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“Great shelter in the storm” 4 of 5 stars
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Highwayman Motel
46 High St, Masterton 0508, New Zealand   |  
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Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Masterton
Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great shelter in the storm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

We usually stay with family in Masterton, but decided this time to stay in a Motel. We chose the Highwayman because we put our wedding guests there 13 years ago and they had a great time. Also, they had room for two adults and three children and a small dog.

We arrived in a roaring storm with thunder and lightening, hail and rain. The registration process took as long as it took to give me a key, and I chose to pay for the night's accommodation then and there.

The room was cold - but there was a good heater to warm it up. The living area is a really good size, and the kitchen well equipped. The bedroom the children stayed in had three single beds - which is a real bonus. The beds were all comfortable, with electric blankets and plenty of extra bedding.

Bathroom is similarly generous in size with a large shower suitable for someone with a wheelchair.

The boys enjoyed a spa, with extra towels provided.

All in all, a great place to stay - very clean and professional. We will be happy to return another time if the family are out of town!

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

Always excellent friendly service a very family friendly motel recently changed hands but still the same excellent service. The rooms are spacious and very peaceful we always feel very relaxed when we stay. The motel is very close to everything you want. Love the size of the grounds also. All the staff are extra friendly.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Highwayman Motel

Address: 46 High St, Masterton 0508, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wairarapa > Masterton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 11 Hotels in Masterton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 21
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