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Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

Cnr Main Highway & Wai-iti Rd | Bay Viaduct, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ocean Grove, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in one of the rooms at the front of the property next to the highway. It was very noisy and you couldn't have the door or windows open as the traffic noise was very loud. This was a problem as the room (we were down the bottom) was very damp and musty smelling, especially... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed here overnight on our way up the coast. We found the place to be immaculate in its presentation , very well located and has quite a good view. The lady at reception could not have been more helpful. It was a nice place to stay, could have stayed a day or two it was a good place

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stayed here as a last minute booking. Room was basic but clean and tidy with a comfortable bed and super quick heating electric blanket. Thoroughly suitable for business travel but less so for a romantic getaway (despite the naked couple statue next to the tv???) or quiet break away due to being on the edge of a very busy... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stay here every time I'm working in Timaru and have been in studio unit and large family unit which was SPACIOUS. Friendly folks who run the place - top notch bathrooms recently decked out with the most amazing shower heads ever and spa bath. Electric blankets Super close to all the shops, restaurants

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Hamilton, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Have stayed at this hotel for almost 3 weeks on a business trip. It loacl to most of the shops and restuarants in the area. All within walking distance. Caroline Bay is just across the raod and offers great walks. The moteliers are nice and friendly and very accomodating. The rooms are large and very well furnished. The second level... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This was a very nice apartment. Lots of room for 2 couples. Would be very nice for a family. Nice big windows with a beautiful view of the bay. Beds were very comfortable. The manager was extremely friendly and helpful. We stayed two nights felt like home.

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Papakura, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Woah. Large breasted woman being spoon-cuddled by naked man in wall art. Smaller similar porn statuette on the breakfast bar in case you missed the wall art. Almost expected a complimentary rubber among the instant coffee sachets. The 'welcome' folder was heavy on 'Thou shalt not' and light on friendliness. But most disturbing we needed to use the wifi and... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stayed here for two weeks in December 2013. We were very pleased with the welcome we received and the friendly advice that was always available. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. The balcony provided a good view across to Caroline Bay. The Bay View is just a few minutes from the town and local restaurants. The Bay... 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 October 8, 2013

Great handy location to the centre of town, just a short stroll to the shops & Restaurants, and the lovely gardens of Caroline Bay. Very clean, spacious rooms. I only have two gripes - one is if your staying on the 2n or 3rd levels there is no elevator and is hard carrying your bags up two or three fights... More 

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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Clean, tidy and good sized rooms. Decor abysmal, festooned in pornographic art and statuettes, seedy to say the least. Also a $25 fine for not doing your dishes! There are two things that are very wrong with this. Poor service, and you know your dishes were washed by the previous occupants, why should they care that they are done properly?... More 

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Address: Cnr Main Highway & Wai-iti Rd | Bay Viaduct, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 18
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