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Blue Haven Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located 2k from centre of Mt Maunganui, just off main road. Parking outside units. Friendly host. Very spacious and comfortable units with all usual facilities. 10 minutes walk from beach, which is long and sparsely populated.

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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A "studio with king" turned out to be a single room with on-suite and no opening windows (except in the bathroom). The unit was immaculately clean but the décor and style is basic and dated. It was adequately equipped and the wifi worked. It was fine for the one night we required.

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UK
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Well maintained and clean rooms, ours was very spacious with all fittings that we could possibly need. Nice outdoor seating area. Owner very helpful and friendly. Free laundry and a large enough wifi allowance to be essentially unlimited. At first look the motel is a long way from the town centre. Close by to a supermarket, petrol station and some...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, tidy, comfy beds. Close to New World super market. Only disappointment is when you check in you have to request for milk and you only get 150 ml sachet, anything over this, you are told off that they ran out of stock, so you have to go and grab it from Super market, It's a real shame! If you...

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pjamieson, Manager at Blue Haven Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, 150 ml milk is standard practice for motels in NZ. EVERY guest is offered milk on arrival for a tea or coffee. Guests can then walk directly across the road and purchase milk if they require it to suit their personal taste and dietary requirements. Cheers Paula

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome stay! Immaculately clean room with good size bathroom and kitchenette. The owner was also very nice and friendly. There is a supermarket right across the road and a short 10min walk to the closest beach. I can't complain about anything.

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Enjoyed a one night stay back in JANUARY 2016 no frills but well priced and was comfortable. Located just out of town centre but still very close by car to main attractions. It is operated by a hard working couple with good integrity.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were in a very nice 1 bedroom unit with a comfortable bed, good bathroom, separate toilet, kitchenette, all immaculately clean. There are also a number of outside seating areas and one at the back of each unit. Very close to Mt Maunganui Beach and a short drive to the shopping area. Free on site parking & free WiFi. Friendly...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, tidy and comfortable. This is fairly standard motel and does everything you should expect. The owner was very pleasant and helpful. The only downside for me was the lack of good places to eat without going for a drive. The owner suggested one place (the RSA) but it wasn't for us. We ended up with a Chinese take-out.

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pjamieson, Owner at Blue Haven Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for placing a review, Interestingly there are several restaurants in walking distance from us. The best Thai restaurant in the Bay of Plenty (which has won numerous awards) is just 250 metres from our gate (only closed on Monday nights), as is a Fish n Chip Shop and Chinese. Tay Street Cafe and restaurant is also just 10 minutes...

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

On a whim. A short notice booking. Friendly staff nice welcome. Took us to our unit and showed us around. Unit is neat and tidy. Modernised. Has everything we need. Across the road from supermarket. Some shops within walking and beach one street over. Close to turn off for link over to Tauranga. One back from the main road so...

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pjamieson, Owner at Blue Haven Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, We look forward to seeing you again in the future, All the best Craig and Paula

Newbury Park, California, United States
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed at the Blue Haven Motel only for a night on a stopover in Tauranga. The staff was very friendly. The rooms are clean but expect everything to be very dated. We were there in the middle of winter and rooms were cold. They give you a small space heater but it does take some time for the room to...

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pjamieson, Owner at Blue Haven Motel, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to write a review but we do challenge the 'very dated' - we are definitely an older style motel (concrete block etc and our very reasonable tariffs reflect this, the closest 'modern' motel to us is $50 more per night for their cheapest studio unit!) but our rooms, furnishings and surroundings have all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The accommodation consists of 9 ground floor units, which are 5 one bedroom suites, 2 large studios, and 2 corporate studios. Parking is outside units. Selection of king, queen and single beds. All units have dining areas, shower bathrooms, flat screen TVs with Freeview and Sky, also free WiFi. Walking distance to beach supermarket, RSA, and shops, restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Haven Motel

Address: 10 Tweed Street, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: $119 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Haven Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“All units good”
BobA522, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Unit 8 or next unit 9”
markilee, 8 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Nice and quiet. One street from the beach. Across from supermarket”
natashaa493, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Nearby supermarket is only 20 meters walk up the road”
Jayelle62, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Just enjoy the time your their.”
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