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Lugano Motor Lodge

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Described as luxury - it definitely wasn't. Unit was clean but small with basic facilities and bathroom. Felt it was over priced at $150/night shoulder season Good central location opposite gardens and walking distance to cafes, shops etc Manager pleasant and helpful

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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43 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived extremely late to our room after a function in a snow storm! The heater was turned on our room was so toasty and welcoming Extremely clean and comfy bed with all the amenities needed Service was exceptional and we will be back! Thank you so much

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

We certainly appreciate you making the effort to write a review. We believe our guests are our best advocates of of business and we are delighted that we met your expectations. Look forward to your return, Judy and Roger More 

Sydney, Australia
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198 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Lugano Motor Lodge. It was a very good experience. The bed was comfortable, the room spotless and with everything you need to cook your own meal should you want to do so. The owner Roger was a mine of information and had really good suggestions as to where to go and what to see while in... More 

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

It was our pleasure to have you to stay, and thank you for your endorsement of our motel. It means a lot to us that our guests have a great experience while staying here, one that we will continue to strive for by continually improving the motel and our service levels. More 

Sydney, Australia
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306 reviews
151 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to choose from in Blenheim for accommodation but this is one of the nicest. The Owner, Roger, is delightful and very helpful. All his suggestions on sights to see and restaurants were spot on and his passion for the region is great. It's location is in walking distance to the shops and many restaurants. It is also opposite a... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Yes the location is without peer in Blenheim, unlike other motels and hotels within the town where their view is either industrial or into neighouring houses, here at the Lugano it is across our beautifully landscaped grounds towards the stunning Seymour square, and yes we are the closest motel to... More 

Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I had been booked into the motel by another party and felt very fortunate to have experienced the ambiance of such a friendly and relaxing motel. Our unit was very clean, comfortable and so peaceful and quiet (double glazing) even though we were so close to the town ship. The view and surroundings are impressive and such a short walk... More 

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

We are so very pleased that you had a great stay and thank you for sharing your thoughts on this medium. Like you we love the holistic vibe we get from living and staying in this wonderful location. Even in the middle of winter the views are beautiful so you can imagine it only gets better in spring and summer,... More 

Greymouth, New Zealand
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Contacted Roger by phone, and within minutes he had us sorted, confirmed by a lovely e mail. meet us at arrival and took us to the unit , made sure we were happy and knew where everything was. great to have that little personal touch. units are spot on in size facilities and clean as. great location as well and... More 

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

We are delighted that you found the motel to your complete satisfaction and really appreciate you taking the time to write the review. Our great location means that you have all the advantages of being in a country setting, as well as being the closest motel to the town centre. More 

Kiwi NZ
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We never had a booking but just stumbled across this motel in Blenhein. The owner was very pleasant and gave us a great deal for the two bedroom unit. The unit itself was spotless and well presented. TV's in every room, fridge, cooktop, everything you'd need. The best thing was the beds, they were really comfortable and the sheets were... More 

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

Thank you so much for sharing your experience on this forum, Judy and I are delighted that you had a very enjoyable and comfortable stay. Since buying this business we have been striving to improve our guest rooms so that we are able to meet and exceed our guests expectations. We also look forward warmly to your return. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

A friend and I each rented rooms from the owners of the motel. The couple was incredibly friendly and helpful while the rooms were clean and spacious. I would highly recommend this hotel to any friends / family. One example of the owners friendliness was being willing to drive us to a museum instead of calling us a cab. Overall... More 

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

It was our pleasure to have you both stay with us. Thank you for your strong endorsement of our boutique property, we believe if you already have a great product, it is the little things that can make a stay, truly memorable. More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Lugano is centrally situated by Seymour Square, a very short walk to town centre, and yet minimal road noise. Handy to the excellent Water Mouth Cafe, and other restaurants. Units are well appointed, all will have heat pumps by year end, many units have been recently recarpeted and the managers are proactively upgrading despite having only been there a short... More 

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

Hi Mark, we are so very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the great things you have said about us and the motor lodge. Judy and I are focused on delivering a quality product and service that represents good value. Look forward to you coming back. More 

Ashburton, New Zealand
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Beautifully clean spacious modern one bedroom unit with all you would ever want. We stayed two nights and so handy to restaurants shops café bars and the gardens right across the road. The owners were so welcoming friendly and helpful and went well beyond their call of duty. We will be back next time we visit Blenheim. Thank you for... More 

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

Than you Colleen for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Judy and I really appreciate your kind comments and for choosing to stay with us. We are also delighted that you loved our location, which is easily the best in Blenheim. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well priced luxury accommodation in Central Blenheim, overlooking the lovely Seymour Gardens. The Lugano Motor Lodge is just a 2 minute walk to Blenheim's cafes, shops, restaurants and conference centre. Unlimited Free WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lugano Motor Lodge

Address: 91 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: $107 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Family Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Business Hotel in Blenheim
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