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Lugano Motor Lodge

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91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
1 room 1 adult
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Perth
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the warm welcome on arrival to neat, well presented rooms, this is a great value for money venue. Owners Roger & Jude could not have been more friendly, helpful or accommodating throughout my visit. Lugano is located opposite the beautiful Seymour Square Gardens which offer nice views day - or night (the fountain is beautiful at night). It is... More 

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Thank Michael K
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very gracious review Michael, we appreciate you taking the time to express your thoughts. It was a delight to have you stay with us, and we would welcome your return any time. Roger & Jude. More 

Shropshire, UK
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114 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were only there for one night and it was fine. The location is excellent, and at NZ$155 it is good value. It is clean but all looking a bit tired now. Needs a refresh. Roger, on reception, was extremely helpful and polite.

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Thank hattiepops
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hattiepops, thank you for your review, we are delighted that you found the location and value to be excellent and our service helpful. The motel in the last eight months underwent an independent and rigorous assessed by Qualmark, which is New Zealand tourism's official quality assurance organisation, as a 4 star plus (max 5 stars) motel. Notwithstanding that assessment, since... More 

Winter Park, Colorado
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65 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved this lodge. The owners were there to greet us, helped us with our luggage and showed us our room. They also made great recommendations for food and itineraries while we were there. They have one room with two balconies that we happened to get. Everything was spotless. We had a great night's sleep. The bed was outstanding, and... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, wow! what a glowing review, thank you so much for sharing your story during your stay with us. More 

Brazil
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54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is very central. It is very easy to go out for dinner by foot and enjoy the tows. The rooms have big beds (king size), big bathrooms, and the hosts are nice and welcoming... I would stay there again.

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Leandro, for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed the generous size of our rooms, our location and hospitality. Roger & Judy More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Roger and Judy were wonderful hosts for our stay at Lugano. We had just arrived in Blenheim and were there for 3 nights. The suite was spacious, with 2 bedrooms, and the kitchenette had everything we needed. Roger and Judy and their staff made sure it was clean, and everyone was super friendly. Also, the location is perfect - right... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

What a lovely review, thank you very much. Like ourselves our staff enjoy meeting our guests and endeavour to make their stay a more personable and enjoyable experience. Thank you also for the recommendation we do appreciate your support. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at the Lugano was second to none. Roger even drove us to our lunch destination! The location so close to shops and restaurants was great with a family tactic view of the park from our room.

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Thank MEOwen
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to host - our special Welsh guests. The winery I booked (and took you to) is certainly worth the drive and is one of the reasons why Blenheim is a great tourist destination. Thank you also for your kind words and taking the time to review our business. More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. After quite a lot of travelling it was a pleasure to find such a friendly and helpful welcome from Roger and Judy. We stayed 2 nights this January and cycled round the vineyards one of the days. Our room was extremely comfortable with plenty of space, a large shower room and also a well stocked... More 

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Thank Moshe2cat
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

A great part of this job is the opportunity to meet such lovely people as yourselves. We certainly appreciate the recommendation, and are delighted that you had a lovely and enjoyable stay. This is always our primary goal which we are constantly striving to achieve. Thank you Peter and Sue for the review and choosing to stay with us, it... More 

Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently had a one night stay whilst touring the top of South Island. Never been to Blenheim - first impression was perfect. Sunshine, lovely shopping areas, plenty of 'eateries' and comfort in a spotless motel run with such enthusiasm by relatively new owners Roger and Judy. So close to town centre but off the main roads (SH6 / SH1) so... More 

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Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your very favorable review. We love nothing more than to learn that our guests have had such a wonderful time in Blenheim. Certainly in many respects the town and Marlborough in general exceed many people's expectations of a location to have some down time in, and yes it s really important to have a great night's sleep.... More 

Manchester
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159 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for one night (in Unit 2) on our way back to Wellington. The accommodation was clean and spacious; living/kitchen are, 1 bedroom and spa bathroom. The location so near to all the amenities was great as were the extremely friendly and helpful owners. Just a short ride to or from the ferry too.

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Thank Iona007
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your positive experience, we very much appreciate hearing from you. The ladies that undertake our cleaning (as Judy and I do) take immense pride in delivering our guests with flawlessly clean rooms, and I happily will pass that feedback onto them. Like you, we love this location and are delighted... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Can thoroughly recommend staying here. Judy and Roger are friendly and helpful owners who run a nice clean place. Big rooms and everything you need in the room to make your stay comfortable. When I'm back in Blenheim would definitely stay again.

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Thank JohnOH1969
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to complete a review John. One of the really enjoyable parts of owning a motel business for us, is, the getting to know our guests and assisting them to make their stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Look forward to your return. More 

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