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Aotea Lodge

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In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Family Room, 1 Bedroom | In-room safe, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Free toiletries, hair dryer, towels

Overview of Aotea Lodge

Aotea Lodge

3.0 star property
3-star motel in Porirua
7.4 out of 10 Good
7.4/10 Good

97 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
65 Whitford Brown Ave, Porirua, Porirua, 5240
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Room service
  • Business centre
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Kitchen
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Papakowhai
  • Interislander Ferry Terminal - 16 min drive
  • Wellington Central Business District - 17 min drive
  • Te Papa - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Paraparaumu (PPQ) - 26 min drive
  • Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.) - 29 min drive
  • Porirua Station - 3 min drive
  • Tawa Takapu Road Station - 7 min drive
  • Tawa Linden Station - 7 min drive


  • McDonald's - 3 min drive
  • The Mariner - 6 min drive
  • Hell Pizza - 3 min drive
  • Porirua Seafoods - 2 min drive
  • Franks Fresh Fish - 3 min drive

About this property

Aotea Lodge

Enjoy your visit to Porirua with a stay at Aotea Lodge. Other highlights at this eco-friendly motel include a terrace and a garden. The convenient parking and comfortable beds get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


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

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 35 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (2 PM - 6:00 PM)
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • On-site parking is limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–9 AM
  • Room service (limited hours)

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Swimming pool


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Cot/infant bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Qualmark Sustainable Tourism Business Award, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 13 per person
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 2.5 per cent

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for an extra charge
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Aotea Lodge Porirua
Aotea Porirua
Aotea Lodge Motel
Aotea Lodge Porirua
Aotea Lodge Motel Porirua

Frequently asked questions

Does Aotea Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Aotea Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Aotea Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Aotea Lodge?
Yes, there's a pool.
Are pets allowed at Aotea Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Aotea Lodge?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Aotea Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Aotea Lodge and nearby?
Aotea Lodge has a garden.
Does Aotea Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a microwave.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


6/10 Good

We really liked the front desk woman she was wonderful ,however they had run out of milk and were going to get us some but none arrived ,to be fair we were only there for one night so not a big deal . The property is in dire need of some ongoing maintenance ,ie walls where fixtures have been moved have holes in , carpet and mats ragged in places ,entry doors and windows to rooms have not been cleaned since goodness’s knows when .
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Spacious and comfortable
Manager was helpful when we needed to check in late. Exact instructions were provided and we had no issues finding the room. Wifi was non
Thu, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

6/10 Good

Great location, easy to get to. Arrived late, was told to find key in our unlocked room. This worked well. Could be a super motel if managment tidy up little things like removing carpet stains, cleaned up walls and paint falling off the bathroom ceiling. Other than this place was really clean.
Jo, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

2/10 Poor

I made my booking through Wotif and I was phond by the motel and told there was no accommodation available and Wotif should not of taken the booking. Four days ago I contacted Wotif to return the money they charged me - to date and after two emails Wotif has not responded. I have issues with both the accommodation provider and Wotif
2-night business trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

The rooms were ok we were only there to sleep one night some paint peeling off bathroom ceiling had to step up high into a bath for a shower which was difficult and was frightened I would slip in the bath so wish we had a walk in shower reception lady was lovely and friendly
1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

4/10 Fair

1-night business trip
Verified guest review

4/10 Fair

This is the second review I have made on Aotea Lodge. We were very disappointed with the standard of cleanliness and the lack of basic maintenance we noted in unit 304. I was unable to bring the deficits to the attention of management until the day we left (we had a two night stay). Management were very apologetic about the state of the room and offered us a partial refund which we accepted. Management assured us that they would attend to the problems.
2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Bathroom sink was very discoloured and shower floor did not drain because of uneven floor
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Mooks, 2-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

convenient to motorway and westfield mall. close to countdown and a lagoon. my new stopover lodge motel from auckland.
Ces, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review