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4.4 out of 5

"Easy check in, All good " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 19 Jul 2021

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Hotel Description

Aquarius Motor Inn places you steps from Blake Park and within a 10-minute stroll of Mount Maunganui Beach. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi.

Enjoy the seasonal outdoor swimming pool and pool loungers. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 6:00 AM and 9 AM.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Mount Maunganui motel include Mount Surf Museum and The Mount Mainstreet.

Basic Suite, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Studio, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Ensuite

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Aquarius Motor Inn ratings based on 81 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aquarius Motor Inn

Everyone (39) Couples (20) Business (1) Family (23)
5 out of 5
Easy check in, All good

Posted by on 19 Jul. 2021

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21 Jul. 2021 by Kim.

Thanks for your feedback

5 out of 5
It was wonderful, thank you. Super friendly and accommodating hosts and a very comfortable and spacious room.

Posted by on 21 Dec. 2020

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29 Dec. 2020 by Kim.

Thanks for your feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5
Wonderful & Clean, Friendly & Accommodating, Great local amenities. Easy to relax. Will definitely stay again. Recommend to others!

Posted by , from Hamilton on 7 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Dec. 2020 by Kim.

Thanks for your feedback we're glad you enjoyed your stay

5 out of 5
Very clean, spacious and an excellent location. Staff are lovely. Will stay again 🙂

Posted by , from Taranaki on 1 Aug. 2020

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2 Aug. 2020 by Kim.

Hi. Thanks for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back. Regards.

4 out of 5
Was good. Clean, tidy. Had everything we needed. Good to have air con and a fan. Reasonably priced. Easy parking.

Posted by on 1 Mar. 2020

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1 Mar. 2020 by Kim

Thanks for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5
We had the family deluxe suite. Was really good. Especially with kids. They loved the pool too

Posted by on 10 Feb. 2020

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12 Feb. 2020 by Kim.

Thanks for your feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards

5 out of 5
Great location, quiet rooms.. no noise from neighboring units or road noise. Clean and good size

Posted by on 2 Feb. 2020

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2 Feb. 2020 by Kim

Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate your custom. Regards.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Feb. 2020

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2 Feb. 2020 by Kim

Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate your custom. Regards.

5 out of 5
Friendly staff, great location, clean rooms with nice layout.

Posted by on 11 Jan. 2020

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11 Jan. 2020 by Kim

Thanks for your kind feedback. Regards.

5 out of 5
Very nice room and quiet, friendly operators. Will go again 🤗

Posted by on 26 Dec. 2019

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27 Dec. 2019 by kim

Thanks for your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards.

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Christmas Day:

  • Front desk

Property Features

Aquarius Motor Inn offers its guests a seasonal outdoor pool, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities. WiFi is free in public spaces. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Tauranga motel.

  • 16 guestrooms or units
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aquarius Motor Inn offers 16 air-conditioned accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Accommodations at this 3-star motel have kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. This Tauranga motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room kitchen
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Luxury bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9 AM.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No lifts
  • Children stay free
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • Smoke detector
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: NZD 200.00 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD 17.50 and NZD 17.50 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per day
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Aquarius Motor Inn Mount Maunganui
  • Aquarius Motor Inn
  • Aquarius Motor Mount Maunganui
  • Aquarius Motor
  • Aquarius Motor Inn Motel
  • Aquarius Motor Inn Tauranga
  • Aquarius Motor Inn Motel Tauranga

You should know

  • The outdoor pool opens for the season in September.
  • Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 9:00 PM.

National Rating

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.