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Mt Earnslaw Motel

89 Oban St, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Mt Earnslaw Motel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
60 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent valued motel especially considering the unique location. Sure this is not luxury accomodation, just good basic good value. The motel is located handily close to the boardwalk which I walked to for sunrise. The hotel is quiet and reasonably well equipped. The owner was very friendly and when discovered I was a keen photographer gave me some handy local... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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35 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The motel's website describes this as a "no frills accommodation." This is a good value for a budget motel. Our ensuite room was clean, quiet, comfortable, secure, and you could easily make a simple meal in its small kitchen, though we dined out. There was a hob, fridge, microwave, sink, dishes, cutlery. Parking was right in front for easy unloading... More 

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55 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After we had dropped our companions at the Roteburn Trail Station it was only a short drive to this motel which we had chosen for its location and moderate rates and we were not disappointed.The one room unit had a very comfortable bed, enough space to sit and chat and have breakfast, a small but tidy bathroom and an inviting... More 

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22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This motel meets all the requirements for a quiet night after 4 days riding. Nothing special, but a comfortable bed, wifi and an easy walk to restaurants. Reasonable price and much quieter than Queenstown. It would have been ideal for the night before we started if we had known and perhaps the riding company should advertise it for that..

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Newcastle, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you need a room for a hot shower after a trek or climb in this area then this is the spot for you. Facilities are basic and the whole building in dated but it is a safe haven for the weary tramper/climber. My mate and I had 2 or 3 nights here whilst suffering in the nearby mountains and... More 

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked this online the night before our arrival, and got there about 5. The host was friendly and efficient and we found the unit clean, the super king size bed very comfortable, and really appreciated the two lazy boy chairs provided for us. They have a very active policy of recycling and conservation with clear instructions and receptacles so... More 

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Southern Calif.
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9 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Glenorchy is way, way from the beat and rush of everyday life. This motel does a great job putting everyday life behind you. It is a very homey kind of place, with a small garden around the office area. Even though it's on the main drag, it is quiet. It's with in easy stroll of Glenorchy's town center as well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

We arrived in Glenorchy after doing the Cascade Saddle and Rees track. After checking out a few other places in Glenorchy, which we found either too expensive or poor value for money, we found the Mt Earnslaw motel. It was just what we needed, our own space, clean and cosy, quiet and a comfortable bed with big fluffy pillows. Good... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We recently stayed at this motel, in a very large room with a very clean and modern bathroom. The room was quiet, had some nice seating outside, and was located centrally in Glenorchy. We were surprised to find the motel in such a good state, since LP describes it as 'dated'. I can only disagree with that and highly recommend... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

the motel is located just beside the main road, you wouldn't miss it. motel is small and quiet, have only handful of rooms. Nevertheless, the rooms are spacious, the bathroom is extraordinary clean , bedding is very comfortable and warm, free parking and WiFi provided, and surprisingly, the kitchen (a very small one) has all the basic kitchen necessity you'll... More 

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