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Aspen on King

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

The check in and check out was smooth. I appreciated the offer of fresh milk when I checked in - nice touch. My room was comfortable and had everything I needed - the bed and pillows were lovely. In a quieter part of Timaru, I slept very well! Good parking. I would definitely return to Aspen on King.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to hear you slept very well and found the room had everything you needed. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana

Christchurch
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed for one night with a friend and my young baby. On arrival we found our room had been upgraded free of charge as when the owners were setting up the room we had booked they thought it would be too cramped to fit my baby's portacot with two single beds; we were instead put in a lovely studio...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are glad we were able to offer you a room that was more ideal for your stay, and that you found it lovely and with plenty of space. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Aspen on King is a great value-for-money motel very close to SH1, but on a parallel street with less traffic, so my stay was very comfy and quiet. It's easy to get to the hospital (and staff recommended it to me, it has a very good reputation), and there's a supermarket nearby, and a small convenience store right across the...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thorough review! We are extremely pleased you enjoyed you stay so much. Our location is very handy to the hospital, and a nice walk on a pleasant day. We are glad you liked the amenities in the room, and that you found the bed so comfy!...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Awesome for our young family. Really friendly helpful staff. Our number one choice in Timaru. Really quiet at night. Porta Oct, high chair, toys and dads available. Owners happy to help any way they can.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that we were able to provide equipment and toys for your children. We look forward to having you and your family stay with us again. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Clean and comfortable rooms. Nice clean bathroom. Unit close to parking. Owners pleasant and welcoming. The three recycling bins in the kitchen were a surprise. Complex accessible on a main road south of the city centre.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased to see you found our rooms clean and comfortable. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely Motel, near food, but not overly important,beautiful motel. Pity that the restaurant is not in operation. Stayed without children. having stayed at multiple motels previously, found this one to be lovely.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are glad you found it lovely here. We are sorry the restaurant is not operational, but Timaru has a variety of fantastic restaurants to sample - the restaurants on the bay hill offer a great view while you dine, or our favorite, the Speights Ale House is found near our location. We look...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a disappointing visit some years ago. I am pleased to say that a last minute, late booking a few weeks ago was a vast improvement. The room was good. Facilities in room very good, and the price very reasonable. I will stay again.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled that you came back and enjoyed your stay and found it much improved. We are pleased you found your room good, and the facilities very good and the price very reasonable. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Passing through on our way from Chch to Dunedin with a 3 year old and a 3 month old this was ideal for us. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the price for a two bedroom suite was fantastic, and a portacot was made up all cosy and waiting. We left a watch behind in the madness of making...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. We are glad we were able to return your watch to you - so easy to forget at least one thing when you have to pack for yourselves and children! We look forward to accommodating your family again in the...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had heard about the Aspen on King from a friend who stays through his work, and he gave it rave reviews, so when we were travelling and decided to call it a day when we got to Timaru we thought we would give it a go. We arrived at the Motel to see what they had available. The staff...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so pleased to hear you heard of us through a friend who enjoys our accommodation. We are glad you enjoyed our Luxury unit, and found it clean and warm - and that we were right about enjoying the spa after a long cold day! We are happy to...

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Terrible customer service, not friendly, unable to accommodate the little things, dont have a shower if you plan to wash your hair, shower pressure is below par. The people on the desk were unable to accomodateba change in sleeping arrangement, despite there being a foldout couch in the lounge.

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Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We apologise you found us unfriendly and the customer service terrible – we understand it can be hard to feel like you are being treated with kindness when being faced with having the responsibility of paying for damaged items and having complaints made about you from other guests. When faced...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Aspen on King

Address: 51 King Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: €83 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aspen on King 4.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Has free WiFi”
 of 5 bubbles NowMoreWellTravelled, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would be great based on my experience”
 of 5 bubbles dee-em, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seem to be off the street”
  • Pots and pans plus stove and microwave oven.
  • Kitchen view.
  • Recycling bins - way to go Aspen and Timaru!
  • Complimentary coffee/tea and a plunger.
  • Toaster plus various utensils in the kitchen.
  • Lounge room + kitchenette.
  • Kitchen comes well equipped.
  • Lounge room and its small table and chairs.
 of 5 bubbles eevis77, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Although I haven't seen the rooms at the front, I'd advise the luxury rooms at the back if you want a real treat!”
 of 5 bubbles jenny5101, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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