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    Ambassador Motor Inn

    9 Fifteenth Avenue, Tauranga 3112, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (4)
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good37%
    • Average19%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible7%
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    “room was clean” (10 reviews)
    “studio unit” (5 reviews)
    “main road” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
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    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    If you are after budget accommodation with no frills, then this place is ok, it is a bit tired looking, and nothing like the photos,but clean enough and friendly staff. Bathrooms in desperate need of upgrading, ( stained toilet, old school shower with no real...More

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    Thank Z7962DMsharonm
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The pros for this motel are: The linen was spotless The bed was adequate The price was moderate It was very quiet at night Roger at the desk was pleasant and helpful The water in the shower had amazing pressure and was lovely and hot...More

    Thank Bari161
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This was fine for a couple of nights stay on a budget. The managers were very friendly and helpful and even finished off our washing in the drier and folded them for us when we were out. It doesn't have restaurant but there are plenty...More

    Thank MareeGriffin
    Response from kazza54Tauranga, Relief managers at Ambassador Motor InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for staying and we hope you had a great time on your holiday in the Bay of Plenty.

    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    Don't stay here even !! We stayed for one night in Oct. I booked two rooms as I had visitors that I wanted to show the Tauranga and Mount areas. I should have read the trip advisor reviews before I booked. Both rooms smelt musty...More

    Thank johnanddallas
    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    At $125pn this is an accessibly priced motel in Tauranga The motel is a basic older rather tired property with the studio room smelling slightly musty. It was clean with crisp cotton sheets. Well appointed kitchenette, impressed to have a coffee plunger with coffee provided....More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$83 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #9 Business Hotel in Tauranga
    • #15 Luxury Hotel in Tauranga
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Bay of Plenty Region >
    • Tauranga
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