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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Stayed here as we were travelling for work the rooms are a good size very clean and the bed was very comfortable. It's a reasonably priced motel a little dated but not so that it matters. The shower pressure was very good and the owners were very friendly and helpful on arrival.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Very clean and tidy in all respects. Friendly welcome. Room had all the amenities we needed and its close to the center. No SkyTV was the only thing I missed a weee bit. Shower was good. We got a mobility room so even more space than one would expecy in a shower. Didn't notice any road noise.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this motel. The service was absolutely awesome. Really nice accommodation. Great for families- very spacious rooms. Beds comfortable. Very clean and tidy. Really handy location. Good spa bath too in rooms. We will definitely be back.

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Thank Jonjonkiwi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This place really made me feel at home. The facilities were great and we were made to feel welcome from the start. Our unit was clean, fresh and tidy with very good appointments, we really felt we could relax there. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, who cheerfully answered queries about laundry facilites, etc. as though we were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

After a little difficulty in finding this motel we were very pleased once we checked in. The rooms are spacious in comparison to some other motels and it is scrupulously clean. Would stay here again if in the area.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

We stayed here last weekend while we attended our nephew's wedding. The room was spotless, roomy and had all the necessary amenities. Coming to a very warm muggy weekend on Wanganui, we were a little disappointed that there wasnt any air-con, but we had a fan and that made a world of difference. We were greeted and farewelled with a... More 

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Thank TrudiHart
Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Have stayed here several times when visiting Family. My husband uses a wheelchair and the room is great and has plenty of space. Parking is right at the door - everything is very clean and comfortable. We will be back. Lovely hosts. Convenient location.

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Sudarg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Difficulty of five adults travelling together is always accommodation and we seem to spend time looking for places that can fit us in together. We found Cooks on the the interweb and 'checked them out', as our Yankee cousins would say. Ian and Moira were most welcoming and we were offered an apartment with two bedrooms and a bed in... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Stayed there on and off for three months for work. Had the same room every time which was great as I settled back in very easily on each visit. Moira and Ian were great hosts as was their staff. They went out of their way to make us feel welcome which made staying away from home and family that much... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Ian and Moira who run the motel are friendly and make you feel welcome. The units are well presented clean and comfortable. The motel is handlely located to the city centre and restruants and bars in close proximity.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, Whanganui 4541, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $86 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Business Hotel in Whanganui
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