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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room was okay, however smelled like it had previously been smoked in a lot. Beds were uncomfortable and bathroom wasn't overly clean. Rubbish bin was simply a bucket in the cupboard. Expectations were not high, but they were still put on a downer once I arrived

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Thank theatreguy2012
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room smelt overwhelmingly terrible like someone had vomited in it, yet they would not change my room and didn't seem to see the problem, kept telling me that yes it does smell but its clean. Also had no wifi while i was there, told them to fix the wifi problem multiple times which they never achieved. Also didn't have the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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73 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wonder if the people who have given this place good reviews actually stayed somewhere else. The photos do not look like the room we were offered. It was dirty, the sheets and pillow slips were stained. The pillows were so badly stained you could see the stains through the thin pillow slips. They had taken our visa card but... More 

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Thank Bluenanou
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were so disappointed to overnight stay here. Our apartment had mould on the walls in the bathroom and shower, no bath mat, no dishcloth for wiping bench, no lock on the bathroom door, dirty windows, looked like some painting was half way through in places, room smelled of paint, and there was a calendar on the wall with notes... More 

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Thank Michael M
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Room was dated, which I could handle... But the stains on the bedcovers, mold on the roof and soap (I hope) splattered up the window showed cleanliness isn't a priority here. Tried to get refund and leave but after an hour of discussion we ended up another room. Considering we had paid $270 a night the room was disgusting and... More 

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Thank Caroii77
1 review
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Not up to scratch. Bed linen wasn't fresh, mould on the windows and all up the curtains. Shower temperature went from boiling to freezing, impossible to regulate. Maintenance and housekeeping not high on their priorities obviously. When I voiced my concerns, the receptionist just looked at me blankly. Very disappointing for $170 per night. Would not stay again.

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Thank H9292XJjesss
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Came here after the hotel we had booked had double booked us. It was 9pm we were very tired and drove around trying to find a room. Luckily we found one here. Very friendly and very clean. Had everything we needed. We were expecting a 5* hotel that night but ended up in a motel but we were perfectly happy.

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Thank breeanna43
Whanganui, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We booked in February this year a three bedroom apt for our family for four nights while we were attending our sons wedding. When we arrived our room had been given to other people and we were told we had been put into two bedrooms individual bedrooms which did not suit our purpose. We tried for the first night but... More 

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Thank Debbie K
Garden City, New York
1 review
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Drove up to this place as we were look for a hotel on a busy night, checked in with no expectations. This place is great specifically if you have a large family with kids. The pool and hot spa was really nice even though the weather was not great , still the kids had great fun. Rooms were well maintained... More 

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Thank clarkwolf
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102 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night. It was a lovely quiet motel, walking distance from the restaurant strip in Hurstmere Road. However the shower was unmanageable, with temperature control crazy and the shower head faced the door! We did have a manic above us fiddling with a power socket about 3am sounding like a mouse in the wall! Please have a... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two minutes to Takapuna Beach and 10 minutes to Auckland CBD. Here on business, the weekend or if you need long term accommodation, choose from our studio or 1,2 and 3 bedroom units all with full cooking facilities. 'Unwind in our tropical pool area or live it up in the vibrant Takapuna Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Takapuna Motor Lodge

Address: 28 Taharoto Road, Takapuna 0622, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range: €92 - €250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Takapuna Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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Takapuna Motor Lodge North Island - Auckland
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“We saw two rooms that were equally dirty we did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles Bluenanou, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Had free wifi, but extremely slow in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieK967, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are further away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisolargal, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No recommendations”
 of 5 bubbles MSSCORPIAN, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not sure if a good room exists”
 of 5 bubbles Strez13, 20 Dec 2015 | Read review
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