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Clearbrook Motel

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   72 Helwick Street | (Corner of Helwick & Upton Streets), Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Ranked #8 of 22 hotels in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Newcastle, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in these self contained apartments for a week whilst visiting and skiing around Wanaka. We stayed in the studio room which was more than enough space for the two of us. Although the decor is a little dated, you can't rival the convenience of having your own kitchen (with freezer, oven, microwave, stove plus appliances) AND laundry (washer... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful one night stay at Clearbrook Motel recently! The room was extremely well priced, especially as the room was so spacious, with a full kitchen (even a dishwasher) as well as a washer/dryer. The bathroom was massive and the shower was awesome (although the water tended to go everywhere). We highly recommend this place, great location,great price (make... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had one night in Wanaka. This place had a great washer/dryer so we were able to wash everything during the middle of our trip. It was a large room and with a giant tub. Good location. Would recommend.

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Timaru, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We arrived in Wanaka with no place in mind, checked out the AA book and found this motel. Great price, but astounded us the most was it had "EVERYTHING" washing machine, dryer, dishwasher full fridge freezer. Very helpful and friendly people, motel was clean, warm and very close to the town centre. We would definately stay here again!!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Clean and basic accommodation within1 minute walk to town. Décor a little dated and the spa sits right next to the washing machine which takes any ambience away. WiFi internet expensive and the bed gave us a bit of a back ache. Having said all that the price was competitive and it was fine for an overnight stay. Views of... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Came to wonderful Wanaka again for the 8th time for Warbirds over Wanaka airshow and was delighted with our stay at the Clearbrook. The rooms as usual were spotlessly clean and everything was fresh and in top working order. Very well equipped kitchen and laundry room. The heating worked well on the night we needed it. The staff were exceptionally... More

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ClearbrookWanaka, Owner at Clearbrook Motel, responded to this review

It is always nice to receive feedback from our guests. Thank you very much for your review. Warbirds over Wanaka is such a busy time and everyone joins in and enjoys the three days. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The ducks haven't returned as yet - its hunting season don't you know - but they will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Clearbrook this week. Our 4th stay in the last 10 years. As usual, faultless. Had a one bedroom apartment which allowed room to spread out. It might be time though for all NZ motels to offer free Wifi.

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ClearbrookWanaka, Owner at Clearbrook Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased that you again had an enjoyable, relaxed stay. We look forward to your next visit. More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We stayed three nights and were very pleased with our choice. The room - a Studio Apartment - was spacious and clean with a really good kitchenette area and full laundry facilities. We had a balcony with a good open view. The location was good being a short walk to the town. One of the best places we stayed in... More

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ClearbrookWanaka, Owner at Clearbrook Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your are right, it is so pleasant to sit and relax on the balcony in the sun, soaking up the view. It is such an easy walk across the little foot bridge and into town, truely wonderful being so close to the lafefront and town centre yet removed from the noise and hustle and bustle.... More

Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We stayed at Clearbrook for 3 nights last week and really enjoyed it. The stream in the garden out the front is lovely - very relaxing to listen to when sitting out on the baclcony with a good book or a glass of wine. Staff extremely friendly and helpful. Only thing that could have been better was for the wardrobe... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

My husband & i recently spent one night at the Clearbrook. Highly recommend this motel. Large well apointed apartments in a beautiful setting. A very short stroll into the heart of Wanaka..lake & shops just down the road. Friendly welcoming hosts. A great choice to stay at in Wanaka.

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Address: 72 Helwick Street | (Corner of Helwick & Upton Streets), Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Clearbrook Motel 4*
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Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Wheelchair access
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#3 Ski-In / Ski-Out Hotel in Wanaka #5 Family Hotel in Wanaka #5 Luxury Hotel in Wanaka #5 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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Clearbrook offers affordable motel accommodation for all! Including families and groups visiting Lake Wanaka. Conveniently located close to Wanaka town centre, Clearbrook comprises 14 private self-catering apartments and two self-contained holiday homes, fully equipped for a Wanaka holiday.Clearbrook is set in a peaceful location by Bullock Creek and each self-contained apartment has a private balcony or courtyard with stunning mountain views. Clearbrook's spacious accommodation is ideal for corporate and wedding groups, families on ski and summer holidays and visitors on hunting and fishing trips. ... more   less 
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