Accommodation

Local Accommodation Guide

The drag strip is situated just outside of Auckland, between Mercer to the north and Hampton Downs to the south. There is a limited amount of accommodation available as the nearest major town is Pukekohe fifteen minutes to the north. Below is a list of these accommodation options.

Name:
AA Caravan Rentals
Address:
79 Russell Road, Pukekohe 2676, Auckland
Phone:
+64 9 238 3456
Website:
www.aacaravans.co.nz
Further Info:

Situated just 5 minutes out of Pukekohe in Russell Road, 40 minutes south of Auckland, we have caravans to suit your needs, from a double bed only to caravans with double and single beds, fridge, cookers, and showers.  Whether it be long term extra bedroom or a weekend party, or a two week holiday, we have a caravan for you. 

We can deliver to any caravan park, race track, or private property, (delivery fee may apply).  Alternatively you can tow it yourself.

AA Caravan Rentals
Name:
Hampton Downs Motor Lodge
Address:
20 Hampton Downs Road, Hampton Downs, Te Kauwhata, New Zealand 3782
Phone:
+64 9 280 6590
Email:
motorlodge@hamptondowns.com
Website:
www.hamptondowns.com
Further Info:

30 luxury self-contained apartments. All apartments are positioned only 20m from the front straight in the Hampton Downs Motorsport Village. From your own personal balcony and living area you gain panoramic views of the racing track and action.

Each apartment has 2 bedrooms and you can select the configuration of each room, being either a king double bedroom or 2 king singles. We also have apartments available with a foldout double bed in the living area. The spacious self-contained apartments have a fully equipped kitchen, laundry, highspeed data connection, Sky Digital TV, a large parking area and are only 30min from the Auckland International Airport.

Hampton Downs Motor Lodge
Name:
Manor Views
Address:
24 Upload Road, Waterview Heights, Huntly
Phone:
+64 (07) 828 0171
Email:
joanna@manorviews.co.nz
Website:
www.manorviews.co.nz
Further Info:

Manor Views "a place to unwind" - we are delighted to be able to offer such a peaceful and relaxing environment for your business hideaway or private getaway. We are only 40mins from Manukau in Auckland, 23minutes from Meremere Dragway and 15mins from The Base in Hamilton. We provide a secure and safe place for trailer parking.  We overlook 3 lakes and the river. Come and rejuvenate and relax in one of our suites which are complete with Double Spa Baths, Double Showers, Big screen TV's, DVD players as well as being self contained. Each of our top four self contained suites are 4 and a half star rated. Standard rooms also available.

Manor Views
Name:
Mercer Hotel Backpackers
Address:
590 B-D Koheroa Road, Mercer
Phone:
0800 865867
Email:
info@mercerhotel.co.nz
Website:
http://www.mercerhotel.co.nz/
Further Info:

Welcome to Mercer Hotel Backpackers

Conveniently located at Mercer Airport, 6km from Mercer township on Koheroa Rd, accessible from either SH 1 at Mercer or SH 2 at Mangatawhiri. Just 45min drive from Auckland International Airport or 55min from Downtown Auckland and 1hr from Hamilton or 2hrs from Tauranga.

$35 per person per night.
All rooms aircon/heat pump, full kitchen facilities (fridge & freezer)
Guest BBQ located on deck

Our nine-room backpacker facility has three main room types and we also offer campervan parking with electrical connections for four vehicles. 

Contact Christine 0800 865867 or 027 6868398 or visit our website http://www.mercerhotel.co.nz/ for more info.

Mercer Hotel Backpackers
Name:
Pokeno Motel
Address:
Great South Road, Pokeno Village, Auckland South
Phone:
+64 9 236 2003
Email:
pokenomotel@xtra.co.nz
Website:
www.pokenomotel.co.nz
Further Info:

The Pokeno Motel opened in October of 2007. Situated in the friendly village of Pokeno, just 2minutes off the Southern Motorway at the base of the Bombay Hills. It’s the ideal stopover before or after you negotiate the Auckland traffic and the ideal “home” if you’re working in the Franklin, Hauraki and Northern Waikato Districts. Your hosts: Greg & Cheryl

Pokeno Motel
Name:
The Country Inn Ramarama
Address:
1474 Great South Road, RD3, Drury 2579, Auckland
Phone:
+64 9 294 8320
Email:
info@thecountryinn.co.nz
Website:
www.thecountryinn.co.nz
Further Info:

We are located in Ramarama, a small community in the Franklin district, which is a rural paradise just 35 minutes from downtown Auckland and only 25 minutes from Auckland’s international and domestic airports. We are also only ten minutes to the large country town of Pukekohe and ten minutes from Fram Autolite Dragway.

We have fully serviced and self-serviced units. All non-smoking units, tea & coffee facilities, motel units with full kitchen, on-site restaurant, swimming pool, playground, laundry and ironing facilities.  We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can dine outside in the garden area or in the restaurant. Sky is available in the bar. We have a new chef and an inspiring new menu featuring contemporary New Zealand cuisine.  We cater for functions and events, large and small. We have ample, free off-street parki

The Country Inn Ramarama
Name:
The Tuakau Hotel
Address:
1-3 George Street, Tuakau 2121, New Zealand
Phone:
09 236 8084
Email:
info@tuakauhotel.co.nz
Website:
www.tuakauhotel.co.nz
Further Info:

With modern facilities and friendly staff, the newly renovated Tuakau Hotel is a great place to meet, socialise, stay and work.  With Bars, Restaurants, Off Sales and Accommodation we offer something for everyone.  Only 5minutes from the main town of Pukekohe and 10minutes from Fram Autolite Dragway, relax in style at The Tuakau Hotel.

The Tuakau Hotel
Name:
West Coast Paradise of Port Waikato
Address:
Port Waikato
Website:
https://www.homeaway.co.nz/holiday-accommodation/p20034688
Further Info:

Bach or holiday home, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 12)

Enjoy the comforts of our home in the seaside settlement of Port Waikato. Walking distance to our famous black sand beach and also our river and the reserves with childrens playgrounds. Try your luck at surfcasting if you're a fishing person. Drag your net in the bay for fresh flounder. Or walk through the expansive sand dunes. Jump off the wharf at high tide, or enjoy a dip in the ocean while the life guards are on patrol (Oct to April). Maybe drive to the Nikau Caves to explore them. Centrally located on quiet, no exit street, walking distance to most amenities in the settlement. Sit outside under the shade sail at the outdoor table and chairs or put your feet up and relax with a cold drink on the deck, the choice is yours. Shower outside under the stars if you like, shower is heated. Deck has a lockable gate at top of the outside stairs. Gated barriers at top and bottom of internal stairs can be installed for families with young children.

Special conditions: Please be aware that property relies solely on rain water. No smoking inside the property or in the property grounds. No tents or additional overnight guests without prior permission. No pets allowed on this property. Families preferred. Linen is supplied, please sleep between the sheets. Dishes are not included in cleaning fee, please do them before you leave. Extras: Cleaning (Required, NZ$85.00 per stay); Linen (included).

West Coast Paradise of Port Waikato