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Lugano Motor Lodge
4.5 of 5 Motel   |   91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #6 of 30 Hotels in Blenheim
New Plymouth, New Zealand
1 review
“Holiday in Blenheim, new zealand”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My partner and I did a walk by at the Lugano motor lodge and was welcomed by the owners with friendly hospitality. I recommend staying at this lodge, as price was fair, rooms were outstanding, service was amazing, owner went out of their way to drop us off to the airport the next morning and the location is superb. Graeme & Cathy

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 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 23, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us we very much appreciate it. We are pleased your room was to your liking. It is a great location being so close to the town centre and across the road from the beautiful Seymour Square Gardens. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights. The hosts are wonderful and the motel rooms spotless. We stayed in unit 8c one night then unit 1 (for a spa bath) the next night. On the morning of our shift in rooms, the owners shifted all our gear and even unpacked all our food out of the chilly bin into the fridge.
Both units were on the road side but noise wasn't an issue.
This was our best accommodation on our travels and would definitely recommend the motel to you.

Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, January 23, 2014
Thank you for the review of your stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to do one for us. We are very pleased you found everything to your liking. Often it is the little things like moving your luggage that can make all the difference to the enjoyment of your stay. We hope we will see you back to stay again sometime. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This is an awesome facility made so by the fabulous hosts and quality beds and linen. Handy location to town and a great central base to all attractions in the district. The cleaners even sang while they worked....... now that says something.

  • Stayed January 2014, 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 8, 2014
Thank you for the great review of your stay with us. We appreciate you taking the time to do one. As you say the location is great being so close to everything. Hopefully we will see you back again sometime. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This was simply the best place we stayed in though out our trip through the South Island. Very friendly and helpful. The unit was very pleasing to the eye and well appointed. The owners obviously take pride in their accommodating visitors to the area

  • Stayed January 2014, 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, January 8, 2014
Thank you for the wonderful review of your stay with us. We do take pride in our motels and are continuing to make improvements where we can to make our guests stay more comfortable. It is great to hear you were pleased with your unit. We appreciate you taking the time to do a review for us. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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Campbell, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The Lugano Motor Lodge is an easy walk to downtown and the river.
The room was nicely appointed, with a nice sitting area and a very comfortable bed.
Our room was a studio on the bottom floor.
The staff helped us several times with our questions, and making arrangements.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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 1, 2014
Thank you for your review. As you say we have a great location being so close to the town center and if you feel like a nice walk the river is very close and with it's paved areas and seating it is a great place for a stroll or a brisk walk. Having the lovely Seymour Gardens across the road is an added bonus. We are glad you found your room and bed comfortable. We appreciate you taking the time to do a review for us and hope the rest of your holiday has been great. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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Hertfordshire
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in December, and we were made to feel very welcome by the owners. They could not have been more helpful. We booked a one bed exec room, which was well worth the money. The on site laundry was handy and they even offered the use of a free set of golf clubs to my husband to allow him to go and play a round at the local club.

Within easy walking distance of all amenities in the town centre, and plenty of places to eat and drink.

Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review, December 30, 2013
Thank you for doing a review of your stay for us. As you say the location is great being so close to the town centre and not to far to the golf courses and the wineries. We appreciate you taking the time to do a review for us. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

I stayed at Lugano for just one night as I had a function just around the corner at the Convention Centre (very central location). The accommodation was comfortable, clean etc but what was outstanding was the hospitality from Jenny and Murray. Funny story...on arrival at reception I bent over to pick up my keys that I dropped...and my suit trousers split (a serious split). Being a flying visit I had no spares and attending a very public function in just one hours time I was in a spot of bother. No prob's....Murray leant me some shorts to wear while he raced away with my trousers to the home of one of their cleaners who is also a good sower....saving the day!! Great kiwi hospitality...thanks guys.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 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 30, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your stay with us and for your kind comments it is very much appreciated. As you say the location is great being so close to the Convention Centre and the centre of town. Kind regards Jenny & Murray
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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:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#3 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#4 Family Hotel in Blenheim
#4 Business Hotel in Blenheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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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Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

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