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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Incredible gardens, clean, well equipped. We found nothing comparable on the North Island for camping or motel. A 6 star experience! Close to great beaches and wetlands. John was a great host! Had a kitchen that was equipped with dishes, gas stove, microwave, and tv. Was very clean and beautiful.

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Thank Jeanette S
JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Reviews do not get any better than this. Much appreciated. Thank you. John

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel units are individually located within a very pleasant greenery. The unit we had was clean and well appointed. Car parking was adequate for one car and adjacent parking was available for any additional vehicles. We did not visit the conference facilities but were advise by a guest that they were good.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Stayed two nights in a 1-bedroom motel unit. Very clean, tidy, spacious. Looks like these were recently refurbished. Was very quiet as well. The unit even had a heat pump. But to make this place really great, all they need is Sky TV and better seating in the lounge (like a good sofa instead of the old fashion futon type...

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The showers were great, awesome pressure. Rooms are very spacious, I was in a cabin C5. Lots of space, full lounge with sofa, kitchette, bedroom and bathroom Location is ok, lots of nice trees around. Internet was below average, signal so weak i could not connect, beds are a bit hard for my liking. Road noise can be an issue,...

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JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughtful review.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Friendly service, comfortable room, everything clean and tidy. The little wooden cottages are both attractive and functional, with a good sized kitchen. Peaceful location despite being on the main road. Even a motel cat!!!

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Thank James92016
JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Poppy, the cat spends so much time with guests we hardly see her!!

Hastings
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed here as a stop over after visiting our daughter in wellington. We found the motel to be absolutely superb. The management (female) was lovely. The room C6 was fantastic. We were able to bring out dogs as well. The accomodation has a separate bedroom. The room is fully air conditioning and everything was immaculate in regards to cleanliness....

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JBWray, Owner at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

We appreciate great reviews, thank you. John & Gwen

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Overnight stay. The management were very accommodating and understanding when it was apparent ( late ferry) we were going to be arriving in the early hours of the morning. Prompt and great instructions for our unit- this obviously happens on a regular basis. The chalet unit was more than adequate for our albeit brief overnight stay. Clean tidy and comfortable...

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JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon. John & Gwen

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Stayed for 1 night as we had to go to a funeral the next day room were lovely and big very tidy and comfortable would recommend anytime. Beds were comfy bathroom lovely and big. Being near the highway was not a problem with noise

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JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you. You picked up well on our points of difference. John & Gwen

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2016

I found this gem hidden behind the most unassuming fence on the main road out of Otaki and was pleasantly surprised by what I found when entering through the gate. The staff were fantastic and Gwen was very accommodating to my needs where she was able to find me a unit that was perfect for my stay. I loved that...

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JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We love to get referrals and repeat business from guests.

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed a night here while attending a wedding in the area. The staff were lovely and helpful on arrival. We stayed in two units that were very tidy and spacious. The bathrooms were clean and showers had great pressure. A lovely quiet setting and for only $85 we were most impressed. Wouldn't hesitate to come back or recommend to...

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JBWray, Manager at Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center, responded to this review

Thank you. Great to see you appreciated our budget accommodation. John & Gwen

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cottage Park Motor Lodge is set in spacious park like relaxing surroundings. A log cabin/cottage theme was adopted with the units (separated) in the park settingThe cottages are at the Southern end of the property which retains many of the established native trees & is home to many native birds.At the Northern end of the property there are 5 separate budget cabins (sleep single or double) plus a communal building with kitchen/dining/lounge, shower/toilet facilities for the use of back packers and campers etc. Extensive car parking gives access to cottages and budget units. There are 4 Motor home parks on the property.Parking available for trucks, trailers, boats, caravans,motor bikes etc.The cottages are double glazed, fully insulated with your comfort in mind and promise a quiet stay for guests.The large reception building houses a conference room. There is also a spa pool on site. Cottage Park Motor Lodge is ideal for Sports groups, Weddings, Birthday parties etc. A courtesy coach is available upon request. Inspection welcome ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center

Address: 272 Main Highway, Otaki 5512, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Kapiti Coast > Otaki
Price Range: $90 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cottage Park Motel & Conference Center 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Champagne taste with a beer budget”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All units are stand alone and separated by car parting and greenery.”
 of 5 bubbles rodneyb298, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“away from the road”
  • lounge suite
  • lounge with single bed
  • bedroom
  • separate room with vaniety
  • great shower
 of 5 bubbles danjonelson, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“located on the main road and our unit one of the closer ones, road noise ( despite being a concern) was not a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles Barbnewt, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“This is good accommodation for families wanting a good sized unit or else back packers needing reasonably priced accommodation.”
 of 5 bubbles 534leannep, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
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