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Fairway Motel

#14 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Stayed here for one night and was one of the least expensive places we stayed and hence probably not the most outstanding, but did the job. We stayed here as a part of a group of 14 person. The place is a bit away from the town center. We arrived at 1 PM and our rooms were still not ready....

Thank sanjoy
FairwayMotelWanaka, Relief Manager at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sanjoy, I am truly and sincerely sorry if you found my comment to be racist. I also have family in America and my comment was purely one of concern with the recent change in political circumstances. I have worked in Hospitality for many years and am very welcoming to all guests from all parts of the world. I do...

Reviewed April 9, 2017

A nice big room,big kitchen and a Spa bath in our room.Nice comfortable bed and pillows lots of room and nice and quiet being close to a roundabout.Enjoyed our stay a lot here and the hosts were extra nice and friendly even offering to ring my wife so she could check in early while I was away on a walk.Great...

Thank MontyNZ
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I expected this place to be the usual apartment style motel. Found I had booked a 2 bedroom townhouse. The place was fairly new, clean, comfortable, and quiet. And full marks they did not apply the 1.5% credit card surcharge.

Thank Joethetraveller58
FairwayMotelWanaka, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. From the road side the motel can be deceiving as it looks smaller then expected. but we have 8 x 2 bedroom/ 2 bathroom Apt available at differing star ratings to suit all travellers budgets. Warm regards Megan and Mark

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I stayed here with a group of about 20. Megan was incredibly accommodating and helped immensely with getting rooms/beds sorted for everyone. The BBQ area has been redone and the pool and trampoline are a great addition to the motel. The location is fantastic, only a short walk into wanaka. Will stay again for sure.

Thank Gabby S
FairwayMotelWanaka, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive response Gabby. We appreciate our guests taking the time to write a review. and we hope to see you return in the future. Warm regards Megan and Mark

New Zealand
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Very friendly and helpful staff. Location is excellent - just a short, short walk to town. Too cold to swim at the moment but the pool and BBQ area was very inviting. We had a 2 Bdrm motel unit and it was nicely decorated, very clean but the fixtures were a bit dated. Cosy beds, warm units. We were in...

Thank Kinuck
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed March 13, 2017

First time here, and we were very impressed with our room. Clean, tidy and had everything we needed to make our stay great. Local to the shops and where we needed to be. I would love to revisit in Winter and stay again, on the agenda :-)

Thank Julie W
Launceston, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Very friendly and helpful in reception an easy check in and a great place to stay. The room was spacious enough for 4 people staying one night and had all you needed to make your stay comfortable. There is a swimming pool on site and a laundry room if you should need it, I would stay here again.

Thank dominic c
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Affordable and close to the township yet the rooms were dated. Rooms are worth the rate you pay but they are not amazing. Nice little pool and BBQ area within the motel. I was concerned however by the owner or manager who told us if we didn't clean our dishes we would be charged a fee. In saying this we...

Thank Niggyeti
Reviewed March 3, 2017

This place is good value for money - very clean and tidy - very comfortable bed with super soft linen, nice balcony overlooking the park and trees - we had the king suite with spa bath and very nice - little bit far to walk but the taxi service was great

Thank Rochelle H
FairwayMotelWanaka, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

HI Rochelle. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking the time to give us a review. It is a 10 minute walk into the town centre. Most people do enjoy the location as it is quieter which is great for a good night sleep. We have updated our linen in the last 9 months so...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The motel was dated, but it was really good value. All the kitchen faciliites you'd need, with the luxury if closed no the door and not listening to the fridge all night. Had a really comforatble nights sleep.

Thank Lee F
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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For comfortable, affordable accommodation in Wanaka, think Fairway Motel. Fairway Motel can provide a great range of studios, family units and 2 bedroom apartments that can cater for anyone from traveling couples to large groups. Fairway motel facilities include: - Large in ground swimming pool (Dec - Apr) and BBQ area perfect for those warmer months - Guest laundry, bike & golf club storage space and a ski drying room for the winter - A big car park area to accommodate boats, trailers and tour buses - Freeview Satellite TV Fairway Motel is close to all Wanaka amenities, the pristine lake, fine restaurants and shops are just a short stroll away. Puzzling World and Mt Iron track is a short walk and we are adjacent to the spectacular Wanaka Golf Club. Wanaka can offer you a myriad of outdoor pursuits in all seasons, so let Fairway Motel be your ticket to ride! Your hosts Eve and Rob look forward to welcoming you to Wanaka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairway Motel

Address: 2 MacPherson Street | Central Otago District, Wanaka, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $63 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fairway Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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#5 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#11 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“Upper level motel units are a bit noisier and older but cheaper than the apartments.”
Kinuck, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“Away from the road, upper floor”
laxjunkies, Feb 21, 2017 | Read review
“Apartments are back from the road, whereas motel rooms are closer to the road.”
Z6635GUcarolb, Feb 13, 2017 | Read review
“Apartments are away from the street”
newforest2017, Jan 28, 2017 | Read review
“We were in room 1.. Lovely patio in garden with picnic table. A bit traffic noise but we were fine with that.”
annefirby, Dec 23, 2016 | Read review
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