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B-K's Esplanade Motor Lodge

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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
New Zealand
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with good facilities and very well maintained I note the comments regarding traffic noise and whilst the property is on a main road the traffic is never that heavy indeed I hardly noticed it Room cleaning very good with ample pillows (a particular like of mine) The water temp does seem to vary but all fine it's just...

Thank LLB13
Charleston, South Carolina
Reviewed 9 April 2016

BK"S Esplanade motel is just that located on the esplanade going around the upper edge of the Wellington harbor. Ground floor unit with parking in the courtyard. One room kitchenette with 2 recliner chairs. Small patio to watch traffic go by, Modern tile bathroom with spa tub. Limited counter and small sink in the bathroom. No AC, tissues, paper towels....

Thank Howard P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Clean, Neat and Tidy Accommodation with all the amenities you need. Loved the spa tub, got to soak and relax with some complementary wine after a long tough day. Excellent service and friendly staff. Quiet and peaceful with lovely views of the harbour from the rooms facing the harbour. The only thing i would recommend, would be better pillows. Centrally...

Thank Namotharan
United States
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Perhaps we had the worst room in the place (819) but the manager wouldn't change us to one of the larger rooms. The space was way too cramped for two adults and two suitcases. But even with the larger rooms, there would be noise from the traffic all night. There is no air-conditioning so one has to keep the window...

2Thank connossieur
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 March 2016

We stay in room 808 for 1 week at the beginning of February 2016 and had the best times such a beautiful place the staff were amazing went out of there way to make our stay pleasant one that stands out was Sandra always ready to give advice on what to do were to catch buses,trains,ferries and anything you needed...

Thank susanmyers2016
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This motel is well situated in the interesting town of Petone. The motel is smart and recently decorated with above average bathroom etc. There is plentiful parking and we used the gym which was also good. There are plenty of good restaurants nearby in the historic Petone high street.

Thank John F

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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: RM456 - RM574 (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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