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    Aotea Motor Lodge

    390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “motor lodge” (38 reviews)
    “big bed” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Fitness center
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 160 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Motor Lodge was very nicely appointed,and staff very friendly.. however the Management was poor....and unavailable. Travelled seven hours for a wedding and were kept awake most of night with a out of control party in next unit... until police came at 3am. Smoke alarms...More

    2  Thank lynnie965
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the first view of the person in reception to being told the room I specifically booked a month in advance had been given to someone else on the Wednesday prior to the Saturday I was to stay, I instinctively new this was not good....More

    Thank KFB1966
    Reviewed June 5, 2017

    WE had planned and booked accommodation in New Plymouth for the weekend and then on the spur of the moment decided to stay in Whanganui for a night. Trip Advisor gave good write up for the Aotea Motor lodge and so we drove in. The...More

    Thank Seth L
    Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

    Recently stayed the night in one of the Spa Units. Apart from a stain on the carpet it was fairly hard to fault. Lots of amenities in the bathroom, nice linen and towels and a huge spa bath. Great black out curtains meant we had...More

    Thank Greenfieldsontour
    Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

    Really nice motel with very friendly and helpful staff. The beds and the pillows are great but be careful of the shower - it is very powerful and tends to have a mind of its own (soaked the whole bathroom and me) but other than...More

    Thank Genea I
    Siena Motor Lodge
    242 reviews
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • $136 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
    • #5 Business Hotel in Whanganui
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
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    Traveler (19)
    Room & Suite (15)
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    Hotel & Grounds (21)
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    Room Tips
    "Don't book in advance it seems to make no difference"
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    "Choose a room on the ground floor with large Spa Bath"
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    "Great view from upstairs room 18 on a nice day. Quiet as further off the road. Lovely separate bathroom and..."
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    "Ask for a back room away from street"
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