Safari Motel Accommodation in Taihape
All accommodation at Safari Motel Taihape includes airconditioning, some rooms with Sky HD Guest Select 50+ Channels and other with freeview, private bathrooms, tea/coffee-making facilities, a work desk with free internet access and private outside seating area. Guests have access to coin operated self-service laundry facilities and an outdoor BBQ area with seating. There is a outdoor spa and the children's playground includes a trampoline.
Studio Units with Limited cooking
These airconditioned studio rooms come with limited cooking facilities. They are for 1-3 guests and include tea/coffee-making facilities, microwave and a electric frypan on request. These units also have a private bathroom with a shower.
These studio rooms include: Bathroom and shower, single and double beds, some of the rooms offer Sky HD 50+ Guest Select Channels and others offer Freeview TV, free WiFi, coin operated laundry and rooms are serviced daily, complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. There is bathroom heating too.
Pets are allowed in some of these units-Please enquire about extra charges that may apply.
Kitchen Studio Unit
Our airconditioned kitchen studio units have either a queen-size bed or twin beds, ensuite and cooking facilities. The kitchen studio units back onto native bush reserve with bellbirds, tui and wood pidgeon. These units are at the back and generally lot more quieter.
Our kitchen studio room includes: Fully equiped kitchen, microwave, TV with either Freeview or Sky HD 50+ Guest Select Channels, free WiFi, laundry and services, tea and coffee, ensuite and shower, 32" flatscreen TV. The bathroom has heater.
Our airconditioned family units for up to 6 guests. Fully self-contained with cooking facilities or you could cook your trout after a days fishing in Taihape on the bbq!
The family units have queen-size bed in the bedroom and two single beds and sofa bed (double) in the lounge. Great for family vacations,
The units come with: 32" flatscreen TV with Sky HD 50+ Guest Select Channels, cooking facilities, laundry and services, free WiFi, ensuite and shower, tea and coffee, bathroom heating.
24 Hour Self Check-In
A 24 hour self check-in, with or without prior booking, is available. This kiosk accepts Visa and MasterCard credit cards only (no cash or Visa debit cards).
Terms and Conditions
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A valid credit card and a photo ID is required to check in.
We reserve the right to validate your credit card for the amount of the booking.
Minimum age for check in is 18 years of age.
Payment is required at the time of check in. Please do not be offended as it makes our operation easier.
Cars parked are at car owner's risk and Safari Motel will not accept any responsibility for any damages to the car parked in the premises of Safari Motel.
Check In: Between 1:00PM and 7:00PM. Check in after 7PM can be done using kiosk.
Check Out: Before 11AM. Late check out can be organised subject to availability. Unarranged check out will incur extra charges - $30 for first hour or part thereof. Any check out thereafter will incur full night charge.
Reception Hours: 9AM to 12 noon and 1PM to 7PM.
General Booking: Cancellation for general booking must be done 48 hours prior to check in date and time. Any cancellation thereafter will incur first night charge. Any cancellation within 24 hours of check in will incur full charge. General booking payment will be processed in the morning on the day of check in using the credit card given.
No show will incur full charges and booking for next days will be cancelled.
If a guest has booked a 1-bedroom or a 2-bedroom for 3 or more guests on a non refundable basis, there will be no refund for guests who did not check in. Please note that for general booking refund due to fewer number of guests checking in than originally booked will not be possible unless we are able to to transfer the guests to a smaller unit. Larger unit costs more and occupying a larger room will incur higher charges regardless of the number of people checking in.
Non-refundable booking: No cancellation, modification will be permitted. Payment will be charged to the guest credit card any time after the booking has been received by us. If the card used for booking is declined, guest would be notified and if no valid credit card is provided within time specified booking will be cancelled and guest will still be responsible for the payment of entire amount that is due.
In rare unfortunate occasion, due to human or technical error because of overselling or otherwise, we may have to relocate you to another motel. We will make every effort to make sure that it is of same standard and offers same facilities, however, subject to availability it may not always be possible. In such situation, we will endeavour to inform you of the change i.e. relocation as soon as possible. If you wish to take up the new arrangement, we will organise the accommodation on your behalf and provide you with the details of your accommodation. In case, you do not we will refund you in full as soon as possible. Safari Motel in any case will not accept any responsibility for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by this relocation arrangement. Guest will remain responssible to make their own way to the new accommodation and Safari will not be responsible for the transportation.
NOTE: DURING LONG WEEKENDS FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS SUCH LABOUR DAY/QUEENS BIRTHDAY OR OTHERWISE AND/OR DURING ANY FESTIVE SEASONS SUCH AS CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR OE EASTER HOLIDAYS, THE CANCELLATION PERIOD IS AT LEAST 7 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK IN DATE FOR ALL GENERAL BOOKINGS.
We respectfully request the guest to do their dishes and keep noises at an acceptable level. We would like all our guests to have a peaceful sleep and no loud music or party is permitted after 11PM at night. Any damages to the property will be charged to guest credit card. It is the responsibility of the user to clean up the BBQ after use.
Servicing of your unit: We service the units daily and that includes taking out the trashes and refilling the condiments etc. as necessary. We will provide fresh towel only if you leave your used towels in the shower tray. Beds are tidied up but if you leave personal stuffs on the bed we do not touch those and as such the beds won't be made up. Linens are changed only once a week. If you will be staying back in the room but want your room to be serviced, please let us know as the housekeeping staff will not service the unit while the guest is still in the unit. We can service your room only when you step out of the unit.
Only registered guests are allowed in the room after 11PM. If a guest stays without being registered, there will be a penalty charge of $30 per guest per night. Kids under 1 year of age are welcome to stay free of charges.
There is a lost key charge of $50. If you have mistakenly taken the key with you, please inform us immediately to avoid your card being charged. Please return the keys to our address 18 Mataroa Road, Taihape. Once the key is received by us we will refund $30 after deduction of $20 processing fee.
If you have left anything behind, please note that we are responsible for left and found stuffs for only up to 7 days from your check out date and happy to organise a return if you will provide us with a self-addressed pre-paid courier pack. Please notify us that you would like the item(s) to be returned and send us the courier pack at your earliest.
We would like all our guests to have a pleasant stay, however, rude, unruly or any form of intimidating behaviour towards other guests or host will not be tolerated and will get the person evicted. We would like to accommodate all your reasonable requests and would appreciate you letting us know of the issues of your concern in the first instance. We would prefer to know from you direct as opposed to finding out from an online review.
Management reserves the right to refuse any of the motel facilities to visitors who are not resident guests at the motel.
Shoes and suitcases are NOT to be kept on any beds - it damages the bed spread! Please use luggage rack provided. Excessively soiled shoes and gumboots must be left outside the unit - any damages to the carpet will be charged to the guest credit card.
WiFi: You are entitled to unlimited use of WiFi. By logging in to Safari Motel network you agree to comply with all local laws as far as internet use is concerned and agree to take personal responsibility for the same. Please do not download any materials from internet that are not legal to be downloaded including musics, videos, pornographic materials, etc. Please note that by logging into our network to access internet you agree to take personal responsibility for your use of internet content including any violation or breaches of any New Zealand or other international laws either knowingly or not knowingly.
We wish you a pleasant stay. Thank you for your cooperation.
Have a great day in paradise!