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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We would stay at this Motel anytime - it will be the first we try if we are in Motueka again. Alan & Lisa are both very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed. They had a great giveaway map of Motueka showing the supermarkets and eating places which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A group of us stayed before a race. 4 of us stayed. There is lots of room clean and tidy the bathroom is modern and there were 2 toilets. Close enough to walk into Motueka for dinner. Good facilities and the staff are happy to help.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Couldn't fault this motel, modern, clean and room apartment, excellent value for money and the customer service is outstanding.. we were pleasantly surprised. The grounds/surroundings were lovely and very peaceful and quiet...... we only wished we could have stayed longer

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Thank nzpages
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Cleanliness is a top priority for us so it's great when our guests appreciate Lisa and the team's hard work in keeping the rooms spotless. We hope if you stay again it WILL be for longer! :-) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and welcoming. Unit newly refurbished very quiet warm and comfortable. Peaceful setting in a large garden. Spa pool the best we've experienced. A definite cut above the usual motel experience

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Thank Bung91
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

That really is kind of you. As we've said before, we don't pretend to be the best motel in New Zealand but we'd like to think we're hard to beat for value! Alan & Lisa More 

Masterton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Lovely lady helping out as the owners were in the UK. The motel was lovely and spotlessly clean and had everything you needed. Nice peaceful surroundings in a park like setting. Short walk to shops and supermarket!

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Thank jkcb1
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay - even though we were away! It's always a worry when we leave our 'baby' with someone else but the girls did a great job at keeping up the high standards we strive to achieve. I will pass this review on to them so I'm sure they'll be very happy. Thank you! :-)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Lovely welcome from Alan & Lisa. We stayed in a studio unit, a beautiful clean room, warm & cosy with the great heat pump. We stayed four nights & it was a home away from home. Loved the bird song in the surrounding bush, lovely spacious grounds. We absolutely recommend. Thank you so much.

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Thank NZJess
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much too! Aren't the heat pumps great? They also double up as air conditioning units in summer. Another improvement we've made this winter along with LED lighting in our studios. We've also installed satellite decoders in every unit with over 60 channels adding to the "home away from home" experience we try to achieve for all our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We visited Abel Tasman and stayed at the Equestrian Lodge Motel for 2 nights in October 2015. We were given a really warm welcome by the owners and they made us feel right at home from the the off. They were very knowledgeable about the area and gave us some great ideas and recommendations. They even rang around to check... More 

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for spending time to leave a great review. A warm welcome is always a good start to any stay! We're pleased you made the most of your time here although as you probably realised you'll need more than 2 days!! A good excuse to come back again me thinks! :-) Alan More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Great folks. Good to talk to. Super cleanly and in good repair. Good advise on options to do a walk around Abel Tasman. Easy walk to downtown or the grocery store. Close to Abel Tasman - about 2 min by car.

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Thank W Greg S
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you, we're pleased you were happy with the options we gave you regarding the Abel Tasman. There is so much to do it's hard to fit it all in! Alan & Lisa :-) More 

Alstonville, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lovely quiet motel in a lovely town. Stayed three nights in early June and were impressed by the room - huge, modern and clean (we had a one bedroom unit), close to town without being on the main road, quiet, next to a bush reserve and helpful owners. We loved Motueka and could have stayed longer. Great base for the... More 

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Thank KateW66
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Kate for your great review. Although the Abel Tasman National Park is our main attraction here, you rightly said what a great little town Motueka is. A lot of our guests don't have time to see much of the area and miss out on the local walks along the waterfront and many cycle tracks around our beautiful region.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Equestrian Lodge provided a perfect base for us to explore the Able Tasman coast walk. Lisa was very welcoming and extremely helpful with advice. The rooms were spotless (the cleanest I have seen) and very generous in size, Booking and check in were seamless and the instructions to get there were very helpful. The hotel is well located and close... More 

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Thank Liz-James2016
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback - yours is our 400th review! Lisa will be very pleased with your comment about the cleanliness of the rooms as she is very fastidious with her cleaning as are all our cleaners. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and unwind in our peaceful oasis just 5 minutes short stroll from Motueka high street. Our 15 ground floor units open out to our 2 acres of landscaped gardens. There is plenty of off-street parking for cars, boats and trailers. BBQ, dine or picnic in the shade of trees and sun umbrellas. Our facilities include children’s play area, solar heated swimming pool (seasonal) and private spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Equestrian Lodge Motel

Address: 2 Avalon Court | Off Tudor Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: $97 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Equestrian Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Equestrian Hotel Motueka
Equestrian Motel Motueka
Equestrian Lodge Motel Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
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