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Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glad we only booked one night. It was a bit tired & dark. The guy on reception was stressed & could have been more welcoming. We had people above us who were still on the balcony above smoking...until 3.30 in the morning. Access is not the easiest as it's on a main road & exiting right is near impossible- a...

Thank 777jakig
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted a place to stay in Tauranga & Trip Advisored it. It was only for a night after all. It certainly wasn't the cheapest option available so I assumed it would be ok. Mould above the toilet & around the bathroom walls, cracking & peeling paint, a broken lounge sofa that is stained & smells dreadful, tired & shabby fixtures...

Thank Becca D
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Bit tired, a bit of work to bring it up to standard would be well worth it. The fridge was not working, this we found out next morning! couple long black hairs in the bathroom....not ours! The bed was very comfortable and the owner was very friendly and helpful. The spa bath was super powerful and enjoyable.

Thank cruisinsusie54
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights, very good. Would stay here again and very happy to advise anybody heading to Tauranga to stay here when in town. The service was good and very warm welcoming. Hot cooked breakfast is very yummy.

Thank avon606
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We had 48hrs to get to tauranga hospital from Perth, Western Australia. Family crisis. We booked the first family room we could get in our budget. We arrived late and were pleasantly greeted. Polite and professional and the typical friendly kiwi. The rooms(although a little dated) always clean and spotless. Loved being there and being home. Thank you for no...

1Thank terrencew916
Cust, null, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The motel room was shabby and quite dirty. The toilet bowl was very cracked, with the cracks stained a nasty brown colour... tried not to think about this! There were cobwebs above the windows and the curtain rail was filthy - easily seen by guests, I wasn't looking for things to complain about. The "Free WiFi" was only for an...

Thank Lala G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Very nice and attractive on arrival but on closer inspection, a whole lot different. There was heaps of mould on the bathroom ceiling and spider webs every where, on the outside was spider webs all over the lights and windows. The bed was terrible as you could feel all the springs jabbing you. It feels like the owners have just...

Thank NeilTaupoNZ
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

After booking and walking out of our room in another to this motel, Ambassador has been brilliant. Lovely and friendly service when we were in need. Will recommend to all my friends that travel here for a cat show

1Thank emmakG5453BJ
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Having stayed here before we had hoped for good things again. Given the wrong bed sizes asked for. Free wifi (only a code for one hour!!!) candy wrappers left ontop of microwave. Had to move beds together and found a half smoked cigarette and more candy wrappers on the floor. Microwave didn't work (Tried 4 times and just gave up)...

1Thank Trayc C
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Watch when climbing into the bath for a shower, quite steep sides.Parking is adequate, foot steps from upstairs echo.An enjoyable stay with good company at the dinner I attended.Good access to the main roads.

Thank pulhamfamily

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Ambassador Motor Inn

Address: 9 Fifteenth Avenue, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $103 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ambassador Motor Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in Tauranga
#11 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
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“not to sure”
 of 5 bubbles NeilTaupoNZ, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask about back access to avoid busy road exit.”
 of 5 bubbles Hillsflat168, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“stay some where else, even the locals could not believe this place.”
 of 5 bubbles peter_973714p, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the rear of the property”
 of 5 bubbles SoloRider86, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We had a ground floor unit backing onto the main road - possibly the ones opposite were positioned better to get the afternoon sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Barbdave44, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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