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Aotea Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   390 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in Wanganui
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful staff, we liked this motor lodge very much. The room was clean, modern (with a giant SPA bath) and very comfortable. There was an incident in the car park in the early hours of the morning, and the hosts could not be more apologetic and helpful. I agree with Andraia, don't be fooled by the web... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pictures do not do this place justice. We stayed here for one night while passing through Wanganui, and loved it. The pictures on the website make this place seem a bit older and more tired than it actually is! We stayed here on November 2nd, 2014 and were in a delux studio. It was large and spacious with a... More

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travel frequently around all parts of New Zealand and have stayed at many and varied places. Aotea would have to be one of the best all round places I have stayed and on a very regular basis. The rooms were always immaculate and I judge other places I stay on this Motel.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here one night on our way to New Plymouth and found the motor lodge to be clean and comfortable with free wifi. The friendly staff gave good recommendations for places to eat, see my review on the Stellar and Parnells Cafe, and the location was reasonably convenient with a New World supermarket and Parnells Cafe a few minutes... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Visited with family on a weekend.The room was spacious with good decor, clean, with a large in room spa bath and a large TV with DVD player.High speed wifi available.The place was quiet at night. Cleaning staff was understanding and they waited for us to leave before making up the room.Location is almost central with all shops, market handy. Highly... More

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Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This motel was spotlessly clean. Reception was helpful, friendly and prompt. The room more than met our expectations with large single bedding and queen bedding, with good quality linen. Kitchenette was small but had everything we needed and of a good quality. Free Wi-Fi was helpful. Quiet room at the rear of the complex. Biggest spa bath we had ever... More

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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

It's in the small details that u guys shine through... I was so impressed with your place. The spa bath is amazing.. The room was clean and bed comfy... Thank you for the lovely stay.. I will be back...

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New Plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Aotea Motor Lodge was a good find - conveniently located on the main street about three kilometers from the city centre. The room slept three - which is why we went there. Myself and two children. It was good value for money. The reception staff were helpful and the place was clean and tidy. There was a HUGE double spa... More

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I've stayed here twice in the last month, both experiences were excellent. Check-in and check-out easy and friendly. Housekeeping staff were efficient and professional and you had the option of having your room serviced or not. The rooms are modern, quiet, well appointed and the huge spa bath in the bedroom a real treat at the end of the day.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

A good place to stay. I think the cleaning girls need to check the alarm clocks to avoid a midnight alarm. Spa was in need of a little bit if maintenance. Non the less it was nice to soak in. We would definitely stay here again. Very handy to town etc

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Address: 390 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Wanganui
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aotea Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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