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Monarch Motel
Ranked #13 of 33 Hotels in Invercargill
Milford Sound, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“best place to stay”
Reviewed 10 August 2012

if going to invercargill stay with these guys they are the best .nothing to much trouble for them.service is excellent and always take time out to get to know their customers.never stay anywhere else when we go to invegargill.if you want to really relax try there spa,also order breakfast to complete your stay if excellent.

Room Tip: any room good try the new one thats just been renovated nice
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  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank janiced316
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 13 August 2012
Hi Janice,
Thank you for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel. Your positive comments are very much appreciated. We look forward to hosting you again when you are next in Invercargill.
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Oamaru, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2012

I stayed at the Monarch Motels for a night while on business in Invercargill. Good location, very clean and tidy rooms, very little road noise or noise from other guests. Wi Fi availably. Very approachable, helpful and friendly staff. I would definitely stay at the Monarch Motel again and recomend it to others.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled on business
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1 Thank Liz S
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 13 August 2012
Liz, thank you for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel. Your positive comments are very much appreciated & we hope you are able to return to Invercargill & the Monarch Motel for business or pleasure.
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Kerikeri, Northland, New Zealand
1 review
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Reviewed 5 June 2012

We recently spent 3 nights at the Monarch Motel. It was spotlessly clean, spacious and very comfortable. If we need a motel in Invercargill again I would definitely stay at the Monarch.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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1 Thank Karyn M
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 7 June 2012
Thank you for your positive comments. It was our pleasure to host you & we hope you are able to return.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2012

Recently stayed based on tripadvisor reviews.The customer service was less than satisfactory,
the managers were more interested in upgrading and renovating than to attend to simple requests , trying to order a cooked breakfast , directions to a nice restaurant- the office is always most times unattended and when their is someone present very non -helpful .(Rude).
Wireless internet worked Ok when you went outside of your motel unit .
Rooms were very basic , cleanish , and tidy .
Very Disappointing Stay

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank 727bcc
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 4 June 2012
Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We too are very disappointed that our service was not satisfactory to you as this is extremely important to us. While our upgrades are continuing, we still place customer satisfaction first. Thank you for bringing the internet to our attention -this has now been addressed.
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2012

We stayed at the Monarch whilst attending a conference in Invercargill. Our room was great, the service spot on and the owners very friendly and helpful.

Room Tip: If you are travelling with another couple ask for the 2 bedroomed unit with two bathrooms - great mo...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Lyn S
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 4 June 2012
Thank you for your positive comments.
It was our pleasure to host you.
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 May 2012

We recently spent three nights at Monarch and were very pleasantly surprised. The owners have been upgrading and the renovating and doing a very good job of it. Rooms were spacious, bathroom facilities more than adequate but more importantly, the place was absolutely spotless.
Service at the front desk was very friendly and helpful, offers were made when we did the booking to collect us from the airport with a courtesy car.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 8 May 2012
Thank you for taking the time to review the Monarch Motel.
We appreciate your positive comments. It was our pleasure to host you.
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2012

The unit was very clean, warm and cosy. The kitchenette had everything we needed for our family of 4. It was our base for 3 nights and served this purpose well. The owners couldn't be more welcoming, friendly and helpful. Would happily stay there again

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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monarchm, Manager at Monarch Motel, responded to this review, 8 May 2012
Thank you for choosing to stay at the Monarch Motel.
It was our pleasure to host you.
We appreciate your positive comments.
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Property: Monarch Motel
Address: 633 Tay Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Invercargill
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Invercargill
#4 Family Hotel in Invercargill
#12 Luxury Hotel in Invercargill
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Monarch Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If outstanding service and inviting surroundings set in a park-like location are what you're looking for, then experience a little bit of Southern Hospitality with your hosts Karl & Kerry Mariu at the Monarch Motel. With 22 spacious units available, the Monarch Motel suits the corporate traveller or those planning to base themselves in the South while visiting the Catlins, Stewart Island, Riverton, Queenstown & Te Anau. Relax in our Sauna & Spa pool at the end of your busy day. Situated on State Highway 1, just a short walk to Stadium Southland/ Cycling Velodrome, Surrey Park sports facilities, Ascot Park raceway & convention centre. We have clean, modern facilities designed with you in mind. We hope to see you soon. ... more   less 
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