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Aspiring Lodge Motel

16 Dungarvon St, Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whitegate, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We checked in here for one night and at check in met a lovely swedish girl. She was very pleasant to deal with. The location of the Motel is excellent and has a lovely large park across the street. The rooms are very comfortable,spacious and well equipped. We ended up staying 2 nights. Lots of info at reception on where... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just stayed here in a ground floor studio unit and the motellier Ziggy was friendly and helpful and responded promptly when we reported 2 lightbulbs that needed replacing. We also mistakenly left something behind and phoned us to let us know of this error albeit a little late for us to return to retrieve it. However he held... More 

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huntsman56, Manager at Aspiring Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review:) We are glad you enjoyed your stay here with us at Aspiring and loved the location of it as much as we do! Unfortunately it is a bit hard for us to control the parking at times when larger unit want 2 cars ect. We do have one space per unit but unfortunately it can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is perfect. Owners are most helpful. And it is right next to The New world grocery store and right around the corner from the downtown area. Beautiful lake two blocks away for hiking or walking around.Many restaurants, outside dining,, and resembles a small village.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights in a very spacious, perfectly clean, but slightly dated room with a very large TV! In contrast, the kitchenette was really a bit compact such that it was rather difficult to find somewhere to sit the kettle when it was plugged in - and impossible if you were trying to use the hob at... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent from the owners of the lodge, the location was ideal for bars and restaurants, we had 4 people staying in a room and it was spacious for friends to visit, ok outdoor areas attached to rooms.

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Leipzig, Germany
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My partner and I were planning to stay here for one night but extended for a second one. We found our room was very comfortable. You had everything you needed for a two-day-trip in the room. Fridge, TV, little cooking top, tea & coffee making facilities, heating blanket. We enjoy the outdoors which was the main reason for our short... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

It is a small scale motel near the lake. They view from the room was nice. But it seemed little out dated and parking was a problem. There is very less parking space. We stayed for only one night so it was not big issue for us. The room was clean and the sit out was good. If you get... More 

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huntsman56, Manager at Aspiring Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad you had a comfortable stay with us. Unfortunately during busy period we can have some tight parking, however there is still one park per unit available. (when the rest of the guests all park between the lines:-) ) And we are very happy that you enjoyed our great views! Kind... More 

Hobart, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for an extended time and found the motel extremely convenient with everything in town within walking distance. The room was large with a comfortable bed. The kitchenette was a bit small but everything you expect was there. The bathroom was the let down having older fittings. Having said that everything was VERY clean and the service from all... More 

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Cypress, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This motel is centrally located and a fairly good value. The unit was large and clean with a minimal kitchenette and a bathroom with a window opening to the walkway. Our room was at the end farthest away from the office and on the second story. One of the windows overlooked a grocery store parking lot; consequently, we expected a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

When we stay at the motel, the owner went for holiday. Only two temporary staffs looking after the motel. It seemed that the staff totally have no knowledge at all. We asked her about the TV channels, the place of interest and even the transportation. The reply was the same "don't Know". But amazingly when we requested for the late... More 

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Address: 16 Dungarvon St, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
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