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Tinwald Motel

Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 7 Ashburton B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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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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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

12 large 50sqm studios that can easily sleep four. Very large bathroom with separate shower, toilet and wash basin area. Studios are sunny in the morning and double glazed and because the motel is set well back from the road they are quite quiet. King sized beds which while not having a high quality mattress provide a good sleep. Very... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is no doubt one of the best motels I have stayed in and believe me, I have stayed at a lot of hotels and motels. As this was a last minute booking due to a family funeral, I managed to secure two x kitchenettes deluxe rooms for Fri and Sat. Upon check-in, I was greeted at reception by this... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed here for one night (unfortunately) and wished we had longer. The apartments are spacious, clean and tidy within close proximity to Ashburton. Restaurant and bars are onsite, friendly service at reception - couldn't find fault.

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England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed for one night here, and it was excellent all round, with good, free wifi. The lady on reception was extremely friendly and helpful (she was expecting a baby, so probably won't be there for much longer), and we really couldn't find anything to fault. It's all new, and spacious, and at a reasonable price - about our average... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 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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Waihi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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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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18 hotel reviews
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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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