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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
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Port Motueka, Nelson, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I needed somewhere to stay with my chihuahua. I needed time out. My husband a frequent flyer to hospital this year, the return trip of 100kms a day was getting too much. My front door and kitchen looked out onto the hills of Nelson, the back double door onto a grassed tree landscaped courtyard. Heaven, blissfully peaceful. My bed so... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed at this motel twice. It is great value and they provide a great free breakfast. The staff are always friendly. The location is great, it's right next to Tahuna beach. There are a few shops and restaurants around too. Town is only a few mins drive.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is rather dated on the outside which would probably cause many to keep driving past. We specifically required an additional bed/room for my daughter for the first 2 nights so we didn't have a large choice of venues. The unit is comfortable in size, there was no issue with cleanliness as the place reeked of bleach upon arrival,... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A motel that presented itself as clean and tidy, dogs very welcome which was apparent by the number of people staying there with animals. An older motel but well maintained and the young couple running it making sure that all comforts were met. Friendly without being familiar, a real skill. Close to good walks and the beach for exercising, both... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed 2 nights. We were in town for a wedding. The studio unit was ok. There was an internal light that wasn't working, We had no detergent or dish cloth. These issues were fixed promptly. On arrival we were told that free breakfast was only for one of the two days. This needs to be clearer... More 

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Collingwood, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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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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