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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The motel was great had parking off road which was a bonus, walking distance to everything and shop really nearby. Great value for money. Only down side would be to consider if you're a light sleeper that the wooden clad room is very creaky and cracks throughout the night, which will wake you up! I guess on a calm no...

Thank Francesca C
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aspiring Lodge Motel was a good place to stay in Wanaka. The room was spacious, wood-paneled and had a microwave, refrigerator and small kitchenette. There was a nice balcony. The bathroom had a shower. We liked this hotel, but I would give it a 3.5 because it felt a little tired and the bed was not great. But location is...

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Thank Kate S
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The motel was easy to find and in a great location. The beds were comfortable and the facilities were good. There were only three issues - the car parking is very tight, the lighting in the rooms was not great (no main light) and two of the bulbs in the side lighting were broken. The staff were nice (both reception...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We book for 2 rooms as traveling with kids, we need more space. the rooms satisfies us all, one is big enough for 3, and the other is big enough for 6 but we got 4 ^--^ it is located next to new world store since we can buy for anything we want for dinner and breakfast yet it is...

Thank udomnan2121
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed December 21, 2016

It was a pleasant stay for my family and me at wanaka. The Location is perfect because it is very close to the lake and there is a new world supermarket just beside of the motel. The staff was good as well.

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Reviewed November 18, 2016

A well equipped motel just around the corner from the centre. Within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, supermarket and the lakeside. Very comfy, everything you need in the kitchen area. Good layout as you walk in with storage and hooks for ski equipment if you are lucky enough to be using this as a ski base.

Thank MrsB58
Bunbury, Australia
Reviewed November 9, 2016

We had a downstairs unit at the back of the motel so it was very quiet, Close to shops, restaurants and a short walk to the foreshore of lake. Supermarket is literally at the rear of the motel through a car park. A staff member drove us to the Puzzling world after we had enquired about public transport and stored...

Thank Glenys H
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

We booked in for just one night, thank goodness. It is in the center of Wanaka, so great for walking to shops and restaurants. It is very close to 2 backpacker places and a supermarket so there was a lot of noise into the night. The rooms are clad inside with pine boarding, which creeks and cracks very loudly ALL...

1Thank Jane S
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Called in and offered two rooms ,both seemed adequate and we chose no 14. Very noisy ,not only street noise which was expected ,but room creaks and bangs with temperature alterations,yes all night long, crockery mismatched and shortage of cooking utensils etc. Reasonably clean and tidy but showing signs of age,certainly the worst of the last weeks rooms and the...

1Thank Charles S
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Wanaka is a small town near the lake, with a ski station. But, even in the summer, is a wonderful place to visit, with many trails for hiking and trekking, beautiful views and a lot of options of restaurants, motels and apartments to stay.The Aspiring Lodge has a great location, near the lake and the downtown area. There is a...

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aspiring Lodge Motel is nestled in the heart of the Southern Lakes tourist resort of Wanaka and the gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park. Being one of the only motels situated right in the center of town, you can easily access many of the exciting activites that Wanaka has to offer by foot. Wanaka is a playground with an abundance of activities for everyone to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aspiring Lodge Motel

Address: 16 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $117 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aspiring Lodge Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“rooms on second floor would be more appreciated”
 of 5 bubbles udomnan2121, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Choose the downstair ones, not much lake view even on the upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles Roya36, May 14, 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms provide a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles 47532015, Apr 24, 2016 | Read review
“Payment required to owners bank account before stay, an excellent arrangement.”
 of 5 bubbles Suziqs, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“had family room for two people Dearer but more room, lovely outlook”
 of 5 bubbles lealappie, Feb 20, 2016 | Read review
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