"Had booked two rooms got there day of check in to be told that one had been damaged and had put us in a two bedroom apartment- that only sleeps five a ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 24 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Half Moon Bay Motel, you'll be 15.2 km (9.4 mi) from Rainbow's End and 16.8 km (10.4 mi) from Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. Highlights at this beach motel include free self parking and in-room kitchenettes.

Sitting areas, TVs and coffee/tea makers are featured in all 16 rooms. In-room dining is easy with kitchenettes that come equipped with fridges and microwaves. Additionally, hairdryers and phones are available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, tour/ticket assistance and luggage storage. Plus you'll find laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free parking nearby.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 3-star Half Moon Bay motel include Auckland Domain and Queen Street Shopping District.

Comfort Studio

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$113* Per night/room 25 Sep. - 26 Sep.

Deluxe Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Marina View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Basic Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Economy Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Half Moon Bay Motel ratings based on 77 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Half Moon Bay Motel

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Jun. 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Apr. 2019 by Anderson

Thank you for your review on wotif.

4 out of 5
It was ok, grounds needed maintenance, tidyup, needs curtains on toilet and bathroom windows. Hand / soap squeeze dispensors broken. Location excellent for us. Very nice outlook.

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

4 Apr. 2019 by Abderson

Thank you for your feedback on wotif. We will look into the items you mentioned and discuss with the management team.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Mar. 2019

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4 Apr. 2019 by Anderson

Thank you for your feedback on wotif,

4 out of 5
Property has been recently renovated but was not done professionally which is a shame. Great location, handy to supermarket, cafes and ferry.

Posted by on 26 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Mar. 2019 by Anderson

Thank you for your feedback. Much appreciated. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2019

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4 Apr. 2019 by Anderson.

Thank you for your review on wotif.

4 out of 5
clean and handy location for the event we attended

Posted by on 20 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Mar. 2019 by Anderson

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to have you staying with us again in the future.

1 out of 5
The room had a terrible smell. Bathroom was mouldy and run down. Very unkept. Needs to be refurbished. Not worth $190 per night.

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Feb. 2019 by Anderson

Thank you for your review. We will look into this matter.

4 out of 5
Loved the location , nice view of the harbour , easy walk to several restaurants , supermarket and the ferry to Auckland which was a great , better than taking our car into the CBD.

Posted by on 13 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

16 Feb. 2019 by Anderson.

Hi, Thank you for reviewing us on Wotif. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

4 out of 5
Lovely studio room, clean and spacious, great view of marina.

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Feb. 2019 by Anderson.

Thank you for staying with us, and reviewing us. We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Property Features

Half Moon Bay Motel offers its guests tour or ticket assistance and laundry facilities. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Half Moon Bay motel is smoke free.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Newspapers for purchase
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) (24.7 km / 15.3 mi)
  • Train station: Auckland Sylvia Park Station (9.3 km / 5.7 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Half Moon Bay Motel offers 16 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves, kitchenware and utensils and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • Sitting area
  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Telephone
  • Ensuite bathroom

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday-Saturday: 7:30 AM-9 PM
  • Sunday-Sunday: 8 AM-8 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Saturday: 7:30 AM - 9 PM
  • Sunday - Sunday: 8 AM - 8 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Guests must contact this hotel in advance to reserve a crib (infant bed). Please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Half Moon Bay Motel
  • Marina Motel Half Moon Bay
  • Half Moon Bay Marina Motel Manukau, Auckland

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.