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Te Kauwhata, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I presume the room was not always used as it was not very clean. e.g. dirty grease on top of microwave and kitchen window sill. Dust, crumbs etc between cushions on sofa. However, bed was really comfortable and excellent shower. The electric frypan had obviously not been used for some time. I was staying with daughter who had to stay...

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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Taupo, the room was clean and well equipped. There had been some sort of mix up so we were most surprised to find 3 separate bathrooms and a separate curtained area containing an additional 5 beds! Easily the largest room I have ever seen. Easy to find and park, reception staff were friendly.

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Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We stayed in one of their rooms with cooking facilities. Very welcoming hosts, the two bedroom unit was spacious enough for us with all the necessary facilities to cook your own meals. Well located with access to shops and supermarkets. Has also a shuttle service to the Hospital. Very clean, with toiletries provided and hair dryer. +++++

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Rotorua
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

My husband was transferred urgently by ambulance from rotorua to waikato hospital and we didn't get a bed until about after 1am so hospital organised accommodation for me in Colonial motel. At 2.30am I arrived at motel and Heather's husband showed me my room and gave me key and just let me get to rest no questions asked etc. For...

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Thank Fil J
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed for one night while attending a friends birthday. We found the room large, clean, well located, and well priced. It was fairly busy but quiet. The deco was a little out of date but clearly well maintained. A great budget option in Hamilton.

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Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I stayed in the studio apartment which is a great size with a king size bed and two singles, separate (small but ok) kitchen and bathroom. Free wi-fi was great & the price was good. Clean & tidy but unit was right on the road front and I was kept awake by traffic. so if I was to stay again...

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Thank tekohiwi
Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 26 October 2015

+ it is a family run motel. provides free wifi, 10 min to the big supermarket. and there are some restaurants in 15 min walk - the location is a little bit far from the town center. the room is small and and hardly to put our packages. there is no kitchen provided in the motel

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Te Puke, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is the second time we have stayed at this property. We have found the owners to very pleasant, polite and helpful. The continental breakfast is good, no complaints there, in fact no complaints what so ever in regards to all else. Great value for money asked.

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Birmingham
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Cricket World Cup NZ Tour One of those places you're really not sure how to review. I liked the building and its oldie worldy style but the room was tired and in need of freshening up. Wall paper was coming away from the wall with cracked/flaking plaster also evident (see photo's). Our initial greeting was cool and aloof but in...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2015

WARNING: This place has bed bugs. I was bit by one during the middle of my stay and kept wondering why my back was hurting so much at a particular point. A few days later in Auckland, it finally struck me that it was a bed bug bite. I still can't believe it - I'm thinking of reporting this hotel...

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Ellen N, Owner at Colonial City Motel, responded to this review

If you ask around Hamilton you will know that Hamilton at this time of the year has midges and they bite If you were a bit more knowledgeable you would know that if we had bedbugs you would have multiple bites not just one and I could explain to you the pattern of bedbug bites if Colonial City Motel is...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Great bit of old world charm in the heart of the city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial City Motel

Address: 23 Thackeray Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: $86 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Colonial City Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“not sure but perhaps best not close to the busy road”
 of 5 bubbles 0neelya, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Not on the road front”
 of 5 bubbles tekohiwi, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“most rooms are quiet and far from the road”
 of 5 bubbles OrangeVacation, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The two we have stayed were all okay”
 of 5 bubbles nudenut, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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