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Equestrian Lodge Motel

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2 Avalon Court, Motueka, New Zealand
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    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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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely surprise when entering this property, this couple/family have put their all into this business, upmarket friendly couple clean units lovely grounds, informative when asking about trips, booked no problems....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Equestrian Motel for 3 nights before and after doing a 3 day walk in the Abel Tasman park. It provides an excellent base for the many things to do in the area. Alan and Lisa the hosts are very friendly and helpful and will provide useful information on options for visiting the national park plus other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A warm welcome and a spotlessly clean, large room with great facilities. All in a lovely, quiet garden setting. This motel was a great find. It was within an easy drive of Abel Tasman Park for walks, sea kayaking or just lazing on a beach. There were plenty of shops and supermarkets within walking distance and an excellent I site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our third visit to the Equestrian Lodge Motel and that really says it all. It is ideally placed for visiting the Abel Tasman region. The units are spacious with all that is necessary if you are self catering with Supermarkets and town shops all within walking distance. If you are eating out there is a good choice of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights here on our travels in New Zealand and loved the place. Alan and Lisa were very welcoming and informative and also helpful about booking a cruise which we wanted to do up along Abel Tasman reserve. While it wasn't as modern as our previous motel in Franz Josef, I couldn't fault it for any reason. Again,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in 2011, and were delighted to return in Feb 2015. Alan & Lisa, who own and run the place so efficiently, are very friendly and helpful. The units are immaculate, extremely comfortable and with a modern, very appealing, minimalist style. It is set in delightful gardens (so unusual for a NZ motel) and very convenient for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a night in this hotel but we could have stayed moreas it was really a nice stay. This place is quiet, full of greenery, well maintained , rooms are huge and very well equiped and also clean . The swiming pool is relaxing and very clean . Alan and his wife Lucy are amazingly friendly and efficient.I would... More 

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

Ooops! You've got me into trouble now - Lisa wants to know who Lucy is! Seriously, thank you for spending time to leave a review and we hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand :-) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights as part of a 29 day trip on the South Island. It is motel style accommodations with a good size room. It is in a quiet part of town and a relatively short walk to the main street. The managers are very helpful and friendly. I recall that the wifi was limited to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were two mature couples (one from the UK) who needed a spacious comfortable unit with good cooking facilities. The Equestrian Lodge ticked all the boxes. It was quiet, near to the centre of town, supermarket and restaurants . It had a swimming pool, barbecue and full laundry services. Alan and Lisa the owners couldn't have been more helpful. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean..tidy...lovely setting..superb hosts in a relatively small town. So they do well. Not 5 star but still lives up to other reviews in regard to what it offers.Driving around I would certainly reccomend this motel as a place to stay whilst exploring the park, beaches and vineyards etc. A great base for all your plans in the area. Couldn't fault... More 

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