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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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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
63 helpful votes 63 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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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

It was a rainy day and they provided wifi, a DVD player and dvd selection free of charge. Great service, a large lounge room, with comfy couches and a good tv. Fantastic. Great advice too, recommended a great steak place close by

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Rosedale, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We stayed one night en route from Christchurch to Queenstown. The unit was spotless and well equipped. The hosts were so helpful even to the point of posting on my credit card I left behind when paying. Would recommend it to anyone.

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Roxburgh, New Zealand
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I stayed at Aorangi Motel with my elderly mother. The owner was very helpful and friendly and had excellent recommendations for meals etc. The motel was clean, warm, well-equipped and spacious. It was very peaceful. The beds were so comfortable - I slept for 10 hours solid! We'd spent the previous night in another motel beside the main road and... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Just spent 4 nights here to ski with my teenagers. thank you very much for a lovely clean,comfortable and quiet facility. Will come again!! loved the underfloor heating!! highly recommend the Silverstream hotel for an awesome night of Kiwi hospitality- good food,company,atmosphere plus plus

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Christchurch, NZ
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This place is in the style of older NZ motels - i.e. heaps of space, comfortable, and quiet, with friendly owners who told us about Fairlie, and where to get a good feed. It was immaculately clean, and warm and we'd recommend it.

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Canberra, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here overnight to break our drive down from Christchurch.. Friendly welcoming staff.. Clean, super warm rooms.. We had a two bedroom unit, with everything you need.. And reasonably priced.. Highly recommend.. And if your after a delicious home style meal, head to the red stag restaurant just down the road.. As a treat

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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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