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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 days. The owners where really nice and helpful. Shops are close liquor store is close. Rooms were immaculately clean in fact it was the cleanest motel I stayed in. The rooms are a good size with good facilitys. Would most defiantly stay again.

Thank lenwin
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Cleanliness and Servicing: Spotless throughout and high standard of servicing with necessary items replenished daily. No visible rubbish on grounds. Shower/Vanity/toilet in one room (other units may be different) Shower had excellent pressure. Bedroom: Inner-sprung mattress bed and plumpish pillows (with extra if needed) . Crisp white unmarked linen with high thread count. Large mirror with roomy bench underneath. No... More 

1 Thank Debbie S
Papakura, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Stayed 1 night on the 6th Jan very nice and clean room would definitely go there again very handy to where we needed to be .Great folder with all the information and close food places and there menus great place.

1 Thank christine c
Santa Clara, California
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2014

First impressions we like this places a lot. We stayed there on Dec 2 for 8days. However the service very nice and friendly and easy as well- Special Paul and Sandra are very kind. In the future if my family goes to New Zealand i definitely book this places again. Thanks to Paul & Sandra, All the best to you... More 

Thank Hoa G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

We stayed here for two nights as part of our 'up north' holiday. The location of the motel is great, super handy to the main road north, about 5 minutes drive into town, and within walking distance of a supermarket and food places. The room we stayed had everything we needed and our beds were very comfortable. The only small... More 

Thank Tanya N
Sydney, Australia
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173 reviews
75 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2013

Picked this Motel for two nights as we were heading North to the Cape the next day and back. The motel is just off the Main North /South Road easy to get to and back onto the Highway.We arrived around 7:00pm and the assistant at the front desk was great. Fresh milk for the room,room was clean and comfortable and... More 

1 Thank greytravellerSydney
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Very pleasant host, a tidy & comfortable room, and a nice breakfast that set me up for the drive north. The Motel is well situated near Kamo, at the northern end of Whangarei - easy to find and easy to get back on the main road north. This Motel was well worth a longer stay for anyone wanting to base... More 

Thank Roger M
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42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013 via mobile

This is a great place to stay. The rooms are comfortable and clean. The manager is friendly and helpful. Highly recommend for price, cleanliness, convenience and location. Every thing you want is in walking distance. Would most definitely stay agai and again.

Thank Mallorhead
Auckland, New Zealand
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81 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2013

At $80 a night it is hard to go past this, Quite abit of music noise from the near by Tavern, Shops a super handy, rooms are ok very basic but tidy Front door could do with some blackout curtains put up. Owners are very friendly and welcoming.

Thank Stubbies35
Knebworth, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We stayed here for one night en route north and it was very good for all the reasons stated in the heading. The owner, Mark, was friendly, helpful and even witty. The location is excellent for both the supermarket and eating out with the excellent Thai restaurant, Suk Jai Thai (see separate review) a couple of minutes walk away. We'd... More 

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Michael S, Owner at Kensington Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the positive feedback. We agree that having the supermarket and eating places within walking distance very handy for our quests. The Thai restaurant has recently won a 'Best Restaurant" award so their move from Christchurch has been worthwhile for them and their food and service is excellent. We look forward to having you stay again... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Kensington Motel

Address: 85-87 Kamo Road | Kensington, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Whangarei
Price Range: ₹ 4,524 - ₹ 5,689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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