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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We stayed at this Motel, as we had a family function to attend in the area. We found it to be a basic 1970’s style of Motel. The rooms were fairly small, & the layout was very dated. Although the facilities were pretty basic we did find the unit to be very clean & tidy, & the bed was comfortable....

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

thank you for your review , we hope you can come again soon.

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

Great facilities , super friendly staff manager really helpful and welcoming enjoyable stay highly recommended! Affordable for the Auckland area , close to city centre and clean 👍 staff accommodates for extra people wanting to stay and not charging lots more

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , glad you enjoyed your stay we hope to see you again soon.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here recently because it was the only place I could find. Wont stay anywhere else now. Great location, nice rooms, great owners, and a home away from home! Close to every sort of restaurant and food style you could desire.

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Stayed here on business. Rooms clean and comfortable and well appointed. Management very friendly and helpful. Handy to a range of food outlets. Grounds lovely and well maintained. Definitely would stay again. Thanks

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay , we hope you come and see us again soon. Thank you very much

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Great motel, great location and extremely kind, generous and helpful proprietor, Steve. Not only was my stay great I received exceptional service, the taxi to the airport I had ordered did not arrive and it appeared that I was going to miss my flight. Steve very kindly drove me in his own car to the airport in the nick of...

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the comment , glad you had a good time , we would love to welcome you and your group back any time. Thanks again Steve

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This is the fourth visit to Kohi and staying at Aarangi Motel this year and I would never stay anywhere else. The rooms are well appointed, clean and very quiet. The motel is in a fantastic spot with lots of great restaurants nearby. It is a lovely beachside spot, with everything you would want.

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , we look forward to seeing you again in the new year.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We have stayed here a few times and would stay again. Only issue experienced was staying in room 2 on the last visit. The floorboards above were loose and it sounded like elephants walking above us. Aside from that glitch on the last visit, we love this hotel and would definitely stay again.

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rosr258, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , we hope to see you again in the near future.

Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 15 May 2015

We have stayed here before & enjoy the great location - close to the Kohimarama Beach, Mission Bay & the downtown of Auckland. Full kitchen, small ocean view, rooms a bit dated & bedrooms small but comfortable.

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, so appreciate it. It is a lovely area, hope to see you next time you are in Auckland.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 April 2015

For $190 per night you get a basic, decent sized room with adequate amenities, though the water pressure in the bathroom isn’t flash. What you are paying for is a quiet motel in a leafy Auckland suburb 200 metres from the beach and a variety of local restaurants within easy walking distance. Of the local eateries, Mamma Rosa’s and Der...

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AarangiMotel, Owner at Aarangi Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to here that you enjoyed the location, it really is a great part of Auckland, especially if you don't need to be in the City Centre, but as you say it is a short drive into town if you do need to get there. Thank you again for taking the...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Very clean, neat and tidy. Fantastic location for our requirements. Rooms appeared to have been updated recently and painted. Bed was very comfortable. Close to cafes and restaurants, also kitchen well equipped if you want to cook for yourself.

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Thank you so much for the review, really appreciate you taking the time to do it.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sparkling clean Motel Units in a quiet residential neighbourhood, 1 block to Kohimarama Beach and 1km to Mission Bay. Choose units from upstairs, with a "peep of the sea" or downstairs and enjoy the garden. Walk, jog, bike along popular Tamaki Drive, enjoy scrumptious breakfast/lunch/dinner or just a coffee or wine in neighbourhood cafes and restaurants. Kohimarama beach is a safe beach with popular activities ranging from swimming to stand up paddling, kayaking and kite surfing (wind dependent). It is also home to Kohimarama Yacht Club for juniors, a club that has produced many a top sailor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aarangi Motel

Address: 1 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama 1071, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Kohimarama
Price Range: $178 - $214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aarangi Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Suggest request unit 9”
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“Location great”
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