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Perth, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Man at reception was the rudest person I've ever come across. Blankets had mold stains + other unknown stains. Cushions had snot on them which I told him about, and he said "oh it must be from the people the night before" Had to ask for another iron because the one in our room had been dropped on the carpet... More 

Thank Stacygiselle
Gisborne, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This was once a fine motel. I had a one night stay on a business trip. Outside gardens are poorly maintained. Check in was not particularly welcoming. Cleaner trolley was left outside my room all night. Decor tired. Filthy dishes in the cupboard. No air con which amazes me for a 4star in such warm location. Wifi is not free.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2016

3 of us spent the night here. None of us had a good night sleep - largely due to traffic and passerby noise. The rooms were relatively clean but carpets were stained. The net curtain had a large tear in it and looked grubby. Beds were ok. TV unit very small. Bath was nice. However at $155 for the night... More 

Thank wayned395
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Tidy motel units available with basic requirements. Easier to go out for meals. Has a swimming pool but very exposed and tends not to be used by guests. Staff are very helpful. Limited parking - friends need to park on the street.

Thank 158iaing
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2016

If this is what you call '4-star' accommodation I would be loathed to find out what '5-star' accommodation is! The studio room that we stayed in was shabby, dirty and uninviting. The hand basin was dirty and the shower had a bunch of hair floating in the drain...eek!! The bed was very uncomfortable. The carpark is very congested and it... More 

Thank Ta16
Hamilton, New Zealand
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Booked this motel online for one night paid $185 for the room. Parking awful, pool very small, carpet in room stained, double bed sinks and uncomfortable. Definitely NOT 4 star. Not impressed, wont be back. Pictures online taken well as they do not reflect the reality of this motel.

Thank wez6699
Sunny Coast
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

This is the first time I have checked in without asking to see the room first, Big Mistake! Room very tired, carpet stained and grubby, bed sinks when you sit on it, TV the size of laptop, hardly any channels, Walls made of tissue paper,from the moment the family arrived next door we could hear every word and noise they... More 

Thank Ranald606
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Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

If you don't want to stay somewhere crazy expensive, this place is a good option. Good location for people who don't have a vehicle, quite close to bus stop, shops and cafe. Owners were nice. Definitely a good option for those on a budget.

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Palmerston, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2015

We were disappointed in our older-style, one-bedroom unit, as there were too many broken or damaged features, and a poor standard of cleanliness. However, the location was excellent, it was quiet and the relief manager was pleasant and helpful.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2015

I do not recommend this motel. The hosts were unhelpful and rude. I did not want to use the bathroom dark, shabby and unclean. The bed was uncomfortable, the decor dated and just a feeling of overall grubbiness. The gardens are over grown. It is very overpriced for the quality and condition of the accommodation. The man that ran it... More 

Thank Lisa M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Durham Motor Inn

Address: Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $138 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Durham Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Durham Motor Inn Tauranga, South Pacific - New Zealand
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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“Great Location, Central”
 of 5 bubbles ingridolmos90, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Loved the spa in the room,not sure all units have them”
 of 5 bubbles janRotoruaNewZealand, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Somewhere else?”
 of 5 bubbles heathermD8951KQ, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms beside cameron road as they are very noisy.”
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 of 5 bubbles Leah469, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best tip, give the place a miss !”
 of 5 bubbles Sutton58, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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