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Hobson's Choice Motel

212 Victoria Street, Dargaville 0310 New Zealand
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#1 of 4 hotels in Dargaville

See why so many travelers make Hobson's Choice Motel their motel of choice when visiting Dargaville. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a seating area, and you can stay connected during your stay as Hobson's Choice Motel offers guests free wifi.

The motel features a concierge, newspaper, and baggage storage. Plus, Hobson's Choice Motel offers a pool and barbeque facilities, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

While visiting Dargaville, you may want to try some ribs at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Aratapu Tavern.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Tokatoka Peak (0.9 mi) and Mandy Wood Stained Glass (1.1 mi), which are all within walking distance of the motel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Hobson's Choice Motel as you experience all of the things Dargaville has to offer.

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Bryce wrote a review Aug 2020
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Paid $150 for a substandard room. Furniture was old and uncomfortable with paint peeling off the dining room chairs The only positive was the bed was great. There was next to no heating. Wouldn't of minded it so much if it was priced accordingly. It was the final night of a 2 week trip all over the country and we got much better for similar money in most places.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
D c wrote a review Aug 2020
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand29 contributions8 helpful votes
We Stayed here in late July and were really disappointed with the room. It was $159.00 per night and was very much over priced. There are very few motels in town so I think they took advantage of that with the price. The shower head was broken and just hung from the wall, the water pressure was also terrible. Curtains sliders were also broken so the curtains did not glide or close well. Damage to walls that had been poorly repaired and the room looked old and tiered. People next door were drunk, nosy and were breaking furniture and glass. They were warned but continued and should have been evicted. The property managers were polite and apologised for dropping the ball but the main thing is you have to pay attention to detail and make people’s stay feel special.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
John b wrote a review Jul 2020
Paeroa, New Zealand7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great staff, clean room, really large size. Couldn't fault it. Was worried about only one bedroom as had teenaged son with me. Spare bed in big lounge, so no worries. Best bath in any motel/hotel I've stayed in.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Anastasia P wrote a review Jan 2020
9 contributions2 helpful votes
Greeted by nice staff, although they were a bit behind schedule but got to check in straight away. Pool was quite dirty so didn’t swim in it (3/10). Super king sized bed that was rock hard (1/10) Pillows very uncomfortable (2/10) Rooms very clean and well furnished (7/10) Tvs in each room (bedroom tv was ancient box tv with 3 channels). Nice clean carpet. Small kitchenette. 2 hobs for cooking + microwave. Very impressive bathtub (10/10) was huge and very deep spa bath (room for one comfortably) but not great water pressure (6/10). All in all was an average motel. Quiet enough. Fine for a quick stay. I rate the whole motel a 4/10.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Ray J wrote a review Dec 2019
Salisbury, United Kingdom56 contributions26 helpful votes
This motel is on the outskirts of the town and close to the main road, so easy to get back on your route. However, we could hear some traffic noise from our room but it didn't keep us awake. We walked towards the town, and it took us about 20 minutes to reach the local Countdown Supermarket. In our room we could not hear our neighbours. There was a toaster, kettle, small hob unit, and Microwave. All functional. A good one night stopover, looks like a budget hotel but priced at mid-range.
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Date of stay: December 2019
$83 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hobson's Choice Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Hobson's Choice Motel?
Nearby attractions include Dargaville Museum (1.9 miles), The Woodturners Kauri Gallery and Studio (1.4 miles), and Anzac Theatre (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a spa.
Which room amenities are available at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hobson's Choice Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Raan Ahaan Thai Aroi Dee, Blah Blah Blah Cafe, and Shiraz Indian and European Restaurant Bar Dargaville.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hobson's Choice Motel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Dargaville.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hobson's Choice Motel?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Is Hobson's Choice Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.