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Fairmont Motor Lodge

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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in Hastings only one night and I am glad we chose the Fairmont, it was fresh, clean and the lovely couple that own it were so accommodating and helpful. We visited hasting on our travels to cycle some of the wonderful tracks, our hosts provided maps and bus timetables so we could find our way to Napier. On...

Thank Nelsonian76
Carole_Cropper, Manager at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to post a review. It was lovely meeting you and having a ride on your beautiful new bikes was a real treat.

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great location just out of the town center, very nice spacious room with a kitchenette (stove, jug, microwave, fridge freezer) and bathroom (spa bath, shower, hairdryer), dairy right next door if you need any necessities, lovely hosts.

Thank renegaderunaway
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Excellent location and all amenities are conveniently close by. Kids loved pool and spa bath and the bed was fairly comfortable. The room was poorly serviced every day - always short one towel and my child, when asking for a towel for the pool after our first night, was told, "There's none left because you guys didn't return your ones...

Thank Juressa L
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous place to stay. . Close enough to town.. a 1.5 k walk to K Mart, Warehouse. Wonderful staff. Very friendly and accommodating. . Changing our room on arrival to suit our unique needs. Well appointed unit.. spa bath with shower. . fans and a heater.. Microwave and 2 hob bench top stove. Comfortable and clean.

Thank Kiwichatter
Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The hotel is no longer part of Choice Hotels. I am a Choice member. But NOT a fan. Least effective of hotel chains in my mind. I booked this as a Choice hotel, then it disappeared off my bookings list. Called in and Choice had no idea what I was talking about. The reservation number did not help. Lame? Yes....

Thank KiowaVT
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Michael Thanks for posting a review, we really appreciate your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Carole and Paul

Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We booked this Motel on line. The Booking service was quick and very efficient. The pricing for this Motel is very reasonable. Our welcome at Reception was very efficient and friendly. We were greeted by the Owners in a friendly manner and welccoming manner. Reception staff were very helpful. This Motel is very accessable, clean and comfortable. Rooms are very...

Thank Susanne M
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Susanne for your kind words - we appreciate that you appreciate our work. Regards, Carole

Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Piece of heaven thank you kindly, The room we were staying in had everything from a cool fan to a hair dryer we loved our stay and our wee ones loved the spa overall the stay was worth the money thank you again

Thank Mistmaiden1st
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It's a team effort here at Comfort Inn Fairmont and we appreciate your comments. Regards, Carole and Paul

Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 January 2016

Nice clean rooms , layout great ....we were a with a group and had 3 rooms ...there was a pool and that was fab , the owners were super , accommodating with parking of a huge race trailer and power needed for that trailer coming down well after office hours ..very friendly owners and I couldn't speak more highly 😀

Thank Trudi N Bj M
New Zealand
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Lovely place to stay, friendly staff, decent size room, clean bathroom, mini kitchen was excellent, great location for the bike trails which we were doing. Hotel owner had good suggestions for activities, organised our taxi to Napier and return with no fuss. This is good value for money. I noticed some rooms were up stairs, if you have mobility issues...

Thank LittleCurrant
Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to post a review - we always value feedback. We hope you had a pleasant trip back to Auckland and look forward to seeing you again sometime. Regards, Carole

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I would not recommend this motel to anyone our holiday was ruined due to the owners. We are a young family who decided to take our kids away who aged 4 and a 10 month old baby for a family holiday arrived from Wellington checked in to hotel prior to a booking my partner had made. We went up to...

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Packaj, Owner at Fairmont Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Niki, While we do not condone some of the language used by our temporary manager your behaviour did not meet our expectations either. Either you or your partner booked a room by phone and also made a booking via booking.com. After you were put into your room the manager realized that there was another room booked under your name as...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On 1 July 2016 we changed our name to Fairmont Motor Lodge (from Comfort Inn Fairmont). Same great place, same great owners, just a name change. Located less than 2km to city centre. All units have kitchenettes, ensuite bathrooms with large corner spa baths or walk-in shower (wonderful for elderly or disabled people). An out door (summer only) swimming pool and ample free car parking. Cooked or continental breakfast delivered to each unit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairmont Motor Lodge

Address: 1120 Karamu Road North | Mayfair, Hastings 4122, New Zealand (Formerly Comfort Inn Fairmont)
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: $142 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fairmont Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“If you plan to cook meals I suggest checking in advance the provisions in the room being allocated to you.”
, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Enquire with Owners with information of your needs and they will be very happy to help you.”
SusanneM36, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“for a family i suggest the top balcony”
Mistmaiden1st, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Make sure if your are elderly or disabled to ask for rooms downstairs”
trudinbjm, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nothing good to say here”
nikkz, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
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