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Aorangi Motel

26 Denmark Street, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Nelson, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Very clean and comfortable. Underfloor heating was much nicer than the usual style of heating often encountered in motels. Having a unit away from the road meant we were not disturbed by traffic. Wifi available. If one thing could be improved it would be the bed mattresses. They are rather soft. Overall, Good value for the money spent.

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Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We were traveling from christchurch to queenstown. Called and booked during the day as we're not going to be there until early hours of the morning after leaving late. Owner was a pleasure to deal with. She put the heater on, the under floor heating on and the bed electric blanket on low. Was comfortable bed, crisp clean sheets, the... More 

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Melbourne Airport
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Easy to find, stayed in room 7 which was a 1 bedroom unit. Great kitchen set up, Comfy beds, clean, friendly owner, good wifi coverage, lovely surroundings, short walk to food places, excellent pizza place.

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Motel is in a quiet position in the small town of Fairlie. The owners were friendly and welcoming. Gave advice on local places to see and places to eat. Room clean and good value for money. Highly Recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night after we couldn't find any accommodation in lake tekapo. Only half an hours drive, in a lovely town. The staff are lovely and really helpful, the room was lovely and lots of parking in front of the rooms which was handy.

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Hokitika, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Cute motel near lake tekapo- about 30 mins drive Owner was friendly and welcoming offered lots of information on near by sites. Clean and nice room, everything needed was there. Good value for money!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Hello, we are a family of 5 and arrived very late on New Year's eve and a bit late checking out in the morning. Host was very accommodating and friendly. The unit was clean, tidy, and reasonably spacious. Sleep quality was great because the motel is away from the main room. A tip for arrival late at night is to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Kathy was so welcoming of our extremely tired family who just wanted to go to bed. It was only 10am & the room was made ready for our early arrival which was a godsend. The apartments are lovely, very spacious and clean and have that home away from home feel in a nice quiet area.  Close to everything this is... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

When my wife and I explained that we were spending the night in Fairlie during our tour of the South Island, the reaction was always the same: "Why? Why ever would you want to go to Fairlie?" Poor Fairlie. I confess we didn't see much in Fairlie that would bring us back, though we've seen many less desirable spots. We... More 

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South Wales
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176 reviews 176 reviews
18 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This is a quiet motel complex 100 metres off the main highway and only 200 metres to the town centre, run as a family enterprise by a friendly and helpful couple. Rooms have comfortable beds, adequate self-catering facilities, heated floors, 32" LCD flat screen TV's with Freeview but only limited Sky and Free Wireless. However, the rooms are very old-fashioned... More 

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Address: 26 Denmark Street, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
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