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“Below average motel, which has seen better days (some time ago)”

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ASURE Brookvale Motel
Ranked #18 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Reviewed 15 February 2011

We stayed for one night in a studio apartment on the ground floor. We paid 135 NZD for stay. Our room was clean, and the host was on arrival welcoming and helpful.

Still we found the stay to be a bit disappointing. Our room seemed very worn out, and was in need of a makeover (except the bathroom). The bed was unpleasantly soft, and the TV was small and almost couldn't display colors anymore.

The motel advertises having a pool and a spa. The so called "pool" is of the kind you'll have on your lawn. The spa cost extra, and had smelly water.

Compared with the many other motels we stayed in on our NZ-road trip, it’s just not worth the money. It's not a poor motel, but definitely below average.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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mkoops, Owner at ASURE Brookvale Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2011

We apologise that the unit you stayed in was not to your expectations. The bathroom has been upgraded, as you had noted, and once the busy summer seasons allows us time this unit and another shall be refurbished. We have more flatsceen TV's and 2x beds on order. There is an on-going renovation programme in place, and we still have 2x units to complete, which are currently offered at a lower tarrif than the refurbished ones.
Our spa pool is checked daily, but can easily be affected by sunscreens, body lotions etc which may have unfortunately occured prior to your use. We would have refunded your $5 fee, or offered use of the other private spa pool if we had known. On checking our records this pool had fresh water replaced the day of your departure, so once again our sincere apologies.

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Reviewed 12 January 2011

Managers were nice and very helpful. The place was clean and OK, but the space in the 1-bedroom unit was very limited for a family of 4 (two teenagers). For example, You could only seat 3 around the dining table and once you have 4 small suitcases in the unit it is almost hard to move around. The bedroom is so small, you can't really access the wardrobe. Still, if you don't mind the limited space, Brookvale is certainly not a bad place to stay.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled with family
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mkoops, Owner at ASURE Brookvale Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2011

Thankyou for bringing this to our attention, and we have positively noted your comments regarding the limited access to the wardrobe. To rectify this, the bedroom with twin beds has now been rearranged to gain easier access to the wardrobe, so that guests suitcases and clothes can be put away, providing better floor space. A dining chair that had at the time been removed for repair, is now back in place, making a set of 4.

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Reviewed 24 December 2010

Stayed here for one night in a one bedroom unit it was fully equipped with everything you need nice, clean and quite and the hot tub was relaxing but at a small cost, the owners were very friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed: December 2010
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Reviewed 5 July 2010

Motel is well appointed and warm. Beds are very comfortable and bathroom facilities well isolated from kitchen area with the use of fans and ventilation. Cooking facilities good and all facilities clean. Hosts excellent and really willing to help.

  • Stayed: June 2010, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 24 May 2010

It was wonderful to go in to a motel that was inviting and used the best from its location with trees and the grassed slope down to a beautiful stream boundary. Felt I was in the country, not the center of town just two minutes walk down the stream.
The unit was very clean, beds brilliantly comfortable, and there were excellent amenities. And we all slept so well. Good heating, well built and if there was any noise it wasn't heard.
Hosts were welcoming and helpful. Great place to stay.

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled with friends
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Address: 35 Brownston Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Price Range: €81 - €111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — ASURE Brookvale Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Asure Brookvale Motel is situated alongside a tranquil reserve and a springfed stream located close to the town centre, being only a 2 minute walk to the shops, cafes, restaurants and extremely picturesque lakefront. Simply park up in our free off street car park and explore our scenic town by foot. ... more   less 
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