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Vancouver, Washington
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176 reviews
121 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The hotel is no longer part of Choice Hotels. I am a Choice member. But NOT a fan. Least effective of hotel chains in my mind. I booked this as a Choice hotel, then it disappeared off my bookings list. Called in and Choice had no idea what I was talking about. The reservation number did not help. Lame? Yes.... More 

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Thank KiowaVT
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Michael Thanks for posting a review, we really appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Carole and Paul More 

Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We booked this Motel on line. The Booking service was quick and very efficient. The pricing for this Motel is very reasonable. Our welcome at Reception was very efficient and friendly. We were greeted by the Owners in a friendly manner and welccoming manner. Reception staff were very helpful. This Motel is very accessable, clean and comfortable. Rooms are very... More 

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Thank Susanne M
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Susanne for your kind words - we appreciate that you appreciate our work. Regards, Carole More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Piece of heaven thank you kindly, The room we were staying in had everything from a cool fan to a hair dryer we loved our stay and our wee ones loved the spa overall the stay was worth the money thank you again

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Thank Mistmaiden1st
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It's a team effort here at Comfort Inn Fairmont and we appreciate your comments. Regards, Carole and Paul More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Nice clean rooms , layout great ....we were a with a group and had 3 rooms ...there was a pool and that was fab , the owners were super , accommodating with parking of a huge race trailer and power needed for that trailer coming down well after office hours ..very friendly owners and I couldn't speak more highly 😀

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Thank Trudi N Bj M
New Zealand
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125 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Lovely place to stay, friendly staff, decent size room, clean bathroom, mini kitchen was excellent, great location for the bike trails which we were doing. Hotel owner had good suggestions for activities, organised our taxi to Napier and return with no fuss. This is good value for money. I noticed some rooms were up stairs, if you have mobility issues... More 

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Thank LittleCurrant
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review - we always value feedback. We hope you had a pleasant trip back to Auckland and look forward to seeing you again sometime. Regards, Carole More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

I would not recommend this motel to anyone our holiday was ruined due to the owners. We are a young family who decided to take our kids away who aged 4 and a 10 month old baby for a family holiday arrived from Wellington checked in to hotel prior to a booking my partner had made. We went up to... More 

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Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Niki, While we do not condone some of the language used by our temporary manager your behaviour did not meet our expectations either. Either you or your partner booked a room by phone and also made a booking via booking.com. After you were put into your room the manager realized that there was another room booked under your name as... More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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182 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Good location close to centre of Hastings. Road quite busy so some traffic noise. Ideal location if you are visiting Cape Kidnappers. Room has ensuit bathroom, kitchenette with toaster, kettle, fridge and small cooking rings. Good size king bed.

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Thank 155richard81
Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Was a really nice place to stay. clean and tidy, very friendly and helpful staff.The room had lots of space and mine had a nice kitchenette that had everything I needed. It's in a good location that's really close to everything. We stayed for two nights it had everything we needed. Would definitely go back

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Thank aelks
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one week whilst visiting family ... had a very warm greeting from the staff who where excellent in local knowledge and the local map came in handy ... free wifi was added bonus ... located within walking distance of the CBD and Farmers Market , variety of fast food outlets within a 5 minute walk and a dairy... More 

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Thank Stuart A
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for posting a review Stuart. It was nice meeting you and you were a very easy guest to look after. More 

Taranaki, New Zealand
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

We received a friendly greeting & good directions for our needs in Hastings. Room 21 was beside the busy road which wasn't so good for country dwellers; next time I'll ask for a room at the back. Facilities were clean & modern.

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Thank HON1963
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was lovely meeting you. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On 1 July 2016 we changed our name to Fairmont Motor Lodge (from Comfort Inn Fairmont). Same great place, same great owners, just a name change. Located less than 2km to city centre. All units have kitchenettes, ensuite bathrooms with large corner spa baths or walk-in shower (wonderful for elderly or disabled people). An out door (summer only) swimming pool and ample free car parking. Cooked or continental breakfast delivered to each unit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Motor Lodge

Address: 1120 Karamu Road North | Mayfair, Hastings 4122, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Fairmont)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: €88 - €117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairmont Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Enquire with Owners with information of your needs and they will be very happy to help you.”
 of 5 bubbles SusanneM36, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“for a family i suggest the top balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Mistmaiden1st, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure if your are elderly or disabled to ask for rooms downstairs”
 of 5 bubbles trudinbjm, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nothing good to say here”
 of 5 bubbles nikkz, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms away from road are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 155richard81, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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