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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a two bedroom unit as we had our granddaughter with us and it was really great. Everything we needed was there making it easy for meal preparation etc. Jo the manager was welcoming and obliging. To make it even more perfect the motel has a lovely salt water pool which we spent a lot of time in each...

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kathleeng_11, Manager at Snells Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hi Robin, Thank you for your lovely comments, I am delighted to hear you had an enjoyable stay. Yes our pool is very popular with young and old with a lovely temp of 28deg. Hope to see you back again, Regards Jo

Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this motel as there is a big shortage of accommodation in this area and it was all that was available to us at the time. It is an older style basic motel and well maintained, but we would not stay here again. The pros are it is clean, quiet, the living area is relatively spacious, it is...

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kathleeng_11, Owner at Snells Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. As Trip Advisor reviews do not have the name of guests, unfortunately I do not know which unit you were in. We do run constant surveys on beds and sofa-beds, however I will certainly follow up your review and take action. Our Zenbu Internet System has had a very recent upgrade but we will...

Kingston upon Thames
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfectly OK motel - reasonable sized rooms, good parking, nice swimming pool, cafes and restaurants + shops conveniently across the road. Bed was rather lacking in mattress strength and the Zenbu wifi/internet connection was a bit of a nightmare - silly 500MB vouchers, the awful old fashioned sign on process, unreliable speeds.

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kathleeng_11, Manager at Snells Beach Motel, responded to this review

Hi Doug, Thank you for your feedback. We are always looking for areas to improve on to ensure a great customer experience. We do offer unlimited WIFI so more than happy to offer a larger MB voucher if requested. As we are not a major city there is a limitation of speed with our internet. Zenbu has just made some...

Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a one night stop over for us on our way to Rotorua. It is perfectly fine, but nothing stand out for us. Clean and everything you needed for an on route stop over. Easy to walk across to the couple of shops, cafe and pub and short walk to the beach.

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kathleeng_11, Manager at Snells Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Amy :-)

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely motel with clean, spacious and new apartments. The kitchenette had everything you would need. There was a living room and dining table as well which made it very spacious. The bed and pillow were clean and comfy. The bathroom was large with a large shower and separate toilet and sink. I would recommend staying here if...

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kathleeng_11, Manager at Snells Beach Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely comments.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We were here for one night, wish it could have been for longer. Friendly hosts. Clean, comfortable and very spacious rooms. Within a short walk to the beach, which was also very pretty. We made use of the spa which was great. Much needed after a few days of driving. No noticeable road noise.

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Kansas City
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The motel is well-kept and comfortable; the reception friendly and helpful. It is in a great location, a short walk to the beach, a fine cafe just across the road. Love the area. Would stay here again any time.

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Lovely large units, nice comfy beds. Well maintained and very central, shops right across the road. Would certainly recommend. Staff all very nice. On checking in manager was extremely helpful pointing out activities for us to do.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Only 45mins away from Auckland really nice village with friendly hosts. Great communication and service. Nice sandy Beach a short walk away. Great place to start your north island adventure, in the middle if the he wine region.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

I enjoyed staying at the Snells Beach Motel while I was in the area. Clean, tidy and comfortable setup. No issues whatsoever and the staff were enthusiastic and thoughtful - we booked with late notice for two nights when the motel was almost full, and staff offered to swap us to another room the second night just in case traffic...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Snells Beach Motel is only 50 minutes north of Auckland, near Warkworth and Matakana Coast Wine Country. 12 stylish self-contained one and two bedroom unit/apartments. Swimming Pool. Located a short stroll to safe swimming beach, adjacent to shops and restaurants. Close to stunning beaches & parks, famous vineyards, farmers market, Kawau Island ferry & Goat Island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Snells Beach Motel

Address: 289 Mahurangi East Road, Snells Beach 0920, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Auckland Region > Snells Beach
Price Range: $128 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Snells Beach Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Upstairs unit at back best for views and balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RobinF224, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We were upstairs in unit 9, which was sort of In centre of motel layout. No noise what so ever was heard at night.”
 of 5 bubbles marief74, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floors are great if you don't like stairs if you like view better to take upstairs rooms”
 of 5 bubbles mosesr182, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles robk148, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Second floor would have a wonderful view and maintenance was in progress while we were visiting so likely freshened up recently”
 of 5 bubbles hbaw, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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