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Avenue Motor Lodge

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31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for a business trip. Lovely small place to stay with spacious rooms, lovely and attentive staff and great facilities. Rooms are all really spacious and beds are super comfy. My new go to place to stay in Timaru

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We stopped here on our way to Mt Cook National Park. It is located on Highway one and is a 15 minute walk from Timaru town and Caroline's Bay. It has all you need for a good nights rest and is well equipped. Would recommend as a stopover.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Mike Thank you for your review.We are pleased our motel met all your requirements and you had a great stay here Regards Vivien More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This is a lovely quiet motel with the most spacious rooms I have found anywhere. It is immaculately clean, nicely decorated, well heated, and I like that there are plenty of windows and sliding doors to balconies to get lots of fresh air on the summer days and nights. I travel for work, so I like to have space to... More 

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again Regards Vivien More 

Greymouth, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Handy location for the hospital where I was going to work. Very friendly reception with the free Wi fi offered--did not have to ask. Unit was very spacious with a huge lounge/ kitchen area--even had a dish washer. My unit had 2 bedrooms both with a TV. Great heating although not really needed at time of my stay. Plenty of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

This motel was a welcome surprise after a long day of driving. The lady on reception was lovely and checkin was a breeze. The room was huge and king size bed was comfy. A short walk to the botanic gardens and a quick drive to dinner. Would stay again.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Overnight stay for work. Arrived in the evening to a smile. Room heated, warm and welcoming. Free wifi. Hot chocolate included in the tea/coffee selection, as was plunger coffee. Lovely spa bath to relax in then a great sleep in a huge comfy king bed. Breakfast in the morning at the arranged tim (also with a smile). Eggs poached to... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Avenue offers an exceptional level of cleanliness and top hosting. You will find curtains drawn and the room heated upon your arrival. Although this is a little out of town it is worth it for the quietness and peaceful nights. Plenty of room with an excellent level of comfort. Well appointed kitchen facilities. Parking easy and plentiful. Highly recommended.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Good friendly service by the very friendly management. The rooms are for single or family and a very good size, well worth the price which is very good. Close to the center of Timaru town for eating out and plenty of choice within 5 mins by car/taxi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I stayed here on a business trip to Timaru. The facility here was nice and clean, AC works well, the kitchen, toilet and bedroom all very spacious and the staff here were very kind and helpful. Another thing I liked about this motel is that there seemed to be two different types of pillows - one hard and one soft... More 

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review.Im pleased you were happy with everything regarding your room and service we gave you. Regards Vivien More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Avenue is great value for money in my opinion. Big, spacious rooms with modern furnishings, and very clean. Plenty warm too, always important down south! The staff/owners are nice and friendly and helpful. The only question mark is the location. Fine if you have a car though.

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