I'm not sure of the age of this motel, maybe an 1980's build, but it has had a reasonable re-paint which has modernised it up. Added to that, our unit had a new kitchen appliances, bathroom vanity unit and toilet suit. Though the floor coverings hadn't been replaced, and are probably next on their upgrade list.
The bed was a good sized Queen, and was nice and comfortable.
This was the only place we stayed on our recent trip that had full Sky HD with My Sky available. Normally this isn't something that I would worry to much about. But for our entire stay in New Plymouth, we had very heavy rain, so many of the outside activities we had planned had to be shelved. So time with plenty of TV channels to choose from actually came in handy. That said, with the pitched ceiling and roof, and the less insulation that comes with such a design, we could defiantly hear the rain when it was at it's heaviest.
Because of the rain, we drove in and out of town. It was reasonably close, but I'm not sure how long it would take to walk the distance.
The staff at check in and out, where professional and knowledgeable.
I would have no problem using this motel again in the future.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- MY SKY HDi (50+ channels, recordable decoders) now in our Super King Studios! Or book a Queen Studio with GUEST SELECT, you be in control of what you'd like to watch!! 23 comfortable non-smoking serviced studio units. Fully equipped with cooking facilities allowing guests to be fully self contained. FREE wireless broadband internet and the use of a business centre. Quiet heat pumps/air conditioners in all studios adds to a comfortable stay throughout the year. Te Henui & Coastal walkway access on our doorstep. Enjoy Pukekura Park, the Bowl of Brooklands and the local beaches all within walking distance. Private and relaxing garden and BBQ area. Complimentary use of bikes, DVD players and a selection of DVDs. Park right outside of your room for easy access and security. Walking distance to supermarkets, takeaway outlets and restaurants. ... more less
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