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ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 28 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here after a day travelling from Christchurch to Akaroa to here. Friendly helpful staff on check in with plenty of advice on locale. Rooms very well appointed and clean. Nice firm beds and a great nights sleep! Ideal motel for those on the move.

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you. Geraldine is a lovely quiet village, and our motel does meet the needs of travellers. Geraldine is a great spot for a longer stay, with beautiful scenic drives, lovely walks and great out door adventure spots. We hope that you will have an opportunity to return to Geraldine and explore the outlying area. Travel safe and enjoy your... More 

Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
32 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy place to stay en route from Mount Cook to Christchurch. Very clean, excellent bed quality, good shower, soft carpet, easy parking right outside your door. Not far walk from the centre that has a number of breakfast options.

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Geraldine. Geraldine is a lovely spot - lovely scenery and very peaceful. Our staff are very proud of ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, and take pride in their work, which is reflected in the presentations of our units. We hope that... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We weren't planning on staying in Geraldine. We were planning on driving to Lake Tekapo. We stopped in Geraldine for a coffee and to book our accommodation. Once we started looking, everything in Tekapo and anywhere near was booked. We therefore decided to stop n Geraldine and grab the first place we could find on Agoda. (Later found that walk... More 

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your kind review. We enjoyed having the opportunity to meet you, and Sheba and Misty loved you. It is always interesting to learn where our guests have come from, where they have been in New Zealand, and where they are travelling to. We hope that you have enjoyed your travels in New Zealand, and that you... More 

Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Everything one needs for a night's stay. Comfortable, clean, good firm beds. Kitchen area and bathroom were spotless. Found the bathroom fan and spa pool motor quite noisy - we were concerned that the noise would disturb guests next door. Friendly check-in and check-out.

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your review. I appreciate your comments on the Fan and the Spa Motor and appreciate that your thoughtfulness and consideration. Normal usage of the spa has not disturbed other guests. Kind regards More 

Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Stayed a few weeks ago (room 11) on route from Wanaka to Christchurch whilst travelling the South Island. Room was spotlessly clean, spacious, heating worked very well, bathroom quite large (could do with shelf) with lovely thick towels and great shower. The room had everything that you would need. Wifi was free but couldn't get it to work. Once tv... More 

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your kind review, and thoughtful suggestions. I agree with your comment that 'light sleepers' would do better on the left hand side of the complex, as these studios are protected from road noise. Also, the studios are slightly smaller (accommodate up to 2 people, where as your studio accommodated 3 people). We are a 4 Star... More 

Picton, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have stayed in many Motels etc over the years but this was the darkest Room we have ever stayed in. We arrived around 2.30 in the middle of a suny day and we had to put all light on to unpack our bags etc. Found the rooms to be spacious, very clean, beds very comfortable, well set out and... More 

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings Marie Marie thank you for staying with us at Scenic Route Motor Lodge, we had an enjoyable weekend with lovely guests who all had beautiful cars, but we are sorry that we failed to meet your expectations. At this time of the year our rooms may appear dark, because of the tinted glass windows, however the tinted glass is... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Had booked what I thought was a nice room (No 15) but it is right by the road and is noisy. Worse than that, the bathrooms have these horrible noisy fans which the traveller in the room next to me got up to use at 2.30 in the morning and it stayed on until 5am..... It was like sleeping next... More 

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Greetings We are sorry that your stay with us was not an enjoyable experience for you. We have checked the fan in the next door unit, but cannot account for the noise that disturbed you. Unfortunately not all guests are respectful and considerate when staying in apartments and motels etc, and I regret that this had a significant impact on... More 

Hobart, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We enjoyed out one night stay travelling through. We stayed in a larger spa room. The bed was comfortable, bathroom large and well designed and there was a well appointed kitchenette. We were taken with the quality of the fit out. Recommended

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased that our rooms met your expectations. We hope that you have had a pleasant journey around the South Island. Many thanks More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We decided to stop for a couple of nights in this pretty village. The motel was clean and well equipped. The shower blows your head off and it's only a couple of minutes walk to the main town. Although the motel is on the main road it wasn't noisy at all. The owners have two friendly cats and the owners... More 

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sheba and Misty are always excited when we have guests arrive. We hope that you will have an opportunity to visit Geraldine in the future. Take care More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

2 couples stayed here in August 2014. Hosts were very accomadating and friendly. Rooms were clean, tidy and well appointed . Free wi if available had room to rear of complex that we're quiet and no road noise Would stay again

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Terrace28, Owner at ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. All our units are double glazed, and we find that this helps protect our guests from external noise, and also keeps our units at a comfortable temperature both winter and summer. We hope to have you back again when you are travelling south. Kind regards More 

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Address: 28 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Geraldine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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