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Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We found this motel easy to find on the main road into town. Close enough that you can walk to the shops and restaurants. Good clean room, nice bed, nice hot shower lovely big TV in the room and friendly helpful staff.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the plus side, this place is very quiet when you consider how close it is to the main road, my room was big, and was always spotlessly cleaned each day. On the down side, the rooms are a bit soulless, there is no view, and the wi-fi dropped out pretty frequently.

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was a decent size with plenty of space to put two suitcases. It was nice to have a ceiling fan as it was quite hot. The bed was a little too soft and felt old. The room could do with a bit of cheering up. There is parking in front of the rooms. Some noise from traffic but...

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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Comfortable & reasonable. Centrally located. The host is super duper helpful and it's close to some great walking tracks if you are trying to squeeze in some exercise. Simple but clean. The linen is spotless!

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Thank kated773
Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Five minute walk into CBD. Safe area with excellent parking for most units (plenty of room to open doors unlike some places where your car is jammed in). Hosts are great. Rooms a little tired but tidy. Overall package good value.

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Thank Aaron M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed a night. Nice clean & tidy one bedroom unit. Good size TV. Useful having a TV in the bedroom also. Handy to all amenities. Lovely big spa bath. Pleasant manager . I would stay here again. A bit of traffic noise - not enough to interrupt my sleep though.

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Thank Ngatiwhatua
OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your stay. We look forward to seeing you again.

Nambour, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had checked out another motel close by and noticed it was very noisy from the highway traffic. This motel however, was surprisingly quiet. The room was well appointed, clean and up to date. Friendly and helpful manager helped make this a pleasant stay despite being situated in a non-descript part of town.

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OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay. See you again some time.

Reviewed 28 September 2016

Clean and friendly. A big plus for me was that they have real coffee (fair trade and organic!) and a plunger in the room. Well done for that!! But motel is right by the motorway and the room is quite small with no privacy at all as the only window faces the car park where everyone walks passed all the...

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Thank Aline P
OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us anyway, although i don't know of any Motel that has complete privacy, and most people do like the fact that they can park their car directly outside their room. Thanks.

Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot for work and my boss booked me in to stay two nights, it is well located, well furnished, free wifi, TV with Freeview. Solid basics, not over priced. Will definitely stay here again in the future.

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OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks John, always great to see Company Reps staying with us, you guys and gals are the best.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stay. Tidy room, stayed here 2 nights. Quiet and relaxing, bed is fine. Bathroom is clean. Place is close to shops, takeaways. lodge is on the main road but we didn't hear any noise. No problems at all. Thanks BK Pohutukawa Lodge for our stay.

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OwenandLou W, Owner at Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay, we look forward to seeing you again.

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge

Address: 362 Western Hills Drive, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: RM370 - RM451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bk's Pohutukawa Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Whangarei Best Western
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Whangarei
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“Rooms away from road are quieter.”
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“Choose the room further away from the motorway if you aren't a heavy sleeper.”
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“Very quiet room which was about half way”
 of 5 bubbles EiljB, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the fan is turned on to summer!”
 of 5 bubbles ClubSullivan, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All are good :)”
 of 5 bubbles bkjeavons, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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