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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Tuakau Hotel has been beautifully restored and rooms are comfortable if not rather small. The real issue is with the food and beverage service. Apparently the bar and restaurant are no longer part of the Hotel. The Hotel in-room compendium states room service breakfast but it is not available, you have to walk down the street to a local cafe....

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Redcliffe, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, I had booked accommodation elsewhere prior to arriving in Tuakau, which was a pity after reading the hotel's reviews by other TA writers. However, I did have an evening meal at Elsie's Restaurant, and was agreeably surprised with my main, Guinness Pie, and of course a pint to go with it. It was the best and most genuine Guinness...

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Queanbeyan, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After landing at Auckland Airport we chose to spend the first night of a touring holiday in Tuakau about 40 minutes drive south of the airport. Tuakau is a small town and the local pub in the main street has been beautifully restored. We were lucky to score the only 'queen room' in the hotel which had its own ensuite....

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leap601 Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are really glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us, and all the facilities we offer. We pride ourselves in creating a memorable guest experience. I do need to mention that all our rooms are ensuite. We do not have any rooms with sharing...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel room was very well equipped and comfortable. The town is quite small but has enough fast food outlets and food shops for a one night stay. The Hotel restaurant is in a bar that has a gambling section and not many dining tables. However the food and service was good.

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David C Thank you for taking the time to review the Tuakau Hotel. We do hope to see you back in the future.

Reviewed 29 January 2017

was a lovely stay very accommodating and friendly ... we booked as we arrived and found the place really clean with bathroom goodies to use like honey moisturizer and bar with drinks.There was a restaurant attached and a good location to the shops .

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jenni L Thank you for coming to stay at the Tuakau Hotel, and taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed all the amenities available in our rooms. We do try to create a memorable guest experience, and supply all the goodies for that extra comfort. We look forward to welcoming you back...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017

A lovely setting, looks like a substantial renovation has taken place, ample places to sit, fantastic service, super friendly and a real pleasure. Meal was tasty, a large serving and more than I could eat, would definitely return when in the area.

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear D0rzy Thank you for coming to stay with us, and taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you had enough time to take a look around the hotel, and appreciated all the facilities we have made available to our guest. Our team members are passionate about what they do, and we try our best...

Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Booked for 5 days. Absolutely loved it. Clean room and confortable bedding. Accessible to lots other restaurants and farm getaways. Quite, relaxed evironment, no truck, industrial or city noise. See you again in January 2017.

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Syd Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to have you back again as one of our returning guests.

Pokeno, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Staff always very friendly, lovely and clean and the food is excellent. Went last night, I had the salmon, hubby had turkey, both specials, both absolutely delicious. Good sized meals, more than we could eat in fact. Cold water and glasses brought to the table without having to ask :-) and part way through our meal...

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MousesInn Thank you very much for the positive and detailed feedback. The Salmon is definitely a personal favourite. We do hope to see you back at the Tuakau Hotel soon.

Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Tuakau Hotel is the only quality hotel in the area. Very nice decor, friendly staff, but my stay was not without a mishap - no hot water. Having prepaid, the hotel did refund $30 of the $180 bill a few days later. Front rooms also experience some noise from the nearby railway line.

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Crazysteveb Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We have thankfully not had hot water issues again, as we managed to sort the problem out. We do thank you for your time to leave a positive and honest review. Issues in a hotel in never pleasant for the guest, or management, and we try our best...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Small but clean room, reception closes early, so we were given instructions on how to access our room which were very clear. However the internet is limited and you need a code to access it. They gave us the wrong code, meaning that I could not access the internet although I had to send an important work email with attachments....

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TuakauHotel, Front Office Manager at Tuakau Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pixxidix Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Our sincere apology for the mistake with the internet. We have since taken measures to make sure there are no issues with the internet, and we also give bigger complimentary packages to our guests. Please do not hesitate to return to the Tuakau Hotel, as we would love...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the warm ambience of our boutique country hotel 40 mins south of Auckland Airport at the Gateway to Waikato with 10 hotel rooms and 7 self-contained apartments. Each room is well appointed with a luxurious king-size bed, individual climate control, sound insulation, internet access, SKY TV, and complimentary refreshments, while the licensed restaurant, lounge and sports bars, TAB and gaming room, and conference facilities cater for all your entertainment needs. 7 Mins south of Pukekohe means convenient access to Pukekohe Race Track and Counties Manukau Rugby. Just 15 mins to the internationally acclaimed Hampton Downs MotorSport Race Track. Centrally located to provide easy access to both the wild West Coast beaches for surfing and the protected waters of the Hauraki Gulf for boating. Enjoy bush walking in the Hunua Ranges, a hot spa at Miranda, or the cycle trails on the Hauraki Plains, and experience local wines and produce in Elsie's Restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tuakau Hotel

Address: 1 - 3 George Street | Tuakau, Tuakau 2121, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Tuakau
Price Range: €83 - €151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tuakau Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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“If you don't need an ensuite, stay at the back of the hotel to be further away from the railway line.”
 of 5 bubbles Leap601, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a ground floor room if you need direct access.”
 of 5 bubbles IRWakka, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If noise is an issue ask to be away from the bar”
 of 5 bubbles kyleer685, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we had the adjoining rooms above the bar/dining and were excellent, beds are so comfortable,”
 of 5 bubbles activind, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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