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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely quiet motel. Pool and spa was great. Price was good. Comfy beds. Ok place isn't brand new but really it was spotless and gardens a lovely feature. The owners were charming. They gave me a refund for extra people who were not able to make it after I had paid online for them. Appreciated this. Would definitely... More 

Thank taupoTaupo
gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sue. Even we met first time , we feel you and your son as a long period friend. Thanks you for your wonderful review, because of like your people we can not stop this business . Hope to see you in near time . God bless you. Eli More 

Taupo, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

While I rate this place a 4 out of 5, its not like Im rating it as 5 star accommodation. My partner and I found ourselves requiring to stay in Tauranga for the night, and we had our dog with us. I searched for dog friendly accommodation, and this place came up. I booked it straight away as it was... More 

Thank spekeow
gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi spekeow Many thanks for your lovely review. Hope to see you again and we are very happy to have you. Eli More 

New Plymouth
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94 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Stayed for 3 nights, while the motel is a bit old it is still not a bad place to stay, the manager & staff keep the rooms nice and clean and the units have all you need for a short stay. The Eli greeted us warmly and were happy to assist in anyway possible. Our room was cleaned every day.... More 

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gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paul. Thank you for your staying and valuable review. We hope your group enjoyed 3 days golf trip. sometimes I am going that kind of trip with Tauranga golf club people. I realize you paid only for 2 people price when you checked out but it is not your fault . Hope to see you again , next time... More 

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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I agree totally with the review from SallishSea 101. Whereas she stayed at the Garden Court with me for 3 weeks, I continued on and was there for 2 months. I stayed in one of their studio suites, which was more than adequate for one person. I felt well cared for and very safe. Grace and Eli did everything they... More 

Thank Keatsa
gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

How is your recovery and Sandy? We miss all of you . Winter is coming here but still not so cold. please send photos and keep in touch continuously. Hope to see all of you in the near future. Thank you for your very helpful and valuable review. Have a great day. ELI More 

Victoria, Canada
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129 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

My wife recently stayed in Tauranga, New Zealand and asked that I submit this review on her behalf. "I ended up, due to a friend's emergency, staying at the Garden Court Motel this past February. The motel offered a quiet oasis during a very difficult time. The small city of Tauranga may not be a travel destination, unless you are... More 

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gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review on behalf of Nan. We miss her so much and hope to see both of you in the near future. I will keep in touch with all of you and God bless you and all your family. Have a great day. Eli More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

This is an older motel which has been refurbished but we found the beds to be quite hard. The pool and spa needed a good clean as lots of bugs in them when we used them. Don't think we would stay here again as a bit far out of town.

Thank Nakigirl62
gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable review and will do our best to make our guest happy stay. Have a great day. Eli More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The most friendlist motel that we ever visited. We booked 4 rooms, 17 people and we could not fault a thing with this motel. The owners are very helpful and arranged a free of charge gazebo for us to enjoy an outdoor seating area. The hotel was nice and clean. The rooms were equipped with heat pumps so accommodated for... More 

gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi PK Family. We are have happy to have all of your family. Already miss all of you. Happy new year and god bless you and family and business. Grace and Eli More 

Launceston, Australia
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34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is an older motel that has been refurbished recently. The room we had was 2 bedroom and we found it to be good value and close to the centre of the city. The host cleans the rooms personally and that ensures cleanliness. There is a great lawn area with a trampoline (if you have children) to run round on.... More 

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gardencourtmotel, 오너 at Garden Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable review. We are very happy to have you and hope to see you again. ELI More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This is a very comfortable, spacious motel with plenty if room with lovely comfortable beds, lovely well kept grounds, with a pool and trampoline for the kids, the hosts were very friendly and made us very welcome, with our dogs. Definitely would recommend this motel and we'll book again on our next trip to Tauranga.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I went down to Tauranga for tournament week. I must admit it is a pretty old/rundown motel, however the rooms are more spacious than I have expected and it is stay-able. Yes there is a swimming pool, spa and trampoline also very close to the city centre. Sky is available, so as free wifi (even though it was not the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Garden Court Motel

Address: 44 16th Ave,, Tauranga, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Tauranga
Price Range: $125 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“The 2 bedroom units have a back door leading to a grassy area suitable for kids to play on.”
 of 5 bubbles Keatsa, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles KLWWNZ, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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