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Overview of Motel Hobson's Choice

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4.0 / 5Very Good
109 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Breakfast Available

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Highlights

Popular LocationTaha Awa Riverside Gardens12 min walk
Popular LocationThe Woodturners Kauri Gallery and Studio3 min drive
Popular LocationDargaville Museum7 min drive
AirportWhangarei (WRE)55 min drive

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About this area

Dargaville

Motel Hobson's Choice is located in Dargaville. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Taha Awa Riverside Gardens and Kaipara Harbour, while The Woodturners Kauri Gallery and Studio and Dargaville Museum are cultural highlights. Our guests appreciate the motel's quiet location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Taha Awa Riverside Gardens - 12 min walk
  • The Woodturners Kauri Gallery and Studio - 3 min drive
  • Dargaville Museum - 7 min drive
  • Tane Mahuta - 12 min drive
  • Skydome Observatory - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Whangarei (WRE) - 55 min drive

About this property

Motel Hobson's Choice

3.5-star motel with free valet parking and outdoor pool
This smoke-free motel features an outdoor pool, concierge services and dry cleaning. Free WiFi in public areas, free valet parking and a free shopping centre shuttle are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, express check-in and free newspapers are on-site. All 21 rooms provide conveniences such as living rooms and dining areas, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include fridges, microwaves and room service (during limited hours).
Motel Hobson's Choice offers 21 forms of accommodation with free newspapers and coffee/tea makers. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include designer toiletries 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 a ceiling fan. Hypo-allergenic bedding and hairdryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free extended parking
Free RV/bus/truck parking
Electric car charging station
Limited parking spaces
Free shopping centre shuttle

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: NZD 13.00 for adults and NZD 13.00 for children
Room service available

Things to do

Outdoor pool

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free cots/infant beds
Laundry facilities
Microwave
Outdoor pool
Fridge
Separate dining area
Separate living room

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Languages spoken

English

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Ceiling fan
Free cots/infant beds
Heating
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Portable fan

Bathroom

Designer toiletries
Hairdryer (on request)

Entertainment

32-inch flat-screen TV
Films for purchase
Premium channels
Satellite channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Dining room
Electric kettle
Microwave
Fridge
Toaster

More

Connecting rooms available
Desk
Free newspapers
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Separate living room
Separate sitting area
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 8 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13.00 for adults and NZD 13.00 for children (approximately)

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.
    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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

Hobson's Choice Motel Dargaville
Hobson's Choice Dargaville
Hobson's Choice Motel Dargaville North Island New Zealand
Motel Hobson's Choice Dargaville
Hobson's Choice Motel

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Motel Hobson's Choice and receive a full refund?
Yes, Motel Hobson's Choice offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Motel Hobson's Choice cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Motel Hobson's Choice?
As of 1 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Motel Hobson's Choice on 2 Jun 2020 start from NZ$139, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Motel Hobson's Choice have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Motel Hobson's Choice?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8 PM.
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Dargaville, this motel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Taha Awa Riverside Gardens and within 3 miles (5 km) of The Woodturners Kauri Gallery and Studio and Dargaville Museum. Kai Iwi Lakes and Kaipara Harbour are also within 25 miles (40 km).

Guest reviews

4.0
Very Good
5 - Excellent
33
4 - Good
54
3 - Okay
16
2 - Mediocre
5
1 - Poor
1
4.3
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    3/5

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Ok for 1 night

    Ok for a 1 night stay. Clean room a bit smaller than we expected. A bit more expensive than other similar motels we have stayed in on our trip in NZ. Noisy traffic if on the main road side.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The motel staff was very kind and room was quite clean.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

    Pool needed a clean, the spa bath in the room was a nice touch other than that everything was pretty OK.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020