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Lantern Court Motel

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Paphos District, Cyprus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here two years ago and the motel has still held onto all its charm. The room had everything you could wish for and was very cozy. We were welcomed by the friendly owner who was charming and very helpful. If in New Zealand again we will return.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our night here in this comfortable, clean, affordable and well run motel. The 50/60s style was really charming in room 4. Others rooms are more modern but I enjoyed ours. Walk around the corner to Main Street. Don't miss a yarn with the Bearded Miners and visit the museum - both terrific. Highly recommend

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Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When the weather bomb prevented us driving through to Greymouth due to road blocks we were forced to turn back and stay at Reefton. Our host at Lantern Court Motel welcomed us with open arms, provided awesome accomodation, recommended a great hike, swing bridge and cave exporing and then gave us the best advice for dinner. A highlight of our...

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Thank David M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely, basic, friendly down to earth motel in the centre of town. Reefton is a delightful town to visit and this is great place to stay. To complete the picture try Wilsons hotel for dinner. Unassuming and a typical country pub where Stefan, the chef, puts out excellent pub food. Wine by the glass from New Zealand...

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Otago Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at the Lantern Court Motel. We booked a small studio unit which had a kitchen and everything we required for ourselves and our little girl. The staff were so friendly and helpful and we felt the place really had a personal touch, that the staff really cared. We would highly recommend the Lantern Court Motel for...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lantern Court Motel is delightfully homey, comfy and full of warm hospitality. The accommodation is older, but it's charm shines through the rooms beautifully presented, clean and warm and well appointed. The hospitality and warmth from our host Kerry was second to none! And given we were 'displaced' due to the Transalpine Train cancellation - to arrive to this...

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Thank ltrewin
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very authentic hotel in a beautiful authentic old mining town. Service is very friendly with always a broad smile from the team. Rooms are very clean. Family rooms. A great place for a family. I recommend this place very highly.

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LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you XMOS679 for a lovely review. I will be sure to pass your comments onto the ladies on our house keeping staff. Kind regards Bronwyn, Frank and Kerry

New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed overnight, twice. It was a very handy location for our travel, a half way point. We opted for the budget 2 star rooms and they were great. Clean & tidy. All the supplies you need for an overnight stay. Kitchen & Bathrooms are older style. Reminded me of a holiday bach from times gone by.

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LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi X5666ZCemmab, Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review, glad we were able to make you smile and bring back some happy memories for you. Hope we get to catch up again if you are ever back this way. Best wishes from Kerry

Mangonui, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great accommodation with different types of unit to meet all budgets. Very clean and comfy we had a wonderful king bed 😃. Very friendly and helpful reception staff who focus on customer satisfaction.

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LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hello dalex010, Thank you for a lovely review. Its the great people we get to meet that make our job so enjoyable. It is a pleasure to see folk out and about enjoying them selves. Take care and hope to catch up again some time, best wishes Kerry

Amberley, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We booked the three bedroom apartment here and it was fantastic. If you're looking for super modern then maybe this isn't for you but if you're up for blending into the feel of the town then you'll love this place. Beds are comfy! Lantern Court is central in Reefton but only minutes walk from the gorgeous Inangahua River. It's next...

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LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi Hospo_Lyf, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review. Really pleased that we met your expectations. Some of our units are of the older style which blend in with the historic town. We do try to keep them to a good standard and have a lovely group of local ladies on our house...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Lantern Court Motel

Address: 63 Broadway Street, Reefton, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Reefton
Price Range: £66 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lantern Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Upstairs they have terrific balconies”
 of 5 bubbles michaelhA6897NQ, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Staff are happy for you to view rooms to choose the type that suites you”
 of 5 bubbles dalex010, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for 2nd floor apts”
 of 5 bubbles workingmom919, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We thought we would like a first floor room as the view to the hills would have been good but none were available, ground floor was great.”
 of 5 bubbles SoniaI574, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for the top floor, great views”
 of 5 bubbles PieterS90, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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