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Rainbow Motel

  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hot pools”(9 reviews)
“drying room”(3 reviews)
“new zealand”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
3 Star accommodation
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > North Island > Waikato Region > Tokaanu
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The other reviews are correct in describing this as a step back in time. 1950s hospitality and decor. And so comfortable! A great night’s sleep. But the jewels in the crown are the on-site thermal baths, private, hot and rustic, again something from a past...More

Thank greenway255060
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic one night stopover on our way to Raglan. Ann & Bob were great hosts. The units are wonderfully maintained - motels like they used to be in the 50's - but don't let this put you off! Everything is spotless, comfy...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This motel is old but👍very clean. Friends travelling together loved having two separate bedrooms with comfortable beds and comfy pillows. Quite area. I looked at chairs to sit on and thought ugh but so comfortable wanted to bring one home with me. Drying room great...More

Thank gran42_12
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Tokaanu only has a few motels now that the big hotel closed years ago. It's a mystery why this isn't the spa centre of New Zealand. Gagging for a hot pool on a cold day we were suitably warm by mealtime. The motel has a...More

Thank GerryNZ_11
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This motel may be old and a little tarnished but the beds were excellent and the linen very crisp and fresh. The price we paid for two bedrooms was minimal, often paying as much or more elsewhere for only a double. Well kitted out with...More

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"none, all run down"
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"Rooms furthest from the road are quietest"
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"Worth the money to stay here, for 24 hour pools and kitchen facilities."
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"All rooms seem the same high standard"
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