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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in June 2015 during the Queens Bday weekend. The room we stayed was unit 8 upstairs and has a view of the lake. I think others will have their view blocked out, because of buildings in front. The executive room was clean and well furnished and has a little private balcony. Its location is very central that we... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The location of the lodge is perfect, in the heart of the beautiful Wanaka. The management is superb and so great to have a chat to about their stories of travel. Our room was clean, warm, comfortable and had more than we needed for one night. Aspiring Lodge Mote;'s rooms (or at least the style we had) would be the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

prefect locations, walking distance to shops, restaurants, and New World supermarket is just next to the motel, good mountain and lake view from our room. Beds with electric blanket, well equipped kitchen faculties thought it dis near to the beds. But good enough to prepare our meals. Free limited NZD2 wifi (500mb).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I agree with the previous review in that this motel does need some investment on updating its units, however everything was clean, reasonably comfortable and the location could not have been better. Staff were helpful and friendly and we enjoyed our night stay

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is a basic motel at best that needs serious updating. We had a "King size Bed but it was uncomfortable as the base did not support the mattress properly. The Bathroom and shower need updating. Cooking facilities were basic. Handy to lake and shops. Would find a better Motel next time. TV channels were a cut down version of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Charming and quaint. Beds were comfy. Basic kitchenette. TVs present. Limited Internet provided albeit slow. Excellent customer service and prompt response for queries and needs. Heater in one of the rooms not working but when notified we were given a replacement fan heater.

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The location of the motel is excellent as it is very close to restaurants, shops and the lake. The staff were very friendly and nothing was a bother. Rooms were very clean although no super modern. Good off street parking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Room was extremely neat n clean. The desk manager was a very nice and helpful Polish lady who gave accurate information on things to do in and around Wanaka. I found two drawbacks which made my stay a bit unsettling: 1. the constrant cranking and cringing of the wood all around the place. 2. two separate taps for hot and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Our hotel was just fine. Very courteous personnel. Room was "cabiny" feel but had all the essentials that you needed for the amount of time in room. Good location close to town. Supermarket in your backyard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

Very clean, good service and location right in town beside new world. We we there for an overnight for a wedding and the location worked well for people with no vehicles. Rooms were dated - especially the bathrooms, but very clean. Great value for money. Would stay there again.

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