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Manuka Crescent Motel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A short drive is required to get to town area. Room is cozy and spacious, contains everything we need! Bathroom is well heated. Host is really friendly too! Would love to stay here again in the future : )

Thank BeeHeeLee
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will get all that you need here, especially comfort! Very comfy bed, excellent location right in front of the lake. Very close to the town - you could walk if you want to. Nice walking paths available. The suite itself offers all the amenities that you need, and I highly enjoyed my stay here at Manuka Crescent.

Thank Vignes C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 5 mins drive or 20mins walk from Main Street of Wanaka this motel is in suburban back streets so is really quiet. There's a hedge at the back door giving good privacy. Had it been warmer we could have sat outside at the table and chairs provided. The room was ample with a bench for meals and a sofa....

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The motel is very clean and well kept. It feels like home. Location is near to lake wanaka. Parking is just right outside the unit so its easy to load and unload your luggage. Wifi is free and speed is reasonable.

Thank White F
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked the most economical places I could find and expected average quality. This place was a great surprise. Well renovated. The bed was amongst the best I have ever slept in. I'll definitely be back next time I stay in Wanaka. Congrats to the management.

Thank johnloiterton
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have stayed here twice now. First time in a unit down the bottom which was good- nice and quiet and warm, kitchette and shower etc very clean. Great for couples. The dogs next door could keep you awake, and the sound of the tyres on the stones as cars drive past. The next stay I had an " upgrade" to...

Thank poppy500NZ
MCM47126, Owner at Manuka Crescent Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are disappointed with your variable feedback as all of our family units have been refurbished and re carpeted to the exact same level and have an electric hob & two large saucepans, a large electric fry pan , toaster & microwave so plenty of cooking accessories??? In addition to the usual dinnerware, glassware &...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really pleased we booked a little studio in this motel about 3 minutes drive from the centre of Wanaka. The bathroom was very clean and modern (with a heater), the kitchenette was well stocked (plunger coffee), and there is a guest laundry available.

Thank pv_3181
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The Manuka crescent is a bit outside of the wanaka city centre but only by a 5 minute drive. On the other hand this makes it a calm and quiet place to stay with very nice studios. We were lucky to be upgraded to the biggest appartment which was really huge for 2 people. Kitchen is well equipped, nice bathrooms,...

Thank GuenterD1980
Lixnaw, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2016

When the only negative comment is that the fridge door would be better if it opened the other way, you know the venue has it right, and this one certainly has. The thirteen unit property is finished to a high standard throughout, has every facility including washing and drying machines and outside the door parking. The room was bright, had...

Thank Phil B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely atmosphere, excellent accomodation. Clean, full kitchen. big bathroom. One could read in the lounge area whilst the other person slept. A little bit far from the township but highly recommend it.

Thank Anne S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in an extremely quiet location offering affordable spacious self contained studios & one and two bedroom apartments. Free wifi, 32 inch flat screen tvs with Sky TV. Kitchnettes with stove tops for two saucepans, Electric fry pan, microwave oven refrigerators and kettle/jug for tea & coffee making. All units have a dining area & couches for relaxation along with outside seating terraces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuka Crescent Motel

Address: 51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: £65 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuka Crescent Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Best Western Wanaka
Manuka Crescent Hotel
Wanaka Best Western
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#10 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“Get a suite facing the lake from higher ground.”
 of 5 bubbles vignesc, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 6 but I think most rooms are similar”
 of 5 bubbles 22GraceB, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 5 - close to reception and laundry, they have a policy where the laundry room closes @8pm (WHICH IS GOOD)”
 of 5 bubbles benwK4190HV, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All single level units. Unit 10 was quiet and away from reception/ laundry etc.”
 of 5 bubbles 14JD68, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The 1-bedroom apartment is excellent and spacious. The studios would be just as good.”
 of 5 bubbles PhiBre2611, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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