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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and myself stayed at this facility and we were happy with our choice, later in the afternoon the gentleman in the unit beside us commented that the assistance behind the desk had made the comment that she was sorry that she had to put him beside the two guys on motorcycles, and hoped that they did not coarse...

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Thank Joe G
County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Pacific Motor Inn for my last few days in New Zealand, en route to my flight out of Auckland in late Jan 2017. I really do have to mention the owners, Kelvin & Lorraine, who are 2 fabulous people. Firstly, my bus into Mount Maunganui was running late on my arrival....then the bus broke down, which...

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Thank Orla_Tierney
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our stay here! The staff are very friendly and hospitable. It was comfortable and they accommodated to all our needs :) will definitely be back and will recommend to all our friends and family. :)

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Thank Krystle J
Reviewed 2 January 2017

When traveling to New Zealand and having to change plans quite quickly over Christmas, Lorraine and Kelvin couldn't have been more helpful. The accommodation in room 4 was nothing short of superb! The beds so comfortable, the rooms spacious and very clean. The kitchenette was brilliantly equipped and the bathroom and spa bath lovely. The facilities were excellent but what...

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Thank Simon M
St Helens, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We had a really good room nice and spacious with a bath plus shower, parking just outside. The owners were really nice. The price also included Continental breakfast. We where very close to the town center and also not far from the beach and Mount Mangonui. It was a really nice place to stay also handy for restaurants.

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Thank Christine D
Tauranga
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we can only rate this place 5 out of 5 - it should be 6 out of 5. Due to a fire in our home we found ourselves staying at Pacific Motor Inn for 9 weeks. The hosts, Kelvin and Lorraine made us feel truly at home, they asked frequently if there was anything they could do for us....

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Thank CharlieandSue
Management response:

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, we both really enjoyed having you to stay with us and wish you all the best for the future ahead, do keep in touch and call in and say hi anytime your passing

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We loved talking to the owners Kelvin and Lorraine. They were friendly and very helpful. Our room was warm and sunny although we went out quite a lot. Everything was clean and tidy.it was a very good stay for us.

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Thank AnneliDuvenhage
Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Stayed last night - Owners were really friendly with heaps of helpful local knowledge. Room was quite basic but clean and warm. TV wasn't working too well with only a few channels, was nice and peaceful at night. Great location to walk to bars/restaurants/the beach.

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Thank Dave T
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Thanks for staying with us here at Pacific Motor Inn and we do hope you visit again. We are in the process at looking at options for the TV and thank you for your comments, we are new owners so have many improvements we intend to make, Thanks again

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Room was very clean and tidy. The new owners were very friendly and nice to chat to. They had only taken over running the place 3 weeks ago when we visited. We found the room to be comfortable and fairly quiet. Given its location you have to expect a little noise. Breakfast was basic and nice. There were a couple...

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Thank Clare O
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Thanks for your comments, we have made many changes already and do hope you return to stay some day soon, the location is perfect and so close to shops and the markets that are here over the summer months. We are glad you made the most of your time here in Mount Maunganui

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I booked via an internet site that claimed this property was 4.5 stars, and this claim was subsequently repeated in the Guest Compendium, but the NZ rating people, Qualmark, only list it as 4 stars, and I quite frankly wouldn't rate it more than 3 stars for reasons that follow. When Qualmark took over the rating system from AA in...

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Thank KingsCross2011
Management response:

We are new owners of the Pacific Motor Inn, but have taken many of your comments on board. We have made many changes since the ownership change and whilst outside noise is not something we can control as the Mount is a very busy place, we are able to add to a guest stay in many other ways. We have...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Pacific Motor Inn is situated in the heart of everything that downtown The Mount, Mt Maunganui offers. We offer the convenience of being within a few minutes drive from the airport, wharf and marina, local sports venues, golf courses and service clubs. It is an easy walk to surf and safe harbour beaches, scenic walks and local parks with the added bonus of boutique shopping, cafes, bars and award winning restaurants on the doorstep.One visit is never enough when your hosts, Clive and Sharon, offer a fun, friendly and helpful welcome putting you in touch with a wide range of local water and land based activities, whilst providing quiet privacy, space and convenience in 17 ground floor suites and studios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pacific Motor Inn

Address: 261 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
Price Range: ₹ 8,729 - ₹ 12,924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pacific Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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“Find another motel to stay”
 of 5 bubbles joegN6257BZ, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room we where in was very good ground floor and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles christinedC5251IT, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We liked room 10! But we did not have a spa pool. Although that was no problem for us.”
 of 5 bubbles AnneliDuvenhage, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“As far from road as possible but suspect that difficult”
 of 5 bubbles KingsCross2011, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try and book a one bedroom if travelling as a couple”
 of 5 bubbles SARAHBRIDGET, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
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