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Lithuania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed there just for one night. Old motel, and very old fashioned. Even though clean, and all you would need is in the room, the quality especially in the bathroom feels very cheap. Wifi was good. No airconditioning, when we stayed was very hot and it was impossible to get good nights sleep. Could not wait to leave in the...

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Greytown, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. The hosts were friendly & helpful regarding nearby facilities. The units have a good kitchen, comfortable beds and good showers. while not new they are very will maintanced and so very clean. Value for $ I give this tops.

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Thank Susan1832
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Two adults, staying 6 nights, was able to book a room with a large fridge/freezer. Within 300 meters there are 2 Fish & Chip Takeaways, a Thai restaurant, Roast House, Sushi restaurant, a petrol (service/servo) station & a Bristo restaurant. Approx. 2 - 3 Km's down the road is a Supermarket. Location is near a railway line but you can...

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Thank 271redbaron
Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Can't ask for more. Renovated bathroom, comfy bed. All good for the night. Not the grand palais, but everything we needed for this occasion. Family have stayed here before, and it hasn't changed much.

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Thank PhiBre2611
Tauranga
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

One of the iconic motels in such an excellent location. Wonderful friendly hosts providing clean , comfortable units , warm , great shower , quiet and one level . At your door an excellent choice of restaurants , take out or pub ...and they are good ! Absolute value here.

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Thank GoodyNZ
nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016

A wee gem. Budget motel with everything we needed. Very clean & serviced daily. Friendly & flexible with our bookings. Close to supermarkets and takeaway outlets. For us the prioximity to the hockey turf was a bonus. Most definitely we will stay there again.

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Thank Gayle H
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Budget hotel in a good location, friendly manager who was more than helpful and chatty. Clean and tidy, it was busy but not noisy. Close to shops and takeaway food and a pub fifty metres away. Breakfast available from motel and good off street parking

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Thank Arn135
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2016

The Kensington Motel is in the picturesque Whangarei region about 2 hours north of Auckland. It is a small, understated complex but presents very well. Our two bedroom family unit was huge, clean and comfortable. The bathroom and kitchen had all modern fittings and were well stocked with the standard complimentary tea, coffee, soap and shampoo. Towels, linens and furnishings...

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Thank Jboycey
Kaitaia. NZ
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Extremely clean & tidy rooms. We had a studio unit which was very adequate for us. Really hand to everything, Kensington Hospital, buses, food outlets etc. The owners are really friendly and helpful. We would not hesitate to recommend this motel to others , & will be staying again soon.

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Thank delton486
Sydney
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Warm welcome by the owners of the property. Gave good recommendations as to where to eat locally. Very clean, comfy, good size bathroom. Provided a fantastic map of the area. If you are travelling between Auckland & Bay of Islands, great little spot to stay.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Kensington Motel

Address: 85-87 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: RM290 - RM393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Review website, rooms vary depending on quest requirements.”
 of 5 bubbles 271redbaron, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Spacious family unit.”
 of 5 bubbles Jboycey, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We had unit 12 which was good, a studio unit.”
 of 5 bubbles delton486, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked much the same, we were happy with our room, so no dramas!”
 of 5 bubbles LittleJourney, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“From what we saw they are all good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AUNTIEQUEENIE, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
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