Academy Motor Inn

734 Cameron RoadTauranga3112New Zealand
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About Academy Motor Inn

Comfort Inn Academy provides casual and functional accommodations with free parking in the heart of Tauranga South, a ten-minute drive from downtown Tauranga. The motel boasts a heated outdoor pool and hot tub, providing an escape on a hot day.

Studios and apartments all feature a well-equipped kitchenette, outfitted with a hob, refrigerator, microwave and coffee/tea-making facilities. Upgraded units also add whirlpool bathtubs.

The lovely garden area has ample green space and seating. There is also a BBQ and picnic area outside. For convenience, guest laundry facilities are available at the property.

Refreshments are available for purchase at the front desk. Located just a block away, 16th Street Cafe is an excellent choice for a hearty breakfast and casual lunch.

Comfort Inn Academy is within walking distance from several local theatres, including the 16th Avenue Theatre, which is just a three-minute stroll from the motel. Visitors can also enjoy shopping at The Historical Village, a nine-minute walk away.


734 Cameron Road, Tauranga, 3112, New Zealand
Telephone: +64(7)5789103 | Fax: +64(7)5789133 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Business centre
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parasols
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Central and convenient location

Guests find this motel very conveniently located. It is at the crossing of two major roads, so getting around town is a breeze. In addition, the motel is situated near a bus station. Guests like the motel because all the necessary services and eateries can be found within a few blocks. Visitors also appreciate its proximity to the downtown area.

The inviting outdoors

The pool is undoubtedly the highlight of the motel, as is the Jacuzzi. Guests claim they used it a lot during their stays. It provides guests with a much-needed escape during hot weather. In addition to the pool, the motel has an expansive green space with BBQs that guests love to take advantage of. The garden area is deemed lovely in general and guests find the space a comfortable place to relax with a drink.

Comfortable accommodations

Overall, guests are pleased with the rooms, especially the units with their own spa bath. Visitors highly recommend them. In reviews, guests mention their satisfaction with the spaciousness and comfortable layout of the rooms. Others add that the kitchenette is extremely handy to have.

Negative Reviews

Road noise

Because the motel is adjacent to two busy roads, traffic noise tends to be a problem in many rooms. Guests say the noisiness pics up during the day mainly, so it is a problem for those who like to sleep in.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 145 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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    7.7 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 145 reviews