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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Room 5 over the weekend. In North Shore for a family function & this fitted the bill. Found the service pleasant, the room clean and tidy. Very friendly Motel Cat! The only minus, I found the bed rather firm. apart from that, I enjoyed my stay

Thank the2ndhasapulse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 4 days at this lovely place. It was neat and tidy and everything in place and functional. The upstairs studio room was spacious and lots of natural light coming through the room. Excellent value for money. I would stay here again.

Thank Chocfisshh
Whangarei, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews on here prior to my stay I was a bit skeptical but upon arrival I was pleasantly surprised, we stayed in room 24 which is at the front of the complex and upstairs. Very spacious 3 bedroom unit ($499 for 7 people), comfy clean beds. Units are in need of a bit of tlc (paintwork and carpets...

Thank ella_nordstrand
Gisborne, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent close to 2 months at the lodge and it was aptly suitable for our family of 5. I had booked the 3 bedroom apartment which had a well equipped kitchen, a large lounge area plus a balcony. Supermarkets and the main shops are also in walking distance which was essential as we did not have a personal...

Thank jamesclark435
TakapunaMotorLodge, Front Office Manager at Takapuna Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Dear James, Thank you so much for taking the time to post your lovely review on Trip Advisor of your recent stay here. I am pleased that you had a wonderful stay here with us at Takapuna Motor Lodge. Here at Takapuna Motor Lodge we strive to provide our guests with the most exceptional service as to ensure our guests...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Room was okay, however smelled like it had previously been smoked in a lot. Beds were uncomfortable and bathroom wasn't overly clean. Rubbish bin was simply a bucket in the cupboard. Expectations were not high, but they were still put on a downer once I arrived

Thank theatreguy2012
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Room smelt overwhelmingly terrible like someone had vomited in it, yet they would not change my room and didn't seem to see the problem, kept telling me that yes it does smell but its clean. Also had no wifi while i was there, told them to fix the wifi problem multiple times which they never achieved. Also didn't have the...

Thank Steph S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I wonder if the people who have given this place good reviews actually stayed somewhere else. The photos do not look like the room we were offered. It was dirty, the sheets and pillow slips were stained. The pillows were so badly stained you could see the stains through the thin pillow slips. They had taken our visa card but...

Thank Bluenanou
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were so disappointed to overnight stay here. Our apartment had mould on the walls in the bathroom and shower, no bath mat, no dishcloth for wiping bench, no lock on the bathroom door, dirty windows, looked like some painting was half way through in places, room smelled of paint, and there was a calendar on the wall with notes...

1Thank Michael M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Room was dated, which I could handle... But the stains on the bedcovers, mold on the roof and soap (I hope) splattered up the window showed cleanliness isn't a priority here. Tried to get refund and leave but after an hour of discussion we ended up another room. Considering we had paid $270 a night the room was disgusting and...

Thank Caroii77
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Not up to scratch. Bed linen wasn't fresh, mould on the windows and all up the curtains. Shower temperature went from boiling to freezing, impossible to regulate. Maintenance and housekeeping not high on their priorities obviously. When I voiced my concerns, the receptionist just looked at me blankly. Very disappointing for $170 per night. Would not stay again.

Thank H9292XJjesss

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two minutes to Takapuna Beach and 10 minutes to Auckland CBD. Here on business, the weekend or if you need long term accommodation, choose from our studio or 1,2 and 3 bedroom units all with full cooking facilities. 'Unwind in our tropical pool area or live it up in the vibrant Takapuna Centre. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Takapuna Motor Lodge

Address: 28 Taharoto Road, Takapuna 0622, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Takapuna
Price Range: RM442 - RM885 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Takapuna Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Upstairs Room gets you away from the busy ground level”
 of 5 bubbles Chocfisshh, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We saw two rooms that were equally dirty we did not stay”
 of 5 bubbles Bluenanou, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Had free wifi, but extremely slow in the evenings.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieK967, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Quieter rooms are further away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles kiwisolargal, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“No recommendations”
 of 5 bubbles MSSCORPIAN, 2 Feb 2016 | Read review
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