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Scenic Route Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   28 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Geraldine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Hobart, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 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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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 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

Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delightful motel on the main road into Geraldine. Hosts very friendly and helpful, we hade a very spacious and clean room, which was lovely and quiet. Easy walk into town. Would definitely stay again and would recommend to all.

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are relatively new to Geraldine and we love the ambience of Geraldine and the community. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Each year in mid July Geraldine has a Winter Lights Festival (during the school holidays). The town is well decorated and lights up for this period - maybe... More

Salmon Arm, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This unplanned stop gave us a decent clean room with a king bed, but at $140, we found it pricier than others we stayed in that were similar. Perhaps that's what we get for walking in off the street rather than booking ahead. Location convenient to walk into town for supper.

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

Hi Patricia, Patricia thank you for your comments. I am sorry that you felt that we were overpriced. We are a 4 Star Qualmarked property, and believe that our pricing is in line with other similar 4 Star Qualmarked motels. We do have some lower priced Studios (not Spa or the larger two bed Studios). Our policy is to offer... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I stayed here with my two teenage daughters after selecting the accommodation through Trip Advisor. The hosts are a lovely couple who recently took over this motel but are not new to the motel industry and their experience shows. Everything was just as it should be, clean with comfortable beds, close to the Geraldine township, warm, free wifi, modern, and... More

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

Thank you for your kind review. We enjoy providing hospitality for our guests, and we appreciate that accidents do happen. We would love to have you all to stay again. Many thanks More

New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Very modern and immaculate motel within walking distance from the town centre and restaurants. Friendly staff keep this facility top notch, and they are obviously proud of it. Unit had king bed, sofa, dining table as well as business desk. Usual immaculate kitchen facility, and bathroom had spa bath. Quality at an affordable price, we'll be back

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

Many thanks Kevin we appreciate your comments. Kind regards. More

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We stayed overnight. The location was convenient for walking around Geraldine. The room was clean and tidy. There was free wifi, and plenty of parking. Good value. We couldn't have asked for much more.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The rooms are clean and modern and sound proofing is very effective. Comfy beds and a large clean bathroom.Being just a short walk into town for the evening meal was very handy as we didnt need to use the car.Visited on 6th February and I felt sorry for the owner who had serious internet problems. He couldn't even get on... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed overnight on our way back to Christchurch from down south. The room we had was comfortable and well-appointed. The bed was comfy and we slept really well. The Scenic Route was handily placed for all the places we wanted to see in Geraldine township and it was a great stopping off point. The welcome was warm, and it... More

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Address: 28 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Geraldine
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Hotel Class:4 star — Scenic Route Motor Lodge 4*
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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4 Star self contained quality accommodation, newest motel in Geraldine. Continental breakfast available. 5 Minute walk to restaurants and shopping centre. 1Hour 45 from Christchurch airport. Make us your first or last stop when exploring the south and lakes area. Tekapo an easy drive. ... more   less 
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