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Kensington Motel

85-87 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “good size” (5 reviews)
    “food shops” (2 reviews)
    “hockey turf” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
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    All reviews good size food shops hockey turf ground floor great place to stay great shower pool area excellent location supermarket units hose motel takeaway hospital furnishings comfort
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    After not being able to find an available room in the first five Hotels in town we stumbled upon Kensington. Boy, are we glad the other places were full. The owners are very accommodating and helpful about what is around the area for eating. The...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I enjoyed my stay here. The motel is located near the city centre and is handy to food outlets. The unit had a nice homely feeling and was very clean. The hosts were friendly. I will be coming back next time I am in Whangarei.

    Response from Paul and Sandra K, Owner at Kensington Motel

    Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to you staying with us again next time you are up this way.

    Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

    Excellent location near food shops. Close but not right in town centre. Not on the main state Highway so you don't get logging trucks noise in the middle of the night. Friendly host. Pool is small but does the trick on a hot summer's day....More

    Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

    Stayed there just for one night. Old motel, and very old fashioned. Even though clean, and all you would need is in the room, the quality especially in the bathroom feels very cheap. Wifi was good. No airconditioning, when we stayed was very hot and...More

    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    What a great place. The hosts were friendly & helpful regarding nearby facilities. The units have a good kitchen, comfortable beds and good showers. while not new they are very will maintanced and so very clean. Value for $ I give this tops.

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
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    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    Room Tips
    "Review website, rooms vary depending on quest requirements."
    271redbaron, 5 months agoRead review
    "Spacious family unit."
    Jboycey, 11 months agoRead review
    "We had unit 12 which was good, a studio unit."
    delton486, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms looked much the same, we were happy with our room, so no dramas!"
    LittleJourney, over a year agoRead review
    "From what we saw they are all good rooms"
    AUNTIEQUEENIE, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms easily accessible"
    PukekoheBails, over a year agoRead review
    "Our room had a second bedroom at the back (double bed in the front room, twin in the back) so we were not..."
    SimonX09, over a year agoRead review
    "All rooms are ground level - one side has been renovated and the other side not so if you want a renovated..."
    eve1954, over a year agoRead review
    "Any room is good and nice!"
    Hoa G, over a year agoRead review
    "Don't stay there at all"
    bianca5699, over a year agoRead review
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