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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Have used this Motel before for business visitors and wasn't impressed but it's handy and thought I'd try again . Went to pick up three overseas visitors from UK and Denmark. UK visitor not at. Reception . Asked room number , knocked and phoned. No reply . Knocked again. Assumed fast asleep after international flight so asked for a note...

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our property Pat however you have never stayed here yourself - when these overseas guest stayed Murray & I were away on holiday. It is unfortunate our minders have let us down with regards to the Breakfast being missed, we were notified of the mishap on our return and were advised that an...

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Rooms were clean and tidy....bed was comfortable...hosts were friendly and cheerful. Located close to major shopping centre, highway or train station. I would happily recommend the Amethyst for one or two nights accommodation.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our Motor Lodge - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and liked our location. Regards, Murray & Helen

Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Stayed for 3 nights....having been travelling in NZ for 3 months..seen lots ..this was one of the best...really nice people...helpful and informative...most definitely recommend this motel...AND...we eat out each night...Curry Viilage...Top Taste...and the Porirua Club.. All most excellent...much nicer and friendlier than where they charge you to park !!!!!

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our Motor Lodge, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Should the need arise and you require accommodation in Porirua again we hope you choose our Motor Lodge for you accommodation requirements. Hope you have a save return to your homeland. Best Regards Murray & Helen

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Have stayed at other places around Porirua, and the Amethyst is definitely my preferred accommodation. Comfortable rooms, friendly staff, would highly recommend. Only possible downside for me was no WIFI, but they do provide internet by way of a LAN cable, just not so useful for cellphones or laptops without a cord connection.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review Motor Lodge and so glad you enjoyed your stay. We have enquired about Wifi for our Motor Lodge, however we were advised that due to the construction of the building no one could guarantee the quality of reception. With the Ethernet cables which are supplied in the rooms the quality of the internet...

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Modern clean and comfortable. The room was very spacious, comfortable bed and lovely leather couch. No air con however had they had a fan which did the trick. Outstanding service, friendly and welcoming. Had my bag carried up and down the stairs. Handy to shopping centre and motorway.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our property and providing positive feedback. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay Kind Regards, Murray & Helen

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2015

This has to be the only hotel that provided an air freshener spray in the bathroom, a nice touch considering we had a 2 bedroom apartment. My mother was very impressed with this. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and tidy too. Would like to stay here again.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou Russell for your wonderful review - it is very much appreciated. We are so glad your family enjoyed their stay. Hope we can host your family again on their next visit to Porirua. Kind Regards, Murray & Helen

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Have stayed here twice now and both times have been very good.. The owners Murray and Helen were great. Heater was on, not too hot. Quiet. Peaceful and relaxed. Close to Mall/Centre and near motorway to access CBD. Had no problems. Murray even gave me tips on how to keep the door open every time I went out for a...

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou Rima for your wonderful review - very much appreciated. Hope to see you again in the near future Best Regards, Murray & Helen

Wairarapa
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Location great, hosts very helpful and accommodating. Facilities were clean and spacious but two bedroom unit was difficult to warm with the heater provided. Electric blankets were certainly needed during the cold snap we experienced during our stay. Thought the additional charge for children was a bit expensive.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our property - it was unfortunate that during your stay we were experiencing a very cold snap. As you had children staying with you also we accommodated you in the 2 Bedroom Suite which gets the majority of the sun during the day and is our warmest one. We would have been happy...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Thank you Murray and Helen for a relaxing stay after a very busy day. Room was well equipped, very clean and modern. I ordered breakfast and this was tasty. This motel is centrally located and I have no hesitation in recommending it to others.

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for your positive review Wayne and so glad you enjoyed your stay at our Motor Lodge. Would love to host you again next time you require accommodation in Porirua. Murray & Helen

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I was in Wellington on business and Amethyst Court motel was the perfect choice. I received a friendly welcome. The room was spacious, modern, CLEAN. I agree there is no view, but surely if you want a view you do your research. The bed was comfy, the bathroom excellent, and I couldn't fault it on anything. I even managed to...

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court02, Owner at Amethyst Court Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely comments and are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Would love to host you again in the not to near distant future. Murray & Helen

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amethyst Court Motel offers a very peaceful and quiet atmosphere. It is luxurious and spacious, having 26 studio suites, some with kitchens and spa baths, all having tea/coffee making faculties, microwaves. 1 bedroom with study & kitchen, 5 x 2 bedrooms with kitchens. Amethyst Court is ideally situated in the central business district of Porirua. Ideal stopover for ferry, with its easy access off the North/South Motorway. Complimentary broadband, breakfasts also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amethyst Court Motor Lodge

Address: 5 Titahi Bay Road, Porirua 5022, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Porirua
Price Range: €96 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amethyst Court Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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