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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

last minute booking, we were greeted warmly, room was super tidy, spacious and in expensive, great tourist info from a true local thanks so much Murray for a great last night in snowy south island, we will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The place was super nice. Although we were here in the winter the heated blankets made us feel warm and toasty. More importantly the staff was so nice. Additionally the WIFI was plentiful. I would recommend this place to anyone who visits Blenheim.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Initially selected the Lugano as the indicated facilities included free WiFi and parking and a king size bed. What a gem the Lugano proved to be. The room was very comfortable, well equipped and quiet. Lugano's location close to the commercial centre and across from Seymour Square was the icing on the cake. We found the staff to be very... 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 you found the room comfortable and well equipped. Most of our rooms are now double glazed which helps with the warmth and quietness of the rooms. We hope to have the last of it done over the next couple of months. As you say it is a great location... More 

Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I so enjoyed staying at the Lugano recently when in Blenheim for a conference.The staff were very welcoming and helpful and even transported my heavy case by car to the Convention centre in time for my presentation - I was very grateful. The unit was very quiet, clean and had a nice view over to the lovely park which was... 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 it. WE are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. As you say it is a great location being so close to the town centre and the Conference Centre. The park across the road is an added bonus and looks beautiful at night... More 

Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This lodge is well taken care of. It's very clean. The location is wonderful, and there's a beautiful park across the street. The owners were so kind and helpful, in particular when I was having difficulty with one of their clothes dryers. They went the extra mile. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us we appreciate your feedback. As you say it is a great location and having the beautiful park across the road is a bonus. Hopefully we will see you back in Blenheim sometime. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were in Blenheim for a conference and we are very happy to have chosen Lugano. Lovely people, warm welcome - even with the heat pump on for us - quiet, clean and well-appointed, very comfortable and so close to everything. Highly recommended!

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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 it. We are pleased you found your room to your liking. As you say it is close to everything especially the Conference Centre, town centre and many restaurants. We hope to see you again when you are back in Blenheim. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Greymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place is so handy to town, an easy walk to many restaurants and the theatre. Great fast wifi, could not be cleaner, nice modern room, on the main road but still quiet. Friendly hosts. Would stay here again.

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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 your comments. As you say it is a great location being so handy to town and the restaurants and supermarket. We are pleased you found the room to your liking. Hopefully we will see you back in Blenheim some other time. Kind regards Jenny & Murray More 

Ross on Wye UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

the rooms were clean and well appointed. The bed was extremely comfortable and there was no noise. The staff were very helpful and made some useful recommendations as to where we could eat, shop or visit. We would happily stay here again.

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

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us we appreciate you taking the time to do one. We are pleased you found your room comfortable. We have recently replaced our beds and have had a lot of good comments on how comfortable they are so it's great to have more good feedback on them. Hopefully we will see you in... More 

Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Chose this place as within walking distance of the Convention Centre where I was attending a Rotary Conference. 3 couples had units and we all found them to be well appointed, clean and comfortable. Location also handy for walking to the town centre. Cost was in the usual range for similar accommodation. Nice outlook onto a grassy square. Plenty of... 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 really appreciate it. As you say it is a great location being so close to the Convention Centre and town centre. It is also lovely to have the beautiful Seymour Gardens across the road to look out to. We are pleased you found the rooms to your liking. Hopefully we will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

From the moment we got here we were made to feel very welcome. Down to recommendations of where to eat and some free drinks vouchers! Our room upstairs was amazing. Quality furnishings and fittings, very clean, cozy yet classy. Lots of little extras like a coffee plunger. Great air-con (it was very cold when we visited). Bed was super comfy.... 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's good to hear you got home safely - hopefully you didn't have any delays on the way. We really appreciate your feedback. As you say the park across the road is lovely, not just the beautiful colour of the flowers and trees but the fountain changing colour at night is also... More 

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