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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Lovely view of harbour from our unit balcony,. Motel in walking distance of restaurants, shops and movie theatres, and a stones throw from a lovely stroll along the wharf walkway.. A few minutes to the harbour bridge and quick access to to Mount Maunganui.. Everything you would want for a Bach holidsy. Friendly and helpful owners. clean unit with comfortable... More 

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4 Thank 933fay
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Great location and very friendly and helpful owners. We stayed 3 nights, including New Year's Eve, and we weren't disturbed by the noise from the bars or the night clubs just outside. We weren't disturbed by the trains either. Very good value for money!

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1 Thank Jennie G
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Unfortunately "New Years" eve can be noisy but gain always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay.Colleen and Allan. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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33 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

I was impressed with the bathroom, it was clean and spacious. Very friendly service and very fair price however for the love of god if you want to sleep avoid Fridays and Saturdays, drunkards will keep you up all night with their screaming and laughing. Would be much better on the weekdays I bet.

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Thank Micaela H
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Yes the weekends do become a bit noisier but sometimes that's all part of the experience of a central location. We will continue to promote...good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen... More 

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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014 via mobile

Very cheap motel, well placed, great courtesy.....but... Avoid the friday night, there is a nightclub just a few meters from the motel.... I had an hawfull night! Boum boum all the night untill 4 am on saturday! Drunk people with bottle a few meter from the motel... And the railway is very close... Every 2 or 3 hours is the... More 

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1 Thank pv2011
strandmotel, Manager at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Good to see the positive comments in regards to the negative our listing with AA and Jasons Travel advises searchers of our central location which is prone to a combination of noise issues. The night pertaining to this review related to NZ`s "autumn break" when students have a 2 week holiday and tend to let their hair down a bit... More 

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I stayed at the Strand with my wife in mid february on our trip up the North Island. We booked it because it was in the centre of Tauranga close to the waterfront and resturants. Don`t be put off by the negative comments, the trains were not a problem and the value for the location is fantastic. The room was... More 

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2 Thank Peter W
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

Maleny, Australia
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

The building is dated, but is very clean and $85 a night with cooking facilities. The view out to the bay is magnificent and the hosts lovely. Walking distance to great pubs and shops. Not flash but a great stay.

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2 Thank April1961
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Apart from the age of the building its always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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85 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2013

We were desperate for a place to stay, all the backpackers were full and the one available looked dodgey and all the motels were $100 or over then we saw the sign for this place, had a look at reviews, noticed the train tracks but we had zero other options. We were given a ground floor room behind the front... More 

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Thank Maria C
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

The odd train can be a bit noisy at times but again its always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during... More 

San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

It's true what everybody has said about the nightlife nearby and the train across the street...this could be annoying for a light sleeper. Bed was a tad hard for my like but none the less I slept well all things considered. Room as clean and hosts were fantastic. I'd stay again.

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2 Thank whmiller
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Again always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2013

First off, we were warned almost extensively about the noise, and we could still have left and went to another much more expensive motel, but we decided we would stay, it was a Saturday and the noise is only in the weekend, so if people are staying during the week it's much quieter then I suppose! Also if you come... More 

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Thank hannah a
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

Levin
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Marvellous location; great hosts; stayed for 4 nights; car under cover; rooms serviced daily; wonderfull price, what more could you ask for!! So close to all the eateries /bars shopping etc that you can walk, enjoying the scenery & sights & not worry about the car; Allan & Colleen were the perfect hosts & certainly made our stay that much... More 

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1 Thank Ian S
strandmotel, Owner at Strand Motel, responded to this review

Always good to hear from people who measure our offer on what we promote; Good clean affordable accommodation in the heart of the city with harbour views and as hosts we try very hard to ensure our guests have all the help and information they need during their stay. Colleen and Allan. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Strand Motel

Address: 27 The Strand, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Strand Motel Tauranga, New Zealand, South Pacific
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“Depending on which room you get you may not have wifi signal further away from the office.”
 of 5 bubbles lzha224, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unit with a balcony and view.”
 of 5 bubbles 933fay, 10 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Chose a room at the back just in case the trains might wake you”
 of 5 bubbles 588peterw588, 28 Apr 2014 | Read review
“Ground floor units probably quieter than the ones bordering the street. They are bigger though so you would be paying more.”
 of 5 bubbles Maria_wn, 18 Sep 2013 | Read review
“They have a huge upstairs room!”
 of 5 bubbles hannaha144, 13 Jan 2013 | Read review
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