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Pinewood Motels

4.0 of 5 25 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friendly welcome in a small village half an hours drive from Tekapo is a good start. Manager Brenda quickly had our needs sorted with helpful local advice. The large studio unit was spotlessly clean, effectively furnished, had a large walk-in shower and a very clear explicit room compendium on what was expected from both host and client. A selection... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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15 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great motel friendly host and very clean and spacious 2 bedroom unit with access for elderly or disabled...UNit had everything we needed for a one night stay ......would recommend for anyone travelling the to Tekapo,

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, this was a superb stay in a super clean motel with super friendly owners. Brenda welcomed us with a big smile, recommended some activities we could do in town before showing us our room. We had a big sized 2 bedroom apartment with all facilities we needed. We would always come back and can only recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if for just one night, we really enjoyed staying at Pinewood Motel. The room is really nice: spacious and extremely clean. It looks more like a mini-flat than a motel room! Big bathroom w body cleaner and shampoo provided, very comfy bed, big screen tv w Sky channels, perfect Internet connection, table and chairs and las t but not... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

only stayed there for one night - the proprietors were great and helpful with maps and dinning opportunities. .. in Fairlie itself there is not really anything to do - (but they do have a great coffee and bakery that opens every ay (even sundays) at 7 am - great coffee and great sandwiches. from there to mount cook its... More 

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214 reviews 214 reviews
45 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stayed 9 different accommodations in New Zealand, and quite frankly, they were all very similar in room layout, age, and cost. Unlike most North American motels, most of the units we stayed in had a kitchen unit with cooking utensils and cutlery, usually along with a toaster and coffee maker. All of the units provided a few sachets of... More 

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Pinewoodmotels, Owner at Pinewood Motels, responded to this review

It is good reward to have people notice the effort we put into cleaning. Thank-you. We are sorry you could not connect to the Wi-Fi system at Pinewood Motels. We checked the Wi-Fi immediately after you informed us at check-out that you could not connect. It seemed fine, and no other guest mentioned it. It was a shame you didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stayed a night at Pinewood and we were late for check in. Gave a call to the motel and the hosts were so kind to wait for our registration even they do normally close at 8.30pm. On our arrival, we were welcomed with a big broad smile and the host already had our room warmed up. The room was... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed two nights at Pinewood in Fairlie as we couldn't get accommodation in Lake Tepako and so glad we did. We're coming to the end of our trip in NZ and staying here was what we needed. It was spotless, comfortable and quiet. We both slept well and felt so welcome there. I wanted to watch the NRL finals... More 

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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I had one night in this motel in a family of three,for the star-watching at Tekapo. At first, I thought that it was trying to book a motel Tekapo, but sometimes the price is high for anywhere Motels,so I stayed in the motel Fairlie beside the Tekapo. (Distance to Lake Tekapo is 40km,and 30 minutes car driving.) Pinewood Motels is... More 

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29 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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Address: 25 Mount Cook Road, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
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Hotel Class:4 star — Pinewood Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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