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Tinwald Motel

Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. The rooms are spacious, clean and has everything you need. Great bathroom, private, large shower, has an iron and hairdryer. Beds are large and comfortable. There is a restaurant handy so no need to go too far to dine. Reception is efficient and friendly

Thank jkempy
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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We booked Tinwald as a one night stop on our way from Nelson Lakes to Mt Cook. It was much better than expected. Rooms are large and modern and the bed was very comfortable. We especially enjoyed the kitchenette which allowed us to prepare our own meals. We found reception to be friendly and helpful. You can't go wrong with... More 

Thank bgardent
Ohaupo Town District, null, New Zealand
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91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

we booked this motel on advice from a friend very clean nice its got the whaw factor you will not be disappointed and it's well worth the money and very friendly people thumps up and they want me to say more sometimes trip advisor turn me of don't like long story

Thank Frans V
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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164 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Spacious rooms with nice clean modern facilities. Slightly out of Ashburton (a few minutes South in Tinwald). Brilliant bathrooms. NOTE - train passes in the night nearby *** BUT BUT BUT this effects almost every accommodation provide in the Ashburton district!!!. HOT TIP 1 - they can give you an interconnecting set of rooms if you want the kids in... More 

1 Thank Esteb Steve
Gore, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We stopped in at 7pm on a week night. We were welcomed by the receptionist and allocated our rooms. Beautiful, large, clean, quiet rooms. A pleasure to stay at Tinwald Motel and would stay here again.

Thank ChryslerVIP
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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110 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Best of a very ordinary bunch. Most people don't stay in ashburton unless they really need to like we did. This motel advertises itself as luxury accommodation but unfortunately doesn'tcome close. The rooms are okay. Very standard although on the large side which is a positive. The beds are dreadful and need to be replaced with more expensive and comfortable... More 

1 Thank Mike P
Perth, Australia
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60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Modern, good amenities, very comfortable, spacious, everything you need. The tavern next door provides good food with very large servings. If you wanted to eat in there are plenty of choices within a couple of kilometres You won't be disappointed if you stay here

Thank MaccSLDM
Napier, New Zealand
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24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

12 large 50sqm studios that can easily sleep four. Very large bathroom with separate shower, toilet and wash basin area. Studios are sunny in the morning and double glazed and because the motel is set well back from the road they are quite quiet. King sized beds which while not having a high quality mattress provide a good sleep. Very... More 

Thank Kiwis_in_Brit
Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is no doubt one of the best motels I have stayed in and believe me, I have stayed at a lot of hotels and motels. As this was a last minute booking due to a family funeral, I managed to secure two x kitchenettes deluxe rooms for Fri and Sat. Upon check-in, I was greeted at reception by this... More 

Thank Chris N
Blenheim, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stayed here for one night (unfortunately) and wished we had longer. The apartments are spacious, clean and tidy within close proximity to Ashburton. Restaurant and bars are onsite, friendly service at reception - couldn't find fault.

Thank 4doris
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tinwald Motels is a 12 unit motel complex on the south side of Ashburton and just 3km to the town centre. Our Qualmark 4+ self contained and serviced affordable quality motel accommodation offers luxury units, with high quality beds in every unit with the option of a full kitchen or kitchenette. Tinwald Motel accommodation is perfect for families, couples or those requiring an access unit. We are also ideally suited for corporate business travellers, with business facilities and wireless internet available. Our Ashburton motel is also adjacent to The Stables Family Restaurant and Bar, Tinwald Sports Bar and Tinwald Liquorland. Enjoy a delicious meal and a fine wine, without leaving the motel complex! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tinwald Motel

Address: Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range: $91 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tinwald Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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