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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a two bedroom unit sleep 4 men it was clean with plenty of room the high lite was a seperate toilet from the bathroom the staff and owners were great i would recommend this to any body we could not fault it

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to hosting you and your team next time you're playing at the Mount.

Trollhattan, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and we can strongly recommend this motel. Nice and helpful hostes. We took a walk into a busy town center and walked back later to a quiet and calm area where this motel is situated.

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind comments and we're glad we were able to accommodate you for the second night. Hope you enjoyed your time in New Zealand and have a safe journey back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this motel to anybody the rooms are clean and spacious and the owners are welcoming and helpfull I would definitely stay there again. It is close to the shops and bars and the harbour only 10 minutes walk

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Our housekeeping team work hard to keep our rooms to a high standard and we will pass on your kind comments to them. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Aquarius Motor Inn in the future.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at this motor inn and had a very enjoyable stay. We were concerned we might be affected by traffic noise since it is located on a very busy road, but that was not a problem. The corporate studio was very clean, comfortable, and well equipped, even a bath! It was about a 15 min walk to...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your positive comments. Sorry the spa was unavailable during your stay, the pump died and it was difficult to get replacement parts and tradesmen over the holiday time. It will be all up and bubbling for your next stay! Regards Kim & Paula.

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Owners were extremely friendly, always proactive in helping us with any queries or worries we had! Will 100% recommend this motel to everyone wanting to stay in the beautiful Mount Maunganui! Many thanks ☺

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind feedback and we're glad you had a good time at Aquarius Motor Inn. Look forward to seeing soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great time with my family here. Moved into our rooms easily and was able to enjoy a quiet nights sleep in a very comfortable and clean room. The staff were excellent and always friendly. They tended to any requests we asked. Nice pool and spa too. Very handy when it's close to the beautiful beach. Definitely will recommend...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Glad you had a great time and look forward to seeing your again soon when you're in the Mount. Regards Kim & Paula.

Tutukaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Congrats to the new management as the refurbishments were very impressive. Very clean and as I was able to have choice of rooms both were lovely and appealing. Welcoming and very helpful staff. Excellent service and facilities.Pool was perfect,didn't get to use the spa at the time but good to see they tend to all services. All action here highly...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was great to host you and thank you for the positive feedback. Look forward to meeting you again soon. Kim & Paula.

Balinge, The Netherlands
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We have stayed only one night in this hotel We are traveling through nz and this was our best hotel till now for a normall price. Clean, quiet, good bed, good shower. The owners are very friendly and helpfull. They told us that they are not so long the owners. They are doing well We can recommend this hotel. When...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words and we're really glad you enjoyed your stay with us, it was a pleasure to welcome you to the Aquarius. Hope the rest of your travels in New Zealand are good and have a safe flight home. Regards Kim & Paula.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The new owners show that they really care about service. The room was exceptionally clean and tidy - and the sheets were magnificent. Lovely crisp cotton! Didn't use the pool - but it looked very clean. It's a nice walk from the shops and the beach - but in a really convenient location for getting to Tauranga. Would definitely come...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive comments. It's good to know that the hard work done by our great housekeeping team is making a good impression. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards Kim & Paula.

Folkestone
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The new owners were very friendly and welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed. We were impressed with the cleanliness and how nice our room looked. The kitchenette was useful for lunch and teas and there were plenty of places to eat nearby. We made good use of the nice little pool and spa and the beach is...

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AquariusAdmin, Owner at Aquarius Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Anna, thanks for your kind comments and we hope to see you again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aquarius Motor Inn is perfectly positioned just 10 minutes from the beach and 15 minutes from Mount Maunganui town. This medium sized motel has an outdoor pool and indoor hot tub, guest laundry and a range of accommodation to cater for all sizes of groups, from couples to sports teams. Each unit has Sky TV with 50 plus channels, a kitchenette and private bathroom, some with spa baths. Free on-site parking and unlimited Wi-fi make Aquarius the ideal base for your stay in the Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Motor Inn

Address: 447-449 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $163 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aquarius Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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“just a nice quite clean and friendly place”
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“Apparently there's a private courtyard attached to some rooms - didn't see it ourselves. Our room opened onto the upstairs walkway”
 of 5 bubbles McDunc, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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