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Pacific Coast Motor Lodge

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Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners were extremely friendly and welcoming. The minute I walked into the unit I felt instantly relaxed. The unit was spacious and tastefully decorated and had all the mod cons, including airconditioning which was a welcome relief from the outside heat. Although located on a busy road, I didn't notice much in the way of traffic noise and although...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Clean, well kept, friendly staff. Room service nicely although a little early. Walls are a bit thin and the bed in our room was very close to the window and the very see through net curtain so constantly had to draw the curtains when changing. But over all a good stay for our 4 day vacation :)

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Thank Jodie C
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay in our wonderful area. We pride ourselves in providing clean comfortable rooms and enjoy the interaction with our guests.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We had a corner unit which was very roomy. The main living area was large and comfortable with a kitchenette which was well appointed. The bathroom was also large. There is a small bbq area with table setting where we enjoyed a drink before cooking the bbq. The staff were friendly and helpful

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Thank jashmawa
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review. Yes our units are roomy and we like to provide our guests with recommendations for enjoying our wonderful area.

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely relatively new looking place with big rooms and great people running it. Good beds, great bedrooms and TV in every room. Has a good outdoor area with large BBQ :). We stayed a night and booked a white island trip from here.

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Thank Julian M
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed our hospitality. We love being able to provide our guests with good facilities and information about this piece of paradise!

Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Nice motel. Friendly greeting upon check in which was quick and easy as well. Our room was spotless and in good condition. Good kitchenette facilities and hotel grounds were nicely kept. If I could find any faults it would be the walls are a bit thin and we could hear the people next to us moving around a bit, and...

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HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Sorry about the slip up with housekeeping. We pride ourselves in providing a service our guests expect. I trust that you enjoyed your stay in our wonderful area.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Our family were visiting from Scotland and so we ventured up north from Wellington to show them the great coasts we have. We stayed here and it was just perfect for us. Close to wharf beaches shops restaurants. Very clean and well maintained, air con, clean bedding new bathroom and well equipped incl laundry facils. Great place and Wayne was...

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Thank Jan C
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. It was a pleasure having you here for that period. I am pleased you managed to enjoy some decent weather and experience the fantastic fishing and beaches.

South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We needed accommodation late Saturday night. Rang the motel, spoke to the host Wayne, provided us with the last room and went that step further to assist us in a time of need. A clean spacious room with awesome spa bath, kitchenette and most importantly, a bed so welcoming that we slept like on clouds. Very impressed with the cleanliness...

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Thank Brad L
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Brad & Julie. Wow what a great review! The fact you have both travelled extensively makes the review even more meaningful. It is always nice to meet such grateful guests who appreciate our facilities and the wonderful area we live in. Make sure you contact us before you plan your next tour.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

A very good welcome by the hosts who were extremely helpful with dining suggestions. It is located close to the centre and a lovely river walk. We had a very spacious room with a kitchenette and large shower room. Perfect for our needs. Laundry facilities are available.

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Thank Sue D
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay with us Sue. It is always pleasing to have positive comments such as your's for us to be able to respond to our guests needs. We trust you enjoyed our wonderful area.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a great labour weekend at Whakatane. The Accommodation was too good. Close proximity to town center, Petrol pump, Count Down, Eateries. Great Hosts. Neat and clean rooms. Really enjoyed the stay. Will not hesitate in recommending this property.

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Thank Sunil S
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for such a wonderful review. It was great that the weather played it's role in allowing you to visit White Island and experience such a great attraction. Whakatane has a range of activities scenic walks to suit all levels of fitness. Your review certainly highlights our area and I am pleased you had a great weekend. Spread the word!!

Reviewed 4 November 2016

My family stayed here in August 2016 and boy was this the best option, so homely, comfortable, and spacious. The motel area was beautiful and clean. I would totally recommend this motel to any travellers.

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Thank Tracey M
HamishPC, Owner at Pacific Coast Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review Tracey. We love such positive comments which help others to compare motels in the area. We like to think we are right up there and your review reflects that. Thanks and return again soon!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our owner/ operator motel in sunny Bay of Plenty.Winner 2015 Certificate of Excellence,2014 Traveller's Choice, Supreme host of the year 2011 Finalist. Experience awesome service and genuine Kiwi Hospitality. Studios and Deluxe studios with king-size spa baths and family units. Close to shops and short drive to Ohope Beach and Whakatane town or take a walk along the River Bank. We can tell you about other amazing walks in the area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Coast Motor Lodge

Address: 41 Landing Road, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand (Formerly Gillon's Pacific Coast Motor Lodge)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Whakatane
Price Range: $123 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pacific Coast Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Whakatane
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“The corner unit was the largest.”
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“Clean, huge spa baths, very low noise from the roadway.”
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