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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Stayed here for just one night. Free parking is provided onsite. The lady on reception was helpful with ideas for things to do in the city, and then showed me to the room, which was clean and modern, with a quiet aircon unit on the wall, and 50+ Sky TV channels including movies. The large bathroom had both a spa...

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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. We always look at ways to improve our services, and welcome the feedback. We hope you enjoyed your holidays in beautiful New Zealand.

Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Very welcoming and helpful hosts. The room was serviced very clean for each of the 4 days we were there. Felt like a little home away from home with the convenience of the way the room / kitchenette area was set up to be able to cook ourselves a hot breakfast or dinner if we wanted to. Motel is very...

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

Thank you for your feedback. it's a great reward when our guests enjoyed their stay which is what our team strives so hard to achieve. It will be a pleasure to see you again.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Room was very clean and big. I've stayed in a several motels all over NZ and this was definitely one of the best for size and location. Staff friendly and easy parking. The bathrooms are equipped with a spa bath too.

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

Thank you for your comments. We will share them with our staff who always give their best to give our guests the best experience possible. Happy travel.

Helston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Located only 5 minutes from the restaurant/bar area and waterfront, the Harbour City was perfect for our needs during a 2 day stay in Tauranga. Very clean, spacious room with well equipped kitchenette and impressive bathroom. Quiet location, very friendly owners (or managers).

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

Thank you. Harbour City staff always gives their best to make every guest feel welcome. It has been a pleasure to meet you both. Hope you had a great trip in NZ.

Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

Recently I was on a business trip with others and found this motel quite and in a great location. As a business traveller you are close to restaurants . The room has everything you need. Clean ,tidy and bed was comfortable . Wifi slow only down side to my stay . But would stay again.

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

Thank you Andrea. It has been a pleasure to meet you. We are looking at different options for the internet, it's a matter of finding the right one. We look forward to your next visit.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This motel was perfect. Right in the middle of the CBD. Easy walking distance to The Strand and all eating places. Rodney and Pascale are awesome hosts, and even took us to the airport after the taxi company failed to turn up.

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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. Tauranga is a great place for holidays and it's a great reward to hear you enjoyed your stay.Hope you had a nice trip back home.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

This motel is located in the middle of Tauranga. The units are very quiet, and the beds are comfortable. I am going on a trip around the North Island, and this is the first time I have had a decent sleep while I have been away. The hosts are very pleasant. Free WiFi is available too. If you are staying...

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

Thank you Simon for taking the time to write about us. We wish you all the best for you trip, with a lot of sunshine... It has been a pleasure to meet you.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Location was very ideal (right in the middle of CBD) and it's walking distance to every. Very useful especially after a few visit in the pub. Place is kept clean and has all the necessities. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Won't hesitate to come back. Thanks heaps!!

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

Thank you to take time to write about us. We will share your comments with our team who always strives to make the guest's stay a great experience to remember. We look forward to seeing you again.

Burnham-on-Sea, England
Reviewed 27 October 2015

My wife and I stayed at this hotel recently whilst touring round New Zealand (North Island). It is a real gem with comfortable and quiet rooms, friendly, helpful staff and easy parking. It is hidden right in the centre of Tauranga just a few yards from lots of different bars and restaurants. Highly recommended.

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

Thank you for your review. It was our pleasure to have you. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip in New Zealand.

Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed there for two nights and have no complaints at all. Great little room and ideal location for the strand and shops. Clean, tidy, fully functional and very friendly staff. Highly recommend and would stay there again.

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

Thank you for your writing about us. Tauranga is having some very exciting events planned in October, and all summer, and the weather has been awesome.It has been a pleasure to meet you, and we look forward to seeing you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • 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: ₹ 7,833 - ₹ 10,898 (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 Family Hotel in Tauranga
#3 Romantic Hotel in Tauranga
#4 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#5 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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