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    Kensington Motel

    85-87 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good40%
    • Average12%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “good size” (5 reviews)
    “food shops” (2 reviews)
    “hockey turf” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Laundry Service
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    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
    Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

    I enjoyed my stay here. The motel is located near the city centre and is handy to food outlets. The unit had a nice homely feeling and was very clean. The hosts were friendly. I will be coming back next time I am in Whangarei.

    Thank tmon538
    Response from Paul and Sandra K, Owner at Kensington MotelResponded 15 March 2017

    Thank you for your lovely review, we look forward to you staying with us again next time you are up this way.

    Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

    Excellent location near food shops. Close but not right in town centre. Not on the main state Highway so you don't get logging trucks noise in the middle of the night. Friendly host. Pool is small but does the trick on a hot summer's day....More

    Thank Justine G
    Reviewed 11 January 2017 via 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...More

    Thank daisy111
    Reviewed 23 December 2016

    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.

    Thank Susan1832
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$78 - US$101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 13
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Northland Region >
    • Whangarei
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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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    "All rooms looked much the same, we were happy with our room, so no dramas!"
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