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Taupo, New Zealand
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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

recently refurbished clean, but noisy at night . Shower base very slippery and no expel air in bathroom.Also no where to put toiletries on. Tad overpriced Pay on arrival not offered to show the rooms. This is not good policy no matter how good a property is

Thank teddy762016
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here a couple of years ago and wasn't terribly impressed. However after thorough renovations by the new owners this has to be my top pick of accomodation in the Bay area. Many other places here are a bit run down and tired so I would recommend the Mission Belle to anyone! Fresh milk, not long life and truly... More 

Thank Matt K
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can i say? Mission Belle Motel is the top spot, in a top spot. Nate & Emma were incredible hosts - from the initial booking all the way through to our check out. Nothing was ever any trouble, and they made the Motel feel like our home away from home. The rooms were always immaculate, and perfectly sized. Ideal... More 

Thank ReganMiles
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Mission Belle motel at Mt Maunganui recently. Emma and Nate were friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The motel is clean and fresh following a renovation earlier this year. The location near the mount, and shops and cafes, is very handy. Walking distance to the ocean and harbour. Would recommend this venue.

Thank Heather S
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place is amazing! Very spacious apartment (we had the the queen suite with mountain views I believe) and was perfect - nice and warm, and completely spotless. Great having the sky TV and free wifi also. Owner was very nice and helpful - will definitely be staying again, best place in the Mount!

Thank sammiim2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Well done the new owners whom I met months ago when they took over. They have completely upgraded all the units nee everything - Big effort deserves Big Congrats. The location is the best at the mount - right in town , tucked around on a corner with a fantastic view of Munganui itself. You will need to book ahead... More 

Thank Trevor C
Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a fabulous weekend at Mission Belle. Right near the hub of the Mount everything was 'walkable' Unit was spacious, VERY clean and the beds were comfy. The units have a modern feel as they have just all been done up. Kitchen just the right size and parking was convenient. Rod and Judy, Nathan and Emma obviously Enjoy what... More 

Thank Mikenbee
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32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The unit was clean and modern but very small - small bathroom with shower only. Kitchen facilities included an electric kettle, microwave and a toaster on a small desk with no water/sink (use the bathroom). Budget facilities would be forgivable but price at $150 per night was not budget price and does not compare favourably. Centrally located

Thank q'meister
North Shore City, New Zealand
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49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here over night when my mum and I were doing the Tri Chicks triathlon. Our first impression was great as we were greeted by an incredibly friendly fellow at the front desk. The room itself had everything we needed and was comfortable. On one side we looked out to the back of the Mount's strip of cafés and... More 

1 Thank Samantha B
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Nat gave us a great welcome. Great room with views of the mount. Perfect location for walks round the mount, soaking at the hot salt water springs, and boogie boarding in the waves. Really near great restaurants. Definitely love to come back again.

1 Thank Susie S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mission Belle is a family run motel in Mount Maunganui (Mauao). The Belle's hosts are Cathy and Ray who came over from England in 2008 and fell in love with the place as soon as they saw it. One of their favourite countries in the world is Spain and because it reminded them so much of the spanish buildings they were used on the coast it seemed to be the perfect scenario - a little piece of Spain in New Zealand - what more could they want??!! Unfortunately it wasn't available for them to own at that time but as soon as it came on the market, they snapped it up! They've been in the motel since December 2011 and have so far loved every minute of it. There is a sizable barbeque area and various seating areas dotted around the property, with or without shade and they have improved on the landscaping. The rooms were originally decorated with a "spanish' feel about them (hence the name) and now Cathy and Ray feel that updating the rooms is high on the agenda of plans that they have for the place. It is ideally located, close to all amenities that the Mount has to offer - fantastic cafes, amazing restaurants, and the beautiful stores that are all very appealing. With only a couple of minutes walk to the quiet Pilot Bay beach and a five minute walk to the main beach, there really is no need of a pool! Having said that, the Hot Pools are at the base of Mauao and are easily accessible with a ten to fifteen minute walk from the Belle. A beautiful walk around Mauao where you can take in some fantastic sights, or a more energetic or if preferred, a slow climb up to the summit will be an effort well rewarded with the magnificent views over the town and the sights of Tauranga. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mission Belle Motel

Address: Corner Victoria Road and Pacific Avenue | Mount Manuganui, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: €99 - €138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Family Rooms are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles ReganMiles, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have great view of the mountain”
  • Awesome view to wake up to!
 of 5 bubbles sammiim2016, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The motel was full so maybe we got the last offering .....and the other rooms have better specifications (I hope so).”
 of 5 bubbles q'meister, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We liked the room next to the office.”
 of 5 bubbles 807brads, 29 May 2015 | Read review
“I would suggest to find another motel or hotel. There were others close by.”
 of 5 bubbles KaZcowboy, 19 May 2015 | Read review
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