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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New owners who seem like they freshened up the place. Special "old school" atmosphere. Can fully recommend this place. Clean and everything you need. Even for me who is being used to 4 and 5 star hotels.

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, and to recommend our motel to others. We are so glad to hear you have noticed a few of our improvements. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Team at Raglan Palm Beach Motel.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a nice experience in Raglan, on of my favorite places in New Zealand. Palm Motel is just great, confortable, clean and with some nice facilities included as coffee&tea with milk&buiscuits on the room. Kayacs and boards for free, table games and a jumping zone. Conformable garden with bbq zone, calm just infant of the lake-ocean and quality nice people....

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hello Patricia, We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Motel. It is great to hear you made the most of the facilities and equipment we have here for guests use. Im sure you will agree, exploring Raglan by kayak is a must do! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully we will see...

new zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Palm Beach Motel is very well situated, the rooms are what you would expect of a Motel. They are well laid out and spacious, small bar type fridge, microwave & benchtop hob (2 rings) We stayed 2 nights as a family & would definitely stay again. Rooms are well maintained and cleaned. Very comfortable. They do have 1 pet friendly...

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, The Team at Raglan Palm Beach Motel.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we booked 2 nights which happened to coincide with the Soundsplash music festival which we didn't know about, being overseas visitors. We had the room at the end next to the spa pool and I had to ring and disturb the manager after midnight to complain about the drunk and noisy people who were in the spa for 4...

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Dear Figgy69, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with a review. As new owners of the Motel, all feedback is welcomed to enable us to develop and improve the experience for future guests. We sincerely apologise for the disturbance caused by neighbouring guests using the spa pool during your stay. Although this is an unusual incident, we...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Had a relaxing weekend here Jan 2017. Very friendly staff, extremely clean rooms. Equiped with everything we needed. Peaceful surroundings with nice water view. Free wi-fi. Short drive to town. Walks can be done from Motel.

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a lovely review. We are very proud of our peaceful waterfront location so we are glad you enjoyed it too. We hope to see you again. Kind Regards, The team at Raglan Palm Beach Motel.

Surrey
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed here for one night as we explored Raglan and the coast to the south. The rooms and bathroom were comfortable and very clean. There's plenty of room to park. And the whole area is nice and quiet at night. I really can recommend this place if you are on a road trip through the area. I can see...

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Dear Sherryl, We are really glad to hear you enjoyed your time here, and thank you for taking the time to write a review. Its nice to know you made the most of the spa pool! Hopefully you can come back again and spend time in the Royal Palm unit you mentioned :) Kind Regards, The team at the Raglan...

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We've been coming here every Xmas for the past 16 years and we always get the same room, the one one the southern end with the deck and bbq. Don and Cheryl, the previous owners always made us feel welcome so when we heard they had sold we did have a few concerns about how our experience might be this...

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Lackey, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and it was a pleasure to have you stay during your annual get-away. Our aim was to build upon the great atmosphere the previous owners created and we are pleased to hear it lived...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was such a let down. This Motel is very dated and in need of a renovation. The showers are very average with shocking pressure. Hard to wash your hair!!!! The bedroom door only just shuts past the bed and the internet is patchy to say the least. The lady at reception was friendly and helpful. Sadly I wouldnt stay...

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Dear Rita, Thank you very much for your feedback. Your comments have been taken on board and are very important to us. As new owners of the Motel it is great to receive suggestions which will be considered by us for future enhancements to the property. Kind Regards, The team at Raglan Palm Beach Motel.

Reviewed 2 January 2017

great place to stay, very quiet, clean and affordable. we will be back. thankyou also for a ride to the pub. we flogged the information booklet by mistake, will courier it back tomorrow when the shops re-open.

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us, and we really appriciate your lovely review! We recieved the information booklet, thank you very much for that. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind Regards, The team at the Raglan Palm Beach Motel.

Morrinsville, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had 2 nights here during Labour weekend. The units have had a spruce by the new owners and were spotless and new beds were very comfy. Even had a selection of magazines to browse.Owners were friendly and helpful with advice about Raglan, and brought us some home made cookies on our arrival whick made us feel very welcome

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PalmBeach2016, Front Office Manager at Raglan Palm Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed yourself over the labour weekend, and look we forward to hopefully seeing you again soon - we will make sure there are plenty of cookies :)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small eight unit motel right on the edge of the Raglan harbour. We have four two bedroom units and four one bedroom units. We offer modern amenities and professional services. There is a spa pool situated on the waters edge. Whether you are taking your sweetheart on a romantic getaway. Having a family holiday or need a well earned break? Our staff at the Raglan Palm Beach Motel will ensure that you have a remarkable stay in our seaside home. We offer free kayaks for our guests so they can enjoy the harbour. You can also bird watch or fish from the front lawn. Or you may just like to laze beneath the palms. We also host a variety of sporting activities based in Raglan including surf lessons, rock climbing, horse trekking, stand up paddle board lessons, harbor cruises, kayak tours to name but a few. You name it we can arrange it. There is a large green space with a communal BBQ and seating. Car parking is easy, with 3 units having under cover parking. We are a short flat walk into Raglan Township and also a flat walk to the harbour entrance and safe swimming spots. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Raglan Palm Beach Motel

Address: 50 Wainui Road, Raglan 3225, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Raglan
Price Range: €96 - €136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Raglan Palm Beach Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room on the end with the private deck and bbq.”
 of 5 bubbles jlackey2017, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the room with the deck facing the estuary”
 of 5 bubbles mycliv, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All units are the same, and they are all good !”
 of 5 bubbles LG-Aude-LG, 16 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We will choose unit 1 when we come back because it's location is perfect and it has 2 bedrooms and a private deck.”
 of 5 bubbles RoxanneBusan, 12 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on the side with more rooms (right side as you go in) but im sure they are all great.”
 of 5 bubbles Genma27, 9 Feb 2014 | Read review
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