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Carrick Lodge Motel

4.5 of 5 Motel   |   10 Barry Avenue, Cromwell, New Zealand
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Ranked #4 of 9 Hotels in Cromwell
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed here a few times when needing accommodation in the area and found the owners really nice and accommodating. The rooms are spacious and well appointed and the place is very central to all of cromwells amenities restaurants etc. In summary have never found an excuse to change.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stopped at Carrick lodge during a motorcycle trip down South. The manager had turned on the heat pump so that the room was nice and warm when I arrived. The spa bath was very welcome after some cold riding, room was well appointed, modern and comfortable.

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Cromwell is a great stop for Motorcyclists - and we enjoy your entertaining stories. Everyone loves the roads and the scenery and the off-roaders find very interesting tracks to traverse the length of the South Island. Remember that (being a biker from earlier days) the garage is available to keep the bikes out of the weather while you stop at... More

Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

very nice couple, wicked room,over looking golf course and ranges, nice and warm, really went out of their way to inform us on local things, you must eat at the old courthouse in Alex. also the Thai across road from motel was A1, nice speights bar as well. 3 loverly nites.

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind comments. We recently installed a new Heat Pump into the room for extra air conditioning as it is a large north facing room. It is the favoured room by our staff who enjoy having morning tea on the front terrace. Relaxing and views that speak for themselves. Regards. R & J More

York, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The motel is perfectly situated to explore the region. The hosts were excellent, offering advice and a video on the construction of the local dams. The sitting out area beside our room was an excellent place to use the barbegue and enjoy the local wines.

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Cromwell has so much to offer - it is a pleasure to share such a unique area. We are constantly made aware of the enthusiasm guests have for the area. The Landscape, the produce, the people - it all speaks for itself. Join us again sometime. R & J More

Scotland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 hotel reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Forced myself to return here, quite against my better judgement (lol) and, try as I might, couldn't find anything wrong with the place...again. As someone else has stated, look no further, this is the best, and, you are guaranteed a lesson or two from the teachers... Still no wormery/compost bin tut tut. Thanks for a brill stay.

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Love the comments. We did (lol). Great to meet up again and hear of news abroad. We work on keeping Carrick Lodge Motel up to standard with our 4 star plus. Hospitality and renewing friendship goes well together. Maybe 2014 is the year to get the wormery going? Thanks for stopping in the lovely Cromwell basin once again. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

A lovely stay, with very friendly helpful hosts. Chatted for ages on arrival, and were even offered a video to watch on how Lake Dunstan and the Clyde Dam was made. We really enjoyed it. The room was great, we stayed in the family unit. Slept very well in the comfortable bed. We would absolutely come back here again.

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your comments and fantastic review. We always enjoy sharing information about our area. We gain many positive comments from our guests about the area and the quality of stay at Carrick Lodge. We hope you can return to Central Otago again soon. Regards Rob and Joan More

Dunedin, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

As other reviewers have indicated, this is in walking distance to everything in Cromwell - the shops, local restaurants, and the Golden Gate Pub ... great because we went to watch the All Blacks kick the Aussies and knew we could walk back to the unit. And it is close to all access routes so the centre of many day... More

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Yes- we have the best location in town. Thanks for your review. It is always a challenge to put in three single beds into our spacious studio's that normally are configured with a King Double. We are certainly aware that the evening you were here would have had reduced space. It would be great to see you again. Perhaps the... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This is the first time that I have stayed at the Carrick and I was not disappointed. After a full day at the "office", the cheerful staff made me feel relaxed and welcome an made sure that I had everything I needed in a well appointed, spacious room. Just a short walk to the Cromwell Town Centre with a variety... More

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Perfect for Holiday Breaks and Business is exactly what we aim to be. Many thanks for your comments. We are central to all amenities here in Cromwell and are only too happy to help guests enjoy their time in Central Otago. Even the work is a pleasure when we are dealing with the public enamoured with the region and its... More

Oamaru, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

I have enjoyed staying at Carrick Lodge roughly every 6-8 weeks for 2-3 years now and every time is perfect. Very comfortable beds and it's great to have some super comfy armchairs to sit back and relax in, catch up on work and enjoy a local wine. So close to the Cromwell Mall and restaurants and for in-room dining it's... More

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for the great report Andrew. Our trip over to the wedding in West Africa confirmed our belief that "it is all about Relationships!" - We had a mighty time with friends and family in Ghana and have returned with a respect the people and the vibrancy of life. Not only a land of extremes but of surprises and expansive... More

Leeston
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Stayed one night to break up the journey from Te Anau to Christchurch. Hosts were absent the afternoon I arrived but clear (and cheerful) instructions were left to direct me to my room. I was impressed by the quality of the rooms furnishings. Extremely comfortable bed and great shower. Despite proximity to the main road and people arriving back late... More

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Carrick_9, Owner at Carrick Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou Tamora for your great comments. Yes, the construction of the building, size of the studio rooms and double glazing keeps outside noise very low. This and our comfortable beds are often commended by our guests. We know that the relationships we develop with our guests not only creates interest between us as travellers but it is part of what... More

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Address: 10 Barry Avenue, Cromwell, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Cromwell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Carrick Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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