Whatever reason you're staying in a motel, whether for business for pleasure, it should be an enjoyable experience from every angle, says Graeme Hunt, owner of award-winning Hamilton motel, Argent Motor Lodge.
Argent Motor Lodge has won a number of accolades, was a finalist in the 2016 Hospitality New Zealand Awards, holds a number one spot on TripAdvisor and has won the Travellers' Choice Award for Hotels in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Here are Graeme Hunt's five tips for the things to look for when booking your accommodation:
Cleanliness brings peace of mind. "At Argent Motor Lodge our cleaners are like part of the family, says Graeme. "They take care of our rooms the way they look after their own homes."
2.Service and Friendliness
Good service and a friendly, welcoming attitude are paramount. A friendly host is a sign things are going well internally, which is reassuring for new guests.
The most important thing on any traveller's agenda is a good nights' sleep. "We like to see our guests happy and rested in the morning," says Graeme Hunt.
It's 2017 and WiFi is a must for travellers. If it's free, that's even better! Argent Motor Lodge offers free WiFi to all their guests and assistance using the internet for those who need it.
5.Value for Money
When all is said and done, one of the most important factors when deciding on a motel is the cost. With a range of room options available at very reasonable prices, Argent Motor Lodge has no booking fees and no credit card surcharges.
Argent Motor Lodge is located right next to Waikato Hospital, close to Braemar Hospital and convenient to Hamilton's attractions such as the Hamilton Gardens and the downtown hospitality precinct.