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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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Whangarei, Northland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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214 reviews 214 reviews
166 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Windsor, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 3 nights at the Equestrian Lodge in March 2015. This place is beautiful, comfortable and walking distance to restaurant and shops. Alan and Lisa were so hospitable! I will look forward to staying here again.

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Newport, Wales
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a room for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay in the motel. Our room was very spacious, comfortable and well equipped and, as many others have said, Alan and Lisa are excellent owners and hosts, always ready to respond to questions and offer very helpful advice about activities in the Abel Tasman National Park. We had clothes... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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159 reviews 159 reviews
69 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent a lovely week there, everything was first class.With very good hosts Alan and Lisa,they both work very hard to keep everything working smoothly.Very friendly and helpful. The units are very good and a good size, good quality fittings throughout.Plus good sound proofing, It is very rare to hear anything from the next units.Lovely setting with a small swimming... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice motel set in large gardens. Very clean and spacious rooms. Hosts Alan and Lisa are very friendly and helpful, and really make every effort to make everyone feel welcome. Thoroughly recommend the jet spa pool after a long walk. DVD collection of over 300 titles is another little bonus. Would definitely stay here again.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights in March and it provided us with all we needed.Wonderfully sized self contained rooms,easy walk into town and so close to the Able Tasman.Will definitely be back for a longer stay.I love it when those who own/run an establishment like this love what they do and where they are.Thanks for great service. I left a... More 

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