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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff were very friendly and accommodating, they made me feel at home and could answer my questions. The unit was quiet at night, had a great sleep. Everything was beautifully clean and well maintained. The spa bath was relaxing. Excellent value for money, thank you again.

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Thank Jaynette
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have stayed in this Motel on every trip to Tauranga and it has never ceased to exceed my expectations. the service is always corteous and friendly, nothing is too much trouble, the rooms are spotless and clean and the rpemises are pritine and inviting. Value for money is great also and I will continue to stay here on every... More 

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Thank peterstone62
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Peter, Thank you for having us as your host, we continue to succeed. We have found the business grow from strength to strength, with the support of our regular guests and word of mouth is proving what we put in we get out. Our reviews are a sign thats shows many insights into what we offer and what... More 

Napier, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tidy rooms with good facilities at decent price. Great pool. All staff were very friendly and helpful and were happy to accomodate our last minute change of plans without charging extra. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank S308
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for your review on the Summit Motor Lodge. Great to hear you enjoyed your time and that we could be of assistance. It's alway's a good feeling to hear guest satisfaction, im pleased that we could accommodate your changes as we all know how things can suddenly differ to what was expected. Awesome that the pool... More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location easy to find and handy to town & beaches, the staff & management were very friendly and did everything to make our stay a very enjoyable one, very quiet with spotlessly clean units, great for families with the swimming pool.

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Thank Christine I
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Christine, Awesome to hear another satisfied guest :) We definitely have a great group of staff that make the running of the Summit Motor Lodge successful. We are gearing up for a very busy xmas season and so far prepared. We look forward to another visit from you in the near future. Kind Regards More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions say alot for me......Very friendly welcome at reception. Room was spotless and clean. Love the handwash, mosituriser etc and the extra touch of the incense sticks in the kitchen. This is where you would want to stay if you are looking for a home away from home. We had more than enough towels, which is a bonus for... More 

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Thank Angelene W
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Angelene! What a great review from you! It sure is proving to us that we are well on track when it comes to business but not compromising on anything. Having the added luxuries are setting us apart from the rest. It was our pleasure to be your host for your time away, just because your away doesn't mean... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great accommodation for families, apartments are spotlessly clean with balconies wrapped around both sides of the building. The owner was welcoming and pleasant. Highly recommend this place and we will be back to stay again.

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Thank Brenda S
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Brenda, Awesome to have your family come stay, and to take the time to give us your thoughts on the Summit Motor Lodge. These reviews help our business grow, but also help with our staff morel and training so we do appreciate being your host. We continue to make sure high standards are in place with cleaning, we... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the kitchen and bathroom are very outdated and would benefit from a refurbishment, this is the only not good part. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was very clean nd user friendly. The bed was super comfortable! They also gave complimentary welcome chocolates, biscuits and milk. Close enough to the city for a short drive, maybe not... More 

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Thank Bayley T
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Bayley, Thank you for choosing us to be your host. We are slowly making our way through the large complex with renovations, and I'm sure you would have seen new hob, vanity and great decor/bedding. To us the stainless steel benches and shower trays really do come up glowing, and many love that look. We love getting feed... More 

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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly people, great that I could bring my dog too. There was even a treat waiting for him. Would definitely stay here again and recommend. Great continental breakfast too! Shower was a bit small but that's my only con. The room was so clean too! Lovely little place to stay.

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Thank ayewhyandla
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello There, Thanks for being a guest at the Summit Motor Lodge. We love being pet friendly, no reason why they cant have a holiday away too. I will have to pass that onto the chef, hes very good in the kitchen! If only the staff got cooked breakfast, wouldnt that be the best :) Our showers are the standard... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay. The room was very spacious, lots of sky tv channels, spa bath, great wi fi and comfortable beds. The curtains keep the light out really well which was great for us as my son has a midday sleep. The swimming pool had inflatable toys which looked like fun, and the spa pool was great. Will... More 

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Thank Dream_xo
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thankyou for choosing the Summit Motor Lodge as your place away from home :) Great to hear your son was able to keep into his routines which is always a challenge for parents. So far the complex is proving to be successful with what we have on offer. I think its important to keep up with modern technologies... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This would be my 'go to' motel in Tauranga after this stay, I would not hesitate to recommend this wonderful motel to others. Steve was an excellent host. Loved the quality soap, shampoo etc. The diffuser in the kitchen was a nice touch

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Thank sfk65
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon :) Thank you for giving the Summit Motor Lodge a review. We are pleased that what we offered has been well recieved and sounds like we will see you again for future trips. We are really taken back by the amount of comment's in regards to the soaps etc. It really goes to show that this has proven... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in a quiet garden setting in central Tauranga, Summit Motor Lodge is just five minutes drive from the city - close enough to be convenient, far enough away to be relaxing. It's ideal accommodation for the corporate traveler, family holidays, weekend breaks or group tours. We look forward to meeting you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Summit Motor Lodge

Address: 213 Waihi Road, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $134 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Summit Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Best Western Tauranga
Summit Tauranga
Tauranga Best Western
Summit Motor Lodge Tauranga, South Pacific - New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tauranga
#2 Spa Hotel in Tauranga
#8 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#12 Family Hotel in Tauranga
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I had unit 23 which was upstairs, could not have been better.”
 of 5 bubbles Jaynette, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“try and get a room on the top level of the carpark, the access is a little easier.”
 of 5 bubbles peterstone62, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had the "Penthouse" for a family or group it is a wonderful unit spacious & well appointed”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Units at the rear would be quieter, traffic noise is really mainly peak times”
 of 5 bubbles sfk65, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Large Spa Baths, Great Views, Ultimate service”
 of 5 bubbles coastalfishingch2016, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
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