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gisborne
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Room was very basic, but had everything we needed and the bed was very comfy! However the bathroom was off the separate bedroom which was really awkward when you are sharing a unit with a colleague. The rooms are very dated and in desperate need of tidying up, but it was ok, cutlery was dirty though. No internet access which... More 

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Thank gissygirl
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4 reviews
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews and was slightly worried tbh but it was alright there. Staff were helpful and friendly. Any noise they did make was through the day (wasnt even loud) and they appologised for it and it was to spruce the place up! It isnt there Summer season so the pool wasnt in use which is understandible. The room... More 

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Thank sairaeal
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Not much positive to say except that at least it was a place to sleep. The sheets looked like they hadn't been washed for several weeks, with hair on the sheets and pillow. The bathroom and kitchen area was old and worn looking and did not seem very clean. Not enough cutlery for the 4 of us that the room... More 

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Thank Joanne C

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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2016

My husband and I stayed here and never again. We wrote this letter of complaint (below) to our booking company as well as the Apple Motor Inn with disgust at our experience. The owner then phoned us, abused us for our complaint insinuating we made the whole thing up and this was the first complaint he had received in his... More 

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Thank traveleroftheworld01
Wellington, New Zealand
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362 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

On checkin we were given a key and the beds were clearly not made with hair all over them which was disgusting. We went straight and complained and the lady at reception was rude and arrogant telling us the cleaner would have cleaned the rooms. She reluctantly moved us to another room which was only marginally better - dirty bathroom,... More 

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Thank chch2010
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Booked on line with a deposit of 25% taken from credit card. We arrived was sub standard we where not told they have permeant seasonal workers .There was washing hanging from rafters and car loads of people smoking and seating in car park. We asked to check the rooms I was not prepared to sleep in rooms They looked grubby.... More 

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Thank Margaret F
Hamilton, New Zealand
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117 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This was accurately advertised as budget, but cost us more than the hotel we had previously been staying in - admittedly it was the hotel location's off-season, and a busy season for Hastings. Glad we only had booked to stay one night. A coat of bright paint might help - the whole place seemed dingy, albeit reasonably clean. We didn't... More 

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1 Thank Gavin6114
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I guess he thought a low price would attract people. We booked a self contained unit @ $75 per night. He emailed later to offer an "upgrade" to a better room @ $100 per night. When we arrived he said sorry (why?) and that the upgraded room would not suit us as no room to cook. We pointed out that... More 

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5 Thank elli652015
Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Lovely friendly welcome, we stayed upstairs overlooking the pool with a balcony. Older style room but well equipped, clean and fresh. Handy to town. Great value for money, we would definitely return VS

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1 Thank Torsh1967
Hamilton, New Zealand
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100 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Stayed here overnight. While an older and rather dated Motel, it is clean and comfortable. The room we had (ground floor with one bedroom) was able to accomdate upto four people, it was very compact with the double bed taking up most of the main area with a small dining table and kitchenette area. Off this main room is a... More 

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1 Thank Steve G

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget accommodation only 290 metres from the centre of town. Friendly staff invite you to enjoy our all weather barbecue area, spa and swimming pool. Relax and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere within walking distance of town. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apple Motor Inn

Address: 409 Railway Road | Raureka, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: €46 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apple Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Parking close to rooms if you get in early.”
 of 5 bubbles Gavin6114, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“See if toilet bolted down. Any provision to put your bags/clothes. Make sure all supplies are topped up.”
 of 5 bubbles elli652015, 27 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper floor may be better as these have a deck running along the front of them offering a sence of more space.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveG988, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't believe the bad reviews, sure its not 5 star, and you get what you pay for; but what Apple Motor Inn offers is great value for money.”
 of 5 bubbles Elpro, 16 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Pool view rooms were the best”
 of 5 bubbles 639lizs, 24 Feb 2014 | Read review
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