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Half Moon Bay Marina Motel

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for one night and couldn't believe how any owner could neglect maintenance and general upkeep to such a large extent. This motel is in a fabulous location but has sadly been neglected. Our room, 18, had holes in the shower wall, burn marks on the carpet, one dining chair seat was only held on with one screw which...

1Thank Cpt58
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Late check-in after a day on Waiheke, the young man who checked us in was not personable or friendly, just functional. The room had an old school, grand-ma's-house-in-the-70's kinda vibe (and smell), lots of floor space and eclectic furnishings. It was comfortable and adequate for the night we were there so no issue in recommending it as an over-nighter, perhaps...

1Thank MDD888
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We booked this Motel as we were catching the early ferry to Waiheke Issland and according to rating was 7 on Booking.com. I feel Booking.com should remove this motel from their site as I would give it a rating of 3 and that would be for location only. Do not book this motel as very grubby we could not sit...

1Thank BrisbaneMolly
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

The best thing I can say for this motel is its location and that being close to very good restaurants. I hate brown, brown curtains, carpet walls...this place is in a time warp of the 70. The thing that realy got to me were the cigarette burns on almost every horizontal surface. Staying in another motel tonight.

1Thank Craig H
Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 June 2016

The management are helpful, the unit was, overall, clean, and spacious. Décor pleasantly eighties. WiFi available. Spacious storage. Loo is separated from bathroom, providing two doors between it and the kitchen area. Raised central green space on which is a mesh-enclosed trampoline for youngsters, and through which there's a good view of the marina and bay. Would stay again. Good...

1Thank Lynne_R_M-S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Sadly the motel did not live up to its fantastic location. I got bitten by bed bugs! The shower had holes in the wall and the base felt like it was ready to fall through the floor. The decoration and facilities were dated and sub standard. The exterior staircase to the second floor appeared to be breaking away from the...

1Thank williamsP6331JY
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This place is utterly devoid of charm. It's actually quite an achievement that they've managed to design everything in such a way as to instill a sense of discomfort. Lights are stupidly positioned and harsh. No bedside lamps. TV in a ridiculous position. Heater leg broken. Power point coming out of the wall. Shower head at chest height. Two tiny...

1Thank JeremyAU
Reviewed 24 March 2016

My trip to NZ was an extension from the main one i e to visit Sydney.Unfortunately just 1 day before my departure there was an Earthquake (5.8 ) which was followed by the Cyclone Winston .!!!Travel arrangement was made with Wotif and the price was reasonable.The limitation of journeys either with Ferry or bus was a problem.Taxi from the airport...

1Thank Antonis O
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The unit was tired and the couch was unable to be sat on. We asked and paid for twin beds only to find a put up bed in the lounge room that was so uncomfortable you could not sleep on it. Location and amenities were fine and the linen and cutlery etc were good. Shower pressure excellent. No aircon and...

1Thank 0651951
Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Don't let the photo's on the motels website lead you into a false sense of security. The rooms are so outdated & don't look to have been touched since the 1970's. I've stayed in some average places in my time but this is below average. Found an old loaf of bread & half bottle of coke still in the freezer...

1Thank Coast_Traveller2016

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Half Moon Bay Marina Motel was established in the 1970s. Over the past few years, the motel has undergone numerous renovations while keeping its original classic theme. We are situated within a short walking distance from the ferry terminal and a supermarket which makes it convenient for our guests. Our dedicated staff will ensure quality service is provided and maintained so our guests can be assured of a comfortable stay here in the Half Moon Bay Marina Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Half Moon Bay Marina Motel

Address: 1 Pegasus Place | Half Moon Bay, Manukau 2012, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Manukau
Price Range: ₹ 6,866 - ₹ 9,332 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Half Moon Bay Marina Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“When booking advise if a second floor unit is not suitable”
 of 5 bubbles Lynne_R_M-S, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay at a different hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JeremyAU, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are very large with kitchen/microwave facilities.Also a number of shops/Super Market Cafes and restaurants are in a 5 minutes walk.”
 of 5 bubbles AntonisO, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and easy access”
 of 5 bubbles 0651951, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“a good tip, find another hotel or motel”
 of 5 bubbles Coast_Traveller2016, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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