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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly at reception. Have been living in Australia so used to hardly being acknowledged. Anne the manager very welcoming. Walking distance to restaurants. Went to rsa basically next door. Great meal with salad bar. Room very clean and free wifi was great. So quiet. Small town nz at its best. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Susan H
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stayed one night in the 'family' room. It was very tired and expensive for what it was. We booked through booking.com and it said only 12 rooms left ...there were only 3 units of about 20 occupied! I will not stay here again

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Thank jwrf1
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed two separate nights. First room upstairs. Taking luggage up two(?) flights a hassle. Unit clean. Very quiet. Second visit ground floor. Manageress extremely friendly and obliging allowing me to use room all morning before catching 2.30pm bus.

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Thank Diana M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I arrived at night - the rooms was very clean however the smell of the deodorizer used was overwhelming. There was also bare particle board on edges of doors and cupboards. Very 1970's dated with bright red carpet. Very old small microwave. Average bed to sit on - I didn't stay as I started sneezing and wheezing immediately. The receptionist...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I loved our room here.It was room 1 and clean and lots of room.We stayed twice in two weeks, going down the Wanganui River in a canoe. The kitchenette has everything you need.I also liked my milk in a nice bottle rather than those plastic throwaway things.I found it quiet too.

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Thank Hilary H
AucklandKiwigirl, Owner at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hilary, Thanks for your review we are glad you enjoyed your stays. It is great to see the little things we do are appreciated. Many people only use reviews to complain.

Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This property is a erase in virtually every s nose. Somewhat easy to find, clean rooms and an average bed. Our greeting was "above average". Very few restaurants in the area do we opted for the RSA just a few doors away.

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Thank Doug J
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Stayed here last month with a big group. Check in was pretty easy considering we were a larger group. All rooms were clean and tidy with the usual comforts. I think one room had an issue with their shower, but it was rectified soon after. It was a good central location to the main shopping area and restaurants. If visiting...

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Thank librarychicknz
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful front desk. Accommodation was old and jaded, though clean. Eating at nearby RSA was inexpensive and offered a reasonable menu selection. Unlikely we would stay again and felt we did not get good value for money.

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Thank Rotokauri01
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The biggest thing for this motel is the convenience to the main street and restaurants. There were a lot of workers staying the night we did, and so we were woken pretty early with activity and vehicles leaving. The facilities were very basic and kind of out-dated. You had to use the basin sink to wash dishes. It wasn't the...

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AUCKLAND
Reviewed 5 March 2016

we just needed a place to stay for the night before going on the Forgotten World rail adventure trip. The motel met our needs. It was comfortable and clean. The RSA is a short walk away if you want a reasonable meal and the main street of Taumaranui a short distance the other way with a recommended (by the motelier)...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the small North Island town of Taumarunui, between the Ruapehu ski fields and Waitomo Caves, nearby Taupo and major tourist attractions in New Zealand. It is a serviced motel providing warm, clean comfortable rooms. Catering for all family groups or the individual traveller. Rooms all have SKY Guest Select - choice of 50 channels, heating, electric blankets,tea & coffee making facilities, microwave and toaster. Continental breakfast available. Free wifi access. Off street parking. On site private spa pool. Close to RSA, shops, restaurants & cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alexander Spa Motel

Address: 6 Marae Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Taumarunui
Price Range: RM334 - RM356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Spa Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Upstairs was good, not much traffic noise.”
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“No lift to upstairs, so ground floor best if lots of bags/children etc.”
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