Just 1,300 feet from the Northern Wairoa River, Hobson's Choice Motel offers studios and apartments with a kitchenette and outdoor patio. Surrounded by sub-tropical gardens, it has an outdoor swimming pool. Guests enjoy free WiFi and free parking.

The property is a recipient of the 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. All studios and apartments have a TV with 50+ satellite channels, a microwave and ironing facilities. Tea/coffee making facilities and a fridge are included. Private bathrooms come with either shower facilities or a bathtub.

Hobson's Choice Motel is a 15-minute walk from Dargaville Town Center. Whangarei Airport, Waipoua Forest, Maunganui Bluff and Kai Iwi Lakes are all within an hour's drive away. Auckland is a 2-hour, 30-minute drive away.

Guests can arrange day trips at the tour desk, or request for laundry services. The motel also provides fax and photocopying facilities.

A daily continental breakfast can be delivered to the room. Alternatively, there are cafes and bars within a 15-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Hobson's Choice Motel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 20, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info


Free Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose Hobson's Choice Motel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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Closest Airports
  • Whangarei Airport
    29.5 miles
  • Bay of Islands Airport
    46.6 miles
Amenities of Hobson's Choice Motel
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
  • Smoke-free property
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Hobson's Choice Motel takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM


8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Diners Club American Express Hobson's Choice Motel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Hobson's Choice Motel in advance, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

FAQs about Hobson's Choice Motel

  • Yes, Hobson's Choice Motel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Hobson's Choice Motel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Hobson's Choice Motel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hobson's Choice Motel is 0.9 miles from the center of Dargaville.

  • Room options at Hobson's Choice Motel include:

    • Studio
    • Apartment

  • Check-in at Hobson's Choice Motel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Hobson's Choice Motel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming pool

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.