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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy to find and great location. Steve was completely welcoming. Beautiful sheets, super comfortable bed, big fat fluffy QUALITY towels, delicious soaps and shampoos, free WiFi, 60 channels, all of the extras were luxury but.. the unit was tired. Would absolutely stay at the Summit again!

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Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This motel and its facilities just get better and better. The facilities improve each time we go, and I could not find fault with anything. The unit was spotless, extremely comfortable and peaceful even though the complex appeared to be full. We again had a great stay and do not hesitate to recommend to all

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another great stay at Summit Motor Lodge. The heated swimming pool was the best place to spend an afternoon. The fully fenced garden area even had a small paddling pool for the little ones.We will be back.

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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, great, wonderful. This is what travel accommodation should be about. Steve and his team make sure that the guests enjoy their stay. Friendly service, clean, spacious rooms and care for the guest. My wife and I spent 12 nights all up in NZ; and hands down the Summit Motor Lodge topped all the other accommodation that we stayed at....

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

Good Evening Darren, Wow this review has really blown us away :) This feedback has given us a real open look at how we run the business. We have a very successful driven team who show passion with what ever their role is, within the Summit Motor Lodge. We continue to make changes and deliver new standards to help further...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't of asked for a better place to stay well i was away from home .Very inviting rooms with a lovely vibe with an on site pool to cool off on and spa to soak in at night. Very well manned staff with every intention to make your stay more comfortable .will be coming back to stay in the near...

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Steve N, Owner at Summit Motor Lodge, responded to this review

What a great way to sum the Summit Motor Lodge up!! We really are creating an asmosphere where you feel just as relaxed as home. The experience in unit 25 has amazing views out to the Port and Mt Maunganui. We are excited to hear you will be back, we would love to be your host anytime :)

Aust
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the rooms are a bit tied and traffic noise can be a bit loud when the bikers are around everything else about this place made it a pleasure to stay here. We stayed 3 nights and haed a good relaxing time with travel to Mt Maunganu and Tauranga easy Staff where th best we have encountered on our 2...

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

Good Afternoon Richard, Thank you for taking the time to write the Summit Motor Lodge a review. We appreciate your feedback. We undertand at times noise can be an issue, but is out of our control when it comes to that. However we love the central spot, it's quick to head off in different directions to suit many travellers. We...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeping it short and sweet - Looooovely/helpful staff, great location, beautiful pool for a scorcher of a day, awesome atmosphere. I booked out the 3 bedroom penthouse to sleep 8 friends & family during the OneLove concert. Was an awesome place to stay overall! Highly recommended!

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

Hello Sala, it was our pleasure to host such a great group. It can be pretty full on those long weekend holidays. The Penthouse is a great space, quite seperate from the rest of the complex and the living is super spacious, we wish we had more that just 1! We hope you guys might make it back again to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay and the children wished we could have stayed longer. The staff were super friendly and helpful. The suite was amazing and suited our family of 7. There was no traffic noise and the pool was FANTASTIC. What a great idea having all the inflatable toys and a paddling pool for little ones!

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

Good Afternoon Elizabeth, Thank you and your family for choosing the Summit Motor Lodge your place to stay. We have got a great outdoor space to keep all entertained for hours. Such a nice atmosphere to relax around and socialise. We hope to see you again sometime in the near future, Kind Regards the Team :)

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our one night stay at the motel. The front desk team is particularly excellent! Mom forgot her bag of toiletries and they were quick to inform us by email and even offered to bring it to us if our next stay was in Rotorua. The rooms are well appointed and spotlessly clean. They are nicely updated and in...

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

Good Evening :) Thank you for taking the time to do a review on the Summit Motor Lodge. I know the feeling when you leave something behind, so i wanted to try get it back to you asap. Its just as well you were able to make a detour, and that we tried to asssit. It was our pleasure. Great...

Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was neat clean and well maintained. The cooking facilities were good and so was the service. The staff were very friendly and checked us in very quickly. They had a good heated pool as well as a luxurious outdoor spa. All rooms had a verandah with very comfortable chairs. Nice quiet location with a supermarket and fish and...

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

Good Afternoon Carol, Awesome to hear your stay went well and what the Summit Motor Lodge offered was above expectations. We are very lucky with the complex being so central, its not directly in the city but being able to head in different routes is so easy. Our units really do have a good amount of space for people to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $135 - $176 (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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“We have stayed in both the family unit and one bed studios all of them are high quality”
 of 5 bubbles ginaandmark2016, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get an upstairs room with a view of Mt Manganui.”
 of 5 bubbles 2darrenc, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is a bit of a boy racer issue in Tauranga. Choose a room that doesnt back on to the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles malcolmn655, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 1 is close to the pool. If you're a couple looking for something quiet Room 9 is great.”
 of 5 bubbles randm219, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Our family stayed in Room 24 on second floor with great views.”
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