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Academy Lodge Motel

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782 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Academy Lodge Motel
Ranked #6 of 8 Ashburton B&B and Inns
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  • 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
    5 of 5 stars
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Wellington, New Zealand
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126 reviews 126 reviews
31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you need an overnight place to stay in Ashburton, this place will do. It's clean, reasonably comfortable, and pretty quiet considering traffic and the noise of the occasional passing train. But it is also tired and gloomy. The hosts are friendly and welcoming. However, while this motel offers discounts, I was not asked if I was eligible for either.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This motel is only 10-15 min's from the city and about the same to the airport. It is opposite the university. The rooms are a good size and ours features a small kitchenette with sink, two hot plates and MWO together with assorted pans and cooking tools. Breakfast can be delivered if required. The bed is a king so we... More 

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Oxford, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, discount for AA members. Would stay again next time I was in Ashburton. Hosts are friendly and welcoming Bathroom is outdated but clean and lots of hot water Quiet location with not much traffic noise Sky TV and good TV

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Invercargill, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

excellent motel,immaculately presented, great host,good price,recommend to anyone. First night all they had left was a 2bedroom,so kindley closed off one bedroom,for us and gave it to us for a good price ,2nd night 10 days later was wheel chair unit only one they had left ,plenty of room &comfortable, &as above.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

My friends and I stayed here for a reunion weekend. Perfect for us. Everything spotlessly clean and up dated. Owners super friendly and helpful. We have stayed before but found it has been totally refurbished with change of ownership. Would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone.

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Whangamata, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

A small motel but high quality. Very friendly reception and nothing was too much trouble. If you are staying in Ashburton check this one out.

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Alexandra, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Seven of us stayed in two units at these motels. We found them to be well appointed spotlessly clean and very spacious. We found the owners to be very helpful and knowledgeable about the Ashburton area and we would have no hesitation in recommending these motels to other travellers.

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Additional Information about Academy Lodge Motel

Address: 782 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Ashburton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A friendly welcome awaits you at Academy Lodge Motel by the owners Jos and Len Stephens. We have 5 ground floor motels with parking. All units have been refurbished incl flat screen LCD televisions. A discount is offered to AA members snd Senior Citizens. A bistro restaurant nearby, and we are within walking distance of the main shopping area. One hour drive from Christchurch International Airport. ... more   less 

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