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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Love staying at this place. Rooms always presented well and this time round I ordered all you can eat ribs and fries...yum yum and date roulade for dessert, which i describe as sex on a plate...so delish!

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Thank detaiker
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Whilst not on holiday circumstances requiring us to stay in the area because of some sad family business that had to be attended to, we were fortunate to get accommodation at this superb spacious extremely well kept and clean establishment, the amazing service and friendliness extended to us by both Owner, and staff was well beyond what one would expect,... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

I have stayed here a number of times now for work, good size rooms, every visit a different room which is great, parking at the door. A excellent restaurant and bar on site so a one stop shop, good friendly staff.

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Thank craig f
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Very roomy unit with spacious bathroom, lounge and double bed downstairs, and generous upstairs double and single. Exquisite cooked breakfast and friendly staff. Handy to train station and racecourse. Would stay again

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Chose this motel as it was closest to a venue for a family function. Studio room was very spacious, ground floor and situated behind the complex restaurant so no road noise. No air con just a fan which didn't really do much to cool anyone. Fridge, sink, microwave, jug and toaster. NO hob or any dishes to cook anything in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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169 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

I chose this place to stay because it was the closest accommodation to my customer facility. When I arrived to Wellington, it was a darkness outside and it was a darkness all the long way from airport to Upper Hutt. My first expression was that I made mistake and I had to book hotel in Wellington. But... it was wrong... More 

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Thank Daniel G
Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed my stay here, room was clean and nice. Shower was excellent in its pressure. Restaurant meals were yum and room service was available. Food was fantastic especially the burgers and sticky date roulade. Would definitely stay again AND they have make up towels for woman to take their face off each evening...how cool is that lol

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Thank detaiker
Auckland
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60 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We booked this place as it was very close to a function we were attending. Reception was friendly and helpful. We had booked a queen room, very spacious. Comfortable room with good amenities except no safe or hairdryer in the room. Quite expensive.

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Thank Rafi46
Auckland
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed two nights here, in a studio. Our room had a very high stud which made it feel spacious and, it was spacious. Handy being directly across the road from the Trentham train station but could hardly hear the trains. Heard no noise through the walls of the people in rooms next door. Great and big shower and bench... More 

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Thank Debbie K
Landskrona, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 February 2015 via mobile

We had a nice stay. We arrived after hours and the reception was closed but we got an email with instructions which I thought was great and everything went real smooth. Clean rooms and it was easy for us to get in to the ferrie by car the morning after.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Totara Lodge

Address: 68 Ararino Street | Trentham, Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Upper Hutt
Price Range: $116 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Totara Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for two levels room (they also have one level rooms)”
 of 5 bubbles danielgV5170QT, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If by your self go for the inside rooms”
 of 5 bubbles andreat851, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
“rooms across the carpark are better”
 of 5 bubbles Julia766, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“motel type rooms with parking seem to be larger than the rooms in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles Steve32480, 10 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The mezzanine rooms are great - large, lots of beds and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles GlitterbabeNZ, 3 Mar 2013 | Read review
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