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Aorangi Motel

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26 Denmark Street, Fairlie 7925, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Otago Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First overnight stay in Fairlie and what a fantastic friendly warm reception. Room a bit dated but for a small town like Fairlie it's exceptionally good. Well kept neat place, heating was on in room which made it nice and cosy on a cold winter day. Well organised at office when we booked in, the free wifi code was ready... More 

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Waikanae, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for skiers! Plenty of room and heat...recommend A++++underfloor heating was a bonus and we cooked evening meal plus breaky...well done Aorango would gladly revisit. Although Mt Dobson was closed for us we moved onto Ohau ,and this is just a short trip. Was - 10 or so when we stayed but we did not have a heat problem...great... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are clean and tidy and there is good parking. The lady that checked us in was very pleasant and the wireless internet was free and worked good. If there is any negative, the rooms were cold and only had little heaters. We left them on which helped, but it was mid winter. The rooms were quite expensive, but... More 

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually we stay in Lake Tekapo but couldn't this time. We decided to try Fairlie and travel to the Hot Pools. We won't stay in Lake Takapo again after staying here. Only half an hour drive and so very convenient and less expensive. We had a studio room and it was clean, very warm and everyything that we needed was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you are near Fairlie and need a place to lay your head, you should stay here. Kitchenettes in each room so you can cook your own meals which saves money. Comfortable beds. Clean rooms with big tv. Delightful family running the hotel. This place is top notch!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Arrived en masse with a family emergency and rocked on up to the door with no prior booking. Erin jumped into action and not only made sure we were comfortable but took calls, brought food and generally looked after us. When she had a full house on our last night's stay she arranged for a room at another motel so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Was trying to find 2 nights accommodation around Mount Cook / Lake Tekapo. Either booked out or ridiculously priced. Reluctantly opted for Fairlie and was pleasantly surprised. A bit of a distance from the mountains and lakes but still drivable. Very comfortable self-contained units with 2 bedrooms, kitchen and spacious lounge. Friendly helpful staff. Reasonable prices. Free unlimited wifi.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stayed here in December 2014 and this review is long overdue. A summary as follows; Location: The motel is located off the main street in Fairlie. It is easy to find and quiet at night. Fairlie is approximately 20-25 minutes drive south east of the gorgeous lakes; Tekapo and Pukaki. Nearby villages are known to offer the occasional treat... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

From the enthusiastic and welcoming host to the 'eco' friendly products, this place was a welcome retreat. The unit was spacious and had all the essentials presented in a tasteful manner. I would thoroughly recommend this motel to any traveller.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We had a very pleasant stay here. We were warmly greeted by the lady that owns the motel, she was friendly and kind without being intrusive. The unit was spotlessly clean, beds comfortable, quiet location. Only about 30kms from Tekapo.

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