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Mt Earnslaw Motel

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89 Oban St, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
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Mt Earnslaw Motel
Ranked #4 of 4 Glenorchy B&B and Inns
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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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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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Invercargill, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A friend and I recently stayed at the Mt Earnslaw Motel in Glenorchy. The small compact unit was all that we required, excellent value for money. It was clean, tidy with very comfortable beds and our unit had a great view of the mountains. I had had a fall while tramping and injured my face and no medical aid was... More 

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

There is very little choice in Glenorchy. However this little place always is warm, great comfy bed and excellent showers. The truly amazing scenery ( couldn't be better anywhere) is what you visit here for. This rustic charming motel adds to the experience. A Must do is the Glenorchy walkway. It's free, simply glorious, all flat with heaps of board... More 

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Cypress, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

First of all, we debated about going to Glenorchy at all but are so glad we did. The drive along Lake Wakatipu is beautiful, and Glenorchy is a peaceful alternative to busy Queenstown. The motel itself did look rundown from the outside and made us wonder whether or not we had made a wise choice, but the rooms were clean... More 

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Bromsgrove, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

First impressions from the outside were that the Motel was a little bit tired but our room was clean, comfortable, well equipped and well presented and we're very glad we chose to stay there. There were even proper Lazeeboy reclining chairs in our room. There are two or three places within a few minutes walk for something to eat and... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We have recently spent 4 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The lady owner was very friendly to us and helpful when we needed help. Our room was basic but extremely clean. and was tidied and the bins emptied every day. The motel is in an excellent position to do walks both short and extended and there are 2... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

we booked 14th to the 18th feb 2014 for 6 rooms out of the 7 rooms for 4 days for a wedding group of couples all aged 50 = 60s owners were arrogant got told to go to bed 2 of the 4 nights we stayed there as we were enjoying our selves coming from Australia to celebrate the wedding... More 

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Farmgirl47, Owner at Mt Earnslaw Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and I certainly understand your desire to celebrate the wedding event. However we do have a policy at our motel to keep noise down for the sake of other guests. The other unit was a family with young children and you were asked (nicely) to take your party inside after 12 o'clock on the second... More 

Sacramento, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The motel looks neglected, but the rooms are fairly clean. It is odd that the manager/owner hides up in her second story home and makes no effort to interact with the guests. The sauna is filled with blankets and laundry so the one amenity that they have is unusable. We stayed for four nights and were given one 30 minute... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We arrived to be greeted by, a phoned 'your key is in the door and I will catch up with you later.' 90 minutes passed. Nothing. First time in NZ not offered milk and trying to get the advertised free internet was like pulling teeth and required unnecessary insistance on my part. This is a shame as Glenorchy is a... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Our first impression of the Mt Earnslaw Motel was that the exterior needed a good clean up. Looked very tired. The motel is on the market so perhaps the owners interest has waned somewhat. However to our relief the room itself was was very clean, spacious and comfortable. It had a well equipped kitchen, breakfast bar, large bed, couch and... More 

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Address: 89 Oban St, Glenorchy 9350, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Glenorchy
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7

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