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Parklands Motel

3.0 of 5
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16 Mokoroa St., Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Ranked #19 of 24 Hotels in Te Anau
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dalby, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great, clean accommodation for our family on a budget. Friendly hosts, laundry facilities and shared kitchen with at least two of everything you need. Plenty of room for a family of four. I would happily return and stay any time.

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Halifax, Canada
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent three nights in Te Anau at the Parklands and had a lovely experience! We checked in in the early afternoon and our reception was friendly and helpful and remained so during our stay. The motel is located across the street from the park, a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance to shops and restaurants. We are presently on a... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Lovely room, great hosts. We arrived at Parklands in a broken down hire car - our hosts were very friendly and went out of their way to help get our car sorted while we walked the Milford Track. We couldn't ask for more, thank you!

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Seattle, Washington
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The tone of a motel stay is often set with the check in process and unfortunately the woman that settled us into our room did not demonstrate any interest in anything other than giving us our key and showing us how to use it. The room itself was nice, basic and definitely in need of some updating. There was a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Doesn't pretend to be anything more than it is. Currently in the middle of refurbishing, the motel is quite basic. It really is exactly what it says on the tin. We had booked a one bedroom apartment - true, there were two separate living areas though the decor is in desperate need of the refurb the rest of the place... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

One block back from the main street which is perfect, very close to the Lake. Brilliant Park across the road, beautiful gardens. Check-in was friendly & quick. Not sure what other people have noticed as we found all staff to be friendly. Room was clean & tidy large in size. Great sleep as no noise. Bathroom a little dated, nice... More 

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

My husband and I recently stayed two nights here. For the first five minutes we stood while the motelier complained about the commission booking agencies charged. He appeared quite put out that we had not booked directly, thereby saving him money. There was no enquiry as to our day, our travels etc. we were provided with a small jug of... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We stayed here for 1 night only, and had a good stay. Comfy bed. Kitchen was fairly well equipped, thankfully there is a big shared kitchen in the next block you can borrow some bits from. We had a studio room, no stovetop just a Microwave, toaster & kettle. Owner let me clean my car with his hose & stuff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This motel is ideally located in town. The room was new and comfortable. Best of all, Gary was amazingly helpful and knowledgeable. He booked all our tours and we didn't even have to visit the i-site in Te Anau.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This motel is exceptional value and was close to perfect for our purposes. Good and free Wi-Fi, very close to shops, the lake and other facilities. Comfortable, spacious room with access to common kitchen which was well supplied and maintained. Gary and Shona were very welcoming and helpful. A great base for activities such as a trip to Doubtful Sound... More 

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