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Aspen on King

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Sydney
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really lovely and spacious space. I stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment for one night before going to Christchurch the following day. The living room had a nice big TV and you can borrow a dvd from a big selection for free ( lots of kids movies too) The main bedroom has a TV in there too. The furnishings were... More 

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write you review. We are glad you enjoyed the furnishings in your room including the TV's and DVD collection. We are sorry you didn't find the single beds so comfortable - we would love to hear from you about which room you were in with regards to the beds so we can... More 

Maine
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207 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms were nice although there was light coming around the top of the curtains. Sleep was quiet (always a plus). If you have disabilities, ask for a ground floor room. Ample parking and kitchen etc was well appointed. Cold breakfast delivered to your room for $12.50

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review, we are pleased to hear you had a quiet sleep! We will check those curtains in your room to see if we can make them a wee bit higher to stop that light. We are glad you found the kitchen well appointed and parking plentiful. We look forward... More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for the first time and absolutely loved everything about it. It's clean,modern,cosy and our room had a lovely spa bath in it. It was just what I needed. Free off street parking,great kitchen for making tea and coffee. You won't regret staying here. I promise you.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your glowing review. It makes our day to read how much you enjoyed your stay with us! We look forward to having you both stay with us again. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana More 

New Zealand
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45 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The check in and check out was smooth. I appreciated the offer of fresh milk when I checked in - nice touch. My room was comfortable and had everything I needed - the bed and pillows were lovely. In a quieter part of Timaru, I slept very well! Good parking. I would definitely return to Aspen on King.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are pleased to hear you slept very well and found the room had everything you needed. We look forward to having you stay with us again. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana More 

Christchurch
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I stayed for one night with a friend and my young baby. On arrival we found our room had been upgraded free of charge as when the owners were setting up the room we had booked they thought it would be too cramped to fit my baby's portacot with two single beds; we were instead put in a lovely studio... More 

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are glad we were able to offer you a room that was more ideal for your stay, and that you found it lovely and with plenty of space. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Aspen on King is a great value-for-money motel very close to SH1, but on a parallel street with less traffic, so my stay was very comfy and quiet. It's easy to get to the hospital (and staff recommended it to me, it has a very good reputation), and there's a supermarket nearby, and a small convenience store right across the... More 

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a wonderful and thorough review! We are extremely pleased you enjoyed you stay so much. Our location is very handy to the hospital, and a nice walk on a pleasant day. We are glad you liked the amenities in the room, and that you found the bed so comfy!... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Awesome for our young family. Really friendly helpful staff. Our number one choice in Timaru. Really quiet at night. Porta Oct, high chair, toys and dads available. Owners happy to help any way they can.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay, and that we were able to provide equipment and toys for your children. We look forward to having you and your family stay with us again. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Clean and comfortable rooms. Nice clean bathroom. Unit close to parking. Owners pleasant and welcoming. The three recycling bins in the kitchen were a surprise. Complex accessible on a main road south of the city centre.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are very pleased to see you found our rooms clean and comfortable. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and Dana. More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lovely Motel, near food, but not overly important,beautiful motel. Pity that the restaurant is not in operation. Stayed without children. having stayed at multiple motels previously, found this one to be lovely.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your review. We are glad you found it lovely here. We are sorry the restaurant is not operational, but Timaru has a variety of fantastic restaurants to sample - the restaurants on the bay hill offer a great view while you dine, or our favorite, the Speights Ale House is found near our location. We look... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had a disappointing visit some years ago. I am pleased to say that a last minute, late booking a few weeks ago was a vast improvement. The room was good. Facilities in room very good, and the price very reasonable. I will stay again.

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review. We are thrilled that you came back and enjoyed your stay and found it much improved. We are pleased you found your room good, and the facilities very good and the price very reasonable. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future. Kind Regards, Corey and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Aspen on King

Address: 51 King Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $128 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aspen on King 4.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“All rooms would be great based on my experience”
 of 5 bubbles dee-em, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seem to be off the street”
  • Pots and pans plus stove and microwave oven.
  • Kitchen view.
  • Recycling bins - way to go Aspen and Timaru!
  • Complimentary coffee/tea and a plunger.
  • Toaster plus various utensils in the kitchen.
  • Lounge room + kitchenette.
  • Kitchen comes well equipped.
  • Lounge room and its small table and chairs.
 of 5 bubbles eevis77, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles , 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Although I haven't seen the rooms at the front, I'd advise the luxury rooms at the back if you want a real treat!”
 of 5 bubbles jenny5101, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Pay a bit more and stay in one of the 'Luxury units' at the rear of the complex”
 of 5 bubbles hideyhole, 8 May 2016 | Read review
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