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Bavarian Motel

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444 North Rd, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Ashburton, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you appreciate ... A warm welcome from courteous and helpful hosts, Easy parking, Spacious, clean and well equipped accommodation, Comfortable beds, Good reliable wifi connection, Thorough and attentive daily servicing of your rooms, ... you will not be disappointed here. Fully recommended.

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Chch NZ
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The sight we booked on said Sky tv (50 channels)? Sign out front in photo said Sky tv. Well, you guessed, no Sky TV. They only had Netflix, no sport to watch, not happy!!! Spacious unit, although dated. Nice cat.

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Thank wabbit10
JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Hi, When you stayed we were in the process of upgrading to new TVs, which are high definition, & have Netflix and Internet access, but no SKY TV, we apologise for that. We are always endeavouring to provide our guests with new ideas for entertainment. Thank you for your review. p.s. We have passed on your compliments to Tiger. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I have been coming here regularly on business for years. The owners are always very friendly and welcoming. The units are immaculately clean, and the beds the best anywhere. I like that the units are spacious enough to include both bath and shower and a skylight in the bathroom, with underfloor heating which is great in winter. There is a... More 

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, it is a pleasure to look after our guests! And is good to know you enjoy staying with us. Many Thanks. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We only stayed for one night due to time constraints but wish we had been able to stay longer. The unit was well set up with all mod cons and Annabel and John went out of their way to make our stay very comfortable including a very tasty breakfast including bacon and eggs. We would gladly recommend this motel as... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there just one night, but the place is spotlessly clean and the towels and linen are of excellent quality. The team there were tremendously helpful. Would happily recommend this place to anyone visiting Invercargill.

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Waikato Region, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights on the recommendation of a fellow traveller. It is an older style motel but the owners have done everything they can to provide for guests. Its the first one I have encountered in 2 weeks that actively practices and encourages recycling and environmental concerns. The unit had a separate toilet and bedroom and was... More 

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

It is good to know that we are looking after our guests. We also like to think we can help look after our environment, by encouraging our guests to recycle, & compost food scraps. We do live in a beautiful part of the world, & would like to keep it that way. Thank you for staying with us, and reviewing... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed in an older style one-bedroom unit with some walls painted concrete block and décor generally a bit run down and shabby although everything very clean. There is a basic kitchenette suitable for breakfast or heat and eat evening meals. Somewhat awkward bathroom arrangement. Comfortable bed. Some problems screening out light at night. The main drawback was that we... More 

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying & reviewing Bavarian Motel, we are sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience. The unit that you stayed in is one that has not yet been renovated, we are about to review our maintenance schedule so will take your points into consideration. Your suggestion of air plugs is noted & have them... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

The unit I was in had a separate bedroom from the lounge/kitchen which was a surprise as from the outside it looked quite small. The room was very clean and well appointed and the owners were very welcoming and helpful. I had a great stay here. The only small fault was that the couch in the lounge was uncomfortable to... More 

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Bavarian Motel, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We pride ourselves that we give a great experience to our guests. Thank you for pointing out that the couch was not very comfortable, we will look into upgrading the couches in the future. Look forward to seeing you again. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We are travelling New Zealand, and this is a very good motel which we Can only rekommand. Clean and comfortable with fine service provided by the owners. It also was an excellent base for our tour to the Catlins.

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Thank Jørgen Grønnega... C
JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, it is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Invercargill is a great base to explore the Catlins area, with wonderful waterfalls, wildlife & beaches. We hope you enjoy your NZ holiday! More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

just stumbled into this motel in our travels and felt very fortunate. Very clean with lots of space. Did two loads of laundry in the most immaculate laundry room ever and payment was on the honour system! Kitchen was terrific and the owners are so friendly and helpful. Excellent value .

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Thank Sue B
JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, it is great to know that our service & facilities are excellent. We trust that you have a wonderful holiday in NZ! More 

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