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Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

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Rotorua, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had a fantastic stay here, great location to town and Caroline Bay for walks. The room was lovely and big, very very clean and the service was wonderful. We really rate this establishment. We highly recommend staying here.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Really awesome motel. Very clean and amazing staff. Close to cafes and restaurants and a fantastic view overlooking Caroline Bay. Would highly recommend. Right in the heart of Timaru so close to their great little shopping area..definitely stay at the Bay Viaduct next time we're in the area 😃

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The only reason for my title and average rating is the slamming doors! Oh never in all my times away have I heard such loud slamming doors. I spoke to reception after what must have been the twentieth slam in an hour and while very nice was told they had a problem with the door shutting with force and a... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Great motel and facilities in a fantastic location on Timaru we were very pleased with the accommodation and facilities provided at the Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge. There is no lift to the top floor rooms so be aware of that when booking, it can be awkward carrying heavy bags up three flights of stairs to your room as we did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

The staff were friendly, the room was excellent and it even had a great view. It was clean, quiet and had everything I needed. Easy to find.I would definitely recommend staying here. I am going back very soon.

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Carol S, Owner at Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to view our motel we look forward to you staying again soon More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

There are plenty of motels in this part of Timaru and I think this is one of the better ones. Whichever motel you choose it is near the busy SH1. We stayed one night at the Bay Viaduct and chose one of the studio apartments on the top floor. Soundproofing was excellent. Spacious apartment with large balcony offering views over... More 

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Carol S, Owner at Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review it was a pleasure to have you as a guest More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This accomodation had great service and facilities. It is well positioned within Timaru and most things in walking distance. I had lovely views of Caroline Bay. Friendly staff always willing to help whenever needed and a lovely clean room.

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Carol S, Owner at Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

An outstanding facility. Cleanliness of the accommodation was terrific and the friendliness of the owners was first class. location is excellent, room rates are reasonable and I highly recommend this motel.

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Carol S, Owner at Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We called into this motel en-route to Oamaru to see the Penguins, fabulous friendly welcome, chose an apartment on the top floor, good views, shame about the road, but thats the idea of a motel, easy to find. Enormous balcony, really relaxing to sit and have a glass of wine and watch the world go by. Walked to see the... More 

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Carol S, Owner at Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel. Glad you got to relax on the balcony and enjoy the view. We do however have 1 unit that has a dishwasher. As we do not have a lift we have no problem in helping our guests up and down the stairs with luggage etc. More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Bay Viaduct Motel last night, arriving late. The moteliers had left my key out in a secure spot, and placed milk in the fridge for me. ☺ The unit was great value at $155. My unit was spotlessly clean. Had a super king size bed and an amazing shower! The motel is in a great location... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience the ultimate - spectacular views, superior luxury accommodation, quiet double glazed units, kiosk at reception, liquor license - mini bar. The spectacular view that greets you when you walk into each unit, sets Timaru's Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge apart from the rest. Bay Viaduct captures the catch phrase for its luxury accommodation: "Location, Location, Location." The Motel and Motor Lodge boasts spectacular views overlooking Caroline Bay and has the ideal location just a couple of minutes walk from Caroline Bay, Timaru's cafes, bars, restaurants and central business area. Situated in a prime position on the main highway at the base of Wai-iti Road (always known as the Bay Viaduct corner before the motorway). Bay Viaduct is easy to find for the visiting guest and locals alike. All of our motels units are doubled glazed, so the great view and prime location are not tainted by road noise. Additionally each unit has its own patio where guests can sit in the summer sun, take in the spectacular views and admire Timaru at its best (all units are non-smoking but if you wish guests may smoke out on the patio). All major credit cards accepted. Book now with your friendly hosts to avoid disappointment... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

Address: Cnr Main Highway & Wai-iti Rd | Bay Viaduct, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $111 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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