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Airport Gold Star Motel

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awful place to stay. It is so old and dated. We paid $190 and felt very ripped off, only worth 1/2 that price. The set up in the kitchen was terrible. The oven was so old and greeted you as you walked directly in the door and the microwave sat on a make shift bench straight opposite the... More 

Thank Vaipo
Nelson, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late after a long flight and needed accommodation near the airport at short notice. With free wifi, free airport shuttle and close proximity to the airport, this motel was convenient for us. The room was basic and the shower and kitchen need updating, but it was affordable, very quiet, and we managed to get a good night's sleep!

Thank ingridh173
Whangarei, New Zealand
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42 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I really want to say nice things about this motel as the service was very good. Unfortunately the room was not very clean and very basic. The only ensure was dirty and had no tray or dish to cook in, the tiling in the bathroom was just yuck, and the windows were very dirty. It was a cheap place to... More 

Thank estherstone5
Gisborne, New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Old 80's style motel a little rough around the edges but price reflects what you get. Great location handy to Auckland Airport. Ideal for that short stay. Plenty of parking and surprisingly quiet for its busy road location. The units are clean and warm and the bed comfortable enough. Yes its a bit tired and the fittings cheap, but price... More 

Thank Aaron B
New Zealand
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We travelled as a family, me, my son and his two sons, 10 and 12. I booked a Family unit, which consisted of two twin rooms and a double bed in the main room. We arrived about 7pm and left the next morning at 6.30am. It was perfect for that amount of time. The features in the unit are old... More 

Thank polyesterNewZealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This motel was absolutely disgusting..we are a family of 11 people and had booked 2 rooms.we arrived at 2.45pm to be told our room was not ready ,upon going to my daughters room the bathroom was covered in mould...I went back to office to demand another room which was not much better..going to my room late as cleaner was still... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This motel is another hidden comfort. The room was large, good kitchenette and reasonably well stocked. Quiet and very clean. The staff are pleasant and nothing was an effort for them, not even getting us to the airport at 3:30am. Well done would stay again.

Thank Cheryl W
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

The photos look nice. Don't be sucked in! Not at all clean. Can't use the oven without opening the front door. The sliding door out to 'the lovely pool area' is broken and has to be lifted to close. I hope the beds are clean. The shower is disgusting. Not even looking forward to having a shower. The stove top... More 

Thank Suzi R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

+ close to airport with free transfers at your request + good value + kitchen facility in self contained studio, fully equipped with free tea, coffee and milk + near to local restaurants (dominoes deliver!) + very clean + friendly staff - decor is tired, outside impressions especially are of a dated hotel Overall this motel is great value for... More 

Thank Becki S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Our room was 31, right next to a big hall used for celebrations. It was so loud & the people next door (who rent a room long term) were up til 4am! On night 2 I asked them to be quiet which is not like me but we were exhausted.Pay a bit more & stay somewhere else. At least room... More 

Thank Noelz2001
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Airport Gold Star Motel

Address: 255 Kirkbride Road, Mangere, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Mangere
Price Range: $80 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Airport Gold Star Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Airport Gold Star Motel Auckland/Mangere
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