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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here overnight on our way south. As other reviewers have said the owners have customer service worked out with welcoming beer, chips and a newspaper. The rooms are basic but clean and priced appropriately. The motel is MUCH quieter than any of the ones along the main road and it will definitely be our “regular” from now on.

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Lindome, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came late. No problems. The manager even gave us some chips when we arrived. We was hungry. Tidy and neat place to have a night stop. Good selection of tv channels to go to sleep to, after a long days driving. Highly recommended.

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Thank rigmorrolf
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled for three weeks around NZ and this was the best place we stayed. Lovely and clean, with a great manager to show us a room to see if it suited. It was perfect for our family of five. The manger then went and got us a couple of beers and packets of chips for the kids. Free DVD hire...

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Thank Libby S
New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed through & stayed the one night on Boxing Day. Very pleasant owner & he gave us an option of the room we could pick which was very helpful especially with having a young one with us. Our room even though the decor is of an older era it was very clean & well kept. Nice & quiet as...

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Thank ToddNewZealand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stay here every year with friends when going to Boxing day racing in Whanganui. Motel OK and clean but service exceptional and really goes that extra mile for the guest. Looking forward to our next stay already.

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Thank CheekyKat83
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We ended up here due to our vehicle breaking down. The place was clean and quiet. It had a kitchenette and some nice comfy chairs. However, during the second day they sprayed pesticides and the smell plus the chemicals in this sort of practice caused me to worry about our health. The owner though was very friendly and loaned my...

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Thank russells2468
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Taihape motel is an excellent place to stay. I turned up and the host gave me some chippies, beer and a newspaper. I was in a very clean and tidy and quiet room. Initially I was planning on staying for one night but the friendly atmosphere of the motel and town was so appealing that I stayed for two nights....

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Thank Onslow12
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Con & Lisa are incredible hosts. They greet you with a smile and extra goodies for the room and their welcome and charm of the motel has kept us re-visiting around 4-6 times a year for close to 30 years. It's full of the charm of how New Zealand used to be. Reasonable rates, nice outlook and wonderful roses in...

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Thank Karen S
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I was riding my motorbike and needed motel for the night. I was warmly greeted and to my suprise I was given a couple of beers some crisps, a couple of DVDs and a newspaper. Breakfast was there for the morning. It's true the carpet could do with an update but for the price who cares. I've stayed at hotels...

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Thank William H
Ohakune, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Right in town but a very quiet location. Carpet & bedspread both looked ready for replacement but didn't detract from a very comfortable, welled hosted stay. The unit had everything we needed and surprises like a light breakfast thrown in. Instant hot water from the tap! Thanks guys. We are likely to become regular visitors.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Taihape Motel

Address: 1 Kuku Street, Taihape 4742, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
Number of rooms: 21
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“Room 26 is the last room in the unit so only has another room on one wall (not on both walls).”
 of 5 bubbles Onslow12, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a studio unit and it was lovely and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles pamelasheedy, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Cheap you pay for what you get”
 of 5 bubbles 918jennyk, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“It always pays to speak to the owners regarding your requirements.”
 of 5 bubbles BGHAM, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Some rooms have tea and coffee making facilities, and slightly more expensive ones have a full kitchen.”
  • Comfy room
 of 5 bubbles AucklandDavid, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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