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Lugano Motor Lodge

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91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are visiting Blenheim this is a convenient place to stay for both visiting the vineyards and also Blenheim town. Walking distance of town centre on side of main road but very little traffic noise (none at night). Very helpful and friendly staff, clean and well provided units. This was our second visit and would certainly stay here again.... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again and your wonderful feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with and your great Chinese meal. As you say it is a great location being so close to the wineries and the town centre, cafes and restaurants. Hopefully we will see you back here again sometime. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Vancouver, Canada
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
29 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly & helpful, with great rooms The staff could not have been more helpful - advice on local stores & cafes and making reservations. When there was concern over the Interisland Ferry, the owner even called to find out information directly! The rooms are very well laid out, with comfortable seating, great beds and a roomy bathroom. A great... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we really appreciate your comments. We enjoy doing what ever we can to make your stay more enjoyable and relaxing. We are pleased the unit was to your liking and you had a comfortable stay. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Akaroa, New Zealand
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113 reviews 113 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 3 nights - impeccably clean executive suite, room 1, separate bedroom, shower over spa bath, well catered kitchenette, spacious lounge area. A two minute walk gets you into the town's restaurant and cafe scene with plenty of eating options to choose from. Hosts, Wayne & Sue, were professional and attentive to my requirements with a great... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are pleased Wayne & Sue took good care of you (and your car), they are certainly a great asset to our business and go the extra mile to make sure our guests have a great stay. As you say it is a great location being so handy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a two bedroom apartment. It was amazing!!! The staff were friendly and extremely helpful. The rooms were impeccable and a good size! All the small details were done really well. I highly recommend it as a place to stay! Great location with the Seymour square opposite for a great place to stretch our little ones legs! Parks,... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are pleased everything was to your liking. As you say it is a great location being so close to the town centre and having the park across the road for your wee one to run around and burn off some energy is an added bonus. It was great to have you... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group booked but as usual with a group numbers fluctuated. The owner still offered us all the per head rate quoted despite some of us paying for only one night instead of two. Others that had booked never showed. Thank you owners for being reasonable and not making us all pay more to cover the lost earnings. Also the... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us it is very much appreciated. As you say with group bookings there are always last minute changes but we do our best to not inconvenience those that did make the trip. It was great having you all to stay you are a great bunch of ladies and hopefully we will see some... More 

Albany, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely motel with clean rooms and in a great location to town and tourist attractions. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. Book here you won't be disappointed. Sky channels and quiet rooms. I recommend 2 nights here if you want to rest after a few days driving around the South Island .

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us, we rally appreciate it. As you say it is a great location being so close to the shops, restaurant and supermarket. Having the beautiful Seymour Gardens across road is and added bonus also. Hopefully we will see you again if you are in Blenheim. Kind regards Jenny &... More 

Bargara, Australia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
31 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We've been trying to find the 'perfect' spot to stay in Blenheim and now we've done it. Pity it took 3 goes. We had a downstairs studio room which was large and comfortable with a better bed than the one we have at home. And forgot to dig in and find out the brand and model :-( Also, it is... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. As you say it is a great location being so close to the town centre and the many restaurants Blenheim has to offer. We are pleased you found the bed comfortable as we have recently replaced them all and have had a lot of comments on how good they are. We really... More 

Gibbston, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The living room and separate bedroom were comfortable and spacious, clean and tidy. The lodge is close to town. The hosts were very welcoming. The kitchenette is well appointed with lots of tea and coffee and free milk when you arrive. Two wifi coupons were also provided

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us, we really appreciate it. We are pleased you found your unit comfortable and spacious. The location is great as you say being so close to the town centre and all the restaurants and shops. Hopefully we will have you to stay again sometime. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We stayed here in a 1 Bdrm Apartment with Wifi/Sky/Spa bath and a very comfortable bed including a well equipped kitchenette. We were only here for one night but we arrived at about 1030 am and were allowed to enter our apartment then which was extremely accommodating without any fuss by the proprietors. It was a very luxurious way to... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Rhonda & James for the great review of your stay with us, we really appreciate you taking the time to do one for us. We are pleased your stay was enjoyable and hope to see you back again sometime when you get to do another South Island trip. As you say the location is great being so close... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had stayed here previously and found it to be excellent. We returned because of that and found this to continue as an excellent stay - close to town - the closest to the lovely river / bike track and the park opposite is so colorful and relaxing. Beds are very comfy. The hosts go out of their way to... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for doing a review of your stay with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope we will see you again sometime. As you say the location is great being so close to the river with it great walkway and cycle track. It's good to be so close to town so you... More 

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