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Overview of Takapuna Motor Lodge

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Outdoor pool
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Outdoor pool

Takapuna Motor Lodge

3 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSmales Farm10 min walk
    Popular LocationNorth Shore Hospital14 min walk
    Popular LocationTakapuna Golf Course and Driving Range15 min walk
    AirportAuckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.)39 min drive

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Standard Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

No guest room rating
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Queen Bed and 3 Single Beds

Standard Apartment, 1 Bedroom

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Double Bed and 2 Single Beds

Standard Room, 1 Bedroom

3.8/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Studio, 1 Queen Bed

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Standard Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 4 Single Beds

About this area


Located in Takapuna, Takapuna Motor Lodge is near the beach. Aotea Centre and Auckland War Memorial Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Princes Wharf and Viaduct Harbour. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Eden Park or Western Springs Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lake Pupuke - 10 min walk
  • Smales Farm - 10 min walk
  • North Shore Hospital - 14 min walk
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range - 15 min walk
  • Auckland University of Technology - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland Britomart Station - 9 min drive
  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 39 min drive


  • Bolliwood - 13 min walk
  • Honey Cafe - 14 min walk
  • Divino Pizzeria - 14 min walk
  • Sakebar Nippon - 15 min walk
  • Al Forno - 15 min walk

About this property

Takapuna Motor Lodge

3-star motel near Takapuna Beach
Along with an outdoor pool, this smoke-free motel has a spa tub and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a garden. All 22 rooms have free WiFi, and feature kitchens with fridges, hobs and microwaves. Guests will also find balconies or patios, TVs and room service.
Takapuna Motor Lodge offers 22 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchens with fridges, hobs and microwaves. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and portable fans.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Food and drink

  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Hot tub

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Playground
  • Fridge
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Heating
  • Portable fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you

Access methods

Host will greet you


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 30.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

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.

Property is also known as

Takapuna Lodge
Takapuna Motor
Takapuna Motor Lodge
Takapuna Motor Lodge Auckland, North Island
Takapuna Motor Lodge Auckland
Takapuna Motor Lodge Motel
Takapuna Motor Lodge Takapuna
Takapuna Motor Lodge Motel Takapuna

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Takapuna Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Takapuna Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Takapuna Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Takapuna Motor Lodge have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Takapuna Motor Lodge pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Takapuna Motor Lodge?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Takapuna Motor Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM - 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Takapuna Motor Lodge?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Takapuna Motor Lodge located?
Situated by the ocean, this motel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Smales Farm and Takapuna Beach. North Shore Hospital and Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range are also within 15 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 81 out of 330 reviews
5 - Excellent 25%
Rating 4 - Good. 108 out of 330 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 75 out of 330 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 52 out of 330 reviews
2 - Poor 16%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 14 out of 330 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The only positive aspect of this motel was its convenience to the motorway. Reception was not manned and required a cell phone call to get any service, on one occasion having to wake the ‘owner’ at 9.30 am. Only three towels provided for 6 guests. Three bedroom unit is in dire need of renovation but even worse was the overall level of uncleanliness with mould on inside window sIlls, dirty cotton buds on lounge carpet, rock solid salt in the shaker, a flat smoke alarm battery that beeped continuously till we took it out and one alarm missing, a battery missing from TV remote, a glass coffee table that had been wiped down leaving streaks and hasn’t seen glass cleaner in ages, lots of paint work needs attention especially in bathroom and toilet and the outside deck is covered in green algae. Overall a VERY tired motel that need major makeover and an owner that cares. Can not recommend it.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The apartment was quite damp with some mould. I think being a bigger three bedroom unit it doesn’t get used a lot and had been shut up. Lots of condensation on the windows when we arrived and smelt quite musty.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
North Island road trip
Comfortable bed, good size unit but some light globes needed replacing.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Handy for everything we needed to do. Have stsyed 3 times now. Place a little untidy around the section
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

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