We chose this motel for our first trip rediscovering / discovering parts of New Zealand that we wanted to see after four years living in Asia.
Kerikeri was an obvious choice of location being a short three and a half hours comfortable drive from Auckland.
Visiting at the end of March has been another plus as the weather is settled and not so hot and the High Season prices are fast disappearing.
This 3.5 star motel is calm and nestled in an a wonderful abundance of sub tropical foliage and tuis singing in the treetops. The cabin are comfortable and clean and very good value for the price.
The free cookies provided one evening from our amiable hosts were a pleasant surprise!
With free 20Mbs of internet each day and a free continental breakfast special we have felt that we made the right decision to stay here. The motel is close to town and just up the hill from New Zealand's oldest building - Kemp House.
A real plus about Kerikeri is that it has great fruit and vegetables grown locally. The Kerikeri mandarins we have consumed have been simply delicious.
We have had a relaxing three day stay (within striking distance of the far more touristy Paihia) and I would happily recommend this motel to others.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Free WiFi. 50+Digital channels. Cosy & quiet cottages & cabins with comfortable beds and own sundecks in subtropical gardens. Saltwater pool, hot tub spa, and new friendly hosts. ... more less
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