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    The Racecourse Motel

    68 Thames Road, Paeroa 3600, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent36%
    • Very good48%
    • Average8%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “retro motel” (2 reviews)
    “rail trail” (9 reviews)
    “stayed here” (5 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 16 March 2017

    My wife and I stayed here whilst riding the rail trail and glad we did. Sure, the rooms are a little dated but they are spotlessly clean, the bed was brand new and the hosts are really friendly – what’s not to like?

    Thank Colin H
    Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

    We stayed here on our last few days in New Zealand. The place was easy to find and we were met by Tony in reception with a big smile. He was very friendly and helpful gave us useful information to help us settle in. We...More

    Thank Shamsia F
    Reviewed 30 December 2016

    A retro motel with lovely spacious rooms, gracious hosts, and a quiet location. Our room had a nice bathroom, was very clean, and had great amenities. The bed was comfy and we slept well. I would certainly stay there again.

    Thank Amanda B
    Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

    After a long bike ride (we did the Hauraki Rail Trail and if you are doing the trail just when you think you have finished you have to cycle up hill and a long way out of town to get to the motel) arrived at...More

    Thank joludoandlouis
    Reviewed 24 April 2016

    The woman at the counter is effusively friendly. However the room smelled strongly of damp. The fittings are standard 1970s wood veneer and Shacklock fridge and oven. Cinder block walls. Small double bed. We couldn't connect to the internet. When we asked the manager for...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$75 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Waikato Region >
    • Paeroa
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    Jeannie G
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    Response from Jonathan W | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Rosemary and Andrew McNicol are the names on there web site . I didn't see much of them during the stay, my wife did . The number is +64 7 862 7145. I have friends and family in Paeroa the reason we were there.
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    "Been on the main road it's hard to pick the quiet room. Having said that road. Ouse level wasn't huge."
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