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Melbourne, Australia
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551 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked our stay at Kauri Lodge Motel. It's close enough to walk easily to town and yet is quiet and peaceful. Very clean. Everything worked and was well maintained. The bed was great and we slept very well. Easy access in any direction by car too. The owners are wanting to sell and retire and yet they still... More 

Thank Dianna C
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

My son and I chose this motel because it was low priced and looked very neat from outside. We were not disappointed. The lady was minding the motel for the owners and she was very professional and kind. The rooms were immaculate and had a kitchenette. I would very much recommend this motel to a tired traveller.

1 Thank rtriley
Sunshine Coast
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50 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This accommodation is very clean and tidy although lost in the '70's. Very roomy and a typical motel style accommodation. We had the double family suite and it was spacious. There is no dishwasher but everything else you need. Great wifi and a laundry. Meticulously clean.

1 Thank Wan_2411
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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9 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I loved my little unit, parked my car out front, single storey so no one walking above, had everything I needed heater, fan, tv, jug would have stayed longer if I could. The owners are selling but they were lovely and so helpful. Right near the I-site centre, park across the road. Very cute lodge

Thank cofeeeshop
Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

best value stop over for top end tour.motel immaculate clean owners very helpful plus best tour of top end ,highly reccomend both.easy to book tours from office.we would definetly stop over again. thank you

Thank faye22014
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67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We took a room with two beds - very comfortable - tiny TV but adequate for our needs.Everything we needed was provided including a laundry room. People were lovely and the only "complaint" was a need for more power outlets in the kitchen. There were two outlets to be shared amongst a microwave, hotplates, a toaster and kettle. Mildly frustrating... More 

Thank TaoMan49
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is a fantastic place to stay en route to the Cape. We booked at the last minute and got the last spot on a busy holiday weekend. We had advised the owners that we would be arriving very late at night, so were told our room number ahead of time, and arrived to find the lights on, the sofa... More 

Thank mlb209
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I stayed for two nights. This is not the first time by the way. The hosts Barry and Margaret go out of their way to make you welcome. Plus advice on sightseeing and eating places. The unit I had was spotless and equipped for three persons. Mine was a studio with plenty of space. Double bed plus a bed/settee for... More 

Thank Eric M
North Island
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We stayed one night on the way back from the Cape. The motel was great for what we wanted, awesomely clean and tidy, free wifi, and a pool. Friendly and relaxed owners. We were a group of 5 and stayed in a family room.

Thank TeoNorthIsland
Bali, Indonesia
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157 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This was our second time staying at Kauri lodge and whilst the motel is a 1970's design ...it is well maintained and very clean. The owners are friendly and whilst some of the decor and pool area could use a revamp....the beds and pillows are comfy and we love having the separate dining/kitchen area as well as a separate toilet!... More 

Thank Bali2u0812

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

Additional Information about Kauri Lodge Motel

Address: 15 South Road, Kaitaia, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Price Range: RM371 - RM438 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kauri Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“cleanliness was a feature everything needed was there. very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles faye22014, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This is a motel with all units at ground level. No problem with traffic noise.”
  • Looking from door of unit 1 towards entrance. on the left is a pool and family play area.
 of 5 bubbles 660EricM, 12 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room 3 is a family suite of 4 rooms which will sleep up to 5 people”
 of 5 bubbles Bali2u0812, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 - 2 bedrooms on the end is good!”
 of 5 bubbles toddsta, 14 May 2015 | Read review
“As far away from the main road as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles ChrisinCairns, 9 Dec 2013 | Read review
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