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Avenue Motor Lodge

Agoda.comUS$121*
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#1 of 18 Hotels in Timaru
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

This motel has spacious units, with a kitchenette in each. The managers were friendly and helpful. The unit was also clean and well maintained. The only problem is the location. The motel is on a major road, and late into the night and early in the morning you can hear trucks rumbling by. The outlook out the back isn't exactly...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi David.Thank you for your great review .I'm pleased you found our motel very clean and well maintained.We strive to keep our motel up to the highest standard.I trust you enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Zealand and hope you especially enjoyed Queenstown . Regards Vivien

Caddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Used this as a one-night stopover. The apartment was huge - easily the biggest of the 13 places we stayed during our NZ holiday. Well-appointed and clean, with comfortable bed and lots of storage space.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Vivien

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 February 2016

we like it here, the room was spacious & clean. its like an apartment inside here, with 1 bedroom separated with the living room. the toilet was spacious tooo with a bath tub! the only downside thing we experienced here is when the lady (maybe the owner) saw me with my daughter in the evening, then she ask me a...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your review.Im sorry you felt that way and I apologise for this. We really want our guests to have an enjoyable stay with us and hope the misunderstanding didn't spoil the rest of your holiday. Regards Vivien

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Wonderful large room with kitchenette (2 hot plates, microwave, fridge, fully equipped), comfortable seating and wonderful bed. Helpful and friendly. What's the BUT? Hairs in the bath, a big no no for me! Otherwise only thing that could be improved is larger towels, but that's being picky. Sorry I can't give 5*.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your review.Im pleased you enjoyed your stay apart from the hair in the bath.It is our biggest problem in removing.We check numerous times whilst cleaning and then after the staff have left I check all rooms,but unfortunately the odd hair escapes my eye..My apologies for this and hope you will stay again if you are in Timaru...

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

They have nice room, with lots of hot water, and a very comfortable bed Only a FEW TV channels however, and many motels had the packages for lots of channels, but not this place. Was this review helpful?

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your great review. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you had a wonderful holiday in New Zealand. Regards Vivien

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Stayed here for a business trip. Lovely small place to stay with spacious rooms, lovely and attentive staff and great facilities. Rooms are all really spacious and beds are super comfy. My new go to place to stay in Timaru

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your fabulous review.I'm very pleased you enjoyed your stay here and hope to see you again soon. Regards Vivien

Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We stopped here on our way to Mt Cook National Park. It is located on Highway one and is a 15 minute walk from Timaru town and Caroline's Bay. It has all you need for a good nights rest and is well equipped. Would recommend as a stopover.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mike Thank you for your review.We are pleased our motel met all your requirements and you had a great stay here Regards Vivien

Reviewed 3 December 2015

This is a lovely quiet motel with the most spacious rooms I have found anywhere. It is immaculately clean, nicely decorated, well heated, and I like that there are plenty of windows and sliding doors to balconies to get lots of fresh air on the summer days and nights. I travel for work, so I like to have space to...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again Regards Vivien

Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Handy location for the hospital where I was going to work. Very friendly reception with the free Wi fi offered--did not have to ask. Unit was very spacious with a huge lounge/ kitchen area--even had a dish washer. My unit had 2 bedrooms both with a TV. Great heating although not really needed at time of my stay. Plenty of...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

This motel was a welcome surprise after a long day of driving. The lady on reception was lovely and checkin was a breeze. The room was huge and king size bed was comfy. A short walk to the botanic gardens and a quick drive to dinner. Would stay again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Avenue Motor Lodge

Address: 31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: €95 - €116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avenue Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“All seemed pretty good”
nevillemaloney, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms further from the main road may be quieter but we werent too affected in the mid area..”
ianbT2318IR, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Unit 1 is large if you require space”
Suziqs, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the one bedroom with spa bath and terrace (sorry can't recall the number)”
MichaelandNorbert, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for non-smoking room.”
BiddyNZ, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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