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Te Anau, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Friendly lady at the desk and good breakfast in the morning, but that's about it. Our room was being aired out because of a heavy smoker the night before. With two young kids it was far from ideal. The lady offered a good discount and due to being a bit later in the evening I took the room. Shower had... More 

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ashburton770, Owner at Taylors Motel, responded to this review

What to say to this? Our staff believe maybe you had the wrong motel as we are aware you were staying at a few motels. The heater was on in the room when you arrived, our units are all non-smoking and our lovely regular that was in the room the night before does not smoke. We only charged you for... More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 May 2014

If you are in the Ashburton area and need somewhere to stay you will not go wrong by booking in to Taylors Motel. The owners, Rebecca & Craig are great hosts. Very friendly and go out of their way to make you feel as if you have known them for years. We arrived at around 6 pm and were greeted... More 

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ashburton770, Owner at Taylors Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your review. It was heartfelt and really appreciated. Thanks again More 

Northam, Australia
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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

My partner and I stayed at Taylor's for one night after driving out to Mt Cook. Craig is a great bloke, very friendly, and really made an effort to make us feel at home. The rooms are modern, clean and comfortable. The railway line is over the road, but we didn't hear it. We enjoyed our stay very much and... More 

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Rangiora, New Zealand
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47 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

This motel is located next to a railway line but did not hear any trains or traffic as it is set back off the road. The hosts were great with good information and helpful suggestions. The room was in good condition and had everything we needed. The second tv In the bedroom was a nice touch. I would recommend this... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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106 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

We stayed in room 6 for 1 night in February 2014, as a stop over between Kaikoura and Dunedin. Very friendly and welcoming reception. Free wi-fi. Well equipped room that was very clean and comfortable. Very comfortable bed. Although the motel is located across from the railway line, there was no train noise during the night and it did not... More 

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Ohio
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70 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The owner, Craig, is fantastic! He and his family do everything they can to keep this motel clean quiet and well maintained. The rooms are large and modern. The kitchenette is well equipped. The bathroom is crisp and clean. I wish more owners cared about their properties as much as Craig. Just book this place you will be happy.

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Pasadena, California
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68 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Taylors Motel is set in pretty gardens on the outskirts of Ashburton. I was impressed by the large bathroom and the comfy bed, and the acres of parking. There was free internet and loads of TV channels, as well as plenty of places to plug in electronics. There were laundry facilities and a washing line which we used. The hosts... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2013

We stayed there for a night on 1st of Dec. We were very impressed with the excellent service received from the moment we arrived there. The owner, Craig, was very helpful. He carried our luggage for us. Gave us tips on where to find good food and also where was the nearest playground for our kids. When we accidentally left... More 

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ashburton770, Owner at Taylors Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope to see you again. Thanks Craig and Bex More 

Christchurch
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

We booked this motel for a one night stay in Ashburton for our son's wedding at Longbeach. Several other family members stayed 2 nights and longer. All the rooms were very clean, comfortable and well equipped. Rebecca made me a Flat White not long after we arrived - very much appreciated. There is a restaurant close by and it is... More 

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Thank Margaret M
ashburton770, Owner at Taylors Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We love wedding and it is such a great place to have everyone come together. thanks Bex and Craig More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2013 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed and made to feel very comfy. The room was immaculately clean and we appreciated the access to wifi which had been so limited in other hotels in the South Island. A bonus was 10% discount on drinks and food at the hotel across the road? We had a lovely stay.

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Thank Sue F
ashburton770, Owner at Taylors Motel, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your time with us. The discount across the road is a great service to be able to provide our guests. We are happy you enjoyed it. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts, Craig and Rebecca Lambie with young family, provide genuine superior service, comfortable, relaxed and friendly welcome. We also offer Free WiFi and espresso coffee, chai or hot chocolate upon arrival. Taylors Motel is your Ashburton home-away-from-home. We are the closest motel to town located in a quiet garden setting facing north. Walk outside your downstairs unit to a lovely lawn area with swing seat, and bbq or enjoy the magnificent views of the southern Alps from upstairs. We have in-house meal options and restaurant opposite. We are located 1 hour South of Christchurch and a 45 min drive to Mt Hutt Skifield. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Taylors Motel

Address: 770 East Street | Ashburton, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range: $115 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Taylors Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 13
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