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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean well appointed room, close to town and only a short drive to ferry terminal . Were able to walk down in the evening to check places for dinner , car space right outside door, only stayed one night had a good sleep.

Thank ozkiwis2016
Timaru, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived hours before 2pm check in on a wild, wet day. Most accommodating and friendly hosts let us have our room. Couldn't fault the room, service or location. Would definitely stay again. Free DVDs, free wifi, supermarket across road, quiet.

Thank Kiwatty
Johannesburg, South Africa
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61 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is quite close to the Picton Ferry Terminal, maybe about 2 minutes by car. One would think that the traffic must be terrible but it is not the case. The street is quiet and also another 2 minutes or so to the waterfront area where there are a lot of restaurants. There are also 2 supermarkets close by.... More 

Thank P A
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28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is lovely as are the owners. Everything needed is here, except for a pair of scissors, maybe. The bed is comfy, the shower has good pressure and there is even a very friendly cat to make your home away from home even more delightful Laundry room is clean and tidy with very reasonable charges It is situated just... More 

Thank Grannylynne
Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here over Labour weekend and it was warm and clean. The beds are comfortable with good quality sheets and well made each day. The bathroom is well appointed and the kitchen well stocked. It is close to town, the ferry terminal and restaurants. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Altogether a great place to stay. It was... More 

Thank robynann2014
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed September 28, 2016

We rang the motel very early the day before our arrival to explain that because of a heavy fall of snow overnight, we were unwilling to drive in the very dangerous conditions, especially as a severe storm warning had been issued by the Weather Office advising people to stay off the roads. We had booked and paid for the motel... More 

Thank _joanreekie
Wellington, New Zealand
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Usual size for studio unit, modern .Heater was on when we arrived so the room was nice and warm.One of the sliding wardrobe doors was a mirror which was nice.The bed duvet had a luxurious velvety feel which was lovely.Liked the body and hand moisturiser for use in the bathroom.Very clean.Heated towel rail.Hair dryer plugged in wall for use.It was... More 

Thank ragdoll5
aldanlodge, Manager at Aldan Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to review our motel. Really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us in Picton and hope to see you back some time. More 

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59 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Picton is a port town - most travellers would visit there on their way to catch the ferry to the North Island. We were no exception, staying there for one night in July. Great and very friendly service. Clean and warm rooms. A nice DVD collection at reception. Some internet is offered for free and then after that there incurs... More 

Thank meaganl78
aldanlodge, Owner at Aldan Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Meagan for taking the time to review our motel. Picton is a Tourist Destination now and it is important to us at Aldan to try our best to achieve guest comfort and a warm welcome. More 

Levin, New Zealand
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We stayed one night at the beginning of a 4 week South Island tour. My friend had a long international and national flight then a ferry crossing. I had hoped I had booked a comfortable and clean motel for her first night in New Zealand, I was not disappointed. We had everything we needed, the staff were delightful, there was... More 

Thank CarolKate39
aldanlodge, Owner at Aldan Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our hospitality. Picton has a growing reputation in the hospitality industry and some great Cafe's and Bar's. More 

San Francisco, California
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156 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

I recently stayed here before boarding the ferry back to the North Island. The room was nice and large with a large flat screen tv. It was well appointed, with a kitchen. The room was exceptionally clean, with strong wifi. The manager was very nice and even stood out in the cold directing me to where to park. It is... More 

Thank Rickeys-Travels
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heather & Doug invite you to enjoy the comforts of Aldan Lodge. Only a short walk to the main town centre and water front. Plenty of off street parking. Quiet location. We aim to provide the Home away from home feeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aldan Lodge Motel

Address: 86 Wellington Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $82 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aldan Lodge Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#7 Romantic Hotel in Picton
#7 Family Hotel in Picton
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“All rooms look good and are very quiet but the views are from upstairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Grannylynne, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you have a lot of luggage do ask for a room downstairs as this is a two storey motel and I don't believe there is a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles meaganl78, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are nice”
  • full kitchen
  • Large super clean bathroom with shower
 of 5 bubbles Rickeys-Travels, Jun 15, 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 bedrooms, one upstairs with 2 beds, and one downstairs with one queen size bed and double bed as well. . Don't go past this one”
 of 5 bubbles 881elained, Apr 10, 2016 | Read review
“Go for the upstairs apartments, at the back of the block. They are quieter, with better views.”
 of 5 bubbles oinkymike, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
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