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Equestrian Lodge Motel

4.5 of 5 2 Avalon Court, Motueka, New Zealand
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Ballarat, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three of us stayed at the Equestrian Lodge Motel for 2 nights, in a 1 bedroom room, with a queen sized bed in the bedroom, and a single bed in the lounge room. We travelled around New Zealand for 6 weeks, and this was one of our favourite motels. The reason being, the space - both inside, and outside the... More

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave a review, we're really pleased you liked our new bathrooms! We hope to see you again sometime :o) More

Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i would recommend to any one that staying at the equestrian is a great pleasure nothing was to much trouble from the owners ALAN & LISA MELLORS, a great swimming pool and spa plus immaculate accommodation a great place to take the kids with loads of free dvd"s plus internet for any one on a business trip only minutes to... More

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inverlussa, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Ha ha...Thanks for a great review George - you made it sound like a paid advert! We hope your wife is feeling much better and we look forward to seeing you both again in February :o) More

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great motel. Hosts superb so helpful in arranging trips. There were three of us staying and we found the rooms very comfortable and so clean. Great gas BBQ and nice pool. Great selection of DVD's from reception. Nice kitchen

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed two nights in early October 2014, using Motueka as a base to explore the Abel Tasman National Park. Alan and Lisa couldn't do enough to make our stay more pleasant - they clearly love looking after their guests and making them feel comfortable. Rooms were large, comfortable and very clean. The spacious garden outlook was lovely, and the pool/spa... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are well-sized and appointed, very clean. The hosts really went the extra mile to make our stay more pleasant - going out of their way to clean the grill off for the first use since the winter, offering usage of the hotel dryer so we could finish laundry and get to bed. Refreshing to experience hospitality where the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have nothing bad to say about the Equestrian Lodge Motel & Gardens. Alan and Lisa could not have done more to improve our stay. Our room (1 bedroom with single bed in lounge area) was so clean and tidy, the bathroom looked as if it was straight out of the showroom. White fluffy towels, white clean and unchipped crockery... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Equestrian Lodge Motel was one of our favorite hotels during our trip around New Zealand. Based on pictures on TripAdvisor, we didn't expect much from this motel. However, the grounds were perfectly manicured and the owners went out of their way to make us feel welcome. Based on our experience, we even decided to stay another night. We would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is a hidden gem amongst the garden and bird song. Outstanding hosts and exceptionally clean and well presented. I would recommend this stay to anyone who enjoys the best of hosting, peace and quiet, easy walk to shopping and the supermarket with good parking. My friend and I were thrilled we found this as previously had stayed on... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The owners of the Equestrian are the most hospitable people I have come across if there is anything you need they were more than happy to help! The beds are lovely and comfy and the kitchen is well stocked with everything you need to make your meals in the comfort of your own room. The bathroom is stocked with some... More

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Anakiwa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We made a last minute booking and Lisa went out of her way to make us welcome and to make sure the unit was suitable for my disability.The unit was lovely,spotless and warm.The grounds are immaculate and the swimming pool etc would be great in the summer.Thank-you Lisa and Alan,we will be back!-Christine and Richard from Anakiwa

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Address: 2 Avalon Court, Motueka, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Equestrian Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Equestrian Hotel Motueka
Equestrian Motel Motueka
Equestrian Lodge Motel Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman

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