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Pancake Lodge

33 Muritai St., Tahunanui,, Nelson 7011, New Zealand (Formerly Four Seasons Motor Lodge)
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Collingwood, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed 1 night, and Michelle allowed me to check in early as I was unwell. I was very grateful to be able to do this as I had a miserable trip getting to Nelson and just wanted a shower and bed. The room was lovely and clean, quiet and just what I needed. Michelle and her partner where... More 

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California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The Pancake Lodge makes an uninspired first impression. It is in an old but not charming building. The yard and courtyard had sad looking dead or mostly dead plants. The managers are a delightful and accommodating young couple. The actual apartment was old but efforts had been taken with reasonable results to make it updated and comfortable. The kitchen was... More 

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hamilton new zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights while doing a road trip. We were very happy with our room and the breakfast was a great yummy bonus. I had American pancakes both mornings which arrived hot with heaps of banana and cream. My husband had the granola on the 2nd morning and thoroughly enjoyed it. the room was... More 

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Westport, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I stayed for only one night with my small dog in room 9, the owners were very friendly and helpful and nothing was a problem for them, even when I locked myself out of my room after office hours. The free pancake breakfast was delicious, and the room was spotlessly clean. I would definitely stay again. Tahuna is a lovely... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The large family room layout was fine, however it did miss a few essentials. The shower pressure was poor, and the kitchen was missing plates and glasses sufficient enough for five. While it sounds picky, there was also no can opener. Very annoying when trying to make meals.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The family unit was a very good size for our family of four. The standard was good, however the cleaning could have been a touch better in the toilet. The staff were pleasant enough and we're accommodating when we arrived quite late. We were served pancakes for breakfast, which was a nice touch. Overall a good place and parking was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Great place to stay and very friendly hosts. Excellent value for money and highly recommended. Pancakes are the best. Enjoy !! Very close to the beach and other amenities. The grounds are neat , clean rooms and fresh linen.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We stayed here beginning of Nov with our 2 young daughters, while it is old, it was all we needed. The price was reasonable, close to beach, nature land and great children's playground. The one thing that drew me to staying here was the pancakes, they were the best i have ever had. The lady looking after the place while... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Was fantastic to find a motel that we could take our dog along with us. The room was clean and tidy with a well stocked kitchen - full sized oven, microwave, grater, beater etc etc. Hosts friendly and good knowledge of area and where we could take the dog for exercise. Very comfortable all round. If I was not travelling... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Family unit was dark, tired and not well maintained. Sofa very uncomfortable (springs shot), kitchen facilities not adequate for a family of four. Advertised to have a playground with trampoline but there was no playground or tramp. Yes, the pancakes on day 1 were delicious and hosts very friendly, but that was not enough to make up for the poor... More 

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