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Valdez Motor Lodge

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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stayed here”(11 reviews)
“main bedroom”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Air Conditioning
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4 Star Hotel
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All reviewsstayed hereprivate courtyardmain bedroomfriendly ownershawkes baygreat stayan excellent place to staynew ownershome away from homeenjoyable stayaway from the roadhandy locationgood sizelarge roomsplash planetbit datedtea and coffee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frayed linen, flat pillow and lumpy bed...spacious room, good air conditioning and free wifi. This motel is hedging its bets. For the money I think it is a bit cheeky. Friendly staff and the pool looks inviting.More

Thank searover69
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Catalina Crew. Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay and hope it was nothing to do with the Catalina crew cancelling through the agent at very short notice. We have only been here for a short time and have started an upgrade of the rooms...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

From the moment we were greeted we could see the hosts genuinely care about every guest. We have a family of five so sometimes struggle for accommodation, but the suite was huge with heaps of space and really close to Splash Planet. We were far...More

Thank Bowsey
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 1 February 2018

Wow, thank you so much for this review and for taking the time to write one, it is nice to here what our guests think about our facilities and that it makes a difference to there holiday. Cheers

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

After leaving The Magpie across the road after really horrible treatment from staff we came to the Valdez and the entire place was a Dream!! Friendly staff, lovely rooms with lots of space and the pool was just great. Everything was great while we stayed...More

Thank claireEFnz
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 28 January 2018

Hi Claire, you are very welcome, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and for your kind words in this review. Cheers.

Reviewed 20 January 2018

We stayed for two nights, on the last leg of our journey home, as we wanted to visit Splash Planet. BONUS. It is just around the corner. First impressions at head office was wonderful. I always think it's the people who make a place, and...More

Thank Olivia W
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 21 January 2018

Hi Olivia, wow what a fantastic review, words like this really make this venture that we are on worth while and most exiting and rewarding, meeting all the guests that come here is the perk of the job from our side as every one has...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Friendly and helpful managers, newly decorated studio room with a brightness not often found in hotel rooms. Lighting was excellent. Private courtyard, small but equipped kitchenette, comfortable and clean.

Thank KPATauranga
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Owner at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words this means so much to us and our staff, and also that you have appreciated the refurbished room. Fantastic to have feedback like this. Cheers

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Outdoor pool
Price range
US$106 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Price range
US$106 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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"A refurbished room is brighter than others."
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"All rooms are well off the road and the studio room we had was very good."
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"I was in room 26, very large and had a disabled bathroom. Patio for a garden"
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"Request a room away from the garbage bins!"
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