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Aspen Court Motel Taihape

4.0 of 5 27 Mataroa Road | State Highway 1, Taihape 4742, New Zealand
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for a night while driving from Wellington towards Auckland. Firstly, George, one of the hosts, was kind and friendly. In fact, I had accidentally submitted my reservation the wrong month and had therefore completely "missed the reservation", George caught the mistake and emailed me to make sure and changed the reservation for me. We... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly warm welcome, even though we arrived late in the evening. Our unit was a good size, very clean and comfortable. The heat pump was very quiet and effective. Stayed here whilst passing through Taihape. Would certainly recommend Aspen Court and would definitely stay here again.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have stayed here a few years back and enjoyed it so chose them again recently. Not disappointed. A charming motel, tastefully furnished, clean and large by most standards. We had the choice of a shower or spa bath and chose the bath which was large and a joy to soak in after a long drive. Wifi is free, but limited.... More

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Many thanks Ah62 for taking the time to write this review. It is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed the cat and were well and truly looked after by our management and staff. Please do stay again next time you are up our way. More

Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Nice, clean, friendly owners, comfotable bed, no complaints :) I stayed here as I was passing through Taihape at night. Booked online and was welcomed when I arrived. I also requested a late checkout in the morning and the owner was very obliging. Would recommend this place to anyone.

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thank you jamiehuia for your review. Please do reccommend us to friends/family. See you again whenever you are heading south frolm Rotorua. Thanks. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Absolutely nothing wrong here, but nothing special either - just your average NZ motel. Well appointed, and the spa bath was a nice touch. Proximity to the railway line (and some cows) added a bit of extra noise at times but nothing too bad. Parking good. Heating good and warmed the unit nicely. Kitchen as expected. The only negative was... More

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thanks nzbear for your review. Good to hear from you and we will investigate the pillow issue you had. Always a bugbear for guests as some like them flat and others prefer them more bulky. A pillow menu is something we have thought about but that adds extra cleaning costs and we always try to keep the units priced affordably.... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Rates among the best motels because of its spacious, clean, aesthetic feel. And also because of the friendly and helpful management. We called ahead to give approximate late arrival time and lights heating etc all on when we got there. Has to be the best in Taihape.

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thanks BVinilli for these comments. Yes we are the best accommodation provider in Taihape. We are the newest with the biggest rooms and best facilities/amenities. Great to have you staying with us and hopefully we see you again one day. More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great motel to stop in if you are travelling through the middle of the Noth Island. The Management are very friendly and accomodating, the motel unit was impecabbly clean, comfortable and tidy. Even the background noise of the odd freight train rumbling past did not distract from a very pleasant stay, I would not hesitate to reccommend... More

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thank you 325Hereford for taking the time to write this review. Yes we are ideally located between Auckland (or Tauranga in your case) and Wellington for those who wish to break the journey and re-fresh before continuing the following day. See you again one day soon. More

Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Probably shouldn't be sharing this as I will want to visit again and hope they have a room, but this is the perfect Saturday night base for two days skiing on the mountain. The room we were given was spacious, warm and spotlessly clean. It easily accommodated my two daughters in the bedroom and myself on the king sized bed... More

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thanks MarkNZ66 for your review. Great to hear we were able to accommodate yourself and your daughters on your ski weekend away from Wellington. Our rooms are large and yes a much more affordable alternative to Ohakune. Many thanks and see you again next ski season! More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I always enjoy my stay at this lovely motel.The rooms are beautifully clean, roomy with heated flooring.George and Annette do a great breakfast!. The grounds are immaculate.A nice walk from town with a restaurant very handy to the motel.Thus combined with friendly hosts, make this such a great place to stay.

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Cheers nook58 for your comments. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay again with us. See you soon. Thank you. More

Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We like to find an excuse to stop off at Aspen Court. We have just finished a holiday using 15 motels around NZ. This motel is so clean, warm and comfortable. It has been the best by far. Congratulations to management and staff. This is home away from home.

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Spaniwi, Owner at Aspen Court Motel Taihape, responded to this review

Thanks Alison R for your comments. You sound as though you are a repeat customer so thank you for choosing to stay with us. Thank you also for your kind words. We look forwrad to seeing you again one day. Regards. More

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Additional Information about Aspen Court Motel Taihape

Address: 27 Mataroa Road | State Highway 1, Taihape 4742, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Rangitikei District > Taihape
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Aspen Court Motel Taihape 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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