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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Over priced beyond belief, The interior is 1980. Paint missing in most rooms...flooring ..stained carpets..lino marked with chips out of it. Ripped wallpaper. Grounds look like a rubbish tip at rear of units. Noisy and awoken at 5,00am by presumably a council rubbish truck. This motel is in serious need of a modern upgrade. Next time I'll take care to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't believe how out dated the interior was. Paint missing in most rooms...flooring ..stained carpets..lino marked with chips out of it. Ripped wallpaper. Grounds un kept Tiles missing in swimming pool. Toilet not clean. Have to say the guy (owner) was friendly and understanding and refunded us in full. This motel is in serious need of a modern upgrade.

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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed two nights here recently while visiting Tauranga. The location is good as its only a short walk to the bars and restaurants in the Tauranga CBD. The room was dated and dreary with old furniture. Definitely not a nice place to stay. I'm sure Tauranga has better value for money than this place. I definitely wouldn't stay here...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Easy check in. Room was spacious, clean, and warm. Very convenient to downtown restaurants but kitchen facilities are in the room for some basic food preparation. No restaurant at hotel, but cafe nearby. Would certainly stay again.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Super good service. The reception lady was absolutely lovely, pronto to help with informations and organize a few tour for us. Our room was clean and nice smell. Location is fantastic you can not get better location and such a good price. we will definite come back. Arrivederci :)))))

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1Thank ingridolmos90
rotorua new zealand
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were not impressed when we stayed earlier this year The complex looked tired,gardens needed care and attention,very lacklustre. The location is great,so we decided to try them again. Wow,what a difference!! New managers,lovely clean units,gardens immaculate,lovely breakfast each morning. So close to the shops and beach, Definitely will stay again when next in Tauranga !!!

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1Thank janRotoruaNewZealand
Melbourne
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I travel all over NZ and I wasn't impressed by this place. From my check in I gut a bad vibe from an unfriendly lady with a really bad attitude on the front desk. Made me feel unwelcome. My room was freezing upon arrival with all the windows open at 6pm on a cold 7 degree day. The room was...

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1Thank mon_teeth
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Booked in at a great price during a super busy weekend for Tauranga. Place is clean and tidy and you can't complain at the pricing for what you get and location in my opinion. Owners were absolutely lovely and accommodating of our needs which was much appreciated by all.

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1Thank EmmaPuletaha
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Very run down, old everything. The hot water didn't work - but they did fix it. Jets in the "spa bath" didn't work. I was just there for a quick night, which was good enough, but it's fairly backward - wouldn't stay again. Best thing about it is it's location - quick walk to the waterfront.

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Buderim, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This place is not very good. Bed was uncomfortable Room 1 bed apartment was cold and very rough TV was rubbish For what you pay you will find a lot better $2 per hour for wifi is a rip off. there are plenty of options in Tauranga so look else where for better value. this motel is very tired.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Durham Motor Inn

Address: Cnr Cameron Rd and Harington Street, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: RM432 - RM582 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Durham Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Durham Motor Inn Tauranga, New Zealand, South Pacific
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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“Great Location, Central”
 of 5 bubbles ingridolmos90, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Loved the spa in the room,not sure all units have them”
 of 5 bubbles janRotoruaNewZealand, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Somewhere else?”
 of 5 bubbles heathermD8951KQ, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the rooms beside cameron road as they are very noisy.”
  • The spider web!
 of 5 bubbles Leah469, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best tip, give the place a miss !”
 of 5 bubbles Sutton58, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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