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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Cosy House, Wanaka, owned by the proprietors of Aspiring Lodge Motel. Two couples stayed 3 nights at Cosy House, located 400meters from Aspiring Lodge Motels. This is a large 3 bedroom house with full kitchen, two bathrooms, 2 lounges, separate dining room, 3 outside sitting areas, full laundry and off street parking. Linen & towels provided. One block away from...

Thank Suziqs
Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is a well-used older property. Location is good. They gave us a wifi allowance that was very limited. More is available for purchase. Rooms are furnished with microwaves and a small frig with dishes, so a limited amount of self cooking could be done.

Thank SMR56
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Executive unit was quite roomy and a short walk to lake front cafes.. Location also convenient as had a supermarket next door. The proprietor was very accommodating when we wanted to stay an extra night. Would recommend.

Thank cbisho_393263
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The location is very good. It's near lake and there are lots of restaurants near the hotel. In addition the staff was kind. Internet access was a little bit weak. Kitchen ware including microwave oven are convenient.

Thank Seiichi S
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

It was cheap! That's why we got it. Quite old and outdated but it's exactly what we paid for. Great place to rest your head and close to the main centre! Loved it! I will definitely go back next time. Great service also! Would recommend to people are in wanaka on some what of a budget

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Central location close to supermarkets, shops and restaurants. Clean, spacious rooms, comfortable bed and helpful hosts. We were on a motorcycle tour with 7 of us in total, plenty of off street parking. Would definitely stay there again on the next trip.

Thank Chris F
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We stayed here as accommodation was difficult to find due to a major triathlon event while we were visiting. While the room and bathroom were quite dated, they were clean and the reception lady was very friendly and helpful. Sadly, and unlike most places we stayed this NZ visit, the TV only had 6 channels. Our room was ground floor,...

Thank DVDPerth_Australia
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 February 2016

excellent location in central Wanaka, close to amenities and an easy check in. Cooking facilities were basic but suitable for our stay. Nice balcony and lovely outlook for eating outside and relaxing. . Good parking available

Thank lealappie
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Nice location and comfortable beds. Dated. Reception closed for 35 minutes when we arrived in afternoon. No light for bathroom sink and kitchen sink facets rotated outside on sink bowl when operating. Hotel needs attention.

Thank D2924FGjames
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Very well worn decor, not updated since 1970's by the feel of it. Expensive for what you get. Clean but poorly presented. Would not stay there again, but the town and location are lovely. Try staying slightly out of town. Thee walk into town would be worth it, it's very pretty.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aspiring Lodge Motel is nestled in the heart of the Southern Lakes tourist resort of Wanaka and the gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park. Being one of the only motels situated right in the center of town, you can easily access many of the exciting activites that Wanaka has to offer by foot. Wanaka is a playground with an abundance of activities for everyone to enjoy. ... more   less 

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Address: 16 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: €106 - €130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aspiring Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Choose the downstair ones, not much lake view even on the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles Roya36, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms provide a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 47532015, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Payment required to owners bank account before stay, an excellent arrangement.”
 of 5 bubbles Suziqs, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“had family room for two people Dearer but more room, lovely outlook”
 of 5 bubbles lealappie, 20 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose room on end of 2nd floor, corner - you get windows on 2 sides”
 of 5 bubbles B_ERasberryRetreat, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
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