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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   68 Ararino Street | Trentham, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would have given a good review BUT. The location was good and the room was perfect for us travelling with a baby, we paid extra for a cot and toys, we did note the ladies behind the counter were a bit cold but whatever. As we checked out the surly ladies behind the counter slapped a $65 "professional cleaner"... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed at the Totara Motor Lodge last night for the first time to attend a local wedding. So impressed with our unit. Huge, everything you need and a great restaurant. Staff very helpful and our friends who also stayed there were very impressed. A 30 minute drive from Wellington CBD to Upper Hutt a little out of the way if... More

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

A big thank you to all the staff at Totara Lodge for making our wedding weekend so enjoyable and stress free! All the little personal touches and extra effort that was put in to make our stay special was amazing! We can't thank everyone enough for all the hard work they put toward our getting married!

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Hayward, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Came here to attend to conferences on succeeding weekends. Clean, neat room, big bathroom. Cooked to order breakfast available in the AM(extra). Across the street from the train station but very quiet. Graze Restaurant next door as well as another restaurant, pub, wine shop and small market just steps away. Staff very helpful with needs, directions and places to eat... More

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Stayed one night in a Deluxe Queen studio.It was huge!All amenities and such a comfy bed.Great being next to the Tote and Furnace where we attended a function.Glad we picked the deluxe studio as others stayed in studios that kitchenette and were quite small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We found the staff very helpful. I tried calling them through the week but was unable to get someone to pick up the phone. The room was nice and clean and was just what we needed as we attended a wedding. That night there was a bit of loud music which was a little annoying but we got over it.... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We made a last minute decision to stay at Totara Lodge so that we could get away from the craziness of Wellington during the Homegrown Festival (not a fun festival if you live in the CBD with 2 small kids and lots of noisy partygoers). We arrived around 5.30pm, having made the booking on the phone. The apartment style room... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Stayed here for a wedding ...Place was the CLEANEST motel I have ever stayed but think the price was over stated as our room was putting it mildly tiny and cramped even for just the two of us. Jordan and Bex are a total credit to the team and love the card we got in our room on entry. For... More

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Carterton, New Zealand
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We stayed just the one night in the 'Village Accommodation'. Unfortunately, the lock on the door was jammed and we couldn't get in. However, the staff were very quick to respond and moved us to another room. The staff were professional and pleasant. The room was basically appointed but in clean and fresh condition. The Restaurant has limited hours but... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Very nice room for three people, heating could have been better rather than oil heater, but very clean and soundproofed from other rooms. Good parking for rooms but reception area congested with liquor outlet directly opposite and parking at a premium. Good places to eat around location so dont need to travel.

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Address: 68 Ararino Street | Trentham, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Upper Hutt
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Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Upper Hutt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Totara Lodge 4*
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