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Papakura Motor Lodge & Motel

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Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an overnight stay and the room was very clean. Thoughtfully we were given fresh muffins on arrival which was great. Older style but well presented room with comfortable beds and good quality linen. Very friendly host

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My friend and I stayed here when we went to Adele. The staff were so friendly and happy, the room while dated was very clean and tidy, couldn't find fault. The room even came with freshly baked muffins!!

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Linlithgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a place near Auckland airport, we were made very welcome on arrival with a freshly baked muffin. Comfortable decent sized room with a small outdoor sitting area. Good advice on where to eat.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in New Zealand from Australia. Checkin easy and rooms very spacious and clean. Bed comfortable and wifi great. Thank you for your hospitality and loved the blueberry muffins. Great touch!!!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 21, 2017

This place is really easy to find, and an absolute bargain. Receptionist offered a warm muffin on arrival, and helped with directions to supermarket. Wifi is plentiful, basically kitchen, but easy to make a meal. Everything you need. I recommend

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Thank Lee F
United Kingdom
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

This motel in Papakura is an ideal place to stay just outside of Auckland. Perfect if you land at night or are leaving early in the morning. It's no more than an hour from Auckland International airport (depending on traffic). The room (No 4) was absolutely spotless. Separate en suite and separate kitchenette - perfect. The proprietor was very friendly...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for $149 - for the simple reason that the cheapest hotel in the city was $350 - on a Wednesday night in February!! Expectations were low but I was pleasantly surprised. All the features you need - Cable TV, Airconditioning, free and fast wifi. Bed was comfortable.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The room was large with a kitchenette. It was clean but a little old and worn. We were given warm muffins when we checked in. There are restaurants down the main street, but it is about a 30 minute walk. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

As with some of the other places I have stayed for work, this motel is quite dated decor wise but don't let that deter you. Perfectly clean, great service.... Amazing homemade complementary muffins. For me the most comfy bed I have slept in other that my own. Only mark off is for not having the full range of Sky channels...

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Stayed here in 2011, it was not the best experience. Stayed again for a night over Labour weekend 2016 and have to say it was a great experience. The motel was immaculate, everything very clean and comfortable. The new owners have done a wonderful job of creating a nice place to stay. Would recommend this Motel to others and will...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Offering free WiFi access, Papakura Motor Lodge & Motel is located a 20-minute drive from the centre of Auckland. Guests can enjoy free on-site parking and TV with satellite channels. The motel is a 15-minute drive from the beautiful Auckland Botanic Gardens. It is within a 25-minute drive from both Mount Smart Stadium and Ellerslie Events Centre. Auckland airport is a 20-minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papakura Motor Lodge & Motel

Address: 407 Great South Rd | Papakura, Papakura 2113, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Papakura
Price Range: $99 - $351 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Papakura Motor Lodge & Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“The family unit is the best because it has an oven. Other units don't.”
 of 5 bubbles seanmP9807JR, Aug 26, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was round the back away from the street noise”
 of 5 bubbles grahammK5943HQ, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
“Ask the hosts- tell them what you need.”
 of 5 bubbles 580janc, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are great however the end ones seem to have easier access for parking and getting out of the complex”
 of 5 bubbles birdgirlme, Apr 27, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are obviously quieter”
 of 5 bubbles DecS186, Apr 22, 2015 | Read review
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