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Half Moon Bay Marina Motel

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is absolutely amazing, good views, food and shops all with a 10 minute walk. Bit unfortunately the rooms are very old and all the fitting outdated. My room had broken lights and damaged (holes in them) doors. The wifi would give you one bar of reception for 5 minutes then drop making it impossible to use. The service...

Thank Adambernasconi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of our men's basketball team stayed here and had a wonderful time for 12 days. Location is beautiful and very convenient for many reasons. First, there are coffee bars, restaurants and a large grocery store all within a couple of blocks walk. Secondly, ferry service is a very short walk away with ferries to Auckland and Waiheke Island so...

Thank Hugh M
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Auckland is a difficult place to find accomodation when big events are staged there. This motel was one of the few available and I can see why. Fabulous position, but as a Kiwi I am embarrassed that overseas visitors could be lured to this shockingly inferior place to stay. 30 plus years overdue for a refit - the only hope...

Thank jkloveday
Burton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Don't take too much notice of the moaning reviewers. This motel is nowhere near as bad as they make out, after all you would be tired after all the battering rooms get, we thought there was nothing really to moan about We stayed for 2 nights in a studio room, 9, a 2 ring hob, immaculately clean pots, pans, cutlery...

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Half Moon Bay is a delightful spot and this motel complex is just a stone's throw from the marina itself. Unfortunately the complex has had no upgrade for many years, with shabby kitchens, bathrooms etc. The beds were clean and comfortable but the rest was very sub-standard!

Thank Bob and Di H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This motel has the potential to be a great place because it is only a "stones throw" from the marina and a short walk over the boardwalk to Buckland's Beach. However, the place is really sad and desperately needing a complete refurbishment. Everything is old and dingy. The toilet even blocked up when we were there and the shower base...

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We reserved this motel few months ago and traveled in the end of January. The facility was old though the view outside was good. The only benefit is the location. It is closed to the dock. We traveled to downtown by ship. Grocery store and good restaurants are walking distance. Wi-Fi is provided. If you prefer a clean motel, don't...

Thank Dolores L
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We travel a lot, and this is the most disgusting place we have ever stayed. We had unit 18, and there were blackened holes in the shower walls , broken power switches, missing light bulbs nothing to sit on except thin little dining chairs, until a couple of ancient arm chairs were hauled out of storage, dirty torn carpets and...

Thank hemel68
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is hardly worth even one star....they state the motel has been renovated....clearly this is incorrect as there are holes in the wall beside the shower owing to dampness and rot......in addition it is well overpriced. Did not trust asking for breakfast.... won't be staying again.

Thank Peter C
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It's not a bad place but it's somewhat tired and a bit grubby. The bathroom is strangely presented with an old wooden dresser used to contain the sink and it does not seem to have coped too well with being exposed to moisture, while the shower over the bath is surrounded by tiles that have accumulated mildew in the grouting....

Thank Michael W

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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Half Moon Bay Marina Motel was established in the 1970s. Over the past few years, the motel has undergone numerous renovations while keeping its original classic theme. We are situated within a short walking distance from the ferry terminal and a supermarket which makes it convenient for our guests. Our dedicated staff will ensure quality service is provided and maintained so our guests can be assured of a comfortable stay here in the Half Moon Bay Marina Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon Bay Marina Motel

Address: 1 Pegasus Place | Half Moon Bay, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Manukau
Price Range: €77 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Half Moon Bay Marina Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“No advice here - our group had 4 rooms and they were all very shabby.”
BobandDiH, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sorry, no rooms I saw could be classed as good”
hemel68, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“When booking advise if a second floor unit is not suitable”
Lynne_R_M-S, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a different hotel.”
JeremyAU, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are very large with kitchen/microwave facilities.Also a number of shops/Super Market Cafes and restaurants are in a 5 minutes walk.”
AntonisO, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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