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Travers-Sabine Lodge

State Highway 63, St. Arnaud, New Zealand
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the backpackers lodge. Room was comfortable, with bedding and towels supplied. Kitchen was large and very well equipped and all very clean. The owners were very helpful and knowledgable about walks in the area - we appreciated the tip to spend a night at Blue Lake Hut. We made use of the lockers and 'trampers... More

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Waimate, New Zealand
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12 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Nothing fancy but an excellent kitchen, well stocked. Clean and comfortable group setting bunk beds. Friendly staff. It was the perfect spot for the four of us to stay. Reasonable prices. We enjoyed our stay.

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Columbus OH
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31 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I stayed with my family in a dorm room in the backpackers lodge. We are a family of five and had a six bed dorm room to ourselves. The lodge was clean and comfortable. The toilets and showers were clean and there was plenty of hot water. The communal kitchen was large and well-equipped. Next to the kitchen was a... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Spent one night recently, with my partner in one of the Log Cabin style Studios. We were very impressed with comfort, cleanliness, the rates, and the quiet. Met Richard the owner, very friendly, he had no hesitation, in showing me around some of the other larger units available. ( for future reference!) There is also a good backpackers' facility...Dorms, a... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Clean, accessible, relaxed. Clean and large kitchen. Good for stopover. When we stopped over there was only another room booked, so we had the whole place to ourselves pretty much. Lake is beautiful, but not a lot of food options in area, bear that in mind when traveling here. Two restaurants. Do recommend a visit though, there are lots of... More

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Stayed in the backpackers lodge and was very impressed. Was greeted and shown around by a very nice staff member. The room was really nice with an awesome view of the mountains. The kitchen is well equipped, and the shower was good and hot. I was impressed with how clean and tidy every part of the lodge was. The birdsong... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We stayed in the backpackers' section. The facilities were good, our room was nice and the bathrooms were clean. Unfortunately, the manager was incredibly rude and unfriendly! When we arrived, we had to pay on arrival and therefore had to transfer money from one account to another but had no internet reception. I tried to explain this to the manager... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We rented a studio-style "log cabin" unit at the end of a group of four units. It met all the basic requirements: regularly serviced; good king-size bed with firm mattress; clean well-lit bathroom with good shower; fairly basic kitchen facilities: pots and pans but only a small hotplate, so you wouldn't be cooking elaborate meals here. The nights were surprisingly... More

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Halifax
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55 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Taking into account the regular price of this room, and its location, my rating of "very good" captures the fact that the room exceeded expectations. For a similar price, other motels tend to be a bit dated and 'ordinary' whereas the Travers-Sabine is noteworthy for its spacious and open floor plan, its open-timber construction and high ceilings, self-catering option, and... More

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Kaikoura
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Always stay at the motel units ,the staff are very accomodating ,the service is great .St Arnaud is a special place. Will be back.

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Address: State Highway 63, St. Arnaud, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > St. Arnaud
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Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in St. Arnaud

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