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Ashburton's Regency Motel

820 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Read other reviews and you will know there are some issues with owner's attitude. Rooms itself are clean and sufficiently stocked but bed linen is old and needs a much needed replacement. Also someone else mentioned internet not working and I am pretty sure owner switched that off around 11:30 as I couldn't even ping the server. It was back... More 

Thank Striker9880
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

This motel is first class, extremely clean and the couple that run the establishment are very professional and friendly. We only had one night but wished we could have stayed a week. We were made very welcome on arrival and before our evening meal we enjoyed a swim in the small pool which was very welcome after a day of... More 

1 Thank EnglishroseEngland
Lake Wanaka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

My husband and I stayed here with my mother and father for our engagement celebrations for 2 nights. We still talk about how awful the host was. The highlights of his actions include allowing a fellow guest, trying to climb through our motel window at midnight. He explained she was a regular (with a mental problem) and blaming us for... More 

1 Thank Ruth P

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I found my recent stay at this motel very enjoyable. I was warmly welcomed by the owners little black Schnauzer, Rose, at check in and everything was ready for me. The room (Unit 15) was immaculate, the bed was very comfortable and I found the huge spa bath the perfect way to end the day. It was also very relaxing... More 

1 Thank Alice S
Porirua, New Zealand
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

I have never come across an operator of a motel as awful as the man that works at the Regency. My partner and I were meant to stay at the motel with a group of parents who had travelled to Ashburton to watch our daughters compete in a tournament. Our accommodation was booked by a fellow parent. Initially I thought... More 

1 Thank awhina111
Timaru, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Hard small bed, hard pillows. Slow, spasmodic, wifi very frustrating if you are trying to do business communication. Pokey, cold space. Couch in lounge has springs poking in places they shouldn't! Very disappointing. Manager was sniffy when we told him we were checking out early because room was uncomfortable!

1 Thank citibell
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for one night on the way back from Te Anau to Christchurch. Check in was fast and easy and parking was great. Rooms were very clean, beds comfortable, and kitchen facilities more than adequate for the short stay. The shower whilst being a little on the small side was excellent with great water pressure and long lasting hot... More 

Thank Lewy H
Halifax, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We stopped at the Regency for 25 nights whilst in Ashburton visiting family. We have two children (10 and 6). Murray and Katharine were very welcoming and made us feel at home. We had a two bedroom unit for our stay and it was comfortable and immaculately clean. The beds were comfy, the shower was perfect and there was everything... More 

1 Thank michelle_parkinuk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were on the road and hadn’t booked ahead for the night, and stopped at the Regency because it looked nice and had room. It was a good choice. It’s not your standard tourist motel but appears mostly to cater for travelling tradesmen and truck drivers, although it has a swimming pool and children’s play area. The buildings and décor... More 

1 Thank Ozday
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Reasonably clean - but if you are looking for comfort and a warm welcome - better to drive on by. Sadly the same probably applies to Ashburton. So many great places on the South Island - we won't be rushing back

1 Thank Phil B

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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our motels are Quiet, Spacious, with superior & standard ground floor units, these units are serviced daily. Three spa bath units as well as 1&2 Bedroom units avaiable, all non smoking. We are a short walk to the town centre and very close to show grounds, Racecourse, Park and Restaurants. All units are back off the road with door to door parking. A small drive to MT Hutt. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ashburton's Regency Motel

Address: 820 East Street, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range: $94 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ashburton's Regency Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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