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Tauranga
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126 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.... More 

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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 More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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
Management response:

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 More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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... More 

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Thank Clare O
Management response:

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 More 

Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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... More 

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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... More 

Silver City, NM
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This Lodge is spotless, has every amenity needed for your comfort, and is located at the end of the restaurant/shopping strip. You will be very near every thing, but not in the craziness of it all. Close to the heated saltwater pools and Mt. Manganoui as well.

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Thank Marilynn F
Management response:

Thanks for your review, we do live in one of the most amazing spots ever and we are pleased to hear you made the most of everything near by, we do hope you stay again in the future More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Rooms were of an adequate size,and everything was functional, in good condition and very clean. The beds were comfortable. It was a little dated in decor, and a little noisy with all the windows on a common courtyard. Once everyone was in their rooms, it was quiet. The staff were very friendly, and we were provided with free wifi on... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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156 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We stayed here recently while visiting Mt Manganui, it is probably a three to four star motel and the location is fantastic. Centrally located in the middle of the Mt Maunganui shops we could walk everywhere. Breakfast was included in the reasonable tariff and the staff very pleasant. There was only a studio room left when I booked which was... More 

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Thank SARAHBRIDGET
Bexhill-on-Sea
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We had a delightful stay at this motel. Complementary continental breakfast and newspaper. The unit was clean, modern and very comfy. Lovely spa bath. We walked to the beach, about 20 minutes. Very nice location and very friendly hosts.

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Thank Jeanette125
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Very friendly owners and lovely clean rooms. A free continental breakfast makes it extra good value. The location is perfect to just stroll up the road to all the local restaurants.Highly recommended.

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Thank dusty1948

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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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
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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: ₹ 7,993 - ₹ 11,917 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pacific Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Mount Maunganui
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“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
“All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dusty1948, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room if you stay here. It will be more private and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles rubykr, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
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