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Aotea Motor Lodge

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for the first time on one of the coldest nights of winter for work and it was an amazing slice of luxury. The bed is so comfortable with an electric blanket and a huge spa bath in the room. Nice big to screen in the right position to view from bed or the spa. Reception was very... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to run away to Wanganui at lunchtime on Saturday. Went online and checked out a few places to spend the night. The last minute booking, made directly with the property, was handled pleasantly.So pleased we gave the Aotea a go. Lovely space, very modern and super clean. Fab firm but cloud-soft beds, great pillows, beautiful linens. Only a... More 

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Taumarunui, New Zealand
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here two nights returned here after staying 18 months earlier. Once again a great place to stay. Supermarket within walking distance also great cafe. Staff friendly and helpful. Spa bath is fantastic comfortable bed big room for a studio. Great toiletries including toothbrush and razor. Also sewing kit and shoe polish on top of the ordinary. Would stay again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We stayed on a Saturday night in room 25 and can thoroughly recommend it. We paid $165. The room was very spacious with a double spa bath, good sized TV and fast free WiFi. There was also a microwave and sink with the usual tea and coffee facilities. The staff were great, very welcoming on arrival and dealt with our... More 

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Thank Kiwidave99
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Great room with lots of space. We loved the spa bath and was the biggest one I have been in. Comfortable big bed and enjoyed looking at the mountain from the deck. It was great being upstairs at the back (Room 18) as we stayed on a Saturday night and the Kingsgate bar was quite nosy till 1am. Very handy... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place to stay. Rooms were impeccably clean and very spacious. Toiletries lovely and great selection including a sewing kit, toothbrush, razor. The double spa bath was great, I gave it a go, it didn't take too long to fill. Heating worked a treat as it was a very cold day. TV had enough channels to keep... More 

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Service great, including sewing kit, toothbrush and razor.... more than you get in the urban centres. Wasn't sure about the spa in the middle of the bedroom! Very comfortable place to stay. Large rooms, good facilities, near to supermarket, bottleo's etc

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy staying here, friendly people and clean and tidy rooms. I stay here each month and the staff have got to know me, so it's started to feel like a home away from home. Great sized rooms and the double spa bath is nice to relax in. They use the Kingsgate hotel across the road for room service... More 

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Thank James W
Melbourne
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Only stayed for one night but very good motel. Receptionist, unfortunately I didn't ask her name, is probably the nicest, most helpful I have encountered, and I have done a lot of travelling. Comfy bed, nice fluffy towels, free wifi and free parking. Very happy campers!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

From the outside, the Aotea Motor Lodge looks just like a lot of other motels! Step inside one of the very spacious units and it is as good as any five-star hotel room. The units are clean; tastefully decorated; extremely well appointed with kitchen and bathroom amenities. A massive TV with digital channels; free wifi, an enormous spa bath for... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury 5 star central city Wanganui accommodation including free wifi, spa baths, LCD Sky Tv and corporate rates available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aotea Motor Lodge

Address: 390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $139 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aotea Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
#4 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
#5 Business Hotel in Whanganui
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