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4.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Tinwald Motel
Ranked #1 of 8 Ashburton B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here the night before the Ashburton Christmas Cracker Triathlon. The hotel is perfectly located to get to Lake Hood and there is a restaurant, liquor store, supermarket and other amenities nearby. Ashburton itself is not a far drive. The rooms are beautiful: modern, clean, new, and huge. The service was lovely...very nice person at the front desk, we... More 

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Walcott, Iowa
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13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Kind of curious why this is listed as B&B with TA. It's a motel. Qualmark rates this as 4+ and I have read the previous reviews, so obviously I am the insane one. . Pros.....large unit, clean, nice front desk person. Cons.....1) Poor highway signage. 2) Mattress really needs to be replaced. 3) Uncomfortable chairs/sofa. 4) CHEAP Chinese bath products.... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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92 reviews 92 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Ashburton is a handy spot to stay about 50 minutes south of Christchurch and this accommodation is a great option. For $100 we (myself, wife, 3 year old son) got an upstairs room which was very clean and attractive. It was spacious and the beds were of excellent quality. Like a previous reviewer, I was initially put off by its... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on a leisurely drive up from Dunedin on our way to Hanmer Springs. We arrived late afternoon and were greeted warmly and shown to our very large downstairs room no 4. The room was very spacious and the bathroom had a different set up with a separate bathroom and toilet area which was great. Despite the very... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This motel had a very large room with book case/shelving unit dividing the main area from a single bed which was helpful. Very clean and spacious with modern facilities, and a separate shower and toilet which were both immaculately clean. Large comfortable beds, lovely decor, and quiet even though on a main road and looking out over a car park/industrial... More 

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Nelson New Zealand
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

This is a very surprising complex, on site restaurant with great good, a bar for the odd drink and a bottle store for takeaways oh yes and great units. The huge units are definitely oversize and are far enough back from the road to have no road noise inside. Beautifully clean and comfortable. Would definitely use them again

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Have stayed twice now, and will go back. Big spacious room which is nice and quiet (well upstairs is, I have not stayed downstairs) Also good sized bathroom and reasonably priced. Friendly staff and is relatively new

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Top Contributor
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64 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We picked this hotel for its location in Ashburton the night before going to Christchurch to fly to Auckland. The neighborhood seemed nondescript, and being right off Highway 1 with a nearby liquor store was unattractive. However, this motel is placed well off the highway noise behind the liquor store and seemed well soundproofed. It also was clean, modern, with... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Contemporary room with an affordable price..I strongly recomm end. .The best in town Besides. .There are a few satchels of complimentary beverages. Cornflakes and bottles of fresh milk..the surrounding is quiet. .no disturbance.

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Timaru, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Never disappoints. Third time staying here, we love it. So handy to the shops, restaurant next door. Rooms are huge, clean and tastefully decorated. The staff are awesome, so so friendly. This is the only place we will stay when we stay in Ashburton. Thanks again guys :)

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Address: Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tinwald Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12

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