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Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 26 Hotels in Wanganui
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was only in Wanganui for night for an event, so it was a short stay. Relaxed in room beforehand and after event before an early departure next morning. As I was leaving before reception opened at 7am, was able to arrange departure and settle night before. Room was clean and tidy. A nice touch was a jug of fresh,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stayed here on the weekend for a family reunion. The rooms were spotless and very comfortable. The staff were wonderful, friendly and nothing was too much of a problem. Would definitely stay here again and recommend it to family and friends

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Perth, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The owners are friendly, very helpful and efficient. Moira & Ian could not do enough for us to make our stay any happier. They are both hard workers and the motel was very clean both inside and out. Thankyou guys

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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I had a short and pleasant stay at this motel which was recommended to me by friends who had stayed there a few times. It is handy to the city so it was easy to find somewhere for an evening meal. The owners are friendly, very helpful and efficient. My room was quite spacious, the bed comfortable and everything was... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

What a pleasant stay. Highlights being - Great location, able to walk to the city in a few minutes. - Very friendly and efficient service - Loved having free Laundry access. -Spacious rooms, comfortable beds -GREAT bath!!! Had a little trouble with the wifi, but other than that, a great stay.

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Harpenden, UK
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190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

This is a typical New Zealand urban motel, with the rooms looking inwards to a central car parking area and therefore largely protected from the noise of traffic. It's within walking distance of the centre of this characterful town, but the area is not particularly pleasant, consisting mainly of car dealerships. Our room was spacious and clean and it was... More 

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights in May 2013. The rooms was quite spacious and clean. The room has all the facilities necessary to provide a satisfactory stay. It was reasonably priced and the manager and his wife were both friendly and helpful. There is also plenty of parking

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Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

An excellent motor inn with lovely big rooms. The service is outstanding. Very close to town and restaurants. The breakfasts are particuallry good value. They also have a great range of DVDs that you can borrow

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This place is modern and and very clean. Friendly, knowledgeable staff, nice decor, everything provided for in our 1 bedroom 'room'. Fan in the bathroom, spa bath separate to shower, they even provided a shower cap and toiletries and even a couple of Easter eggs for us on arrival. Beds were comfortable (extremely soft!) we all had a good nights... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Really like this motel, very quiet unit, really clean and tidy, nice furnishing and not too big or too small just right for 3 adults. The owners were very helpful and super friendly. The small touches in this motel made it nice, like the small caraf of chilled water in the fridge for drinking! very good idea, and the heated... More 

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