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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place to stay: large rooms just across from Wellington harbour. The rooms are immaculately clean and well laid out with a kitchenette, recliner chairs and DVD player. There's a DVD library and gym on site and the place is a brief walk from Jackson street which has great restaurant and cafe selections.

Thank Chris P
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good quality accommodation is hard to find in New Zealand. I was really surprised at the quality of this motel. Away from the main cbd - the location is stunning with great views of the Petone Esplanade and near Jackson street with cafe, restaurants and a pak n save close by. Rooms are well appointed, modern and quite spacious. Housekeeping...

Thank Mara R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an awesome Motor Lodge near the beach in Petone. It had just changed owners when I arrived in May 2016 and they were very friendly and helpful. We booked a one bedroom room and were given a north facing room with a balcony (no sea views). In May that was awesome as we had most of the sun shining...

Thank yay4me
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Very clean, love the selection of dvds. Lovely sea view. Love the balcony. Awesome place to stay. Only down side was the sheets on the bed hoe the bed was made could be improved. Very thin sheets and no duvet.

Thank sarahlulu1996
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Couldn't fault the cleanliness - it was spotless and the bed was nice and comfortable. The staff were pleasant and help. Nice setting as some rooms have a lovely view of the beach. The studio room had a well equipped kitchen.

Thank helenwr2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Cleanest and most well equipped and comfortable room we have stayed in in a long time (and we usually stay in the fancier hotels in the CBD). Great location and beautiful views. We were in Room 8 on the ground floor facing the road and then those stunning views and trafffic was certainly not an issue. Fabulous staff from cleaners...

Thank NorthShoreKiwiGirl
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I know I have visited here many times before, as for us, it is the best value for money accomodation in the area. Up until now there's always been something missing. Well now that there are new managers, all is well ~ yes free wifi and enough to allow you to not only check your emails but to work as...

1Thank Cigar0
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Arrived absolutely shattered from a 10 hour or so drive, the manager was very helpful with all our needs upon arriving. Room was down the very secure card access (past 10pm) hallway past reception, with entry to the room via a keycard as well. Very secure which is awesome. Room was very spacious with a nice size kitchen, no oven...

2Thank Doug M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We chose the accommodation for its location as we were attending a seminar in Petone and the motel was midway between the seminar venue and the railway station and close to the main street. The welcome, late in the evening, was warm and friendly and this continued on a couple of occasions when we met the manageress during the day....

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have stayed here on many occasions when working at Saeview Marina which is about 5 minutes drive away. Jackson street is literally a 5 minute walk up the street and there are numerous restaurants, cafes and bars to get a meal, coffee or a drink. I like this place as it is close to everything this side of Wellington.

Thank Mike P

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
New 28 suite 5 star motor lodge all with cooking facilites onsite gym wifi internet 28 onsite car parks 400 metres to historic jackson street with over 40 restaurants and bars balcony and ground floor suites with sea views acoutic double glazing recliner lounge chairs mini bars dvd players secure electronic key card entry spa or shower suites guests laundry facilites sky tv flat screen tvs ... more   less 

Additional Information about B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge

Address: Cnr The Esplanade & Tory Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Lower Hutt > Petone
Price Range: RM473 - RM597 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Ask for a North facing room during winter you will miss the cold southerly winds and also maybe lucky enough to get the morning sun.”
 of 5 bubbles yay4me, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms without a sea view perhaps have less noise from the highway.”
 of 5 bubbles helenwr2015, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor great for accessibility and: lovely wee courtyards with those views if on the roadside.”
 of 5 bubbles NorthShoreKiwiGirl, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I like the ground floor rooms that open on to the car park as its easy access for bags etc”
 of 5 bubbles A8648DHmikep, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Spa and harbour views, however there is a bit of traffic noise in the mornings and afternoons for the harbour view rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Namotharan, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
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