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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I normally stay elsewhere when visiting Ashburton but found this little gem when passing through previously and thought I would try it out. From the very polite interaction with the owner to the fabulous rooms (very comfortable and roomy), i don't think I will look elsewhere the next time I stay in Ashburton.

Thank gberginnz
Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was the pick of our trip. The rooms were huge and well appointed, could easily be used as flats, they were so big. All appliances were modern and clean. Central Tinwald Location and proximity to their restaurant was great.

Thank brandy126
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent facilities, clean. Not a luxury place, but certainly very comfortable, quiet and clean for a one-night sleep. I would certainly stay here again. Has all the facilities that we required for one night.

Thank Pieter G
Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

this is a very tidy clean and friendly Motel would definitely recommend to others whether passing through or staying the weekend the facilities on sight were great with both the restaurant and bar also very welcoming

Thank tracdaace
Blenheim, New Zealand
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles 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
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $89 - $97 (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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