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    Anchor Motel & Timaru Backpackers

    42 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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    07/05/2017 07/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          $69
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          Overview
          • Excellent25%
          • Very good30%
          • Average17%
          • Poor17%
          • Terrible11%
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          “beds” (6 reviews)
          Wifi
          Free Parking
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          Kitchenette
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          Breakfast included
          Pool
          2.5 Star Hotel
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          #4 of 18 hotels in Timaru
           
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          1 - 5 of 35 reviews

          Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

          The service was lovely and friendly, the room was nice and clean, and any issue we had was dealt quickly and easily. We had a family unit, with plenty of space for everyone, and the bed was lovely and comfy. The place was a little...More

          Thank BerniceBruce
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          Had a late arivel on a cold night but got a very warm wecome and were informed that the heaters had been put on lovely and warm. They inquired if we had eaten and recomended places walking distance and some we would have to drive...More

          Thank Stayalot213
          Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

          Too old and small room for what I payed,a little bit far from the city and no facilities close to the hotel, good thing is that you have car park in there because wherever you go in this city you have to pay for park

          Thank Rubén S
          Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

          Spent one night here on a road trip through the South Island. Good location off of main road and easy to find, with off road parking. Close to Caroline Bay (where the penguins return to at dusk) and only 3 mins drive to town centre....More

          Thank Fiona S
          Reviewed January 12, 2017

          I booked this motel online. It wouldn't let me book for more than 2 people, so after I booked, I emailed them to say that there were actually 4 of us coming. When we arrived, the owner argued that we hadn't done this. I could...More

          Thank lynet2017
          Grosvenor Hotel
          253 reviews
          #4 of 18 hotels in Timaru
           
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          150 reviews
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          Blue Dolphin Motel
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          Amenities
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          • Free Parking
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          • Free Parking
          • Laundry Service
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Refrigerator in room
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          • Price range
          • $60 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 10
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          Room Tips
          "Been couple always quiet at night"
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          "room 10 is quiet, ground floor easy access."
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          "Number 3 has a road view and balcony if you like that sort of thing."
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          "Head for room away from the road"
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