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Homestead Lodge Motel

28 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My first night was amazed! Although realized that my room was the nearest to the highway, I optimistically thought that the traffic would be ease later at night. Unfortunately, this highway was just the main route of all heavy trucks running to and from the South. So, it was hard to sleep with those noises. However, this was in exchange... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Was a very cosy night inside our room on a cold Timaru evening. We slept very well here and managers went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. Large room and soft beds.. Rooms were clean .. Definitely no complaints for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Very well appointed room! Comfortable bed & room! Electric blanket & heating. Plenty of room in the room. 6 mins walk to town & restaurants via beautiful Caroline Bay Park. Extremely good value for money! Would stay here again!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Very loud even being off the road could hear traffic and people in next door rooms talking could hear there toilet flushing there shower running. There where kids riding bikes and running around in main drive way of motel, it's a motel not a camping ground?? Everything was dated, wouldn't stay again or recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I was very dissapointed as I asked for a quiet room and alas there is no such thing at this place as the main road with all night trucks wizzing by at great speed are metres away! The sliding door is so old it rattles with the vibration of the noise which shut is just as loud as when open.... More 

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Naseby, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We booked online never staying here before, the owners were friendly helpful. The room was very clean and comfortable, with a huge comfy King bed. They showed us how to get to the beach and cafes. Will definitely stay again , price per night reasonable too.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Only motel with no vacancy on a cold winter evening, I took a risk at $95 for the night. This is a very dated motel, the welcome I got at reception was fantastic, however once I settled in I found this to be an expensive nights accommodation, I guess the old saying is you get what you pay for. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Clean but old and dated needs a serious face lift. The thing that annoyed us the most was that they advertised free wi fi. What a laugh it was one of the most expensive exercises paying for it and they had the speed ramped up. Change your sign. We wont be back.

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Whangarei, Northland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We chose this place at the last minute for a quick stopover en-route to Christchurch. There wasn't many rooms left in Timaru that night so we just grabbed what was available. The family room we got was very comfortable, well equipped and quiet, nothing exceptional, but we were very happy for the price we paid and the owners were very... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A very average motel... Located on state highway one... The room is very dated and tired, however the Bed was comfortable. The ironing board was interesting (see photo) Yes there is road noise and lots of it... I was kept away to late and then woken up to truck changing gear down the hill. Parking was at a premiums and... More 

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