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Lincoln Motel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence
Gore, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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“Awesome”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This motel is the best one we have stayed in, the cleanest & most stylish. Great service & very friendly. It was very quiet & warm. Handy to everything you could just walk to the pub & shops. We will be back to stay again & will tell our friends about this awesome place.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled with friends
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Wellington
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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Definitely the cleanest and most stylish motel room I've ever stayed in - it was immaculate. I was attending a conference at Lincoln University and it was an easy walk away (15 mins). The lady who served me was friendly and efficient and even offered a complimentary wine, beer or juice (along with the more usual milk and paper). The only downside of my night here were my neighbours. There was a very noisy party in the room next door to mine and this kept me awake until well after 1 am. I wouldn't hold this against Lincoln Motel though and would happily stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled on business
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Hamlton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

Stayed here with a sports group in October and Craig and his wife were perfect hosts. The rooms were modern and up up to date with everything that you would need. A very quiet motel in the heart do Lincoln and very easy to find. Would highly recommend this motel.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Colleen B, Owner at Lincoln Motel, responded to this review, 8 October 2013
Hi HamiltonHawks, thanks for taking the time to post your comments, we appreciate that, it was a pleasure to have you guys stay with us and we enjoyed meeting you all. Congratulations to those that had some success also, hopefully we will see you again sometime. Craig.
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dunedin
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

I have stayed at Lincoln Motel twice in the past few weeks. the first time I was in a one bedroom motel and the second in a studio unit. the quality of the fit out in both was exceptional, the cleanliness, service, proximity to facilities were all outstanding. This is the best place I have stayed in in the christchurch area. i highly recommend it.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled on business
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Colleen B, Owner at Lincoln Motel, responded to this review, 8 October 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our property, we appreciate your comments and are glad you enjoyed you stay with us, we look forward to seeing you sometime soon, Craig
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 12 April 2013

Having stayed in a lot of motels jn New Zealand this would be the best,Clean,plenty of space ,beds are a dream, quite,a pleasant place to stay.The owner was very nice and friendly as well as staff.Excellent all round.Our stay was our home for 2 weeks, thanks to the earthquakes.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Auckland
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Reviewed 20 March 2013

Just stayed 1 night on a Friday night. The place was fully booked so luckly we had booked in advance. It is really the only modern place in Lincoln to stay but lack of competion hasn't effected this motel. The owner is friendly and happy to chat, the rooms large and clean, beds very comfortable and parking is easy and right outside your room. We stayed on a rather hot night but the room tempature was very nice. The rooms also provide every thing you would need if the weather was very cold. The TV system seemed a bit weird was my only gripe and couldn't find the sport channel. Wandered down to the local hotel (3 minutes slow walk) for a beer and dinner and there is a very new supermarket 1km down the road which is open 7 days. As this is a motel there are cooking facilities in the room. The place is so quiet, it was unusual if you come from a city environment but easy to get used to.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

I have stayed here a few times now and everything is fantastic. Being a new establishment, it's very clean, modern and has great amenities. The owner operators make you incredibly welcome - a free beer or wine on arrival never goes amiss! I had one issue with a television not working - just a technical fault and fixed immediately.

Being off the main road, it's very quiet and everything in Lincoln is within easy walking distance (although at the moment Lincoln isn't a huge place!).

I could not speak more highly of the Lincoln Motel and recommend it to everyone.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Property: Lincoln Motel
Address: 4 - 6 Maurice Street, Lincoln 7608, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Lincoln
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Lincoln
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Lincoln Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Brand new, April 2011, Lincoln's First Motel. 21 Luxury studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom unit. Including 2 access and 2 spa bath units. Kitchens and heatpumps in all units, wifi available. Centrally located, walking distance to cafes, pub, restaurants, university and research centres. 15 minutes drive from Christchurch ... more   less 
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