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Aotea Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   390 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Ranked #6 of 26 Hotels in Wanganui
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Location, clean to perfection, friendly staff and stunning rooms! Close to Supermarket, Restaurants, Town centre, cafes and anything you could possibly need. Tucked away from the main street, the traffic noise is barely noticeable. Would not stay anywhere else!

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Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large rooms, amazingly comfortable bed and very friendly service and the spa bath was great. The kitchenette was handy although there were great places to eat all within 10 mins walk. Nothing was too much trouble....even though we arrived on Christmas Day. Will definitely stay there again.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second visit to this place. This time we got a executive family suite. Spacious one bedroom apartment with balcony. Large TV in living room and small one in the bedroom. Large spa bath in bathroom. My family loved and enjoyed it. Location is great. Near to almost everything. Definitely recommended. Will go back on my next visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent service, very clean, awesome spa bath. Traffic noise was noticeable, although since I sleep easily not a problem for me. Just a Kitchenette; whilst it had a fridge and a microwave, no hob. 3 supermarkets within 200m! About 10 mins walk from cbd.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Like service, ensuring total cleanliness, making sure WiFi works. The place is so stunning they really should pay attention to the things that can make the difference - esp. for the high prices. The studio was large and clean, amazing in-room spa bath. The WiFi was mostly non-existent and the night staff just shrugged their shoulders but offered no solutions.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is our 4th stay at the Aotea Motor Lodge. It is well present , tidy and the staff are more than helpful. Handy to the main shopping area, and the grand children loved the large spa pool in the room

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

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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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

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 November 4, 2014 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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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 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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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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