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Totara Lodge

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2017

When we stay in motels/hotels our most important factor is cleanliness.The room was very clean - 10 out of 10 there. It was spacious and comfortable for two nights stay. There wasn't any air-con in the room we were in (room 224) but the room wasn't too hot because it didn't have the sun blazing in.(The motel guide book says...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Unit was spacious, clean with comfortable beds and parking outside the door. Location was good for day trips to Kapiti Island, Wairarapa and Wellington CBD. Monday to Wednesday was great apart from the heat. Thursday to Saturday were not so good. The motel is next to the Tote and Furnace pub and TAB which is extremely loud with pounding music...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The room was clean and tidy. The door latch was broken so door had to be locked when shut. The little containers of milk were frozen and the air con was an only floor stand fan which was dirty. After having dinner and going to the other side of town to find a party going on either in the complex...

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Initially the place looked good despite being next to a pub and a TAB. The room was pretty large by motel standards and it is close (across the road from the train station). Unfortunately the room has no aircon and the window of the room we were in didn't open so despite having the pedestal fan going all night, the...

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Thank PatnPete
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Convenience of restaurant, parking and train station great. Studio Rooms average in hotel part of complex. I had a disturbed sleep due to the person in next room snoring - rooms need some noise insulation. Food in restaurant good though a little pricey for what you get.

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Thank Bern476
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Love staying at this place. Rooms always presented well and this time round I ordered all you can eat ribs and fries...yum yum and date roulade for dessert, which i describe as sex on a plate...so delish!

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Thank detaiker
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Whilst not on holiday circumstances requiring us to stay in the area because of some sad family business that had to be attended to, we were fortunate to get accommodation at this superb spacious extremely well kept and clean establishment, the amazing service and friendliness extended to us by both Owner, and staff was well beyond what one would expect,...

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Thank Kevin H
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I have stayed here a number of times now for work, good size rooms, every visit a different room which is great, parking at the door. A excellent restaurant and bar on site so a one stop shop, good friendly staff.

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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very roomy unit with spacious bathroom, lounge and double bed downstairs, and generous upstairs double and single. Exquisite cooked breakfast and friendly staff. Handy to train station and racecourse. Would stay again

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Chose this motel as it was closest to a venue for a family function. Studio room was very spacious, ground floor and situated behind the complex restaurant so no road noise. No air con just a fan which didn't really do much to cool anyone. Fridge, sink, microwave, jug and toaster. NO hob or any dishes to cook anything in...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Totara Lodge

Address: 68 Ararino Street | Trentham, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Upper Hutt
Price Range: ₹ 4,953 - ₹ 7,397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Totara Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Go for rooms outside the main complex.”
Bern476, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for two levels room (they also have one level rooms)”
danielgV5170QT, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If by your self go for the inside rooms”
andreat851, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
“rooms across the carpark are better”
Julia766, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“motel type rooms with parking seem to be larger than the rooms in the main building.”
Steve32480, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
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