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New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed overnight in a ground floor room. We actually booked through the local I-Site as we were unable to reach New Plymouth due to floods and slips.. Were warmly welcomed by the owner Alan who was very helpful. Excellent comfortable bed with all facilities, Renovations by the new owners are very good. Handy to all shops...

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Susan H, Manager at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Hopefully you had an uneventful trip thru the rain damaged roads in to New Plymouth.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice,Tidy Clean and Quiet Motel and Nice owners,Couldnt ask for more. Only stayed the one night but wouldn't hesitate to stay again or tell friends about it. Free Wifi and adequate supply of coffee ,Tea etc.At last a Motel with plenty of milk for a cuppa.

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Susan H, Manager at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is good not to have to open those little milk potatoes to have a cuppa. We hope the rest of your travels are enjoyable

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I would like to be able to score this more as the managers were fantastic. Allan went out of his way to help us with our bikes and advice in general. The trouble is the property is not young and shows its age. Having said that this is the pick if places in Taumaranui. Yes I would stay again as...

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Susan H, Manager at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Peter, We have only been here for a month and the plans are already in place to tidy the rooms up. Watch this space.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and I think we could have done better as there were several other places in the town. On the plus side it was clean and the staff were very pleasant. However, the kitchen area was hopeless. A few plates and a minimum of cutlery, a tiny microwave and no suitable dishes to cook anything...

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Susan H, Manager at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you obviously didn't enjoy your stay. We do not advertise having cooking facilities. What we offer is the means to have a snack and breakfast. There are more than enough cutlery and crockery for 2 people in each and every room. There is also a microwave fish to use in the microwave which are big...

Hamilton
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very friendly staff - from time of making the booking to meeting in person. The Unit my sister and I shared was roomy and clean. Free Wi-Fi details provided on arrival. Close to town and local clubs. Plenty of parking. I would stay there again.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The staff at the Alexander Spa Motel are very friendly, yes the decor is slightly dated but you have everything you need for a one or 2 night overnight stay. It's clean and functional and look forward to staying when I working in the area.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stayed one night in the 'family' room. It was very tired and expensive for what it was. We booked through booking.com and it said only 12 rooms left ...there were only 3 units of about 20 occupied! I will not stay here again

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Stayed two separate nights. First room upstairs. Taking luggage up two(?) flights a hassle. Unit clean. Very quiet. Second visit ground floor. Manageress extremely friendly and obliging allowing me to use room all morning before catching 2.30pm bus.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I arrived at night - the rooms was very clean however the smell of the deodorizer used was overwhelming. There was also bare particle board on edges of doors and cupboards. Very 1970's dated with bright red carpet. Very old small microwave. Average bed to sit on - I didn't stay as I started sneezing and wheezing immediately. The receptionist...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

I loved our room here.It was room 1 and clean and lots of room.We stayed twice in two weeks, going down the Wanganui River in a canoe. The kitchenette has everything you need.I also liked my milk in a nice bottle rather than those plastic throwaway things.I found it quiet too.

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AucklandKiwigirl, Owner at Alexander Spa Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hilary, Thanks for your review we are glad you enjoyed your stays. It is great to see the little things we do are appreciated. Many people only use reviews to complain.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the small North Island town of Taumarunui, between the Ruapehu ski fields and Waitomo Caves, nearby Taupo and major tourist attractions in New Zealand. It is a serviced motel providing warm, clean comfortable rooms. Catering for all family groups or the individual traveller. Rooms all have heating, electric blankets,tea & coffee making facilities, microwave and toaster. Continental breakfast available. Free wifi access. Off street parking. On site private spa pool. Close to RSA, shops, restaurants & cafes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alexander Spa Motel

Address: 6 Marae Street, Taumarunui 3920, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Taumarunui
Price Range: ₹ 4,430 - ₹ 5,394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Spa Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Stayed in family unit which had 3 beds in it and roomy enough that we were not in each others way”
1samoyed, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor”
, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Average motel property”
Canadian_Traveler60, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs was good, not much traffic noise.”
librarychicknz, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lower floor if mobility an issue”
523nikt, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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