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Sydney, Australia

Quiet and Roomy

4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 Mar 2020
We stayed at the Abaco on Jervois on the last night of our short holiday on the North Island. The room was clean and spacious with ample facilities for cooking. Okay it was a suite but we have stayed in suites where you would have given a cat brain damage if you had swung it. This room would be ideal for someone staying for an extended period. There was plenty of free parking which is a bonus in Auckland.

The Abaco is ideally located close to restaurants and bars so getting a meal was not an issue. It is an expensive area though so some online research is in order if you are counting the pennies.

The room was also quiet which was a surprise given that it is on a major road. There room needs a little TLC as there were a couple of minor cosmetic issues that need attention. I really am at a loss as to the lack of respect people show for hotel rooms. You are renting the room, not buying it. Still, the room was super comfortable and we would stay at Abaco again if we return to Auckland.
Date of stay: February 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Lovely clean room with a well appointed kitchenette. Lovely proprietor! Handy location to have a wander into ponsonby for shopping or coffee or a meal. Walk to the city if you’re feeling energetic! Wish we’d found this place on one of our previous trips - we will be back!

Date of stay: March 2020
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 3 October 2019

We stayed for one night in a standard studio on the ground floor. Room was very comfortable and spotless with a little kitchenette. Free offstreet parking and right beside a garage to fill up your hire car on the way to the airport. Few restaurants across the road for meals, Dida had great tapas and is a wine and whiskey bar. Motel is a very short walk from a bus stop into town (very frequent) and about 3 blocks when getting back off the bus. Hoping off the bus you are in the shopping street with some cafes as well. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of stay: October 2019
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Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

We stayed here with our 2 kids aged 4 and 6. The place was clean and well equipped. Fully serviced and Sky TV was a bonus. The area it is in is beautiful and the streets have a good vibe. Central for visiting the skytower or the harbour. We'd stay again.

Date of stay: April 2019
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 15 March 2019

Clean room, friendly and organized staff. We arrived after reception had closed for the day, and found our room keys without an issue. Our room had a bed, desk, kitchen and bathroom (essentially a studio apartment). Bathroom had a big tub with jets. North American visitors might find the space a bit small if comparing it to similar hotels/motels in NA. The neighbourhood was quiet. We enjoyed our time here and would stay here again.

Date of stay: January 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 days with my husband and my 6 yrs old son. The room is spacious, we got room with a living room, small kitchen and a nice bathroom. It just like 1 bedroom apartment, which you can find anything you want. It is clean, spacious, and the girl at the front desk is very nice. Here some tips for you :
- It doesnt have an elevator, so I suggest if you take a heavy luggage along with you, better to stay at Ground Floor.
- It is located beside gas station, which has a convenience store. Easy to get foods and cook it in the room
- theres not lot of parking space for you who wanna rent a car. I

Date of stay: August 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
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windbl0wn, Manager at Abaco On Jervois, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Hi Diana.
Thank you very much for your review and your tips to other potential guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to have you at Abaco On Jervois again!

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