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    Blue Dolphin Motel

    40 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good32%
    • Average17%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible21%
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    Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 40 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This motel is well located and within walking distance of Caroline Bay which is beautiful. The room were adequate but if anything slightly dated, although this didn't bother me it may some people. The rooms were clean tidy and spacious. I had no issue with...More

    Thank fusion79
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Absolutely appalling treatment. The manager was rude and dishonest, he had attempted to remove funds from my partners card when he knew I was paying cash. The booking website assured me the card was only for reservation an I would be able to pay on...More

    Thank haemarie
    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    The tariff was reasonable for a reasonably spacious motel, located on the main road through Timaru. The place was clean and nicely presented. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to budget travellers. Plenty of off street parking is available and in our back...More

    Thank Treeleaper
    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    From the latest 3 reviews - I can see we were lucky with our customer service. A morning paper delivered and a bottle of milk provided but no Wifi offered.. We were in a rear unit - with upstairs bedroom and rest of facilities including...More

    Thank AndrewMN
    Reviewed 11 February 2017

    The unit was clean and a convenient location. However, the manager got off to a bad start by greeting us by someone elses name.The unit was tired and dated. There items that did not work, like the heater, light bulbs missing, elements on the range...More

    Thank 558judy
    The Lakes Motel
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$80 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • Canterbury Region >
    • Timaru
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    Room Tips
    "I would always ask for a rear unit."
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    "The back units would have been further from the road and quieter."
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    "The ones near the road are old and so noisy and the ones at the ones at the rear are freezing and old"
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    "Don't bother - find another motel!!"
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