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Panorama Motor Lodge

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52 The Bay Hill, Timaru, New Zealand
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Panorama Motor Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location close to town,Caroline Bay & restaurants. We stayed in studio unit No. 16. Spacious upstairs unit with 2 balconies. Table & chairs on balconies and inside. Also 2 lounge chairs inside. Well equipped self contained unit. Our unit was located on the highway side of the complex so there was some road noise however did not disturb our... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here on Saturday night and chose the location as it was near Fusion restaurant that we were booked into. We had room 1, which is on the first floor, and overlooking the bay. It was a special view, and we enjoyed having a wine on the large balcony overlooking Caroline Bay. The room had two lazyboys in the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is fantastic, 5 mins walk to main shopping and Caroline Bay. We had small view, but with the right room they would be fantastic. Room very clean, small but adequate for 1 night stay. Kitchen had all that was required, hob, microwave etc. Have stayed here before and would definitely stay again.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
70 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Room #2, a one bedroom unit with a partial view of Caroline Bay and full view of the parking lot with garbage cans. The unit had a nice layout but it needed some sprucing up, eg new paint and kitchen cupboards. The outdoor areas also appeared run down eg carpeting on the stairs was very worn and... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel has one of the best locations in Timaru. 5 minutes walk and you are in the main shopping centre of Timaru, handy to all restaurants and we had fantastic views over Caroline Bay. The room was lovely and clean and felt homely. I would definitely recommend staying here, staff are great and really friendly. We will definitely be... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Travelling around New Zealand we came across this motor lodge and was very pleasantly surprised. the motel itself was very well looked after, clean and in a great position for the town. Staff were great, very friendly and helpful with information about the local area.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Lovely friendly staff nothing was to much trouble. The location was excellent close to Restaurants Shopping and Caroline Bay. Very clean spacious and warm. Really lovely stay. I would recommend to others to stay here and would certainly stay here again when next in Timaru.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
46 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We`d been roadtripping NZ after coming over to see 3 Queens of The Stone Age gigs and had stayed in some pretty amazing places....avoiding Motor Lodges at all costs.....nothing against them, we just prefer the more quirky accommodation. Having hit Timaru late afternoon, tired and not knowing how much further we`d have to drive to find anything else, we bit... More 

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84 reviews 84 reviews
26 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stopped here for the night in March 2014 to hole up during bad weather. The motel is designed for comfort. Although we booked the queen studio, it has a separate bedroom from the kitchenette. While everything is compact, it was quite comfortable. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed including newer pots and pans. The fridge in the... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in January 2014 with our three children and really liked it. The room was beautiful and clean and was serviced daily. The location was brilliant - right opposite a park with a playground and waterfall and lots for the kids to do. Close walking distance to shops and restaurants. The lady on the desk... More 

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Address: 52 The Bay Hill, Timaru, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19

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