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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, tidy, quiet, well equipped unit. Double spa bath was a hit with the rest of the family. Lots of easy parking and walking distance to supermarket and The Warehouse. Friendly hosts too. We will stay there again.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in late on a Sunday evening and were greeted by a friendly proprietor who was only too willing to assist and accommodate us and our very large trailer!! The room was spacious and clean and tidy with all we would expect to need.. ideal..

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for one night while working in Timaru. Awesome staff, they were polite when checking in and nothing was a problem. The room was clean and spacious, all amenities available. Would definitely recommend staying here!

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offie64, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate that you have taken the time to review my business. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind regards Mark

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night in unit 1, If you want a spacious unit this is perfect, very friendly staff on check in, they recommend a restaurant and phoned to book us in for dinner. Clean & comfortable and quiet, would certainly stay again

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offie64, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review my business. I appreciate your comments and look forward to hosting you again soon. Kind regards Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On my return visit to this very clean and modern motel I was warmly greeted and upgraded to their best suite. Huge king size bed with an extra two singles in the lounge. Spacious unit with spa bath is a welcome relief to the weary business traveller No traffic noise yet very handy to the CBD, easy parking

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offie64, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Rebecca for taking the time to review my business. I am aware that you are a very busy person. Your supportive comments are appreciated and I look forward to hosting you again soon. Thank you for choosing to stay at Avenue Motor Lodge.

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 13 January 2017

if you need a place on the coast but close to mount Cook , Timaru is a nice spot. This hotel was clean, with large very large rooms with separate bedrooms. The owner was nice the place is safe and quiet

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offie64, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. I hope you enjoyed your stay in South Canterbury and look forward to hosting you again soon. Safe travels, Mark

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Booked the Avenue Motor lodge very much on 'spec', it was fantastic. I had to contact Mark prior to arrival due to a delayed flight and he was most accommodating. On arrival we were greeted warmly and directed to our room, the Executive Apartment (Room 6), it was amazing. Spacious, well appointed and nice and clean. We had 3 nights...

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offie64, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the fantastic review Craig. It was a true pleasure hosting you and I appreciate the time you have taken in writing this review. I hope the rest of your trip went well. Look forward to seeing in the future. Kind regards Mark and the Avenue Motor Lodge team.

Tannum Sands, Australia
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Booked 3 rooms for group of 8 family members for 2 nights over New Year. Manager Mark made the booking process totally perfect, even accommodating our requirements for extra beds in one of the rooms. Rooms are very large, spotlessly clean. Very comfortable beds and linen. Extra little touches that make all the difference include "proper milk" available for in...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. It was a pleasure to host you and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Kind regards Mark and Taylor

Wil, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We only stayed one night, wished we had stood longer, but travel route was fixed. Room was great with nice terrace with evening sun, extra bedroom, compfy living space, good kitchen and a large bathtub with whirl. Service was great. Overall, fully recommended motel.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I appreciate the supportive comments and feedback. I hope you enjoyed your stay in New Zealand. Thank you for choosing to stay at Avenue Motor Lodge Timaru. I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards Mark

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night . Room was very spacious with a full size cooker and dishwasher. T.V in all rooms. Spa bath and shower. Rooms very clean. Nice friendly staff. Not much to do beach windy and cold . Overall a pleasant stay.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking time to review our business. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and apologise for the weather you encountered. Caroline Bay is a lovely place to visit but our weather has been unsettled for the past few weeks. I trust the weather will be better on your next visit. Kind regards Mark

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Avenue Motor Lodge

Address: 31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: £91 - £103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avenue Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Rooms further from the main road may be quieter but we werent too affected in the mid area..”
 of 5 bubbles ianbT2318IR, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Unit 1 is large if you require space”
 of 5 bubbles Suziqs, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the one bedroom with spa bath and terrace (sorry can't recall the number)”
 of 5 bubbles MichaelandNorbert, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for non-smoking room.”
 of 5 bubbles BiddyNZ, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If less than fit or with lots of luggage ask for a lower level room.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR393, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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