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Reviewed 14 February 2016

Stayed one night for the luxury room. Everything was perfect but only the wifi could not connect at all and told by the owner that it was because there were 30 ppl sharing only 1 hotspot. Saw the normal price rooms, look good. All got re-furnished.

1Thank nicklT9736NZ
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The motel has all the facilities expected and is of a good standard. It is an older style motel but comfortable. Wifi is free and unlimited. The motel is easy to find on the main street of town and close to takeaways and restaurants. The staff are very helpful and friendly. It has a very good playground for families with...

1Thank 405Sally
North Shore City, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night in a deluxe queen studio (the renovated ones) the pictures online were exactly what we got. Large studio with nice comfy bed, kitchenette with everything you would need to self cater. Modern bathroom with stand alone walk in shower. Room was spotless and smelled fresh and clean. Short walk to the main shops and KFC...

1Thank samiez
Taree, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Stated recently and found the motel to be lovely and clean. The rooms are quite large and comfortable. The motel is in easy walking distance to restaurants. The managers were very pleasant and helpful. Would highly recommend staying here. No noise. Towel rating 8/10.

1Thank grantTaree
Methven, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2015

We stay for 3 night and found the beds to be comfy the rooms clean and tidy. The hosts made us very welcome. Stayed for a family reunion and we had a family member in a wheelchair and it was easy to get the wheelchair in and out.

Thank Shirley F
Broome, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This hotel was clean and the bed was comfy. It is close to to the main shopping areas. The kitchenette and bathroom are old and dated, a bit smelly, but clean. Good for and overnight stay. The staff were friendly and helpful.

1Thank Nicola W
Ossining, New York
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We have stayed for 5 nights at the Wayfarer Motel, and mostly because everything else was packed (busy time between Christmas and New Year). As mentioned before, the only good thing about it is the location (Kaitaia): 1.5 hour to Cape Reinga, 1.5 hour to Paihia (gate to Bay of Islands) and 4 quick hours to Auckland CBD. The room...

Thank NogitsuneX
Papakura, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The motel is on the main road, handy to most things in Kaitaia. The rooms are 3 star but clean and well presented. Found some hair in the shower upon my arrival. Bed is comfortable good TV with lots of sky channels. For the price of a room its good value for money. The breakfasts are good didn't one this...

Thank Wayne H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

The rooms were nice and the beds very comfy. The staff were very friendly but the advertised free internet was only in the small reception area amd you had to pay for wifi according to the in house literature. Not so good for a rep. Nice spa and a great breakfast.

Thank crocteaser
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 March 2014

We stayed for three nights at the Wayfarer Motel and wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Rose was very welcoming and was a great help with suggestions about places to go to eat, to see, and things to do. The tour to Cape Rianga up 90 Mile Beach that Rose booked for us was a highlight of our trip. The...

Thank Christine T

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our Motel is centrally located in Kaitaia, a 5 minute walk to shops. Wonderful licensed restaurant across the road. Free parking, free Wifi and Sky Guest Select (50+ channels) in all rooms. Swimming pool, spa pool, trampoline for the children and BBQ all available for guests. Great place to stop and explore the Far North. We can book a day trip to Cape Reinga for you - a wonderful experience! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wayfarer Motel

Address: 231 Commerce Street, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Kaitaia
Price Range: RM367 - RM437 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wayfarer Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“I would not recommend this motel.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyJenkins1952, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to the rear of the property will have less road noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 405Sally, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Parking for each unit. Walking distance to town centre.”
 of 5 bubbles 858shirleyf, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“any room in this motel would be beneficial”
 of 5 bubbles Pam532013, 6 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Don't get a room down the back near the lodge”
 of 5 bubbles Janma_13, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
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