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Summit Motor Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 February 2017

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 1 February 2017 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...

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you for being accomodating when we needed to change our booking! The room was very clean and had everything we needed! Especially loved having so many channels on sky to choose from we we just wanted to chill out - I don't often find that at motels. We will be back for future stays in Tauranga.

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

Hello Caitlin, Thank you for your time in giving the Summit Motor Lodge a review. We value these, and use as a training tool along with promoting the business. Our rooms really do cater for all, making sure everyday essentials and more are at your finger tips. We are excited to hear we will see you again in the future...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Firstly let me say that we have a fox terrier with attachment disorder and it cost us a fair chunk of change to put her in a kennel in Te Puke which stressed her out and made her miserable. So a motel that accepts pets had to be better right? Absolutely! This is a real gem of a place, so...

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

Good Afternoon Malcolm, I understand what you mean, pets are just like children and some do have those extra needs and comforts. As pet owners we take this on board so we offer this service at a very minimal charge. We appreciate your kindness when it came to the slight issue, it can be a challenge at times and can...

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Staff were really helpful when we emailed to say we would be arriving late - they left the room unlocked with the keys on the table and everything ready for us, including milk in the fridge. Really comfortable stay and a great night's sleep. Recommended.

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

It was our pleasure!! We understand that our office closes at 9pm, which doesnt always work for traveling folk. What ever we can do to make the stay the best experience we will give it a shot. Thank you for choosing the Summit Motor Lodge as your stop over :)

Tokoroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We booked two rooms for one night as we were wedding planning (Unit1 - two brm and Unit9 - studio). Staff are very helpful and friendly. Both rooms were well set out, clean and tidy. Kitchens were well equipped. It ended up being quite stormy and cold during the night so having an electric blanket and heat pump in our...

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

Hello :) Yes the weather was a tad all over the place especially as its mean't to be Summer. We tend to keep the electric blankets on the beds incase of times like these. Unit 1 has such a great setup, nice size and great with the larger lounge especially for a meeting point or get together if other family/friends...

Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2017

1 night stay. Very welcoming host, great service.We had a sick pet so had to swap nights,and this was no problem, host was sympathetic and understanding.Room was spotlessly clean and very well equipped, from the air conditioning to toilet spray and welcoming chocs! Studio room had a separate kitchen area which made it feel like a little house. My sky...

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

Good Afternoon Bev, We love our pet friendly Motel!! So many are taking advantage of being able to take their pet away on holiday too. We hope yours is doing good and on track. We have been adding bits and pieces to make the units feel very homely. Its amazing how many comments we receive, which means we are doing...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I love the layout of the one room apartment with spa. One can enter the bathroom and toilet from the bedroom or from the kitchen. Love the balcony too, as it is away from the pool and accords some privacy. Place is very quiet, clean and the staff well trained and friendly. Will definitely recommend to friends.

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

Hello Mary, Great to hear your unit was setup to suit your needs. They are quite spacious when you compare to other places. Nothing worse than having not enough space to relax. We are getting through a mixture of guests, everyone so happy and full of life. Thank you for putting the Summit Motor Lodge out for others to come...

Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived early our room was not ready but they were quick to find another which was great, we didn't have to wait around. Shown to our room which was exceptionally clean and airy And had everything you would ever need Pool was perfect,warm enough to be refreshing, kids enjoyed pool and games room.a well run friendly, quite place to stay...

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

Good Morning, It was no problem to have you sorted. We know how travel plans can be so we try to make allowances for early check in. Awesome to hear the kids enjoyed the pool. The toys create lots of fun, means parents can relax while they have We believe making every effort to create that experience to remember. Kind...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

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

Good Morning.Thank you for your feed back, we appreciate it :) Great location, just out of the main streets, but so central. All our units have a double hot plate, but we do have a couple of bench ovens if requested in advance. Otherwise the larger unit's have full oven's. It woud be great to have them in all but...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
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: $123 - $149 (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:
Summit Tauranga
Best Western 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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“Loved our room, unit 4, suitable for a couple”
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