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City of Sails Motel
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Motel is central to Milford and close to North Shore hospital. Easy access to and from motorways.

It's about a 1km walk to Milford mall and shops.

Studio room was large and warm.

I would recommend as an affordable motel on Shore with easy access to city.

Stayed: August 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not much to tell you. It's an OK motel, bed is good, location is good if that's what you want - and this time I did. It's a purely functional room, don't go looking for char,. Bed was comfy and the water was hot. It's not the fault of the proprietor that NZ TV is dreadful!

Room Tip: I don't think there is a tip!
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  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The staff were so helpful but had very limited knowledge of even their own suburb and area of accessible conveniences; such as food outlets, medical services and the names of their own surrounding suburbs. In New Zealand a receptionist and staff working with the public should be able to speak English and communicate in English this was not the case. But on a long weekend and a late at night find we had to take it. The room was a studio and had the door entering directly into the public parking and this was not acceptable. Every time we opened our door to go to the car everyone in the large parking area could see directly and with ease into our accommodation. The room had no windows open so the smell of dirty clothes that had cleaned was awful; we had to sleep un safely with the ranch door open to get rid of the dirty smell in the room. This was with us on the ground floor with access from off the street. The bathroom had no window/s and the extractor fan was absolutely blocked with dirt. When you turned it o all it did was blow in the smell of the off the street petrol fumes and street way dust. I can say the bed linen was very clean and of great quality and had been very well presented and made. The kitchen area was clean and out dated but acceptable. THE CARPET WAS FILTHY DIRTY I would imagine coming direct from the oil ridden and dirty garage one had no other option. Really we were so tired on arrival so made no fuss but when I told the manager the next day she seemed shocked. Maybe she thought that this was 5 star quality but for me it was really a great disappointment.We would not recommend the place. Our room had no air conditioner.

Room Tip: No recommendation.
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  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice motel. Staff extremely accommodating.
9/10 for cleanliness.
Fabulous spa bath and good water pressure in shower.
Comfortable queensized bed. Room was a good size also.
Free wifi and almost all Sky channels.
Handy to shops...dairy and best pizza place.
North Shore Hospital across the road. Handy!.
Definitely stay here again.
Highly recommend.

Stayed: January 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Clean room with good amenities and spa bath. Close for motorway access. 10 minutes drive to Devonport stops and ferry terminal to Auckland. $155 / night is a bit pricey but that is Auckland today where accomodation costs rival Sydney and Singapore. Wifi was very patchy, tourists expect a very good wifi service these days.

  • Stayed: November 2016, travelled as a couple
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Address: 219 Shakespeare Road | North Shore, Milford, Auckland, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland > North Shore > Milford
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Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Milford
Price Range: RM387 - RM525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — City of Sails Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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