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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stay here for one night and we're pleasantly surprised. We had a 2 bedroom apartment which was very clean and spacious. The owners were very helpful. The view of the bay is certainly something not to be missed.

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened on this lovely spot and we're delighted with our stay. The room was immaculate and had all the amenities of a more expensive property. It was close to the city center, but still quiet. Our room had a lovely patio in the back where we could relax and enjoy the harbor view. We loved it!

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Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A very strange layout with the main bed in the lounge and the kids beds upstairs. Haven't seen an old fashioned portable TV for a while with an analog connection but here it was. The price was poor value for the quality. Give this one a miss. They locked me out of reviewing on Booking.com the next day for some...

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Thank Steve T
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed for business and the room was clean. This motel is between a very busy road and a railway track. I understand that there is nothing you can do about boy racers but maybe install double glazing might help. The sheer volume of traffic make it very hard to sleep. The rooms look dated and can some one explain...

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1Thank Mark S
Reviewed 17 June 2016

A Car Club Weekend brought us to Timaru and this motel made our trip from a good one into a great one. Perfectly located near Caroline bay and close to good restaurants, this motel is clean, and the hosts are friendly with time for a chat. Value for money is what you get here - the decor is not brand...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Beautiful views. Very friendly staff. Really comfortable bed. Great location to the town park and Caroline bay. Awesome cooling facilities Great walking distance Lovely eating places we always stay here when we come up to Timaru Would recommend to everyone

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Thank 816charlee
dunedin
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I booked a motel through booking .com and there was not much available. I should have looked up reviews prior to booking this place. Clearly the owners do not take any notice of reviews. Yes it is very noisy. Yes they could double glaze. More importantly it is very dated. The owners could very easily change the very dated upholstery...

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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We stayed in a two-bedroom studio, which was like a townhouse as the second bedroom, with 4 single beds, was upstairs. The rooms were clean and large enough. the kitchen facilities were good. Because the motel is on a main road, it was a bit noisy at night. There was parking, but it was a bit tricky getting in and...

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Baywatch every year for some years. Easy to find and pleasant staff, especially the dog. However we have been noticing for ageing of the complex. The view of the lower unit used to be magic with the bay and port activity in view. The garden was pretty and a nice feature. Now it is over grown and the...

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Duncan, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2016

Was put in the end unit of the place and it was the noisiest place ive ever stayed. The motel is on the main road (main road of the south island) and trucks drive past ever 3 seconds. Couldnt sleep, left the next day. When we informed the owner, he said "you must live in the country".

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Baywatch Motor Lodge

Address: 7 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $143 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Baywatch Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“The rooms in back are quiet and have patios overlooking the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles OldPachaMama, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor Bay View units have a great deck”
 of 5 bubbles CaroleL722, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Such gorgeous views. Just loved watching the sea. The children we had with us loved counting the carriages on the trains a real novelty”
 of 5 bubbles 816charlee, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Dont take the end unit”
 of 5 bubbles honestaaron, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with best view”
 of 5 bubbles Havefun830, 20 Jan 2016 | Read review
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