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Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here with our group which included 5 kids and it was perfect. A little dated but very clean and very comfortable. The outside pool was great with different depths and even came with some pool noodles and a ball. Then the spas behind our room were great for relaxing. John was very friendly and had a great sense...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, I'm pleased your group enjoyed their stay, it was most heartening to see so many families here for the 'Nitro Circus' at the ASB stadium. Thanks kindly for taking the time to review us for the benefit of other travellers & we'd love to host you when you're next in town. Kind regards John

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this accommodation for one night. It was ok but outdated. I believe the mattresses need to be replaced as the beds were not very comfortable. Floor at the first level was very noisy when we were walking there. The ground floor bathroom was renovated and shower was very good. However, the second level bathroom was a bit...

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BennettsManagement, Manager at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review we do appreciate folks taking the time to post their thoughts on our motel. Yes it is fair to say some of our units are a bit dated but in truth we care more about cleanliness and service than the age of fixtures and fittings. I'm very pleased you enjoyed your hot tub...

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived just after 9pm and were welcomed by the nicest man who made us feel very comfortable and gave us all the info we needed. Rooms are a big size and beds are so comfy. Loved the private thermal pool made me sleep like a baby. So great to have your own warm mineral pool. Would stay here again...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Kelli. Thanks so much for taking the effort to post your review, we really do appreciate it and would love to host you again when you next come to town. Have an awesome 2017. Regards John

Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The site is central but it is old and dated. The rooms need a overhaul and updating. Dated walls and panels in shower and bathrooms were lifting and need repair. Allow other guests to smoke outside their rooms on site which was pretty much in our door. The photos on the site aren't quite the same as the actual motel...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Graeme, Thank you for taking to time to post a review, I'm sorry I don't know which unit you stayed in but our website photo's are only 3 months old so I believe they are an accurate depiction. We are an older motel but if we weren't there would most certainly not be any private hot mineral pools here...

Southport, Australia
Reviewed 23 November 2016

well we had a great weekend at Bennett's motor inn. It was good to be able to accommodate all the cousins in the motel in many units. Very friendly staff and Owners made it a great occasion. The hot pools where very popular with all of us. some of us met after more than 50 years.

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks kindly for your review, it and other are greatly appreciated. I'm pleased you all enjoyed the venue & had a nice time catching up. Kind regards John

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed during one of the school holidays earlier in the year and was greeted by the owner who was very welcoming. We were two adults and two teenagers. We had booked a double room but were upgraded free of charge to one with a spa pool which made the girls very happy. The accommodation is in a great location...

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks kindly for your belated review, they are all super important/valued and of course they very much appreciated. We'd love to host your family when your next in town. Kind regards John

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Super nice and ideal for a secret retreat! The hot water bath is in a wee private backyard, the room is hudge, we feel great in. You need the car to go to the shops though, but very close from a walk in the harbour.

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Guys, thank you so much for your review, yes the CBD is 5 minutes by car but there is of course a whole shopping centre within walking distance and also a 24 hour gas station 100m away, Really pleased you used the private mineral hot tub, they are a real treat for our guests. Kind regards John

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed an overnight here and had the family with me. The spa pools are a great attraction and we had a fun night in there after going out for dinner. Although not ultra modern it was clean and neat and tidy.

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BennettsManagement, Manager at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Brendan, Thanks so much for your review, I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us & we'd love to host you when your next in town. Cheers John

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We stayed here for one night. The hotel itself is a bit dated and the rooms feel a bit like a cottage with high ceilings, however the private thermal hot tub in the backyard was by far the standout feature of this hotel. For just $150 per night to also have this pool, that was a great deal.

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BennettsManagement, Manager at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Theatre guy, Yes our thermal hot tubs are a hit with most folks for sure, we look forward to hosting you upon your return to our fair city. Thank you. Regards John

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A friend an I made a quick impromptu visit to tauranga to get out of Auckland for a day or two. This place was very reasonably priced and clean tidy.. exceeded expectations . Loved the private spa and the beds were very comfortable. Would recommend to anyone

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BennettsManagement, Owner at Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Milly, Thank you for your review, they are all important & much appreciated by ourselves, certainly our hot tubs are a treat for weary travellers. Regards John

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our Thermal pools Motor Inn where you can soak away your days travel in a 'private hot mineral pool', located right outside your bedroom door in your own private courtyard.Enjoy a stroll along the beach (across the road) or lounge around our large thermally heated pool.We are very centrally located for sports venues and 5 to 10 minutes drive away from downtown tauranga and the wonderfull Mount Maunganui surf beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn

Address: 2 Fifteenth Avenue (Corner of 15th Avenue and Turret Road) | & Turrett rds.), Tauranga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: ₹ 6,799 - ₹ 9,017 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Bennett's Thermal Pools Motor Inn Tauranga, South Pacific
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Tauranga
#9 Family Hotel in Tauranga
#12 Business Hotel in Tauranga
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“depending on your group size from 2 to 7 people fit into the units”
 of 5 bubbles 336JackB336, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 2 bedrooms dont appear to have a private thermal pool. Contact hotel for rates.”
 of 5 bubbles Barry1-4travel, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“we had the end motel room so no passing traffic very quite.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulS901, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“definitely pick a room near the barbeque and the outdoor pool.”
 of 5 bubbles amybG518UX, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Get the 2 storied units for a family”
 of 5 bubbles Shecrow, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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