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Monarch Motel

4.0 of 5 633 Tay Street (State Highway 1), Invercargill, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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 6 days ago NEW

The monarch motel in Invercargill, is wonderful. Kerry and Karl are very helpful and friendly. Nothing was a problem. Very down to earth and welcoming. I certainly will recommend the Monarch to family and friends. The rooms were spotless and everything you need is provided. All the staff are very helpful.

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42 hotel reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We drove straight to Monarch Motel as we had stayed here before in Sep 2011. This time round (Sep 2014) we brought along some friends (another 2 couples). All our friends enjoyed their stay here. Everything met our needs and we had a wonderful stay. Thanks to Kerry the host and her family. Cheers !

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Hi Maggie, it is such a compliment to us when guests return - and bring your friends!! Thank you so much. It was lovely to see you again & amazing to see how much my girls have grown from your photos. Thank you for your lovely review & we hope we get to see you in Invercargill again!! Kind Regards... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

In Invercargill for a conference so I needed a motel close to city and conference centre so Monarch is great. The room is a bit tired but ver clean and serviced daily. What makes this place special however are the friendly helpful hosts - they have bent over backwards to make our stay easy and pleasant. Four options for breakfast... More

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Toni, Thank you for choosing to stay with us while in Invercargill for your conference. We appreciate your positive comments and are pleased you had an enjoyable stay. We have a great team of staff & they work hard to deliver great customer service. Best wishes, Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch Motel. More

Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Lovely hosts. A nice simple motel. A real effort has been made to modernise elements of the rooms and they are fabulously clean. The shower ran either very hot or very cold and the TV would not hold a channel, otherwise the room was great. The downside was some very inconsiderate neighbours in adjoining rooms who did not seem to... More

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Neil for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel. We appreciate your feedback and for bringing to our attention the issues raised with the shower & the television - we have already addressed these. We apologise and are disappointed that your neighbours weren't considerate of other guests and caused you a poor nights sleep. We do appreciate... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Made welcome when we checked in, great blockout curtains in both rooms. Rooms were lovely at warm when arrived on a cold night which was great. Small issue with bathroom being of children's room but you can work around that. Kids enjoyed the swing set.

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Monarch Motel & for your positive review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch Motel. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Fantastic hosts offering clean, bright units that are well equipped and great value. We stayed here for over two weeks through a very hard and sad period. Our hosts were exceptionally flexible kind understanding and tried to assist us in every possible way they could. We would not hesitate in recommending either the accommodation or the hosts.

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel. We are pleased that you found the units suitable for your stay. We look forward to seeing you again if you are returning to Invercargill. Regards, Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch Motel. More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We had a great stay here in February. The motel was extremely well equipped, clean, quiet and comfortable and the owners were very pleasant, helpful and informative. The spa was a terrific addition and just made our stay. Although a little way from the city centre it is still a convenient place to stay. would definitely stay here again!!

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Robert. We appreciate that you chose the Monarch Motel for your Invercargill accommodation. We make do try to make every effort that are guests enjoy their stay in our clean, warm units. Best wishes for the remainder of your travels. Kerry & the team at the Monarch Motel. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

It was just wonderful! Thank you! The only thing I would improve in the room are the lights: in the bathroom, its more blue and strange and in the living room and kitchen the lights are not separated so it was always very bright in the room and getting into sleep was hard! There was also no long dressing mirror!... More

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth for your positive review and for choosing to stay at the Monarch Motel. We appreciate your comments & we do have full length mirrors on the inside of the wardrobe doors on all of our units (except for one) - which we have now added thanks to your review. We appreciate your feedback. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The Monarch Motel in Invercargill is an excellent place to experience the best of South Island care and hospitality. The accommodation is comfortable and generous. Our needs were very well catered for. The motel is well situated and the proprietors Kerry and Karl could not have more helpful.

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at the Monarch Motel & Southland. We hope you are able to return. Best wishes - Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch Motel. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
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168 reviews 168 reviews
80 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Had I limited experience in staying at various accommodations, I would have easily given the Monarch an Excellent rating. However, I am mindful that I have experienced the entire range (of ratings as provided by tripadvisor), and for consistencies sake, I have to make comparisons. With this in mind, I would really place the Monarch at 4+. Very welcome reception... More

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Monarch Motel & for taking the time to review us on trip advisor. We appreciate your positive comments. We also appreciate that you were able to keep such a well-trained dog in the car for the duration of your stay - I am sure that he will earn his champion status soon... More

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Address: 633 Tay Street (State Highway 1), Invercargill, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Monarch Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
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