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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms were very quiet, tidy and clean also the staff were very friendly. 5 minute drive to the city centre, very good location. We hope there's a oven next time we stay. Wish we could stay in the motel next time again.

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Thank nawei2004
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Such a lovely clean, comfortable motel. Super staff, especially Daniel. Milk came in a glass bottle, a great idea. Upstairs corner studio had a fabulous view and was private. A nice balcony to sit and enjoy a wine in the evening. This motel is even better than it looks in the photos. Excellent stay. Will recomend to others.

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Thank LizR0n
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stay: Two nights (Fri/Sat). Layout: 3 rooms, kitchenette, bedroom, bathroom. Cleanliness: Spotless. Staff: Fantastic Amenities: I only used the pool facilities which were great. Parking: off street. Would I stay again: Absolutley.

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Thank Paul B
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean and tidy motel in a great location with friendly staff. The swimming pool made the holiday for our kids. They loved all the pool inflatable toys. Spa pool was great to warm up in after the pool!

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Thank blair123264
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Blair. Awesome to have your family stay with us for a few days. So much feedback on the pool this season. Has been a great family affair. It was pleasure to be your host and make your holiday memorable. We hope to see you again next time. Thank you from us all Summit Motor Lodge :)

New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a nice stay ,clean room handy outside grass for our 2 little dogs ,friendly staff clean pool. Handy little store garage and fish and chip shop across the road. 5 minute drive to city and the bridge to The Mount. Good unlimited wifi which counts these days. Would definitely stay again.

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

Hello Mal, Thank you for allowing us to be your host, and the dogs were able to come along for the adventure. We understand having pets is important, no reason why they can't enjoy time away. It takes the stress out of organising other arrangements. So far we haven't had any issues, and people respect the rooms while having pets...

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this motel on the spur of the moment traveling from rotarua arrived and viewed a few rooms we where given a choice by the friendly staff. Room clean and tidy.nice pool and spa.Not to much traffic noise dairy and takeaway across road and petrol station would back again

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Thank Ron54545
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Ron, We are stoked to hear that you made a great choice for your stay. Our cleaning standards are very high, we maintain these as we pride ourselves and back our housemaids with training. The location is very central, just 5 minutes drive to the city without being stuck in main road traffic to get to where your...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms were clean, smart and nicely appointed and the staff very warm and hospitable. ...But it was at the pool that the management had made a real effort to be accommodating of children, with lots of inflatable pool toys, noodles, inflatable poolside chairs, clean towel basket and a nice clean spa/hot tub. The staff were relaxed and kind towards all...

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Thank David & Liz O
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello David and Liz, The pool is such a huge asset, we take alot of pride in making sure it's well kept. A area where many guest's can enjoy at the same time. Hearing the kids playing and laughing help's keep them entertained for hours. With the addition to having it slightly heated has proved that extra expense was worth...

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely clean apartment. excellent service. Chocolates and Fusion coffee a bonus. Great for families as there is a pool and games room. I don't know why there is a 200 word minimum on these reviews.. We maybe need to do a review of trip advisor.

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Thank Lily0703
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Lily0703, Thank you for your feedback. Im pleased that you were able to make the most of our facilities that we offer. We know the chocolates go down a treat :) I'm sure that Trip Advisor has the 200 word minimum for their feedback purposes which would require some indepth information when collecting other accommodation reviews. Kind Regards

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The title of this review says it all. Spotlessly clean, excellent friendly and attentive staff, the room was so well appointed and outstanding attention to detail. This will now be our new regular when visiting Tauranga.

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Thank Neil0103
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thankyou Neil for your feedback! We look forward to the regular visits. It's a great feeling to have guests back time and time again. We have grown many friends from the business because of this, it makes all the hard work so much more enjoyable. Till next time :)

Paeroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the penthouse for 3 nights. Received wonderful service throughout our stay, they came and cleaned our beds daily, topped our towels up, were lovely people. And it generally was just a real nice place to stay. Would definitely go back.

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Thank shantel1
Steve N, Manager at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Shantel, You guys were awesome! Such a pleasure and really kept the place tidy. That makes our job so much easier, thank you. Kind Regards from us all

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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 )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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  • Airport Transportation
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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: $131 - $169 (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
#13 Family Hotel in Tauranga
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“Our family stayed in Room 24 on second floor with great views.”
 of 5 bubbles 974kathleenm, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For families No. 1 room is amazing. We also had Room 23 and we loved it also.”
 of 5 bubbles ShyraGem, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“This hotel is not at the sea side but is pleasant and definately worth the money”
 of 5 bubbles Atwittz, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs had a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles JagAuckland, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room.”
 of 5 bubbles rodneyj567, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
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