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Feilding, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We (3 older couples) turned up on 3 motorcycles and a car, and received a very warm, friendly welcome from Debbie. The units were beautifully presented, of good size, and comfortable. We were able to sit outside in the warm evening and enjoy each other's company. The beds were comfortable and the units were quiet. We liked the many extras...

1Thank lovegrove2016
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our motel - and for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you were able to relax and unwind, and enjoy each other's company. We'd love to welcome you back to Whakatane if you're passing through again.

Reviewed 21 September 2016

My family of 4, 2 adults 2 children under 10, had an amazing 2 night stay here at Livingston. Right on the main road of Whakatane, very short drive to the town centre, could easily walk there but we didnt because of the rain. Paknsave a short drive too. My daughters absolutely loved the spa pool they did not want...

Thank FiFiFil
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on our motel, and for your kind comments. The one bedroom units with the spa pools are very popular. I'm thrilled you all loved your stay, hopefully we'll welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 6 September 2016

This motel was clean and nicely presented and handy to the center of town. They provide a free basket of snacks in the room which was a bonus. On arrival they were friendly and informative. I would stay here again

Thank Tina N
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our motel, and your comments about our motel. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Whakatane, we'd love to welcome you back when you're next in town.

Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the moment we arrived at the motel, the owners Peter and Debbie were the most welcoming, friendliness and helpful people ever. Ensuring parking in car park and facilitating an early check in. If nothing else had gone right with the motel, the owners ensured I would have left with a good impression. Fortunately everything about the motel was exceptional,...

Thank Morrisde
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for reviewing our motel, and for your very kind comments. We are fortunate to have ample parking which makes it easy for larger vehicles and trailers. Our 50 SKY channels are very popular too. We would love to welcome you back when you're next in town.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I stay here regularly for work. It is always clean and the owners are great. Super friendly service every time i stay. I highly recommend the Poached eggs on toast !! Nothing is too much for them and they even phone me if i am late to make sure i am ok and to ensure my room is nice and...

Thank stowie123
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our motel, and for your kind comments. We enjoy a nice warm room to relax in, in the winter; so like to make sure our guests do too. Pete's poached eggs are a popular menu item, I think he's got them down to fine art! We look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in...

Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The room is ideal for me and my 2 staff when we are woking in Whakatane. it has a lounge, dining area, kitchen and spacious bathroom. It has 2 seperate bedrooms so we can all have our privacy. The motel is centrally located and close to town.The motel is clean and well maintianed and the owners are very accomadating.

Thank 360Joel
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on our motel. We're pleased that our two bedroom unit worked well for your stay with us. It's a very popular unit because it's so spacious, and the two separate bedrooms allow more privacy. The spa pool in the bathroom is an added bonus. We'd love to welcome you back.

Reviewed 15 July 2016

the motel is situated on a main thoroughfare heading into middle of town, it is walk able to town centre but would take you about 30 mins. The motel was clean and comfortable, staff welcoming. It was great to have a spa bath at the end of the day. It was great that the heaters warmed the room quickly. The...

Thank William L
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property and your kind comments. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your spa; those units are very popular and often requested. A good night's sleep is so important anytime, but especially when you're travelling! We'd love to welcome you backif you're back in Whakatane.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Great motel in good location, only 15 minutes walk into the town eatery area. Room and bathroom are very spacious and clean. Owners friendly and helpful. Had dinner at the Office bar on recommendation. Free wifi excellent and a necessary now days for travellers or tourist. Would stay again and reconmended to family and friends.

Thank Ron B
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review on our motel, and for your kind comments. We're glad the internet worked well for you - it is important to stay in touch. We'd love to welcome you back next time you're in town.

Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Excellant service and very accommodating to park boat for over night stay after a fishing comp. Rooms very clean and tidy, will be looking forward to staying next year for the annual fishing event. Complimentary snacks were a special touch and a nice surprise for my son, a nice finish to a great day.

Thank Bryan J
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we're lucky to have lots of parking in our motel. We'd love to welcome you both back next year.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I spent 1 night staying for business and found everything to be good with large spacious room, friendly and helpful hosts, everything I needed including all Sky channels not just a few and good wifi connection for working. A bonus and nice touch is the snack treats left for guests. Only thing I had was a few loud creaking timber...

Thank 2MEKES
Debbie B, Owner at Livingston Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property. We have worked to make sure that we have a strong, fast wifi that's easy to use. That and 50+ SKY channels with all the movies and sport channels have been very popular. We'd love to welcome you back when you're next in town.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Spa
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have large spacious, stylish rooms - all ground floor with a variety of bedding configurations, some with cooking facilities; most with full-sized spa pools - individually filled and controlled. 2 easy-access units. Excellent showers. All rooms have LCD TVs and SKY Guest Select with movies and all sports channels; tea & coffee facilities, including plunger coffee, fridge & microwave. One bedroom units and genuine two bedroom unit all have 2 LCD TVs and spa pools. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Livingston Motel

Address: 42 Landing Road, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Whakatane
Price Range: ₹ 6,083 - ₹ 7,386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Livingston Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Very quiet but some early morning departures of business people.”
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“beds are very comfortable”
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“in room spa in some rooms”
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“All rooms i have are always great.”
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