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Pinewood Motels

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   25 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Fairlie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
John G Fort St. John, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fort St. John, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Motels are generally not known as 5 stars, but is friendly over the top service is the standard, then this is 5 star! We had the room closest to the road, which was quiet enough for a delightful sleep. The room was impecably clean, with all the necessary amenities, and then some in the fully equiped studio. Heating was augmented... More

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Kaiapoi, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A night stop over after finishing a job further south from here. Very pleasant owners and couldnt do enough for you.Nice comfortable units with plenty of space to move around. .Even though the units are on the main road,they are nice and quiet so had a good nights sleep .A few eating places in the town and that is only... More

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Cairns, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here one night and it was a perfect stopover on our NZ road trip. The owners gave us such a lovely and warm welcome on our arrival. The room was spacious and very cosy and comfortable... Just what we needed after a long drive and being out in the cold. Even though its on a main road we... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights while on work in the district, the hosts were very friendly and helpful. It is so much better than the accommodation in Lake Tekapo which is over priced for what it is. The units were quiet (even though it is on the main road) and clean and comfortable. I would absolutely recommend this motel.... More

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Pleasant country town motel perfect for a stopover between Queenstown and Mt Cook. Very spacious unit with lounge area. They will provide a DVD player and you can hire a DVD from one of the two service stations in town. Although on the main road there is no traffic at all after 8.30pm. The owner gave us such a warm... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stated ere as part of our NZ travels and on the eve of a wedding we were attending. Accommodation basic but was ok for one night, priced about right!!! We asked if possible for a later check out and were prepared to pay the late checkout fee that would be imposed if we were later, but they would not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

Fairlie is definitely a better place (budget wise) than overpriced and overbooked Tekapo. Very gracious hostess who went out of her way to assist us in amending our booking dates, when we encountered last minute problems with dates. THANK YOU VERY MUCH... from Singapore. We will definitely recommend Pinewood Motels, Fairlie.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We chose to stay here after reading Trip Advisor reviews and being unable to book accommodation in Lake Tekapo. It was a good choice. We had a warm welcome from our hostess and an apology for the room being near the road. The motel room was spotlessly clean and tidy and well equipped with every thing needed. The beds were... More

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Charmouth, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in March. It is reasonably priced, well equipped and spacious. The owners are friendly and helpful. The units must have been very impressive when new but, if ours was typical, could do with a bit of renovation. It was all looking a little tired and below the standard that we found in the better... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Nice motel, comfortable bed and excellent heating which you need in the middle of the south island. The studio unit I had was spotlessly clean and spacious. The provision of plunger coffee was a bonus as lots of motels don't offer that. There was no iron or ironing board - you had to go to the laundry room to use... More

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Address: 25 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Motels 4*
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Friendly hosts Alvin and Brenda welcome you to Pinewood Motels in Fairlie. We are an affordable alternative to Lake Tekapo being only 25 minutes away and on the main tourist route between Christchurch and Queenstown. We have a choice of comfortable, clean and modern 2 bedroom family units or studio units. All units have 32" LCD TVs with Sky TV, and access to Free Wi-Fi. We are the only 4 star Qualmark accredited Motel in Fairlie, and we will work hard to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable. ... more   less 
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