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Lugano Motor Lodge
4.5 of 5 Motel   |   91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #2 of 31 hotels in Blenheim
Nelson, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Still one of the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Please refer to my previous reveiw. We stay here often and it is still the only place we consider staying at. This is the first time we have stayed at Lugano since the new hosts Murray and Jennie took over and it is still the most friendly, welcoming and happy place to stay. Rooms are absolutely clean and comfortable and nothing is too much trouble for your hosts. Location is close to town and restaurants with a wonderful park across the street. You will enjoy a very peaceful and comfortable stay here at Lugano.

Room Tip: It always pays to book in advance if you can as this is a very popular Motor Lodge.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, January 31, 2013
Thank you for another great review of your stay at Lugano Motor Lodge. We are pleased we have been able to maintain the high standard the previous owners set. We hope to see you back with us again inthe future. Regards Jenny & Murray
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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Our second stay at this wonderful property. Jenny & Murray are wonderful hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. Beds are super comfortable, property wonderfully clean. Great location for walking to restaurants for meals. Thank you for your hospitality.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Thank you for review of your stay with us. It was great to have you with us again. As you say it is such a handy location it is good to be able to just wander into town. We look forward to having you stay wit us again sometime. Cheers Jenny & Murray
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Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Wonderful hosts, greated with the feeling that we were the most important guests they had to cater for. Given Cheeries and Christmas cake on arrival. Well done everything we wished for and more, very central and wouldn't hesitate to stay again would like to of stayed longer. Very comfortable and clean, lovely and cool as it was a very hot day. Recommend the bathroom showers for someone that is not very mobile excellent.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 31, 2012
Thank you for the great review of your stay with us it is very much appreciated. We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay and enjoyed the cherries and christmas cake. We hope you will be back to stay again sometime in the future. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

Brilliant hosts who catered to every need. Close to town centre but very quiet in the rooms, very clean and comfortable. The room was nice and cool even though it was a very hot couple of days. A great choice of breakfasts. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again. Most impressive and an enjoyable stay.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 29, 2012
Thank you for writing a great review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you back to stay again sometime in the future.
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

We had a night here at Lugano Motels. Very nice Motor Lodge. The owners were friendly,helpful and most acommodating nothing was a problem. The unit we had was comfortable,clean and well priced. Would stay again and would recommend to fellow travellers.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 29, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your say with us. It is very much appreciated. We hope to see you back again sometime in the future
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23 hotel reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

We arrived late at night off the ferry and left first thing, so really just needed a clean bed at a reasonable rate. The owner was lovely and phoned us en route to tell us what to do, given our late arrival. It all fitted the bill nicely.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 24, 2012
Thank you for your review. It is good to know you enjoyed your stay even if it was brief. We would love to see you back sometime to enjoy a bit more of Marlborough
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Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

The Lugano Motor Lodge has everything going for it - a great location, comfortable bed, all the extra bits and pieces you might need, and (best of all) wonderful hosts. They are dedicated to keeping everything clean, tidy and welcoming. And - big plus - they don't spray disgusting room deodorant everywhere. Totally recommend this accommodation if you're spending time in Blenheim.

Room Tip: Our room had a spa bath...always a bonus!
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Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 23, 2012
Thank you for the great review of your stay with us it is very much appreciated. Hopefully we will see you back in Blenheim sometime in the future.
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Address: 91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#2 Best Value Hotel in Blenheim
#2 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#3 Family Hotel in Blenheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 4.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Well priced luxury accommodation in Central Blenheim.Overlooking the lovely Seymour Gardens Lugano Motor Lodge is just a 2 minute walk to Blenheim's cafes, shops and restaurants. 60 minutes Free WiFi ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

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