About Us

Whether you’re visiting Tauranga for business or pleasure, you’ll feel right at home at Colonial Court Motor Inn.

Our modern, well-kept units all have ground-floor entry and plenty of parking outside your room. Only five minutes’ drive from downtown Tauranga, we are conveniently located right off 15th Ave to make coming and going a breeze.

From a warm welcome to a continental or cooked breakfast, green spaces to unwind in and BBQs included with each house, you’ll forget that you’re not at home. We know that it’s those little touches that you miss when you’re travelling, so we go the extra mile to make your experience as homely as possible.

  • Our facilities include:
  • Ample Parking
  • Multi-Room My Sky Guest Select
  • Air conditioning & heat pumps
  • Free Internet
  • A large selection of DVDs and books to swap or borrow
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ areas
  • Local artwork
  • Guest laundry with dryer options or indoor/outdoor drying racks
  • A commitment to sustainability, including stocking EcoStick toiletries to reduce our packaging waste by 95%

Our cleaning protocols
After a thorough clean, all our rooms are sanitised with New Zealand-made commercial ozone machines, the most powerful purifier that kills bacteria and viruses.

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Kris Stamatakos is the friendly face you’ll find behind the front desk, trimming the trees and cooking your breakfast.

An ever-friendly Canadian, Kris was born into a hospitality family. He grew up in his parents’ popular restaurant before moving on to work in some of Canada’s top eateries. Kris moved to Tauranga with his Kiwi wife Tracy and two kids in 2004.

Always up for a good chin wag (or “chat”, for you non-Kiwis), some customers come back to Colonial Court for the conversation alone! And if you are a returned guest, don’t be surprised by Kris’s memory. You’ll pick up right where you left off, and your favourite beverage might just be waiting for you in the fridge.

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