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The Magpie

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 73*
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this unit with a second bedroom as we were 2 couples. The website was generally good to use but I couldn't work out how to book the other couple for only one night. That was well resolved when we arrived with a refund being put back into my account as soon as I booked in. The unit was...

Thank Campbell R
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We are surprised at comments as when they told us about the flash, we acted immediately we got a electrician there within 30 minutes. Electrician checked sockets, timers, electric boards and electrician found the multi board to be faulty. We offered to replace multi board and customer did not feel that was warranted. We...

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A great value for money motel. It is a bit dated but the room was a decent size and was spotlessly clean and comfortable. Lovely pool for a dip on a hot day. Our booking email promised a restful and relaxing stay and they delivered. The hosts were friendly and helpful, giving advice on local eateries and activities. Happy to...

Thank AliSin01
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you for noting our strengths in our motel units, we really appreciate you sharing your perspective on our units. We look forward to seeing you next time.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hello there the motel was really handy for us on the main drag so was not at all hard to find and our unit was on the ground floor so we were able to park our car right outside the door for ease of access to our luggage. The amenities were clean and tidy and we had access to a...

Thank ianpatt
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Hi Ian, thank you for your review. I know the concert was fabulous, so many just loved it. We noticed many do like the ease of access with a park outside their room. It is hard to find beds that everyone enjoys.

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We were well looked after! Owners friendly and helpful only too happy to point out local attractions etc Room has everything you need plus a swimming pool / bq out back. Highly recommend! great value .

Thank hamwof
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are pleased you had a good experience it makes our business alot more rewarding. Thank you for taking the time to do this.

New Zealand
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We arrived early and were lucky to be checked into the studio unit straight away (thank you) Very tidy unit that had everything we needed. All the staff we came in contact with were fabulous. We only stayed for two nights and seriously considered a 3rd. Nice area out the back door to sit and have morning coffee, the pool...

Thank amberkelle
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, its so nice you took the time to write this helpful review. We are humbly grateful to have such a beautiful place to own a motel and enjoy making our guests extra comfy. Your welcome back anytime.

Reviewed 23 June 2016

Lovely friendly and helpful owner. Our unit was very clean and well equipped. Kitchen / Bathroom dated but very clean and excellent value for money. Nice looking pool and children play area. We really appreciated that our small dog was able to stay and we felt very welcome.

Thank Jane L
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Hello Jane, Thank you for your review, it is nice to see our efforts being recognised. We pride ourselves on how we are able to keep all our guests comfortable down to the four legged cute ones. Kind Regards Greg & Lisa Lomas THE MAGPIE.

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Absolutely immaculate motel. Friendly welcome, family room spotlessly clean with plenty of room for adults and 2x young children. Pool was an absolute god send as it was 33 degrees upon arrival to Hastings. Handy to have a dairy next door...highly recommend staying here.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

I wanted to personally let you know how much we appreciate you sharing your review on trip advisor. We have high standards with our cleanliness and are very proud of the value for money we offer our customers/friends that stay. Thank you so much for sharing your candid review and letting everyone know. We look forward to you visiting us...

Reviewed 29 December 2015

Lisa is awesome. The room is absolutely fabulous and super tidy. A herd of elephants seem to have taken up residence above us (they had a stampede at midnight). Other than the elephants, this place sure does rock. Oh yeah and completely affordable! Will be back

Thank TashFernz
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thanks Tash for your review. It is great that you note the effort we put in. We really enjoyed both of you visiting us and look forward to next time. Sorry about the inconsiderate ones above, we would love everyone to be as considerate to other guests as you were.

Rotorua District, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Reasonably close to the CBD so a stroll to the shops was easy. The pool did look good and would be good for kids as they could be watched from your unit. The unit itself did need a refurbish but all in all it had everything we needed.

Thank AndreaPick
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you for letting everyone know about our lovely motel. The pool is lovely on those hot Hawkes Bay days, just recently we hit 29 degrees so many used it. Thank you for taking the time to let others know how homely it is here.

Ulladulla, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Location excellent with easy access to CDB and many eateries. Pool looked inviting. Good wi-fi. Unfortunately parking for side units was terrible. Rather small spaces and requiring reversing back almost to main road. Shower water pressure was extremely poor.

Thank Alex W
Lisa L, Owner at The Magpie, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are glad you had a good stay.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Magpie Motel is a small motel that prides itself as being at the heart of the Hastings/Hawkes Bay area. Close to CBD, close to restaurants, tourist activites, beaches and outdoor areas. Great value for money. We offer Ensuite units, one bedroom, family room and studios. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Magpie

Address: 1122 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: ₹ 4,069 - ₹ 5,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Magpie 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“ease of access from the car”
ianpatt, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at front have no one above and easy parking. Was not noisy. Nice to have grassy area at back of unit for our dog.”
, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Get a room on the upper level”
TashFernz, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on front with better parking.”
alexwZ3635RK, 7 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There are two storeys to choose from.”
seugaf, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
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