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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Staff were very friendly and helpful from the beginning to the end. Accommodation was very close to town and included a free designated parking space. The room was very nice and clean and warm....and the beds were comfy. Overall, I was glad I changed my choice of accommodation to this one...was definitely worth it. My family and I enjoyed our...

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We have stayed here twice would not go anywhere else. We walked in to our room and was instantly amazed by the views, fittings and interior design of the room - it was like walking into a Home and Garden Magazine! Everything was perfect from the white wooden shutters to the nepresso coffee machine. Wake up in the morning to...

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TaurangaWaterfront, Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Hi B_S_Hodgson, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the Tauranga on the Waterfront, we are so delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Yes the views from our Waterfront are truly breathtaking with the floor to ceiling glass windows. We do hope you get to return again. The Tauranga on the Waterfront Management Team

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here before several times and found it great. However this time I didn't book a waterfront unit. BIG mistake. These have been refurbished and are excellent. The rest haven't and simply aren't worth the price. If you do book a non waterfront unit make sure you get an upstairs unit as the noise from these downstairs is shocking....

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TaurangaWaterfront, Manager at The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel, responded to this review

Dear Doctommo, Thank you for taking the time to review our Motel. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your previous stay with us, we are obviously concerned that you did not enjoy your last stay. The motel is recently under new Owners & Management in the past week, and from your review we are unable to gauge what...

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I stayed two nights in this motel this week for work. A single lady on my own, I could not have been welcomed in a more friendly and reassuring way. The room was very nice indeed - true, it wasn't the superb one shown on the website, but really smart and modern. The location of the motel is wonderful -...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is a lovely setting and the rooms are very nice. It is well located with shops, cafes and restaurants within walking distance. Unfortunately for me the inability to get a reliable Wifi connection, even after going and asking about this and the lack of attention to the removal of a hairdryer were key issues. The Wifi was the big...

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

Not a bad place to stay in Tauranga, as it is close to the town centre and close to the restaurant area. It is right on the water, and the rooms are nice and clean with good amenities. The staff were very helpful and it was very easy to book in on the internet. Probably if I was staying in...

Thank justy7749
Taumarunui, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed on the 4th and 5th of March, The staff member that greeted us to start with was fab, nothing was a problem. We had a down stairs balcony room number 3. The room was absolutely fabulous, to open the door and the view was spectacular. You can relax on the bed and gaze at the sea. The room...

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Blockhouse Bay
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived yesterday and they'd upgraded us to a waterfront room which was great. No extra cost. Host was wonderful and friendly. The deco of the room was modern and the views great. Had a great stay. Thanks! Will be back

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 March 2016

When we first arrived in Tauranga we were pretty tired as we had just driven down from Auckland via the Coromandel peninsula but as soon as we saw our room our faces lit up. We opened the door and straight ahead was a waterfront view with a table for two overlooking the water. Everything exceeded our expectations, even the bathroom...

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Reviewed 18 March 2016

It is so refreshing to find somewhere that has some simple things absolutely right and The Tauranga on the Waterfront is one of them; it had lovely beds, well equipped kitchenette, lovely shower room, chair and tables to sit and enjoy your meals, a patio with chairs and tables again to enjoy the view and a cuppa. Just super. The...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel

Address: 1 Second Avenue, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $172 - $292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Tauranga on the Waterfront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Hotel Tauranga
The Tauranga On The Waterfront Motel South Pacific - New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
#6 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
#10 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#12 Family Hotel in Tauranga
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“Water views are best, but dearer units.”
 of 5 bubbles barnyard2016, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground level rooms are better: (a) can open more windows & doors for cooling the room (b) don't need to climb stairs to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in an upstairs room with ocean view. Lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles LauraJK124, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“ask for Waterfront / sea view. Although it sounds obvious not all the rooms are so.”
 of 5 bubbles Cyrllle, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Waterfront rooms give aview that is worth the extra price”
 of 5 bubbles Habari, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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