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Hicks Bay Motel Lodge

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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good37%
  • Average31%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible7%
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“glow worms”(14 reviews)
“te araroa”(8 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not many options for lodging along the East Coast Highway. Rooms were clean, with knotty pine walls, 1950s bathroom fixtures, ample seating and bedding but very limited storage. Patronized by highway workers/smokers. Amenities were only a tiny bar of soap so bring your own. Breakfast...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please NZers and international tourists: visit Hicks Bay. Two nights is enough and there is truly so much to do: there is a great glow worm dell on site, great bay views on site and a beautiful 25 min walk to the fantastic and safe...More

Thank kenz56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amenities are very basic but comfortable. The room was clean, but things felt damp. Wonderful view from the huge windows. Had a lovely dinner in the restaurant. Very friendly staff, and the entire complex has a warm friendly 'feel' to it. Overall a lovely stay...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. The accomodation is basic but we did not view that as a negative as some reviews here have. It was clean and comfortable and was well suited to the remote east cape. The rooms had well equipped kitchenettes. The...More

Thank Jess E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ditto to other reviews. Retro & rooms are in desperate need of upgrades. With that being said, we stayed 2 nights in a 2 bdrm end unit with patio which was clean. Staff were friendly. We had dinner at the onsite restaurant the first night...More

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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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US$ 89 - US$ 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$ 89 - US$ 118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Be prepared to have only average comfort."
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"lower level, furthest away from office"
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"Avoid any work crews that like to party in the evenings."
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"Ask for a room farthest from the road to reduce noise."
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