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Equestrian Lodge Motel

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2 Avalon Court | Off Tudor Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Huntly, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed for four nights in a 2 bedroom apartment. We really couldn't have asked for a more perfect motel. Nothing was a problem, with everything you could ever want on offer from a motel. The hosts were wonderful, friendly and helpful. Great location, close to town etc. The motel was a real retreat, quiet and peaceful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I had stayed for two nights in 2-bedroom apartment. Excellent Stay! Position: quite convenient to pay a day trip to Abel Tasman NP, within 20 min by driving. Two big supermarkets nearby, within 20 min by driving. Hosts: the couple are very friendly and pretty helpful. Because lack of using experience, actually we had made a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so cute and had everything we needed! It was clean and was in a great location, easy access to restaurants and groceries and only about 20 minutes to Abel Tasman. Would definitely stay here again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great motel. Super friendly staff. Clean, big, kitchenette. Movies for rent (free). Free WiFi. Close to walking trails and estuary. Nice beds. Convenient. Close to our next destination in Abel Tasman. Overall a great stay and great value. Booked via expedia.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Travel a lot for business reasons and this would have to be one of my favourite places I stay nice rooms and nice and friendly family that own and operate would highly recommend I make sure I stay in Motueka every time I have to travel to the top of the South Island also would have to say Motueka is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Perfect in all ways run by a lovely couple who could not do enough for us. Super quiet location well off the main highway but still close to all amenties in town. Very nice gardens & lawns. We will definitely be back here.

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My 21-year-old daughter, my wife, and I stayed at the Equestrian on the night of Monday, March 9. The bedroom had a queen bed and a large living area with a single bed (-- more comfortable than a pull-out.) Very clean. We found the owner/operator Alan very pleasant and helpful, with much useful advice about Abel Tasman National Park, which... More 

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Healdsburg, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place is a jewel. From the garden like setting that attracts song birds, to the location (walking distance to everything) and finally the outstanding accommodations and hosts!!! This place just can not be beat! Alan and his wife blew us away with their helpful assists...which wasn't easy because we were a grubby group of 19 trampers! This is truly... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We really enjoyed our two night stay at this motel. The room was spacious and clean, with a very comfortable couch (a rare treat) and looked out to a lovely and well maintained garden. Very comfortable bed. The owner was most friendly and helpful. The use of the well appointed laundry was much appreciated after we got drenched walking in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a really nice motel - from the moment you drive in and see the expansive well-kept lawns and neat surroundings, you know that you are in a very nice and peaceful place. The managers are very, very good at what they do and have put a lot of effort into renovating the motel. They can also provide lots... More 

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