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Owaka Lodge Motel
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      All reviewson arrivalacross the roadwonderful southern hospitalitythe ownerstayed here for one nightplunger coffeedated decordelicious muffinsa bit tiredlovely surpriseeasy parkingwithin walking distancethe pubnice staynight's sleepa great place to staylumberjack restaurant
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      Reviewed May 9, 2013

      Robbie, the owner of Owaka Resort couldn't have been nicer and more helpful. We had the front room of this old historic home, fully renovated with sweet bathroom and great space. We were on our way to Dunedin and needed just a night. Breakfast was perfect. Quiet and very clean. You won't go wrong here, Robbie has done a great job of creating such a friendly atmosphere that we even had dinner with he, his wife, and their visiting friends. He also helped us with plans for when we drove away.

      Room Tip: Loved our front room on the left, great space and very comfy bed.
      • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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      Thank MichelleG149
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      Reviewed March 31, 2013

      We stopped here for a night during a motorcycle road trip. Owaka isn't the most exciting location but our motel room was comfy, clean and well equipped. Gaynor does a great job in providing a warm welcome.

      • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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      Thank midlandsmrs
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      Reviewed March 30, 2013

      We stayed at the Owaka Motor Lodge in February 2013 as part of a nine week trip round NZ. The motel is in a quiet location and the room was cosy and clean. Good supermarket nearby. Very helpful and welcoming owner. Enjoyed the excellent rhubarb muffins. Recommended.

      • Stayed: February 2013, traveled as a couple
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      Thank Globetraveller1
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      Reviewed January 1, 2013

      Our reservation had been misplaced; not a problem since we were traveling in the shoulder season of October. The owner was out of town so were just lucky that a neighbor was there so we could get a room. That being said, everything worked out fine. The room felt crowded but it was warm and dry, good internet service , and a good jumping off point to attractions in the Owaka area.

      • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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      Thank Redstart3916
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      Reviewed December 28, 2012

      It was a surprise stay for my friend and I at Gaynor's motel under a heavy downpour of rain. I join the reviews to praise the place, the host and the surprise muffins!
      Our studio could seem rather small as packed with furniture, probably one armchair too many, hence we had everything we needed!
      I would definitely recommend this place whenever travelling the Catlins.

      • Stayed: December 2012, traveled with friends
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      Thank pascale_delos
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