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Baywatch Motor Inn

349a Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews spa bath heat pump comfortable bed great location free wifi weekend visit burger fuel walking distance separate shower catch up with friends busy road small fee room was large main road sky tv shops and restaurants owners were friendly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled from Brisbane for a family wedding, booking was made online and additional requests were made via email, to which I received prompt replies. Accomodation was fantastic, super clean, comfy beds, the unit we had was perfect as to are the facilities. Staff were...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in without a booking. No one home at reception!!!! Heard planning/ banging from garage..... waited till stopped then banged on garage door. A shouted response be there straight away. Walked back to reception to be greeted by a sawdust covered gentleman with a great...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Ian-R-Bray-JP
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We had a girls weekend away and stayed at the Baywatch Motor Inn. The hosts were very friendly, helpful and accommodating. The room was very clean and quiet. I would thoroughly recommend this motel. Thanks for making our stay so enjoyable.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank derriser
Response from BaywatchM, Owner at Baywatch Motor InnResponded 5 October 2018

Thanks for the review and we hope you will come again

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Located on the end of the main drag it is closer to the cheaper restaurants, however nothing is a particularly far walk away. If you want to climb the Mount you may want to drive a bit closer though.The room was clean and modern and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank amorangi
Response from BaywatchM, Owner at Baywatch Motor InnResponded 17 September 2018

Thanks for the review Chris and we hope to see you again soon. Always give us a call for the BEST RATES!!

Reviewed 4 September 2018

i was so gutted out seeing the attitude of the Lady at the reception she defiantly needs customer service sessions in another word she doesn’t know how to speak to their guest.will never go back to this motel.More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from BaywatchM, Owner at Baywatch Motor InnResponded 5 September 2018

This is 3rd derogatory written review you have made in response to the fact that we declined your request for a midday check out. "The Lady" at reception never even spoke to you - you dealt with my husband at check in time and never...More

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Mount Maunganui's best located motel, close to downtown shops and cafes and just 3 blocks to the beach. We offer quiet rooms with whisper glass panoramic windows, air conditioning, King beds, More En-Suite Bathrooms, Kitchenettes and 50+SKY channels. *2 x 1 bedroom Spa suites with TV in lounge and bedroom with 50+ SKY channels, King bed, sofa bed in lounge. *10 x studio rooms with king bed, spa bath, 50+ SKY channels. * 2 x family rooms with king bed or 2 singles in a bedroom and queen bed in the lounge. * 1 x twin studio with 2 double beds * Free parking, unlimited free WIFI, unlimited warm KIWI hospitality. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$123 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$123 - US$217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga > Mount Maunganui
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"Phone for best rate"
11 Sep 2018
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3 Sep 2018
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"All rooms here are good; upstairs has a better view but you do have to get your luggage up and down the..."
22 Jan 2018
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"Ground floor with parking directly outside the room."
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