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Golden Springs Holiday Park

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I stayed in one of the motel style rooms at this place. It would have been expensive even if the place was up to standard. It was the opposite of that. It was filthy, mouldy and in a dismal state of repair. We were given 3 (smelly) towels for 5 people. No teaspoons, no knives, no milk, no sugar, no...

Thank NickTLG
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Avoid stopping or staying. We did chuckle at the 'snake' menu (snack) but that was our only smile. Taupo was fully booked so we opted for one night here, but after viewing reception and the cabin we cancelled booking.

1Thank Helen B
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms are dirty and smelly. The spring is disgusting and the whole place has been left to ruin. I complained about the state of the place; only one of the two men running the place spoke English and he told me that the rooms were clean and the spring was natural and was meant to be like that. We...

5Thank Jim G
New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Run down but only place available on labour weekend Sunday night. Shower didn't work property. Nice thermal pool down the bottom and nice park like grounds but everything else run down. Could be lovely but needs repair. $20 per adult, $12 per child for Camper vans includes water and power.

3Thank whateverwherever
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Do not stay here. There was rat poo in the bathroom and kitchen. Dishes were dirty and when I picked up the dish scrubber rat droppings fell out of it. When my husband went to talk to them about it they didn't speak english. They cleaned bathroom but not the kitchen. We has booked for 2 nights but left after...

3Thank Michelle P
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Only thing I can say is don't stay here. The worst ever. Facilities old and broken, units damp and old. Grounds over grown, paygound not usable, Hot springs appeared polluted, unkempt and generally unusable. Advertsiing not what you actually get.

2Thank jude520
Reviewed 5 March 2016

My wife and I were travelling from Taupo to Rotarua, and as it was getting late decided to stop here to see if they had a vacancy and what the rate was for a motel room. I was greeted by 2 Chines guys who spoke to each other in Chinese. After their discussion they said it would be $165 for...

5Thank jerden
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This place is a shocker. Mouse poo everywhere, dirty, stained mattress covers, old saggy mattresses, smelly, old and in desperate need of repairs. I wouldn't even feel safe in a tent as there were some suspect characters there. We only ended up here because Taupo was booked out. Never again!

5Thank Stan B
Reviewed 24 January 2016

In common with other reviewers, we arrived late and didn't have the energy or time to go elsewhere, once we saw the state of the buildings. Mum and teenage daughter stayed in one of the Anglers' Cabins. Floor subsiding, dust, mouse droppings, cobwebs, dodgy kettle and fridge cords, ancient dusty mattresses, unclean bottom sheet and pillowcase. Female bathroom was clean...

3Thank willblacks
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Our holiday was cut short because of the appalling conditions of this camping ground. It is unsafe for children and very run down.We have a boat and love to ski on the Waikato river and Golden Springs Camping ground is the closest accommodation but we will NOT be going back. We are Kiwis and are embarrassed by the state of...

5Thank Leonie B

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Additional Information about Golden Springs Holiday Park

Address: 4085 State Highway 5, Reporoa 3083, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Reporoa
Price Range: €47 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“Everything is awful”
NickTLG, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go somewhere else.”
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“Keep driving past this place”
jerden, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Check out your allocated room before you pay, so you can decide whether it's worth it to you.”
willblacks, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Stay away!!”
leonieb355, 21 Jan 2016 | Read review
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