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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens
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Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

4.1 out of 5 Very good
249 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Parking included
Air conditioning
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing


Explore the area

Popular LocationTauranga Art Gallery4 min walk
Popular LocationRobbins Park8 min walk
Popular LocationTauranga Domain8 min walk
AirportTauranga (TRG)6 min drive

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  • One Bedroom Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsOne Bedroom Suite
  • Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStudio
  • Twin Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 20 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTwin Studio
  • One Bedroom Family

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsOne Bedroom Family
  • The Family Villa

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 8
    More detailsThe Family Villa

About this area


Durham Motor Inn is located in Tauranga. Mount Maunganui and Robbins Park reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Tauranga South Bowling Club and Tenpin Tauranga. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tauranga Domain or ASB Baypark. Guests appreciate the motel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Tauranga Art Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Robbins Park - 8 min walk
  • Tauranga Domain - 8 min walk
  • The Elms Mission House - 9 min walk
  • Memorial Park - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportTauranga (TRG) - 6 min drive


  • Lone Star Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Brooklyn Patio Eatery - 4 min walk
  • Cornerstone - 4 min walk
  • Macau Lounge - 5 min walk
  • Momo Teppan Yaki - 5 min walk

About this property

Durham Motor Inn

4-star motel with outdoor pool and business centre
This motel features an outdoor pool, a business centre and conference space. Self parking is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities. All 21 rooms feature kitchenettes with hobs and microwaves, plus wireless Internet access (surcharge) and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Electric kettles, free tea bags/instant coffee and hairdryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Durham Motor Inn offers 21 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. 25-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

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

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (NZD 0 per stay)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space


  • Outdoor furniture


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated entire property – January 2019

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 25-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are not available

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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: NZD 0 per stay (rates may vary)

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 rollaway/extra beds
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

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

Durham Motor Inn
Durham Motor Inn Tauranga
Durham Motor Tauranga
Durham Motor Inn Motel
Durham Motor Inn Tauranga
Durham Motor Inn Motel Tauranga

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Durham Motor Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Durham Motor Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Durham Motor Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Durham Motor Inn have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Durham Motor Inn pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Durham Motor Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Durham Motor Inn?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
What time is check-out at Durham Motor Inn?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Durham Motor Inn located?
Situated in Tauranga, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Tauranga Art Gallery, Robbins Park and Tauranga Domain. The Elms Mission House and Memorial Park are also within 2 miles (3 km).
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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clean, quiet with a good bed. Close to all facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
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Great as Close to the CBD and Cafes, restaurants for a meal.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
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The hosts are absolutely lovely and very accommodating. The location is within walking distance to the CBD which is very handy!
Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
It was perfectly fine but probably wouldn’t stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in May 2020

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