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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

At 9pm on a Friday evening this was the only motel still showing a vacancy to be able to drop in to. The others were by no means full - hosts had decided to close. The property is situated handy to the town centre, on the main road in but tucked just back enough to be quiet. We were impressed... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Comfortable bed, nice rooms, TV with a few channels. Close to Burger King and the main road. Close to the ocean. Can't complain about anything except expensive to make phone calls even to south island

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Having booked the hotel through Qantas I expected a certain standard. First of all the booking could not be found, even though we had confirmation. Then they found us a room which was rather grubby and stank of cigarette smoke. We had no choice but to stay but I certainly would not recommend it. And we still paid premium price... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We didn't have much choice when decided to stay overnight in Timaru. It was quite late and all motels we passed by had "No Vacancy" sign. This one had two rooms available: ground and second floor. We opted one on the ground floor. All in all it wasn't bad: $140 was reasonable, noise was reasonably acceptable and the room was... More 

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Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Good location nice views of Caroline bay,nice clean room good facilities, very good bathroom,helpful staff,kitchen adequate, with in walking distance to restraunts and bars A little noisy about 5 am but not too bad as it is on the main road.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

It is in a good location close to good restaurants and the shopping centre. It is on the highway and does NOT have double glazing so it can be noisy at times. Cost $140 without breakfast was over the odds in my opinion.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We arrived at our check-in time of 2 pm to find the office closed with a note saying that tha managers had gone out for a while. An emergency number was left on the door. After waiting for half an hour in howling winds we rang the number and spoke to the manager who directed us to our room key... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Very clean establishment, was in great location for what we were doing while visiting the area. Modern and tidy facilities, all we could need for a 2 night stay with a young child. Will be staying here again when we return to the area. :)

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Thank DarcySOP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

One of the cleanest motel I have visited. Specious rooms, flat screen Tv, good kitchen facilities, great location with a short walking distance to restaurants and town centre. Management very friendly. I highly recommend this great motel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Upon arrival at this motel we viewed the unit which had a strong chemical smell. When we advised the owners they denied there was any smell. They then came into the unit and sprayed aerosol! We said we couldn't stay in a unit with such a strong chemical smell. The owners response was "Go then!" Very rude, very unhelpful, very... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Bay City Motor Lodge

Address: 10 -14 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $99 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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