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"motel on a budget" Top 5 Page for this destination Fountain Lodge Motel Tip by kiwi_goddess

Fountain Lodge Motel, Whangarei: 20 reviews and 1 photos

  cosy whangarei motel
by kiwi_goddess

This motel is within walking distance to town (approx. 15 mins). It has limited rooms features, but serves good enuff for a home away from home. It has cable/satellite tv and tea/coffee making facilities. The property itself includes laundry service and room service (limited hours). Other features include, playground, trampoline, swimming pool and barbeque facilites. It is almost directly across the road from Jubilee Park which hosts rugby games during the winter ( I think it is free for entry to the park). During the winter and early spring months it tends to rain a lot so an umbrella can come in very handy for walking into town. It costs approx. $4 for a taxi to the city centre or if you walk 5 minutes south (right outside Jubilee Park) there is a bus stop. I think its about $1 for a bus ride into town. Overall its a great place to stay location wise as its close to the city.

Unique Qualities: The most outstanding thing about this motel would be its location and value for money. Most rooms have a double/queen size bed in them but for a few more dollars you can get a room with 3, 4 or 6 beds and a kitchenette. Great for those who have families, or are travelling as a group.

Address: 17 Tarewa Road, , Whangarei, North Island 0101
Price Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: When you pass the information centre on state highway 1, take the first right which is well sign posted and leads you into the city. This road is Tarewa Road. Look for number 17 on the right hand side of the road.
othercontact: fax (09) 438 3532
Phone: (09) 438 3532
Price: US$20-40
Theme: Motel

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 17, 2004
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