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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Wairoa Motel was the best experience we have ever had with a motel. Ruben is a great guy and good for a laugh. Very Friendly and makes you feel so welcome. The units are clean and excellent. No traffic noise. The swimming pool was a welcome site after our long motorcycle ride. A nice easy walk to town too....

Thank Chris B
Reuben W, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Talk about the "best REVIEW ever!" Thanks guys, really happy that you enjoyed your stay here. Enjoyed chatting with you both, and hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. (And hope to see you again soon!) Cheers, Reuben.

Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

While you can see that the previous owner had let this gem down, the new owner is going all out to make this gem sparkle again The rooms are very clean as well as being fully equipped but most importantly the staff are total stars

Thank Les R
Reuben W, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review! It's nice that the little things we do here at Wairoa Motel don't go un-noticed... thanks again! Reuben.

Lahaina, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The room was clean and everything that you needed was there. (pots,dishes etc) Wi-Fi was sketchy. Didn't work all the time . When it did, it was fine. A few problems that were fixed right away. Quiet place to travel from.

Thank ekim60286
Reuben W, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for your feedback. We have since moved our WiFi "booster" and this appears to have solved the problem with patchy WiFi. Your feedback helps us to make everybody's experience at Wairoa Motel more enjoyable... it is in-valuable, and very much appreciated, thank-you! Reuben.

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Easy to find in the town and management and customer service was excellent. The room price was excellent and the rooms were clean and functional. The facilities are self contained service with a large functional kitchenette and large clean bathroom.

Thank Myrtaceae19
Reuben W, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay at Wairoa Motel, and hope that you come and stay again soon! Regards, Reuben.

Reviewed 22 January 2017

So booked in by others for a sporting weekend - a pleasant surprise, in a family unit with all we needed. Ordered a meal - delicious!!!I decided to stay a further night on my own before travelling home and My luggage was transferred to the new room. Decided to cook my own meal, needed butter and happily supplied by owner!...

Thank Sue D
WairoaMotel, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review Sue! It was a pleasure having you stay, and nice to know that the little things we do at Wairoa Motel don't go un-noticed. We hope to see you again soon!

Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Our unit was lovely and clean. Crisp white sheets on the bed and fluffy white towels to use. The kitchen was well equipped as well. Motel is in a quiet location in Wairoa with pet friendly accommodation as well. Bikes are available as is the lovely fenced swimming pool for fun and exercise. Free wi-fi and large tv in unit...

Thank vonvon2017
WairoaMotel, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

What a great find booked a couple of days before arrival,drove down from Gisborne,long drive but well worth it! Arrived at this lovely quiet haven,to be greeted by Victoria,the daughter of the owner,with a warm friendly smile,shown to our unit,which was well positioned near the smallish very child friendly pool.Car parking right outside the front door,beds very very comfortable,catering facilities...

WairoaMotel, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Hi Steve, thanks for your review of Wairoa Motel... i'll be sure to let Victoria know you appreciated the service! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This motel was fabulous. Exceptionally clean and well maintained. Close to main town and managers were very warm and welcoming. Reasonable rates. Swimming pool. We only stayed overnight on way through town but would happily have stayed longer. Highly recommend this venue

Thank Viki T
WairoaMotel, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Wairoa Motel, and for your kind review. Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday!

Reviewed 31 December 2016

Definitely one of the best motel we have ever stayed in New Zealand. We were two families (8 of us) and "The Cottage" accommodated everyone easily. All facilities were great and the kids enjoyed the swimming pool and Hot spa.. Reuben and his daughter was so helpful, we rode cycles etc.. Overall a great experience. BBQ at the backyard was...

Thank djstarnz
WairoaMotel, Owner at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are happy you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to seeing you all next time you visit Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. Thanks for staying at Wairoa Motel!

Reviewed 28 December 2016

A very nice clean Motel, We really enjoyed our stay, Rooms are very Comfortable. Reuben and his daughter are really doing a great job and a credit to you all. We will be back to see more of the place around Wairoa

Thank Robyn R
WairoaMotel, General Manager at Wairoa Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we look forward to your next visit!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wairoa Motel (previously known as Three Oaks Motel) is situated in a quiet residential area 1km away from the main highway, offering peaceful and relaxing accommodation only a 5 minute stroll from the town centre, the Wairoa River and beach. Wairoa Motel has an outdoor swimming pool, a heated spa, free WiFi and 5 satelite TV channels. All rooms have full cooking/tea and coffee making facilities, and seperate ensuite bathrooms. Room configurations vary from 1 bedroom Studio Units, 2 bedroom family units (sleep between 4 and 7 guests, and also a freestanding 2 bedroom Cottage with bath and laundry (sleeps 7 guests). Our friendly hosts are more than happy to help with providing local knowledge, pushbike and rental vehicle hire, and all activities and events happening in the wonderful town of Wairoa! Breakfast available on request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wairoa Motel

Address: Corner of Clyde Road & Campbell Street, Wairoa 4108, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Wairoa
Price Range: ₹ 5,367 - ₹ 6,676 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Wairoa Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Family friedly”
  • Front of the Cottage
 of 5 bubbles djstarnz, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Great rooms”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in The Cottage because it has a bath and its own washing machine. Was perfect for our family.”
 of 5 bubbles machismojames, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
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