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Highland, Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here back in November 2016 on our whistle stop tour of the North Island. I cannot think of any positives about this place, unfortunately. It is budget for a reason I guess. The room is clean enough. The bathroom was very off putting. The outdoors looked horrible. The main reception was covered in cobwebs. I'm...

Thank Sarah G
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2017

good value for $75 a night,pretty basic but clean and tidy with a comfy bed and a good shower. tea and coffee,microwave and tv. think upmarket backpackers, it's my new first choice in Hamilton. two good fish and chip shops a short walk away, one left and one right.

Thank tiplj
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here. I had to book on same day as it was a last minute thing. Arrived at 2130 and paid my $75 for the night. The car park area was dark and no lighting. I stayed on the first floor up the rickety steel stairs. The room was run down to say the least. Peeling paint. Rusted...

Thank 26SL17
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Having read lots of reviews we had few illusions, but needed a room for after the rugby. Room clean, only water available from the (cracked) handbasin in the toilet. Missing lightbulb in bathroom (just use one from the bedroom). No cutlery or kitchen utensils. eg no toaster, no plates, no cutting board. Why have a microwave, then? Plug-in heater and...

Thank colin r
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

It's basic and old and a little run down but to be honest it was ok. It was clean, the bed was firm and the bathroom was ok. It's not ideal for long stays or families but overnight it was good. The front rooms a noisy as they are on the main road, but it's not as bad as I...

1Thank Erena R
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We had 2 rooms booked. Both rooms here were shocking. Sheets although fresh were covered in stains. The quilts had burn marks in them. Curtains in one room did not fit the windows or door. In the other the door was painted on the inside but would allow vision from the outside. The matress in one room left a lot...

1Thank Paul M
Owhango, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Queen room booked but ended up with a double room. I like a firm bed, but the bed was about the same as sleeping on the carpet and was even covered in heavy duty plastic. The leaking tap in the toilet was obviously known about since the water was turned off at the wall with a bucket underneath. The steps...

1Thank raurimu2015
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Don't be too rough on this place for $20 a head you get what you pay for. Rooms are shabby peeling paint etc. Beds vary in comfort. I had a comfortable sleep on a single, but friends double bed was solid hard. If you're that fussy take your own blanket. I did and slept on top of bed. Shower pressure...

1Thank Serena T
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 September 2015

If you're looking for a really affordable place to stay that also offers a pillow that smells of other someone else's hair, a bathroom sink that is hanging onto the wall by a thread, a very suspicious pool of fluid in the corner of the shower and a mattress that all but guarantees less than one hours sleep per night...

7Thank SpencerRSalt
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a very budget motel so you get what you pay for. Its old and run down. Probably would say grotty. However it had a working tv, jug and tea and coffee. There is good pressure in the shower and nice and hot - at lease for a while. Beds are old but probably the biggest negative for me...

Thank Bronwyn H

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Additional Information about BJ's Budget Motor Inn

Address: 265 Te Rapa Road, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Hamilton
Price Range: RM308 - RM308 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — BJ's Budget Motor Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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