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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was just adequate and nothing quite to mention about. took a studio room, single storied building, so could park the vehicle just in front . Bed wasn't so nice. Its near to hotel and Spot on super market though!!! Internet isn't that good. Considering that there was no mobile converge in haast, this wifi was our only resort.

Thank Suneesh_anand
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All you need and helpful staff. In remote area so advisable to shop prior to arrival as very limited in local area. A car essential to get around.Modest motel but clean and adequate. Plenty of parking available

Thank ozzy150
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We had a couple of days in Haast. Had planned on a 2-3 hour walk from Jackson Bay, however due to a recent avalanche, access to path was not possible. We did several other shorter walks in the area. Accommodation was good and unit well equipped. Only downfall was walls very thin, you could hear other guests on mobile phones... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The room was OK, nothing to write home about. Would have been better if the TV was visable from the double bed. The message to wash up after oneself or be charged extra was not appealing. The room was looking a little tired & could have done with a makeover.

Thank Anne S
Singapore, Singapore
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170 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Affordable place for campervans. Kids stay for free. Has also motel rooms. The kitchen and lounge facility is nice and clean. There's a big lounge area to gather in front of a fireplace. There's also a small convenience store to get some essentials if needed. Showers are a bit challenging as they are coin operated and during winter you would... More 

Thank ewelee
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36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Haast is a small town not far from the Franz Joseph Glacier where we stopped for the night on our South Island Holiday. It isn't much to look at, but it is on nice grounds and the rooms are big and have kitchenettes. When we entered the lobby we saw that they had canned goods on a table behind the... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We arrived in Haast on a grey and misty Sunday afternoon. kind of summed up what lay ahead. Reception was unmanned with a note about reopening time. We returned later to have our intial thoughts confirmed. Now this room was just acceptable. It felt like it needed updating and in need of TLC. It just didnt match any of the... More 

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Reviewed March 19, 2016

A quiet and pleasant motel with a large room area and warm and beds, both a single and double bed. Suitable furniture and small table for meals. The room has a flat screen TV with reasonable programming, a microwave and necessary eating equipment. The room is wheel chair friendly with a very spacious bathroom. Reception was very friendly and booked... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Not much in the way of personnel service that I have found in most NZ motels pretty much here's the key get on with it. Again the bed was comfortable and the shower worked well. No free Wi-Fi or mobile signal but were offered it at a charge. Good enough for a nights stay.

1 Thank barbelbasher
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with accommodation .Faded furnishings .Damaged kitchen equipment and shower .Had booked a studio but given a 5 bedded backpackers room at the rear .No phone signal and no way of contacting receptionist an emergency .No smoke detector .

Thank Valerieanne53
haastlodge, Manager at Aspiring Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, you were given a larger one bedroom family unit with the same configuration as a studio with the exception of the extra room attached to it. It was not a backpacker room as you stated. We are located in a remote area and don't have access to all the services that cities do. Reception can... More 

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  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located halfway between the resort town of Queenstown to the south and the Glaciers to the north. Our motels are nestled in the Haast Township and are within easy walking distance to iconic Hard Antler bar and restaurant and shops. We offer quality 3+stars Quality Asure rated queen studio and family rooms with kitchen and ensuite. All of our unit are at ground level and located off the street facing gardens and afternoon sun. Local beach and forest walk and scenic Jackson Bay are just an easy drive from here. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspiring Court Motel

Address: Marks Road | South Westland, Haast 7886, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Haast
Price Range: $79 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“studio room sufficient for a couple”
 of 5 bubbles Suneesh_anand, 1 week ago | Read review
“Sorry- they are all the same, but we had the end room that probably afforded us a better view and was quieter than it could have been”
 of 5 bubbles yummyrib, Apr 9, 2016 | Read review
“Haast is a very sleepy town with no real attractions.”
 of 5 bubbles BigTedAustralia, Mar 19, 2016 | Read review
“They all appeared to be good”
 of 5 bubbles PerthJenny, Dec 12, 2015 | Read review
“a room with a bed”
 of 5 bubbles 264zachh, Jun 22, 2015 | Read review
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