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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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bribie Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Whangarei, Northland
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27 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We chose this motel because of its high rating on TripAdvisor - the owners were very friendly, the rooms immaculately clean, fairly newly renovated, well equipped and the gardens were great for the kids. However, this is still an 'old style' New Zealand motel, with thin walls (can hear next door) and very 'block-like' in appearance. There was a lot... More 

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ladytrady
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We stayed for a few nights and the owners and staff helped with anything we needed, from tourist advice to fixing the clothes dryer. Very pleasant, clean rooms and the gardens and pool were great fun with our two-year old. Also a great location for heading off everywhere else around the are. Thanks, we'll tell other people about it!

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NEW ZEALAND
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Grounds contained swimming pool with deck chairs etc. Also a Spa pool. Well kept, open property. Spacious, airy unit. Well equipped. Nice Veranda to sit out on in the afternoon sun. Good laundry facilities and a line to dry your clothes outside if you wished. Handy to town Centre.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The owner is very friendly and goes out of his way to help you. It is a” host accommodation “ Motel. Room had a kitchen and you could cook in it if you wanted. Nice big TV the you could plug a USB into. Room was clean and tidy. The surroundings are very pleasant, motel is off the main road... More 

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Perth, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Our room was fastidiously clean and superbly equipped. We enjoyed the plunger coffee, the hot shower and the very comfortable bed. The wifi is reliable and a generous 1GB. Alan and Lisa are excellent, thoughtful hosts. So glad we have two nights.

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