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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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Waipu, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

Its all good with this motel , quiet,clean, friendly owner/operators and staff , a bit outside the center and fair priced . The wifi was especially satisfying . We did stay two nights and will stay there again if we return to Invercargill, the most underrated city of New Zealand!

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Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hosts couldn't be any more accommodating. Fantastic service and incredibly friendly and accommodating hosts. I was in a downstairs room which was very comfortable. Great value. Only complaint would be the shower which was average. It didn't ruin my stay and I would happily stay there again.

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you TerylC for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We have had the water pressure looked into by a plumber who advised us that there is low pressure throughout Invercargill & we are getting the most possible. Sorry for your discomfort. Our team do there utmost to... More 

Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is extremely comfortable. Our car parked adjacent to our room. The room was very clean, large, comfortable and fully equipeed with all necessities.The staff was very cooperative and helpful. We stayed for only one night but this was a very enjoyable stay.

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful positive comments on the Monarch Motel. We are pleased that you were comfortable & enjoyed your stay. Safe travels. Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch Motel. More 

Surfers Paradise, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
39 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as a couple with my partners son. Had 3 motorcycles with us, stayed for 5 nights. But pre-booking it was no hassle to change our dates. We were able to use the garage and were even leant tools to do repairs. Stayed while the Burt Munro Challenge was on. It's a little way out of town but... More 

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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Queensland Man for choosing to stay at the Monarch Motel when you were in Invercargill, Our staff do a very good job cleaning the units to a high standard. We would be happy to host you if you return again for the Burt Munro challenge. Best wishes Karl, Kerry and the team at the Monarch Motel. More 

Perth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

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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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review

Kerry, Karl & the team at the Monarch would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us & for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased that the rooms had everything that you required. We hope to see you again if you are ever back in Invercargill. More 

singapore
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106 reviews 106 reviews
42 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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 

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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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Monarch Motel Invercargill, South Island
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#3 Family Hotel in Invercargill
#4 Luxury Hotel in Invercargill
#5 Romantic Hotel in Invercargill

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