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Equestrian Lodge Motel

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Masterton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Lisa and Alan were very welcoming hosts, super clean and tidy large room! The heat pump in room was fantastic during my winter stay. Quiet surrounding and super easy walk into town for dinner. One of the best places I've stayed during my travels. Will come back in a heart beat!

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oldham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This was our 4th stay and while there we booked again for next year , The rooms are in a lovely quiet garden setting yet only a short walk to the town center and a supermarket .The hosts Lisa and Mark are very welcoming , friendly and helpful. The rooms are a generous size , the kitchens well equipped and... More 

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

Ha ha......seeing as this was your 4th stay, I thought you would have known my name by now! I checked with Lisa and asked who the hell this Mark bloke was you're talking about? She said: "Don't be an idiot and finish off your reply!". Seriously, you'll be pleased to know we've been busy again over winter and now have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for two night with three other people. The room was spacious and very clean, the kitchenette was well stocked. What made this place a complete standout was the hospitality and generosity that Alan and Lisa gave. They really did go above and beyond on their hospitality. They let us borrow some oil after we forgot to purchase our own,... More 

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

What a great review! It's very much appreciated when our guests comment on the standard of our hospitality. I know sometimes we go the extra mile but it's obviously worth it! Thank you :-) More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This was a return visit to the Equestrian and the motel lived up to our expectations. Rooms are a good size giving you space to spread out. The accommodation is maintained to a high standard, has been recently decorated and kept spotlessly clean. We love looking out at the extensive gardens. Looking forward to our next stay.

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

It's great when our guests leave excellent reviews. The best thing for us though are guests who keep returning like yourselves. That speaks volumes on how happy they are with our motel. Than you Alexander, we look forward to seeing you both again soon! :-) More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $95 - $138 (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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