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Auckland, New Zealand
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Stayed here with niece 8 and nephew 7 for a special birthday treat. Room is not just dated but has no pride taken in it at all. Watermarks all over the sagging ceiling, stains on bathroom floor, chips and marks in ALL the furniture, no valances on beds so you can see the crappy bed bases, fridge sitting on 2... More 

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Thank jodsjess
Kath O, Owner at Motel Sierra, responded to this review

Dear Jodsjess Thank you for taking the time to review Motel Sierra. It is always great to get feedback from our guests and aim to take everything on board. I am sorry that our staff did not take it upon themselves to move you into a unit that more suited your requirements. Did you get the opportunity to talk to... More 

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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202 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

A group of us stayed here for one night on our way up north Jetski fishing. As we had a number of jetskis we needed somewhere secure with plenty of parking space - Motel Sierra fitted that bill perfectly! They have security cameras around the place. The reception staff were very helpful in sorting out our parking and telling where... More 

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Thank IainR
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

After you get over the 70s musty smell and 'lovely' decor you look around and see it is tidy, staff are very lovely, bed is good to sleep in, and road noise is minimal. The Motel is a little bit out of the city centre and if you want a pub meal there's one a short drive down the street.

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Thank Louise E
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

We have come from Christchurch to do some work in Whangarei, which we were held up with weather . The hosts were over the top accomadateing us with washing Dinners and re organising our stay with them. We went fishing one night and came home with fish the host filleted the fish and cooked it for us. They went out... More 

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Thank Julian F
Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

I have just stayed here for over a week whilst working in the area. The units were clean and tidy and were serviced regularly. The pool and spa is amazing. Most of all the hosts were super friendly, made us feel welcome, and nothing was ever a problem. I would definitely recommend this Motel and when I return I will... More 

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Thank Rod A
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

My partner niece and I stayed here and the hosts were so rude! I highly recommend you don't stay here! A scene had occurred as the Managers wife had accused me of lying. Did not take to that well at all! Room was tidy, fast wifi. But overall not gd.

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Kaitaia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I have stayed here a couple of times. The spa room is beautiful and relaxing. I appreciate them providing towels for the pool and spa. Decor is a little old but that's typical for Whangarei. Lovely owners.

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Thank Justine G
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Everything was positive about our stay from the intial welcome booking on the phone to the whole package in the motel. We stayed in the large house which will sleep up to 10 guests (1 double, 1 single, 1 quad, 1 triple) and found it well equipped and comforatable. There is a small swimming pool (large enough for 4 teens... More 

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Thank Seagull_Maestro
Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Overall a disappointing accommodation choice. Uncomfortable bed. Noisy. Cold. Hosts a little casual. Could do with an upgrade to better cater for weary travellers. I'm not tall but had to almost crouch in shower. Can't find anything positive sorry.

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Thank Fred M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We had spent time camping and decided to treat ourselves to a couple of nights in a motel. This was a great price and close to everything you want. The owner was lovely and suggested we try the hot spa. Oh my! It was glorious. We would gladly come back again. Our room even had a bath and shower. Thanks... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable 3+ star self contained/serviced accommodation. Lots of room for parking large vehicles and rooms are a reasonable size. RV parks & dump station for stay over guests. Conference room facilities available. 3 minutes walk to restaurant, corner dairy/shop, Chinese takeaway & fish & chips & ATM machine. 10 minutes by car to virtually anywhere in Whangarei. 45 minutes to Bay of Islands. Base your self with us and see the North ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Sierra

Address: 26 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: $74 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Motel Sierra 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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#6 Spa Hotel in Whangarei
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