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Fairway Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   2 MacPherson Street | Central Otago District, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #11 of 22 hotels in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As per previous reviewer… The Fairway Motel was very clean, quiet, comfortable, modern, well appointed (lots of little extras - plenty of linen, crockery, soaps, etc), friendly young couple owners who went out of their way to accommodate my three teenage boys and myself at the last minute during the busy school winter ski holidays! We stayed three nights unexpectedly,... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stay in a lot of motels around nz in my job but on this occasion I had my family with me. The Fairway Motel was clean, quiet, comfortable, modern, well appointed and had excellent, friendly owners. We stayed in one of the large family units and it was very spacious. Our kids(6+8) loved the pool and there were lots... More

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Edinburgh
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Slightly out of the centre of Wanaka, Fairway Motel offers quiet, reasonably priced suites which are excellent: clean, spacious, comfortable and well equipped, as well as offering a swimming pool, laundry facilities (along with an open drying area, if preferred) and an open picnic area. The staff is friendly and helpful.

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Fairway Motel. It is so lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the room suited your needs. Kind regards, Eve More

Edmond, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic spot! Easy walk into town and shops as well as the lake. Restaurants are conveniently located within walking distance. Beautiful view from the room. Laundry, Pool and BBQ on site. Would definitely stay here again!!

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

So happy you enjoyed your stay here at the Fairway and got to enjoy the great restaurants Wanaka has to offer. Thank you for your comments. Kind regards, Eve More

Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I was most impressed with the friendly young couple running the place, its always nice to feel welcome. Its definately not the hilton, but its clean and tidy and had all the amenities we required. Though we would have liked a recycle bin, rather then leaving recycling on the kitchen floor. Pool was a bit cold, but I guess the... More

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

So nice to hear you enjoyed your time spent at the Fairway! Thank you for your excellent suggestion about the recycling bin, I will be looking into purchasing these. We are always open to anything we can do to help save the environment. Hopefully you and your family will be able to return to Wanaka again soon. Kind regards, Eve More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We booked this hotel due to the good reviews on Trip Advisor so we were disappointed to find that the unit was rather tired and in need of a refurb. The single beds were old and very saggy. The fridge hadn't had a good clean, and the cutlery draw had old crumbs in it. Overall it was tired. On the... More

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are always looking at ways to improve the guest experience. We currently have new beds on order which will be going in the rooms soon. Great that you found the location handy and room spacious. Kind regards, Eve More

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A young couple recently bought the motel, and they are great owners! Clean, tidy, fabulous room, perfect kitchen amenities. The sign said "Great Rates" and it was right. I liked supporting this couple.

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback. We love hosting guests and get a real buzz when they have a great stay here at the Fairway! Hopefully you can come back and enjoy Wanaka again in the future. Kind regards, Eve More

Timaru, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Brilliant warm clean and tidy motel, we had no booking yet Rob the manager gave us a very fair price, loved the room, we will be back for sure :-)) Happy 2nd half of our honeymoon stopover, and quiet to

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Hi guys, Thank you for the review and again congrats on the honeymoon we are glad we could be a small part of your post wedding experience! Glad you enjoyed your stay here, best wishes moving forward! Kind regards Rob More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I'm Dutch, so forgive my poor English... We booked this motel for 1 day with option to extend to 2 of more days. We got a excellent room with seperate kitchen and bathroom (with spa and separate shower). All we needed was there. My wife injured her knee and wrist when falling during a trip. The owner's wife is a... More

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys, The pluses of having a nurse :-) It was great we could accommodate you here while your wife recuperated. I hope you managed to still get around Wanaka and see a few things. Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we hope to see you back here again, next time fit as a fiddle!... More

High Wycombe, England
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154 reviews 154 reviews
37 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Booked this the day before as we weren't sure whether we'd be in Wanaka at all. This motel is perfectly acceptable, with large rooms - the two of us could choose from a double bed or the other two beds on the other side. There is a small pool (no time to use), and the room and kitchen was well... More

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed it here and found us to be helpful! Kind regards Eve and Rob More

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Address: 2 MacPherson Street | Central Otago District, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fairway Motel 3.5*
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Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Family Hotel in Wanaka #12 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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