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Fairway Motel

#7 of 19 Hotels in Wanaka
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2 MacPherson Street | Central Otago District, Wanaka, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice and clean motel in Wanaka. 5 mins walk from the lake and a short drive to the puzzling world. Has laundry facilities and a clothes line which was very convenient. The kitchen is ok and there is a small pool and play area for kids. A swing and garden keeps the little ones occupied. Rob was very helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely motel only a five minute walk from nice restaurants and shops of wanaka. Lovely showers and warm comfortable bed. Great set up for our family of four with queen bed and two single beds with half petition in between. Lovely friendly welcome and reliable wifi. All up, would highly recommend.

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93 reviews 93 reviews
47 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an upstairs room, and did get help with cases, which was much appreciated. Good sized room, nice spacious, clean shower room. Small kitchenette, but adequate. Some fittings were loose, but this was dealt with after reporting it. There were what appeared to be dog or cat hairs on the sofa, which was a bit disconcerting, as the room seemed... More 

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FairwayManager, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Hi Guys Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, glad to hear you enjoyed your time in Wanaka. I was obviously concerned about the comment in regard to pet hair and investigated that. One of the cushions had been split at the back and the white nylon fibre was coming out, I agree that it did... More 

Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth Night in South Island was at Fairway Motel Wanaka. Now this motel is in Wanaka, right at the entrance if the town. The motel doesn’t have any lake view. It is a 5 min drive from here to the lake. All the amenities, shops, restaurants are all 5-10 min drive. The hosts were very chatty and helpful. I... More 

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Exeter, UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice clean units on the edge of the town. Plenty of parking space, large and comfortable room, good and well-equipped kitchen. Cheap laundry on site; we stayed two nights and dried the washing on the generous line by the barbecue. It's a long walk to the shops in the town (and even further back with shopping!)

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Taupo, New Zealand
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel was very clean, comfortable and a very big studio unit with good kitchen. Was very well equipped, with spa bath as well!! The reception was brilliant, nothing was too much trouble and he even helped us upstairs with the luggage, a first for me!! we would definitely go back there.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

A thoroughly excellent experience. We used booking.com to make our reservation and mistakenly booked the wrong date. Even though the reservation was for a special deal and non-refundable, the hosts were excellent and more than happy to change the date for us. We really appreciated that. The apartment was fantastic - easily the best accommodation of our trip. The quality... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This motel is no frills but it provides clean and comfortable accommodation. Quality of sleep is so important when you are travelling and the bed in our unit was great. We will definitely book here again.

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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have stayed here twice in the past and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a motel in Wanaka (and will be back again!!). Easy 5 minute walk to town. Rob & Eve are such friendly hosts and go out of their way to help. The fridge in our unit decided to pack a sad, and being over... More 

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Toronto, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a nice motel, and you'll like the helpful owner, Rob, definitely. Rob is also a member of the Wanaka Volunteer Fire Brigade. The room is spacious and clean with free WiFi. The only downside is that we arrived in a very warm day, and there were only heater in the room. I would stay here again, and recommended... More 

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