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Avenue Motor Lodge

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31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 1, 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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104 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stayed one night to break up the trip to ChCh. Arrived about 8pm to find a nice warm room. Heater had been put on well before we got there. Friendly, great big room and large comfy bed. Great stay and would stay again.

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

Hi.Thank you for your review.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and the room was warm and all you wanted More 

Kerikeri, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Although this motel is on the main road, there was no road noise. Friendly hosts, lovely large room with massive comfy bed. Very spacious, and clean. Really enjoyed our stay. Location is good, easy to find.

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

Hi.Thank you for your great review .Im pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and are happy to come again Vivien More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed for one night in room 1 whilst touring the South Island. The room is very spacious and the king bed extremely comfortable. There is a very large spa bath and the entire place is very new and clean. Nice large flat screen TV with plenty of programs to select and free Wifi which works quickly and efficiently. It was... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The rooms here are marvelous and spacious. Very warm. Love staying here and the furniture is comfortable to sit in. Nice and quiet even though it's on a main road. Showers are fantastic with great pressure. Outdoor seating area is private which I liked

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Cromwell, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

All well laid out. Good wifi. Plenty of chairs. cooking facilities for basics. Roomy bathroom with a spa which we enjoyed. Only problem was the noisy fridge but it is not the only motel with this problem. Will use this place again when we come back to town.

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Hokitika
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a review I should have done some time ago. My wife and I are regular visitors to Timaru and over the years have stayed at various motels there. We have also traveled extensively both in NZ and overseas.We come to Timaru for family reasons. We don't think we have stayed at any motels that provide the level of... More 

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

Hi Michael Thank you for your wonderful review,We are very happy that you enjoy staying with us . Regards Vivien More 

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