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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here last year and were happy to stay again this trip to auckland friendly staff quick with a smile and helpful im sure in its hayday this would have been quite a place its still very adequate there is a communal kitchen/cooking area which may not suit everyone but plenty of choices for food close by. Good laundry... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was disappointed with the accommodation. Very tired decor and stains on bed covers, mouldy curtains. Damaged blankets on beds. We will read reviews before booking any accommodation next time.$175.00 a night, not cheap.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Stayed one night only. My room was spacious, warm (yes, they had left the heater on for me), quiet, dark curtains so no light came in, had a garden patio outside, well lit for working, hot shower and good towels. Service from staff was variable- I never met the same person twice. What I didn't like was the communal kitchen... More 

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Auckland
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Came her for a conference. I know my work needs to stick to a budget but this was below the line of acceptable. The whole place had a stale, damp smell. Conference room cramped and dark with old uncomfortable chairs. Positive - lots or parking, pool looked nice and staff were friendly. Wouldnt stay here though

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Whangarei
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Hotel owner was a creep! If he didn't recognize a person with you (even though we paid and had the right amount of people) he followed you to see where you were going. We checked out and he followed us out to the car and stared us down while we were leaving. We weren't loud guests or drunk or obnoxious... More 

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Opotiki
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

As it was waitangi weekend our options of accommodations were limited. We wanted to stay close to Kumeu, now we know better! We paid $169 pn and thought surely for that price it can't be too bad. It is! Both of the top blankets on the bed were really stained, and not the type of stain that didn't come out... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

a very average motel. Used the toilet in the foyer after we arrived while waiting for our room to be cleaned and it was filthy.Once in our room we picked a up drink bottle off the floor with juice in it so the clean wasn't that good.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 30 January 2016

To my expectations the motel was quite good.. Clean rooms and bathrooms. They managed us extrabeddings too immediately. Staff was cooperative and friendly. They offered us room services too which ws a bit easier to stay here.

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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The room itself was average at best. In desperate need of some maintenance but clean and functional. However, the basic facilities were severely lacking and let this motel down. -1 star for lack of power points accessible to the guest. I've stayed in all kinds of different places, and never once have I been forced to unplug all the appliances... More 

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Thank VLDreyer
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7 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Dirty. Uninviting. Rooms Cold. Staff don't know what there doing. Had to push to ask to change towels and sheets. Duvet covers never been cleaned. Exterior filthy and garden rubbish everywhere. ....Definately won't be going back.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We would like share your dreams of Love, Liberty, and the Good Life. A K WEST Motel delivers 'Heart to Heart' service to each and every guest. Our staff will provide the best service for your cosy and pleasant stay. Come alone or bring your family with you, stay here for a night or for weeks, stay here while on business trips or at some kind of conference - either way our motel is the best possible home. Spacious executive accommodation in the heart of Waitakere Vineyards. (20 vineyards within 15min/18.5km. )Quiet location surrounded by residential houses. 21 newly refurbished (2008) units with quality furnishings.Close to park and vege shop.Sturges Train Station (500m, route west)Wave Waitakere City Aquatic Centre (3min / 1.4km)Trust stadum (5 min / 2.6km)Waitakere Hospital (2 min / 1.3km)Cassels (10min/ 8.6km)Morrison Funeral (3min / 2.7km)Davis Funeral (4min / 3.7km)Unitec and Waitakere city council (3min / 1.4km)Auckland CBD (20min / 17km)Auckland Airport (30min / 31km) ... more   less 

Additional Information about A K WEST Motel

Address: 65 Swanson Road, Henderson, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Henderson
Price Range: RM430 - RM559 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“don't stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles GreenTaiwan, 21 Nov 2013 | Read review
“All the rooms were the same, Tiny, came with a queen bed and single bed, tiny bathroom and a bench with toaster and jug. no room to move at all. More like a hostel! Actually a hostel would probably have been cleaner!”
 of 5 bubbles 246jenc, 26 Oct 2013 | Read review
“All ground floor rooms. We were on the road front and had no problem with noise. The rooms that open out to the garden area cost more but I found the other rooms (where we were) was sufficinet for what we required”
 of 5 bubbles madjik, 21 May 2013 | Read review
“We had a room that faced the inner courtyard which gave us more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles JimB923, 6 May 2012 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the front of the property as these are by the main road. The best rooms are along the wing to the back and which open onto the garden/pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles Dizzysquid, 18 Mar 2012 | Read review
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