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Tinwald Motel

4.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Tinwald Motel
Ranked #1 of 6 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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Denver
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64 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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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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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Auckland, New Zealand
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137 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Hotel is situated south of the main part of Ash Vegas, rooms were nice and clean with all the mod cons, no street noise, rception lady was friendly. Shower had decent water pressure.We would stay here agaom

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Extremely clean very modern and new. Bar right beside the motel and bottle shop very convienant in addition to that the bar offers a free shuttle bus to Ashburton. we really could not ask for more. Our international companions were extremely happy also with this motel.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We were staying due to a family wedding. Only stayed the one night but could have definitely stayed for longer. Nice and friendly staff took us to our room and showed us where the reception was from our motel room very handy walk. Close to restaurant, liquor store, petrol station, supermarket and fish n... More

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Tinwald_Manager, Manager at Tinwald Motel, responded to this review

Dear Emilie C, Thank you so much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Thanks again, from the Tinwald Motels team. More

Timaru, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Second time staying here, and once again we were thrilled. So lovely and clean and modern. Huge rooms. Great location with the restaurant right next door. Couple of minutes away walk to a dairy, food etc. thouroughjly enjoyed our stay and will definetly be back. thanks guys

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Tinwald_Manager, Manager at Tinwald Motel, responded to this review

Dear Paula F, Thanks for your review! Its so nice to hear feedback from our valued guests, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us again. And yes, you are correct about the rooms being nice and quiet, this was a big factor during the design process and we get a lot of positive feedback about that. Thanks again,... More

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Additional Information about Tinwald Motel

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*

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tinwald Motels is a 12 unit motel complex on the south side of Ashburton and just 3km to the town centre. Our Qualmark 4+ self contained and serviced affordable quality motel accommodation offers luxury units, with high quality beds in every unit with the option of a full kitchen or kitchenette. Tinwald Motel accommodation is perfect for families, couples or those requiring an access unit. We are also ideally suited for corporate business travellers, with business facilities and wireless internet available. Our Ashburton motel is also adjacent to The Stables Family Restaurant and Bar, Tinwald Sports Bar and Tinwald Liquorland. Enjoy a delicious meal and a fine wine, without leaving the motel complex! ... more   less 
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