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Academy Motor Inn

734 Cameron Road (cnr Cameron Rd & 15th Ave), Tauranga 3112 New Zealand
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#35 of 59 hotels in Tauranga
Just 5 minutes’ drive from Tauranga town centre, the Academy Motor Inn features free WiFi, a heated outdoor pool and a hot tub. You can also prepare a fresh-cooked meal using the BBQ facilities. The property offers a range of continental and cooked breakfast options. A chargeback option is also available for local restaurants including CBK, The Phoenix and Takara. All accommodation includes a flat-screen TV either 40 inch or 49 inch with Sky 50+ satellite channels and streaming services such as Netflix and a kitchenette with a stove top, microwave and tea/coffee making facilities. Most rooms feature a spa bath. Guests can enjoy complimentary access to a local fitness centre and fitness classes. One free car parking space per unit is available and parking for boats and trailers is available upon request. A guest laundry is available for an additional cost. Academy Motor Inn is 8 minutes’ drive from Tauranga Golf Club and Tauranga Racecourse. Mount Maunganui Beach, Papamoa Beach and Tauranga Airport are each within 15 minutes’ drive.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Breakfast available
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Complimentary instant cofffee
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Dining area
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Tanya W wrote a review Jul 2021
Hawera, New Zealand45 contributions20 helpful votes
We stayed overnight, along with family in the unit next door. The units were extremely clean and tidy. The wall heater worried extremely well ( was a very wet and cold weekend). The bed was very comfy. We were greeted very warmly at the motel reception. Actually, we could not fault the rooms, so made our overnight stay very comfortable.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
KyD wrote a review Jun 2021
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
We booked into the Academy Motor Inn for a 3 night stay. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. From the moment we walked in Simon and Caroline made us feel welcome and that our stay with them was important.The unit we had was immaculately clean, credit to their amazing housekeepers, it was spacious, there was everything we needed and most importantly everything worked. The bed and pillows were very comfortable, both of us slept well. Shower was great. Being on a main road we appreciated that no noise was heard from the traffic. Thank you to all and we will be back again.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Nick D wrote a review Jun 2021
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Once again a great stay at the Academy Motor Inn. Friendly hosts who are always updating the facilities. Very clean and quiet unit. The Academy Motor Inn continues to be one of my favourite accommodations on my regular business travels.
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Date of stay: May 2021
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Simon Driessens, Owner at Academy Motor Inn
Responded 13 Jun 2021
Thanks Nick, always great to have you stay here. See you soon Cheers Simon
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Adrian D wrote a review Feb 2021
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Always enjoy a stay with the Driessens in one of their wonderful units. Clean, tidy and spacious units with an excellent breakfast and pool for the warmer months. A stone’s throw from the centre of town and they always give great advice on things to do and see. Definitely worth a stay.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Simon Driessens, Owner at Academy Motor Inn
Responded 13 Jun 2021
Thanks Adrian, glad you enjoyed your visit See you next time Cheers Simon
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frankronald58 wrote a review Feb 2021
Nelson, New Zealand5 contributions
Always enjoy our stay in Tauranga at the Academy Motor Inn. Brilliantly appointed and modernised units with big smart TVs, heat pumps and ceiling fans. One of the few accommodations around which provides more than 5 Sky channels. Love the kiwi welcome, clean swimming pool and hot tub.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Response from Simon Driessens, Owner at Academy Motor Inn
Responded 13 Jun 2021
Thanks Frank, delighted you enjoyed your visit Cheers Simon
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US$101 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandBay of Plenty RegionTauranga
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Frequently Asked Questions about Academy Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Academy Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Waikareao Estuary (0.9 km), The Historic Village (0.5 km), and Tenpin 13th Ave (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Academy Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Academy Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Academy Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, barbeque facilities, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Academy Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Academy Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Love Rosies, Own Masala, and Quantum Vis Eatery.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Academy Motor Inn?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, fitness classes, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Academy Motor Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Academy Motor Inn offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Academy Motor Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Elms (3.2 km), Gate Pa Memorial Reserve (1.0 km), and Brain Watkins House Museum (Tauranga Historical Society) (2.2 km).