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Harbour City Motor Inn

50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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  • 4 star hotel
  • Free Wifi
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this place based on reviews but were totally amazed by the quality of the room. It was immaculate and beautifully set out. I think it is the best hotel room we have ever been in. The host was very friendly.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Harbour City Motor Inn. We will pass your comment onto our team who strives to always do their best for our guests. We look forward to your next visit.

New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for the first time last month and will definitely be back. Great location so handy to cafes , bars , and restaurants. Rooms are reasonably large and spotlessly clean. Surprisingly quiet as well. Very welcoming staff, super friendly and helpful. Highly recommended

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Tauranga Harbour City. We look forward to having you again.

Truro, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I usually stay at 5 star hotels as life is short but this little gem made my stay memorable. I liked the little things like real milk for your coffee in the morning in your room and a wide variety of teas, coffees... and cookies each day free. The air conditioning was perfectly quiet, the bed was comfy, the place...

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Elaine to take the time to write about us. It has been a pleasure to meet you. You based yourself in Tauranga to see the surroundings, and it has been great to get your feedback for our other guests. We hope you had a safe travel home.

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Booked this place just for one night as a getaway. Totally surpassed my expectations. Really affordable and the location is amazing. We could walk through to so many excellent restaurants and cafes as well as a shopping area. Loads of little touches at the motel too - dinner voucher, chilled water, best of all though had to be the spa...

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank yo for taking the time to write about us. Tauranga has a great range of restaurants, with new ones just opened last month, all within walking distance. Great shops as well... Have a great Christmas.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Have stayed at this motel many times over the years on business trips. It is quite central to town, so within easy walk to restaurants, the staff are friendly, rooms are quite large and clean, lots of power points, which is a often an issue these days given the number of devices people are carrying, laptops, tablets, phones, cameras etc....

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do offer Free unlimited Fiber WiFi and it did make a huge difference for our guests. It's has been a pleasure to have you again, and we do look forward to your next visit.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The unit was spacious, well furnished and equipped with a heat pump (nice seating and the latest magazines provided). Modern kitchen and bathroom. Huge spa bath. A nice extra was another small TV in the bedroom. The best feature is the short walking distance to everything in central Tauranga.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about us. Our Family Room is set up in a way the parents can have an evening when the kids are in bed... so all can enjoy... We look forward to having you again.

Rotorua District, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Staying at this inn was very easy. My mother and I only stayed for one night and left early in the morning but our experience was very good. Good service, great location (directly opposite the theater which is why we were staying in Tauranga), neat, clean, and very comfortable. We would definitely recommend.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Rachel. Baycourt do have some great shows, and you can check on our website about what's coming up. A dinner to any restaurant downtown, a short stroll away, before a great show, adds to a very pleasant night. See you again.

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is one of the better places I have stayed at in recent years. The closeness to central tauranga, cleanliness, great fittings, lovely hosts, sky TV, comfy. What more could you want. I will be back

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you Jocelyn for taking the time to do a review on Harbour City. It has been a pleasure to meet you, and we are looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Centrally located in the CBD, & extremely handy to the expressway this is an easy option for me when I travel to Tauranga. Friendly hosts, free fiber wifi and well appointed units are the offer here, & as I travel a lot for business I appreciate all this motel has to offer.

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about us. Our team is always working their best to make our guests's stay an enjoyable experience. We look forward to seeing you again.

Awakeri, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We have stayed here more than a dozen times. Has a great location and has always been clean. Generally everything we look for while looking for accommodation. On our last stay we booked 5 rooms as we had a wedding nearby, All good so far until the male host/manager had a major meltdown. He was abusive and horrible, was completely...

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Harbours, Owner at Harbour City Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As I remember the night your party returned from the wedding in the early hours of the morning , made a disturbance and woke us and probably half the other guests. One of the males was very aggressive, loud and needed 2 of you to keep in check. I was at the stage to call...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
4 star plus upmarket motel in CBD. Opposite Baycourt Theatre. Close to Cafes & Restaurants. FREE wi-fi. 20 air-con units with spa baths, cooking facilities, LCD TVs, Electric Blankets, SKY TV, latest magazines . Complimentary Car parking. 14 studio rooms, 2 access rooms & 4 1 bedroom units. Conference Facilities on site. Management on site. Fluent French speaking host. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbour City Motor Inn

Address: 50 Wharf Street, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: ₹ 7,643 - ₹ 9,418 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Harbour City Motor Inn 4.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Harbour City Motor Inn Tauranga, South Pacific
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
#3 Family Hotel in Tauranga
#4 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#5 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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