and helpful. Everything which is promised in the add was delivered in a high quality, we were really satisfied with this motel. I would also recommend... More 

1 Thank FrenkyTrenky
Helensville, New Zealand
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77 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

En-route to the Coromandel we booked into Brookby Motel in Thames. It was charming. We were greeted warmly by the lady in the office who gave us milk and let us into our unit. The sound of running water at the back of the unit was of a natural stream flowing swiftly because of recent rain (lots of!!) - very... More 

2 Thank 1818Chrissy67
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143 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016

We are glad we took the opinions of reviewers into account and booked at this lovely motel. Presentation of the unit was lovely. A lot of thought had gone into decorating and furnishing of the unit. Thankyou for plunger coffee. The stream at the rear of the unit bubbles along, very soothing as you lie there in the night with... More 

Thank AllanJane_11
Tauranga, New Zealand
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52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

A very nice and tidy motel with super friendly staff, in a quiet location. The room we stayed in wasn't huge but had everything we needed, including all the cutlery etc. It felt like the owners had tried their best to make the stay as nice as possible. Definitely one of the best motels I've stayed in NZ.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peaceful bush setting off the main road yet only a 5 minute stroll to the main street for shopping and restaurants. 4 X 1-brm units with full kitchens; 2 x studios with microwave and tea/coffee-making facilities. Guest Select SKY TV offering 50+ channels. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brookby Motel

Address: 102 Redwood Lane, Thames 3500, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Thames
Price Range: $66 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“1 bedroom units are the pick.”
 of 5 bubbles Rodent72, 6 days ago | Read review
“All units appear to be pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles 1818Chrissy67, Oct 9, 2016 | Read review
“the 5 units are all ground level with ample parking”
 of 5 bubbles 0neelya, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles helken2014, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 units with separate bedroom-this comes with very handy clothes line off the veranda. Price was very reasonable.”
 of 5 bubbles brianm717, Mar 23, 2016 | Read review
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