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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We had booked for a family wedding, and taken three rooms. The rooms were all different, but all very well presented with good quality crockery and kitchen utensils. The rooms themselves were more than adequate, and very clean and tidy. It was a particularly good set up if you wanted to prepare a snack. There are plenty of places where...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We spent one night at Ariki Lodge as a stopover heading north. The units were original and a little old fashioned but very clean,comfortable and well equipped. The location is great, easy walking distance to bar, restaurants and supermarket. Friendly host too.

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Thank KiwiTwo
London
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed for only one night on our way down the island. The room was functional but a bit old and tied. Everything was clean. Had a kitchen area with all basics, shower bit old fashion with curtain etc. Bed quite soft. Motel has a small pool. Parking outside units. Did not try internet.

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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little motel with great service, comfortable rooms and in walking distance to restaurants, shops and more. Ray is very welcoming and will do what ever he can to make your stay enjoyable. If you are looking for a place short or long term in Waikanae this is your place!

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

We found the motel to be clean, spacious, affordable and in an easy to find location. what stood out the most for us was the fantastic customer service of the staff. Would definitely recommend it or stay there again. well done the Ariki.

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Thank linda m
auckland
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a small Motel with 7 or units all on ground level and very close to the Waikanae shops, it sure is a fantastic location to get to the train station and go shopping with two supermarkets just 2 minates walk away as well as cafes , takeaways and restaurants. The units are super clean and tidy and have...

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Thank Stormpipes
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Stayed one night in the cheapest room, on arrival the Manager upgraded us to a bigger room at no charge because it was available. How lovely was that? The bed was very comfortable exactly what we wanted as we prefer firm beds. Only disadvantage was the television was on the wrong wall making it difficult to watch TV while in...

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Thank Daley_10
Wanganui
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I stayed a night before a course in Wellington and got the train in for the day. Very old style but warm, clean, comfortable and quiet. Ray very welcoming and allowed me to leave the car at the back of the car park when I was in Wellington.

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Thank Claire M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Stayed at this quiet Motel for a weekend. Nice and quiet away from the main road. An older establishment, nothing fancy but it is clean. Carpark avalable for all units. Friendly and helpful staff. Would be happy to return.

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Thank NZfour
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Setting is very nice. Plenty of good parking - ignore the classic car which when I was there was moved around - maybe as it was hot. Try not to go to the motel owner's unit but use the bell to get someone to the office. A bit of metal fell off the stove and when I complained that the...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ariki Lodge Motel

Address: 4 Omahi Street, Waikanae 5036, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Waikanae
Price Range: €76 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“All rooms are private, and well off the road.”
87lyni, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are very clean and tidy, ground floor and close”
Stormpipes, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are well positioned.”
Daley_10, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask to be shown the suite and check it out - avoid rooms with too many windows in Summer”
JoMc65, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“We were in Unit # 4 which was nice.”
Baxy78, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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