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Sentry Hill Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stayed for a weekend for WOMAD, so New Plymouth was pretty booked out. They seemed pretty casual - I rang twice, once to book (months in advance), once much later to check the booking was confirmed, and didn't take any contact details or provide confirmation. But it was all organised and no problem when we arrived. It's a bit...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

very basic accommodation has been redecorated however I think the price was expensive compared to other sites but close to the airport for a early flight will probably not visit again but was convenient

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

We arrived, having booked a couple of months ahead, to find the booking totally mucked up - Despite having a confirmation email stipulating the rooms/beds required - and quoting a price. We were told we had to pay on arrival - then I was told the next morning that we hadn't in fact paid for one of the rooms and...

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1Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Worst place I have ever stayed in!! The service that myself and my family received was the most disgusting kind of customer service I have seen and when confronted with her attitude we got nothing but excuses. The dragon at reception yelled over the balcony at 8:30pm telling us to park further away with two kids under 2yrs old and...

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9Thank Kalos03
Otorohanga, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The motel was spotless the staff were lovely I was surprised I paid the same price for 1 or 2 people but was given only supplies for 1 person eg. one towel etc. The room was cold with one eco panel heater on a timer that ticked and went off with a bang when it had finished. I would have...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I stayed at Sentry Hill for several days, and found it a comfortable place to stay. The rooms were all clean and immaculate, the linens and towels were always clean, and paper products were restocked daily. There is quite a load of road noise, and our rooms were right on the road, but I didn't find it affected my sleep...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I stayed at the Sentry Motel as I had been told how nice it was, unfortunately that was not the case for my stay. Now according to the book they gave you about the Motel it was supposed to be serviced everyday but it wasn't. There is rust or fly do do on the sliding door to the wardrobe and...

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2Thank beastybabe69
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2014

We have travelled from Darwin, Australia and Sentry Hill has been our base for 10 days, the owner and staff so very obliging and friendly. The place overall is very neat, tidy and clean. I would certainly stay here again. Thanks so much for your hospitality. Cheers Denise

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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2013

We pulled in here because it is on the. Main highway and we only wanted to stay one night, and we had our caravan in tow, what a mistake! We were met by this dragon lady at reception it's not cheap and we weren't aloud to use the toilet till in the evening because this is more of a hostel...

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3Thank Eric D
81nola, Owner at Sentry Hill Motel, responded to this review

Apologise for the inconvenience caused, Sorry if it came across as if you were not allowed to use the toilets, however there is no such policy here, however we do have a tariff for the use of our facilities or a lower tariff if the caravan or motorhome has their own facilities and do not require to use ours. Perhaps...

North Shore, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 October 2013

At $125.00 per night the room was grossly overpriced. Not much of a welcome, but then not much really of anything. Even, down to the quarter roll of toilet paper that was proudly displayed in the toilet along with the dirty toilet brush, also, the toilet did not clear on the first flush. Bed was old and saggy and room...

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81nola, Owner at Sentry Hill Motel, responded to this review

Would kindly like to disagree with dirty toilets as our housekeeping covers this area and our toilets get cleaned to a high standard on a daily basis. We have replaced the last of the older beds replaced with Queen beds, so please come back and see how much we have refurbished.

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Sentry Hill Motel

Address: 56 Mountain Road | RD3, New Plymouth 4373, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Taranaki Region > New Plymouth
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Sentry Hill Motel New Plymouth, New Zealand - Taranaki
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“Bring your own heater”
Raewyn14, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The family unit is great”
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HELBTCH, 26 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Room was noisy, decor well outdated”
992Xavier, 25 Oct 2013 | Read review
“CRAP Stay Clear of the Interfearing owner Who obviously has Nothing Better TO DO!!!!”
jellyfishm, 9 Aug 2013 | Read review
“We had the family room which is adjacent to the main road. Is Ok if you don't expect to sleep after 7am when road traffic starts getting busy. Rooms (albeit smaller) on other side are quieter”
CarillonManager, 6 Jun 2013 | Read review
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