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Avenue Motor Lodge

4.5 of 5 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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Cromwell, New Zealand
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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 

Christchurch
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The standard seemed to have dropped a bit from previous review. A few minor issues that we hadn't had there before. Maybe a cleaning audit could help? Also we were in a downstairs unit and the people staying upstairs made a lot of noise right up to midnight and then starting up again at 6am. When we mentioned it to... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

What a wonderful find this motel was! So warm and comfortable, with fantastic beds and great kitchen facilities. The bathroom was lovely and the spa bath great to relax in, and the rooms were huge. I'm just disappointed that we were only staying one night on our way back to Dunedin to break the journey - I have to say,... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Excellent facilities, very friendly and helping staff. They even had playing cards for us :) Nice little town with beautiful restaurants. This was our first night in NZ and we could not have asked for a better place to stay. Will definitely recommend travelers to South Island who start at Christchurch and want to drive south, to take stay over... More 

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

Hi,Thank you for your great review.I am pleased we made the start of your trip so great and you enjoyed the rest of your holiday.We try to accommodate most requests if we can Vivien More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We were surprised at how spacious the rooms were. Rather than feeling like "cramped little motel rooms" it was just pleasant to be there. We were there for a family wedding and the rooms were a great size for catching up with everybody. Very nicely appointed, comfy beds, good kitchens, bathrooms, ... Owners were very nice and helpful. Highly recommended.

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

Hi,Thank you for your review,which was very much appreciated.We are pleased you enjoyed your stay here Vivien More 

Tasmania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at the Avenue motor Lodge on our holiday around the south island in May. Could not fault the service, the owners and staff were very friendly. This was the largest studio room we have ever stayed in. It was huge! Had a king size bed (very comfortable) and also a single bed. Great for families.... More 

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Nelson
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Stayed at the Avenue motor lodge recently and loved our stay here. The room was clean, modern and large with a decent living area and a great kitchen (complete with microwave). The motor lodge is a short drive to the city area and while we didn't do it, it looked like it would be a fairly comfortable 15-20 minute walk.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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203 reviews 203 reviews
158 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The owners/Managers were very friendly and helpful, room was big and tidy and clean. All mod cons, place is close to town, shower has decent water pressure. No real street noise, we would stay here again

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dunedin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This motel is excellent value for money. I stayed a few years ago when it was fairly new and theunits have continued to be maintained to a very high standard. Good quality bed linen and towels. all facilities to a very high standard. Excellent breakfast and service. I highly recommend this motor lodge.

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Address: 31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Avenue Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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