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Wanaka Heights Motel

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57 Hedditch St. 9305, Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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gold coast
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We booked two separate nights at this motel as part of our South Island road trip. The first night was our second motel experience after staying with friends in Christchurch and then a motel at Twizel. Sadly we didn't get off to a good start. We committed the Cardinal sin of arriving early, at noon to be precise. Despite the... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I do agree that things didn't get off to a good start, I wasn't privee to your previous experiences to your day nor your expectations when you arrived at the motel prior to midday. Unfortunately it is the busiest time of the year for us and check-in time is strictly 2pm to get all of... More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed here for two nights on our two-week trip, and we were very impressed. Lovely, comfortable beds - and great to have the option of the double bed in the lounge and twin beds in the bedroom (happy to lie in bed and watch telly while our daughter gets a good night's sleep :-)) For us, it was the... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Trudi for your lovely review. We are so lucky living in a beautiful place like Wanaka NZ and the views from all of our rooms allow visitors to share what we see on a daily basis. All that without the high price tag! I like to think that our rooms have everything you will need for a comfortable... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights while we enjoyed the Cardrona Ski fields. Beautiful, beautiful place, with amazing views and modern decore. Location was perfect - easy walking distance to main road, and the receptionist (feel terrible I can’t remember her name – blond lady, loves a chat. I really enjoyed talking to her and getting to know her) went... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, it was lovely having you stay and your little boy was just beautiful. I'm glad you enjoyed Cardrona and had a great time skiing. I do agree that when travelling with a small child and using a porta cot that a studio unit can be a little cramped, as it is really only suitable... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Stayed here in July when it was chilly but the heating was up to scratch. Plenty of room, nice kitchen space and facilities, nice decor and great view from room. Comfy beds and pillows. Host friendly and helpful. Wanka itself is lovely and I liked being at the top of the main street, close to all the facilities but not... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of our property, we do appreciate positive feedback. Hopefully we will see you all again. Kind Regards Ann More 

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

Had a 3 night stay at the Wanaka Heights Motel and thoroughly enjoyed it. We booked a one bedroom apartment which had ample space for 2 people. Had a full kitchen which included an oven cooker and microwave, handy when you like to self cater. The New world supermarket is only about a 5 min walk away. Very clean and... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, happy you enjoyed your stay. As it was the shoulder season that you stayed rates were much lower than high season, we are so much more affordable than comparable properties here in Wanaka with lake views. It is an on-going problem here in Wanaka with wi-fi, if we win the Gigatown competition that is... More 

Perth WA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We stopped in here for a night on our trip around the south island. Room was comfy, with ensuite and kitchen facilities. Lovely view of the lake from all the windows. It was a pity it was only for the one night.

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review for your stay. We have a nice spot with a beautiful view. It's lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay. Wanaka is a such a beautiful spot. I would also like to respond to your review about value, we are one of the cheapest motels in Wanaka with a view. Our rates are set on... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
49 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Clean and comfortable motel with a great view run by the affable and charming Ann, a deracinated Aussie. Liked it so much we booked a second night. Ann was very helpful with local information, particularly which eateries to favour and which to avoid. Enjoyed sitting on the balcony clutching a gin and tonic as the sun set over Lake Wanaka.... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Hi Barry, Many thanks for your lovely review, we do try to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Yes we are looking at double glazing the units properly as they were done previously but 'on the cheap' so to speak. Look forward to seeing you again sometime. Kind Regards Ann More 

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

Very nice motel in an excellent location in Wanaka. The view from our room on the first floor was superb and the room itself was of a very good standard. The general manager Ann was very helpful and the motel has all the on site facilities you would expect. A good place to stay in Wanaka

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review, we do try........ :o). I trust the rest of your stay in NZ was great as well. Wanaka is truly a lovely place to stay and we like to make our guests feel at home while they're with us. More 

Verwood, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

There is not a lot more that I can add. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. Room was clean, spacious and comfortable with view of the lake, parking was just outside the room. We should have stayed longer here. Oh and it was good value for money too. Would recommend this motel. It was s short walk down hill... More 

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us in Wanaka. A beautiful view from your room always makes your stay just that much better. More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

LStayed two nights here and it was everything you could ask for in as medium priced motel Large . clean rooms, great view , close to centre of town. friendly quick check in and thereafter did not see staff but did not need to. Highly recommended

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Ann N, General Manager at Wanaka Heights Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review. We do try to give our guests a great Wanaka experience. Beautiful views from the rooms always helps make your stay more enjoyable. Nothing like sitting on the balcony looking over the lake and mountains and enjoying a Central Otago wine! More 

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