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Leigh Sawmill Cafe and Accommodation

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Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We booked this accommodation having seen photos on their website that looked good, and had to be in that area for the weekend. The photos must have been taken with a special magic lens as the whole place is a dump. Check in was a real challenge - the place was closed, signs up saying closed, not a soul in... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We booked last minute for one night and were told that cafe would be closed so our dorm room door would be left open. But we weren't expecting the whole place to be completely empty, kind of felt like we were in a bit of horror movie... with the flickering lights, spiders everywhere, concrete floors, long dark dingy corridor and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

My first time to the Leigh Sawmill Cafe for Saturday night entertainment, unfortunately I wasn't quick enough to arrange accommodation at this very popular entertainment venue, so next time I will be quicker in my approach as I definitely wanna go back again. I would describe it as an extremely romantic setting that can quickly turn into a pumping nightclub... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Before we arranged to spend a night at the Sawmill, we fully understood this was a party accommodation. We were quite happy with the basic room, but regardless of how basic accommodation is, it needs to be clean, comfortable and allow you to get to sleep (eventually). Sawmill accommodation offers none of these things. Such a pity considering how awesome... More 

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Campbell River, Canada
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81 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Had an exceptional meal here with friends one evening. All our meals were good. The pizza is excellent. Steak was outstanding. Ambiance is very nice. Waiters were casual but right on top of service. Very comfortable and attractive building decor.

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Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch between Pakiri Beach Horse rides and the Goat Island Marine Reserve. The food was good and hit the spot. I have the fish and pork belly tacos. Both were good but I think my favorite was the pork belly. The rest of the family had fish and chips, seafood pizza, the ham and pineapple pizza and... More 

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Thank Warrick G
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I booked a room here and it was basic but ok. The fridge was noisy, the TV didn't have a signal and there was no one around. It felt pretty isolated and lonely. My girls were a bit spooked. When I tried to check out, the cafe was locked up and there was no one to be found. I just... More 

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41 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed one night Accommodation is in a big converted barn and has been done well Room was large and bed was comfy Yes fridge was a bit noisy but we had no use for it so turned it off Didn't use shared kitchen, it looked good though Easy check in via the staff at restaurant Did a big coastal walk... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

We wanted to like this place, but it was truly disappointing. We reserved our room for two nights, but after a storm which resulted in no water, we left after one. We travel frequently and understand that problems occur, but there was no one onsite to help us. We literally knocked on doors to get someone to help and he... More 

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Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Stayed at Leigh Sawmill at short notice. It was convenient at the time, but they seemed to use their desire to be "green" as an excuse for not providing a standard of accommodation one would have expected for the price tag. Poor interior finish, grubby, mattress needed replacing - and very noisy fridge that we had to turn off overnight.... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Leigh Sawmill Cafe and Accommodation

Address: 142 Pakiri Rd., New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island
Price Range: $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles Rabbity1, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Venue is popular book well in advance of social happening.”
 of 5 bubbles wahinewha, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Avoid suites at all costs.”
  • Bugs everywhere.
  • Someones old dental floss in the bathroom
  • Crappy fridge and TV
 of 5 bubbles pyronical, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The apartment offers the best option.”
  • Bathroom
  • Kitchen area
  • Bedroom area
 of 5 bubbles T-SGlobetrotters, 22 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The apartment is the most expensive option but worth it for the self contained facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles 247Travel, 28 Sep 2014 | Read review
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