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Napier, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great central location. Walking distance to bars, restaurants and shops. 5 min walk to the beach. Modern accomodation, friendly, clean and tidy. Walking or bike trails along the foreshore is a great asset for the naki tourist.

Thank acky1041
Calman3, Manager at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review guys. It was a pleasure to have you stay and we look forward to seeing you again. More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always value for money is the Abode in New Plymouth. When compared to other motels in the area for the same price per night this one is clean, modern, central and has great facilities. Highly recommended.

Thank dale s
Calman3, Manager at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. As a team we work hard to be your home away from home. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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81 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is very central. It is down a lane on a one way street so you have to be looking for it or you will end up driving around the block. Once inside the rooms are really lovely. Ours was very spacious and modern. We were able to walk to restaurants for dinner which was great and another plus... More 

Thank Kathleen H
Calman3, Manager at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Having been running this motel for two months we are enjoying the challenges in adapting to this industry and working out how we can make your experience as a guest better. We look forward to seeing you again and you never know by then we may be able to earn that fifth dot. Cheers. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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67 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 nights at this delightful motel. Great hosts who couldn't have been more helpful both with their advice and with their hospitality. The motel is modern, very clean, well equipped and very comfortable. Surprisingly quiet despite being adjacent to a major thoroughfare - we weren't disturbed by the traffic noise at all.

Thank 2kiwis_11
Calman3, Manager at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are new to the motel industry and are trying hard to treat our guest the way we would like to be treated when we travel. More 

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed at this motel before and were happy to return. The location is excellent for most attractions in New Plymouth and its easy to walk to the many restaurants nearby. The new owners are very friendly and welcoming.

Thank dianebM7298YM
Calman3, Owner at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Although we have only recently taken over this motel we are enjoying the experience and meeting all the people who stay with us. Good travelling. More 

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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We were down for the Boxing and a group of us stayed here, friendly welcome clean and hassle free. Place was spotless, small kitchen if you wanted to cook or re-heat food. Two major supermarkets right across the road and a small lane-way that connects with the main shopping district.

Thank chalegga
Calman3, Owner at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We enjoyed having the boxing group stay and it was interesting hearing about the bout. More 

Ohakune, New Zealand
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The location of the motel is wonderfully central and it is easy to walk into town and to the waterfront. The road layout of New Plymouth is interest so make sure you study a map to get to this place. It is close to a main road so it is a little noisy but not enough to bother you at... More 

Thank ClareJPulling
Calman3, Manager at Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed you visiting us! More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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157 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here while in New Plymouth for work. Very small room which looks quite nice in the photos but has been done up cheaply. Nothing wrong with the place but it's nothing fancy and is pretty noisy so light sleepers might not enjoy it. Good location in the middle of town.

Thank HayleyNZ87
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156 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed as a family (4 + baby) with two downstairs connecting rooms which suited us as we had pushchairs and car seats etc. the rooms were quite well stocked with kitchen items. One of the rooms had a Bath with jets. They accommodated Our 3 single Beds in one unit well And staff provided a cot and equipment for... More 

Thank Tash L
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183 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Good check in friendly greeting rooms clean and tidy well appointed central location easy walk to town try to avoid rooms by the road kitchenette with the usual facilities I have stayed before and will return again

Thank lampardTauranga

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn

Address: 155 Courtenay Street | PO Box 8058, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Price Range: $128 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Abode on Courtenay Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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#16 Luxury Hotel in New Plymouth
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“No room is overly noisy but obviously the further away from the main street the quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 794dales, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top right would be quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles chalegga, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“For a quieter rooms away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles ClareJPulling, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All seem to be of the same standard”
 of 5 bubbles maws4144, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No matter what room you stay in there will be street noise for sure here.”
 of 5 bubbles BossandMrsBoss, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
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