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Avenue Motor Lodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for one night and it was the cleanest place I think we've every stayed the ,bed was amazing and considering it's on such a busy road we were surprised we never heard any traffic noise. Totally highly recommend.

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Thank Angela M
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thank you for giving us a great review.Im pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.Our units are double glazed so this certainly cuts down the traffic noise. Thank you again and hope to see you again if you are staying in Timaru Kind regards Vivien More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Large, clean, modern rooms with all the necessary equipment. Large than expected beds for a great nights sleep. Kids had their own twin single room - very handy. Would certainly stay again and recommend to other families.

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Thank PaulChch
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Paul Thank you for your excellent review.We appreiciate that you took your time to do this and also had a great night stay with us.Look forward to seeing you again if you happen to stay in Timaru Kind Regards Vivien More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Stayed here for business trip last week, was in one room for 2 nights, then came back later in the work for another night. Very clean motel with easy off street parking. Very large rooms. Comfortable beds and great high pressure shower. Would stay here again. Great friendly staff.

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Thank Annaisakiwi
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your great review . I'm pleased you found the rooms comfortable and clean. The carpark is large and easy to navigate in and out. Look forward to seeing you again if you need to stay in Timaru. Regards Vivien More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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149 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Not quite central but not too bad location-wise, this place is generally pretty typical of New Zealand motels and motor lodges in this price range. I think the rooms are bigger than average, which is a bonus. The King 1 bdrm room with spa bath had a King in the bedroom and a second super king bed in the lounge.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Had an overnight stopover at this Motel and was pleasantly surprised at the size of the rooms - lots of space to spread-out (would be good for families). Free Wi-Fi (there was a limit - I cannot remember what it was but it was plenty as I was able to watch a movie I streamed). The unit was extremely clean... More 

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Thank J P
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your great review .Im pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and it would be great to have you stay again if you were in Timaru .There is a 1GB per day free wifi available to guests. Regards Vivien More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Lovely large room. Everything clean and tidy, couldn't find any worm paint or damaged furniture or fittings. Tv reception was a bit scratchy and could do with a tune. Friendly staff who were happy to help and go out of their way. Only heard noise when people started moving about after 8 am, nothing from the rooms beside me. Some... More 

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Thank Herbie15
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi.Thank you for your great review.We pride ourselves on our service to our guests and keeping our rooms in immaculate condition.Look forward to seeing you here again Regards Vivien More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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41 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We loved this unit and well worth the little extra for the spa. Modern and clean, tastefully decorated and fitted out. Water pressure and heat was awesome, microwave and TV easy to use, and hair dryer had plenty of omph. Wall heater worked well and saw an extra one available in room too. My only bug bear was the wine... More 

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Thank TLC181
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your fabulous review of our motel. Funnily enough I had already matched the wine glasses up once I realised they were different. They sometimes walk between units and need marrying up again. Cheers Vivien More 

Robina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Wow - great sized rooms with a kitchenette and comfy bed. Great value for money - wish we'd had this room in other places we stayed. Super friendly managers - we had an issue connecting to wifi but the manager stuck with us till we got it sorted....thank you. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.

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Thank 471wendyf
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Wendy Thank you for your great review, which we appreciate very much .We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and would love to see you back again next time you are here Cheers Vivien More 

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53 reviews
38 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

This motel has spacious units, with a kitchenette in each. The managers were friendly and helpful. The unit was also clean and well maintained. The only problem is the location. The motel is on a major road, and late into the night and early in the morning you can hear trucks rumbling by. The outlook out the back isn't exactly... More 

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Thank David A
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi David.Thank you for your great review .I'm pleased you found our motel very clean and well maintained.We strive to keep our motel up to the highest standard.I trust you enjoyed the rest of your stay in New Zealand and hope you especially enjoyed Queenstown . Regards Vivien More 

Caddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Used this as a one-night stopover. The apartment was huge - easily the biggest of the 13 places we stayed during our NZ holiday. Well-appointed and clean, with comfortable bed and lots of storage space.

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Thank John N
vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Regards Vivien More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Avenue Motor Lodge

Address: 31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $108 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avenue Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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