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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Our couple stayed this place on the way to Waitomo Cave. It was late evening and a bit chilly and we were exhausted. But when we got there and welcomed by the warm welcome, all the fatigues we had were dismissed like snow-melting. The host and hostess were so friendly and kind enough to end a day. They introduced us... More 

Thank ongoni
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37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

We (3 friends) survived 1 night simply because we had to but I wouldn't recommend anyone else stay here. The place is grotty to say the least. I doubt it's had any maintenance work in the past 20 years! Would've rather kept our $109 & slept in the car. The place should be demolished or at least spruced up to... More 

Thank Amelia C

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Whanganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

described as park like settings - more like overgrown garden , set off a main road oil fin heater had exposed wires so didnt bother to use it - ended up buying our own heater in te awamutu because the place is freazing - first impressions it looks clean - that is untill you actually look - the tv looked... More 

5 Thank nzscorps
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32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Described as "park like" surroundings. More likely overgrown and untended. Rooms are very poor. Brand new tv which was good. Reasonably clean, but for $93 not good. Certainly a repaint would help a little, bug backpackers rooms are better for less money. We booked through a website. Not again without at least inspecting the room! Our fault I guess. Avoid... More 

1 Thank Ethan2005
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Despite booking a "family unit" which we were assured over the phone and webpage would include a separate room for the kids, on arrival we were put in a studio unit with 5 beds. The room was clean, but in a terrible state of disrepair. Appliances, including a heater were outdated and featured exposed wiring. Beds were uncomfortable and the... More 

1 Thank CorySometimes
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stayed there for 3 nights and the rooms were not even serviced once. Clean towels each day but beds were never made nor were the bathrooms cleaned. Heater was not even working on the first night. Would have moved out but all the other motels were fully booked. We were greeted by a big cockcroach the moment we entered the... More 

1 Thank SherrySingapore
Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

worst motel in nz.Things can be old but can be clean and safe.Plugged heater in and blew the T.V bare wires totally unsafe fixed by swapping it.No internet or electric blanket both advertised.Grabbed dollars before we looked at room.health and safety officers please inspect

Thank lilviv2014
New Zealand
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29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I reiterate everything other reviewers have said. Place was dirty I put an item of my own clothing around the pillows as I didn't want to put my head on them. Advertised price $80 but was charged $130 with no prior explanation. No discount for sharing with the cockroaches. When I queried the cost, the person at reception said "it's... More 

Thank LilyNewZealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I found Park Lodge to be dirty, very under equipped and expensive for the services they weren't providing. We had a cockroach in our room which ran under the bed. When we lifted the bed to catch it we found it had not been cleaned under for months. Family we were travelling with found an rtd bottle under their bed... More 

3 Thank Mary G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

family had booked 95% of whole motel out as family wedding was close by. this place was filthy and dirty. pillow cases and throw pillows had big stains on,bath mat was a old rag,no little shampoos, hot water sometimes, NO internet,No sky tv,pool was empty,playground dangerous and rusty,owners huge aggressive dogs barking at anyone near playground,outside ph bell on outside... More 

1 Thank catg02
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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Park Lodge Motel

Address: 387 Ohaupo Road, Te Awamutu 3800, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Te Awamutu
Price Range: $54 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Park Lodge Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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