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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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123 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We were on a quick overnight trip along the East coast but we had our dog with us. No problem with Tourist Court. Being just down the road from the river walk meant there was nearby exercise for us and the dog. The unit was comfortable with TV and a super heater. We ate at nearby Kopeo where there were... More 

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Thank whowesit
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay in our wonderful area and would love to have you again. Thanks More 

Brisbane, Australia
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71 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Stayed one night in a two bedroom room. Rooms very clean, good kitchen layout that had everything that you would need even salt & pepper. We were upstairs and had a small table & chairs outside our room. It is not close to the town centre, the owners here are very helpful and friendly. Would stay again

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Thank KittyK950
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. Great that you enjoyed your stay in our wonderful area and would love to have you again. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We only stayed for one night but it was wonderful. Our Labrador was travelling with us so we needed a pet friendly motel. Tourist Court was very obliging. Such a clean and tidy room. We also had a BIG trailer we were towing. Wayne was very helpful in giving us the best and safest spot to park it.

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Thank 493Catherine3
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

A number of travellers are appreciative of being able to have their pets with them when they travel. We always try to make our guests feel welcome and make sure that they feel their cars or trailers are safe. Glad your trip was a success. More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

the owners went out of their way to provide extra bedding for an unexpected 4 year old. The place was clean and service was very good. We got good access to the internet at a good rate. We checked in latish but they were there to met us.

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Thank Sandra F
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your encouraging comments Sandra. We do our best to make our guests welcome. Hope you enjoyed your time in our wonderful area. More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I ended up staying for 2.5 weeks. The motel managers did all they could to make my stay in the town as enjoyable as possible eg I did not know how long my stay would be & they shuffled bookings so I did not have to shift rooms. The managers repeatedly went beyond the point of duty in helpful ways.... More 

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Thank S M
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you stay with us ,just a pity it was under difficult circumstances for you. I am glad that we were able to make your stay as pleasant as possible and hope to see you again when you are able to enjoy our wonderful area. Hope you have settled back home and found work. More 

Wellington
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night with my mum and brother. The owners were really friendly and helpful and when we needed the room re configured, it wasn't a problem. The unit was really, really clean and had everything you needed. It was good value for money 😀 .

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Thank Frockz
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your brief time with us. When you return you will be able to spend more time in our beautiful area. More 

Dhaka
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

Stayed one night with my extended family. Nice and friendly stuff with beautiful positive attitude and nice ideas on what to dos? Offered us an extra bed. Concerned about us as it was very rainy and made sure we are all in order. Will highly recommend.

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Thank Zia1971
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Zia. We like to unsure that our guests get the best out of their time in our wonderful area. More 

Antequera, Spain
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48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this motel for 3 nights in their busy season. It's fantastic value and well worth it. I was in a studio block- it has a larve queen bed with bedside cabinets. A sofa, coffee table and a great TV. It had a curtained off wardrobe area and a nice American type kitchen and a table and 2... More 

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Thank tutupointe
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Wow ! Thanks for the positive review, I may stay here myself ! It is always nice to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and appreciate our units and service. Hope the remainder of your time in NZ was as enjoyable. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

My husbad and two kids stopped in here after a day of exploring, it was a cold and wet day so we were very happy to check in to this motel, the staff were lovely and helpful. Our room was very very clean. I have never ever seen a stainless steel sink shine so much in my life! I wish... More 

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Thank PrnzNZ
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay with us. We always try and make our guests feel at home and make sure they get the most out of staying in our wonderful area. Not sure what the source of the noise could have been and the size of the beds generally fit most but it is something we will consider when we... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Our stay was nice! We came in got settled nicely, reception were friendly. But what id like to say is thank god for fly spray. At about midnight i woke up to a cockroach crawling up my leg! I got up and used a lot of fly spray. I then went to the bathroom to get toilet paper to flush... More 

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Thank nih0nih0
gotokojo, Owner at Tourist Court Motel, responded to this review

We too are disappointed that you had to deal with this event. We thoroughly checked your room the next day and thankfully found no further insects. We constantly spray the rooms to eliminate the possibility of insects but are at a loss to explain your experience. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a motel with clean and spacious units which have recently been redecorated with lcd tvs with USB & HDMI ports, freshly painted and new carpet.We have studios, one-bedroom units and a two-bedroom unit which sleeps up to 7.We are 2kms from the CBD of Whakatane and the port which is the gateway to tours to White Island (a volcano)- which we can book for you plus fishing and diving tours.Lots of walks to keep you fit while on holiday.We are one hour from Rotorua or Tauranga and two and a half hours from Gisborne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tourist Court Motel

Address: 50 Landing Road, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Whakatane
Price Range: $75 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tourist Court Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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