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Bavarian Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   444 North Rd, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Ranked #14 of 35 hotels in Invercargill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014
Jill E Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Lovely stay with John and Annabel. Perfect rooms with everything needed and very friendly. Just a bit noisy till late at night is the only downfall. Great breakfasts provided if you wish and knowledgeably about the things to do around the area. For cleanliness and value you couldn't get better.

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

It is good to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, that our rooms are clean & have everything you need. Thank you for reviewing our Motel and hope that we see you again. More

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Great value, great service, excellent location if you dont mind being out of town a little, just couldnt fault great service. As was last min. booking and busy weekend in town, single bed was put in lounge in no time at all. Thanks again for very nice stay.

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our motel. It is good to hear that you appreciated our motel & service, we enjoy welcomeing people to stay here. Please come again. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We travelled down for the Bluff Oyster Festival and John was happy to take our booking 10 months out from the festival. We found our unit beautifully clean and very, very warm. The bed was comfortable and it was bliss having the extra TV in the bedroom as at one point I was suffering from a cold so I just... More

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review. It sounds like you had a welcome break and enjoyed your time in Invercargill and the Bluff Oyster Festival. Regards Annabel & John More

Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed one night and found the rooms were extremely clean and tidy. However we found the bed very hard and road noise was very noticeable during the night. It is some distance from central town but that didnt worry us. If you are after cleanliness and value i would highy recommend the hotel. If you are after 4 star... More

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Bavarian Motel. The comfort of the beds is something we always consider when we purchase new ones. We know our guests travel and are well informed about bed comfort. Bavarian Motel appreciates you great comments about cleanliness. We are becoming aware that the Trip Advisor guest review rating is more important than the outdated... More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Good motel. Would stay again without hesitation. A bit too far from town to walk but taxi only $15 or thereabouts, plus drivers are friendly and happy to make recommendations for food/drink. Plus, if we drove ourselves one of us would have to be the sober driver. Altogether not a problem being out of town.

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, NZBeerMonster (l do like the name, there must be a story there) for the great review. We have a list in the compendium of the restaurants who will do complimentary transfers to and from their establishments. Thanks for choosing Bavarian Motel. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Great stay, friendly hosts, motel is away from the hustle and bustle of town, free internet a real bonus plus having a second television in the bedroom was a grand idea. Always good to get rewarded for staying though their reward program as well.

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

BernieNapier, Thanks for the great review. You are always welcome at Bavarian Motel. We hope your business travels prove successful. We will see you next time you are in town. More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

First time visitors to Invercargill. Rooms spacious, clean, comfortable and had the best nights sleep. John and Amanda most helpful. We were traveling on to Te Anau and asked for a recommendation of where to stay and they offered to book ahead for us. Thanks for that, made things so much easier for us once we got to Te Anau.... More

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Jennifer & Brod for your great recommendation. being a member of the Host Accommodation Group makes it easy to find accommodation in other places in New Zealand. We hope the rest of your holiday was fantastic. Regards Annabel & John Bavarian Motel Invercargill More

Modesto, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We had a very nice 2 bedroom unit. Kitchen was complete, even has a oven. For dinner we went to a grocery store just down the street and baked our own meat pies for dinner. Everything was clean and tidy. The owners were very helpful. Would stay there again.

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JohnHorn, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and great comments about Bavarian Motel. It is always great to have international visitors to Invercargill and spend time here. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your New Zealand vacation. Regards John & Annabel Bavarian Motel Host Accommodation Group member More

Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

John and Amanda are great hosts, with a motel unit to suit your pocket and requirements. We always find the furniture very comfortable. Love the big comfortable beds, which is so important when you are on the road all the time. The motel is in a great location, not far from a supermarket if you wish to cook your own... More

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JohnBavarian, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Miriam for the kind words. At the end of a long working the least we can offer is a bit of comfort and relaxation. You are always welcome at Bavarian Motel. More

Gold Coast Australia
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2011 via mobile

Maybe it's just invercargill! But I found the accommodation rather average. It was promoted as 4 star and I've been to a lot of places before this was no 4 star accommodation. The couches were very uncomfortable and the bathrooms felt like a prison cell as the toilet and shower shared the same flooring and it felt like you could... More

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JohnBavarian, Owner at Bavarian Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our accommodation. I have checked the records and you used the internet without any problems, it appears. The lack of quality and comfort of the couch has not been brought to our attention before, (maybe guests are too polite to say). However, we always listen and will review our future purchases of furniture. Qualmark NZ is... More

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Address: 444 North Rd, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Bavarian Motel 4*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Invercargill
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bavarian Motel is a 4-Star owner-operated property and a member of the Host Accommodation Group. We have ground-floor apartments each with separate bedrooms with parking at the door. Large warm comfortable & clean rooms. Internet broadband, 50+channels SKY TV, DVD players. Our guests are warmly welcomed by Annabel and John who offer great southern hospitality. ... more   less 
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