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Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to stay. Tidy room, stayed here 2 nights. Quiet and relaxing, bed is fine. Bathroom is clean. Place is close to shops, takeaways. lodge is on the main road but we didn't hear any noise. No problems at all. Thanks BK Pohutukawa Lodge for our stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived here for three weeks while working in Whangarei. It is slightly older, has all most would want in a motel, has a homely feel and has space for children. Owen and the troops are great hosts, are more than happy to help your stay even easier and Owen keeps a close but very kindly eye on everyone and... More 

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Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed I the 2 bedroom apartment on a one night stay for business. The service was good and the owner was helpful with option for dinner. We decided to order in and this was charged back to the motel. The meal was great and we would use them again. Breakfast was good and on time :) We would stay... More 

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Thank Lee R
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great room, nice size and well equipped. Clean bathroom. Free internet, large TV, Plenty of parking and although on the main road the traffic is not an issue. CBD is walkable. Handy location. I liked the coffee plunger & microwave.

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Thank John H
OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Hi John, thank you for your positive review. You were a great guest, even if you stayed only one night. We look forward to seeing you here again if you are up this way. More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very clean and well appointed motels. Great value for money. We enjoyed a great night's sleep in comfortable beds, good pillows and a quiet room considering the ideal location on the main highway through Whangarei. Very easy to find. The hosts were really friendly and professional. We will certainly stay there again.

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Thank EiljB
San Carlos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

BK's Lodge is great. Conveniently located just a few minutes' walk to downtown. My room was clean and large, although perhaps slightly outdated vs. other places I've stayed. However that was ok. The front desk manager was very welcoming and accommodating. Most importantly, the price was right.

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Thank dannyboytravels
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 via mobile

Great value for money stay. Rooms are always spotless and well maintained. Comfortable night sleep every time. The hosts are so accommodating and informative. Had a few breakfasts made by Owen which are always delish. We love the Puhutukawa Power. Couldn't recommend them higher.

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Thank becnatw
OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments ladies. You know you are doing things right when you get repeat business, and start to form relationships with your guests. Wonderful. More 

Dumfries, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

All too often we find that disabled people are not meant to have family. How often do you find a disabled facility room with sleeping for 3? In my experience, never. This means there's always the expense of a second room. This facility has two apartments which cater for disabled guests. They are well equipped and the shower rooms are... More 

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Stayed for one night on my way up north. It was reasonably priced, nice and clean. The rooms don't have aircon but fans are installed. Management was easy to deal with and they were open till 8.00pm so that was also good.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Stayed here a couple of times on trips to Whangarei. Always fantastic service, clean & spacious rooms. Couldn't speak higher of our hosts, friendly and so helpful! Well maintained rooms and grounds and location was perfect!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge

Address: 362 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: $86 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Whangarei Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Whangarei
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