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Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

One thing I cannot stand is the sight of yucky pillows or sheets and I got 2 out of 4 pillows with DISGUSTING looking stains that I have no idea what are they. The reception was not easy to find. Basically I cannot wait to check out.

Thank MelYeo
Grant J, Manager at Beach Motel & Cabins, responded to this review

The guest Benny Gan stayed with us for 2 nights from 24 to 26 October Benny I am disappointed with your comments regarding our accommodation. First it is clearly stated on our bookings that our office is situated off site, at the campground next door. As there only 4 motels, it is uneconomical to administer them onsite as well as... More 

Level Contributor
36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Wondered what we'd let ourselves in for after we had arrived and (belatedly) read the not so good reviews, but we found nothing amiss. The room was clean, bed comfortable, laundry fine and mine hostess pleasant. We do suggest you keep the windows closed or make sure you have a can of flyspray though. It might have just been the... More 

Thank Samco42
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Terrible reception i was greeted with out any frindliness and just asked for the money i owed upfront. I see now why they ask for payment upfront as motel was disgusting. as we drove in we are greeted by what can only be described as a "squatters paradise" rubbish and furniture outaide and a run down moudly building that, thank... More 

1 Thank germphobic

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stayed in the beach cabin - Extremely bad attitude from the people running the accommodation Cold water shower No reception office on the site, so we had to ask people staying there where to go to check in (and then had to go to a different camping ground to check-in). There weren't even any signs to indicate this! Noisy (from... More 

6 Thank T B
Hastings, New Zealand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2014

Worst accommodation ever!!!! Situated away down the road and around the corner from the office we stupidly didn't view before we paid up front! Got the key, went down and walked in....there was a blood stain on the duvet, pulled back the sheet and there were three black hairs, checked the shower and the floor was black which we thought... More 

5 Thank larabell67
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2013

This was the worst value place I have EVER stayed in. The place was filthy - dirt, mould, cobwebs, pools of water in bathroom. The bed was disgusting. The pillowcases and sheets all wrinkled. Looks like they hadnt been changed. The coffee and sugar in containers and were block solid so no use. Tea bags just ones out of a... More 

2 Thank mumton
Hamilton, New Zealand
Level Contributor
91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Room was ok for the price, kitchen adequate no oven but microwave and hot plates which were a bit slow. Walls a little thin. Lots of hot water which was a plus. A heat pump would be a welcome improvement in the future as it was hot and with the windows open the traffic noise was loud. Helpful in the... More 

1 Thank kathymb
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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129 reviews
90 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2012

Although being called Beach Motel, “located directly across the road from the beach” the property is not beachfront, you can’t even see the beach from the units because there is a row of houses across the road blocking the view. The motel is located away from the main part of town. The front unit we had was large and clean... More 

5 Thank waiheke
Thousand Palms, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2012

This place charges you the FULL amount of your stay when you make a booking and has no refunds! My 74 year old father made a reservation over the phone thinking he only had to pay a $20 cancellation fee, but was charged $500 immediately!! He tried to cancel almost four weeks before his stay and was told then he... More 

7 Thank NChetko
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2011

Photos on the website are not a fair representation of the 'cottage' I stayed in. Smelt so musty & unoxygenated it gave me a headache. Beds & sheets looked like they were 30 years old. Duvet cover was wafer thin (for winter). No soap in bathroom. Gurgling toilet. Heating? It had an elcectric heater the same age as the beds.... More 

3 Thank Rosco1976

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Additional Information about Beach Motel & Cabins

Address: 108 Buffalo Beach Road, Whitianga, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Coromandel Peninsula > Whitianga
Price Range: $66 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Beach Motel & Cabins 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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