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Kensington Motel

  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“food shops”(2 reviews)
“hockey turf”(2 reviews)
“good size”(5 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Booked with Booking.com and inadvertently had it set for 5 people not 2. Motelier was helpful and said not to worry, all sorted quickly both by motel and Booking. Handy to town and not bad for noise, it is an older place but they often...More

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Good little motel. Close to town and handy to main highways. Nice and tidy. The motellier is very nice too. Warm, clean and cosy. Great location with shops and takeaways virtually next door. Would definitely come and stay here again.

Thank joedb2388
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed recently for a funeral and everything was lovely till they shut the lights off at 9 and we were told they expected that guests were to shut it down and go to bed....didn't expect that when I handed over my $300+ just wanted a...More

Thank sarahmR9877QI
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Kensington Motel was a great venue for our high school hockey team to stay during their tournament in Whangarei. Everything was clean, tidy and rooms were well presented with plenty of help and warm regards from the owners. We catered for our team food, cooked...More

Thank Lara_Brynlee
Response from Paul and Sandra K, Owner at Kensington MotelResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we very much enjoyed you staying with us and we would welcome you back anytime, all the best for the future.

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

After not being able to find an available room in the first five Hotels in town we stumbled upon Kensington. Boy, are we glad the other places were full. The owners are very accommodating and helpful about what is around the area for eating. The...More

Thank Lwith6
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Price range
US$81 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$81 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Rooms at rear will be away from main road although there is a street access at the rear. Not of concern."
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"Review website, rooms vary depending on quest requirements."
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"Spacious family unit."
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"We had unit 12 which was good, a studio unit."
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