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Avenue Motor Lodge

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night . Room was very spacious with a full size cooker and dishwasher. T.V in all rooms. Spa bath and shower. Rooms very clean. Nice friendly staff. Not much to do beach windy and cold . Overall a pleasant stay.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking time to review our business. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and apologise for the weather you encountered. Caroline Bay is a lovely place to visit but our weather has been unsettled for the past few weeks. I trust the weather will be better on your next visit. Kind regards Mark

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We got a bright welcome at Reception Had a spacious and clean room with very good facilities, bathroom likewise, balcony with table and chairs - everything was spot-on and I was sorry we could only stay one night.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our business. I appreciate that you have taken time to "pen your thoughts" and the kind words you have written. We look forward to hosting you again, should you pass this way. Kind regards Mark

Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is our second stay here and the first with the current owners. The bed is very comfortable and the spa pool plenty big enough for two of us. We like to cook a simple breakfast and find this motel offers everything we need to do this. A small hob, microwave, fridge and table and chairs. The staff or family...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of our business and the kind words you have written. Look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Mark

London, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you have a reason for stopping in Timaru (my apology to the locals) then Avenue Motor Lodge is the perfect place. We stayed in a two bedroom apartment. It was spacious and very nice, with a large kitchen and common area. Both bedrooms also had LCD TV's. Good value

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again when you visit Timaru. (No offence taken, I perfectly understand what you mean). Take care Mark

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Found this motel by chance and booked one night as a stop on a trip down the east coast. Once we had got settled in (with a very welcome free upgrade) we realised just how comfortable we were and decided to stay another night and rest our tired bones. The room was spotlessly clean, very well equipped, warm and comfortable...

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We really enjoyed your visit as well. If your are ever back in New Zealand again it will be great to see you both. I think boarder security will allow you back in!!! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday in New Zealand. Take care, Mark

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2016

we pass through often and wanted a good value comfortable family room for three. We certainly got it and will return when we next pass through. very welcoming staff who I believe are new owners. beds were comfortable room was spacious and also had all amenities required

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review of the business. We certainly appreciate your comments and look forward to assisting you in the future. Kind regards Mark

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Sunny, warm, clean with plenty of room. An awesome place to stay! Great bed and fantastic shower! Room filled with sun.... Very enjoyable stay. Enjoyed chatting with the new owner. Will stay again for certain!

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind word and nice review J0handy. Hope to see you again. Kind Regards Mark

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a 2 bedroom unit. The kitchen, lounge, bathroom and rooms are spacious, quiet, warm, reasonably priced motel close to everything. Comfy beds. Clean and tidy. Friendly accomodating hosts. And a spa bath in the bathroom too!

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review.Hope to see you again if you are in Timaru Kind Regards Vivien

Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed for one night and it was the cleanest place I think we've every stayed the ,bed was amazing and considering it's on such a busy road we were surprised we never heard any traffic noise. Totally highly recommend.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thank you for giving us a great review.Im pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.Our units are double glazed so this certainly cuts down the traffic noise. Thank you again and hope to see you again if you are staying in Timaru Kind regards Vivien

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Large, clean, modern rooms with all the necessary equipment. Large than expected beds for a great nights sleep. Kids had their own twin single room - very handy. Would certainly stay again and recommend to other families.

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vivcour, Owner at Avenue Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Paul Thank you for your excellent review.We appreiciate that you took your time to do this and also had a great night stay with us.Look forward to seeing you again if you happen to stay in Timaru Kind Regards Vivien

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Avenue Motor Lodge

Address: 31 Craigie Avenue, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $157 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Avenue Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask for non-smoking room.”
 of 5 bubbles BiddyNZ, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If less than fit or with lots of luggage ask for a lower level room.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineR393, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Very good style, large room, very tidy, good parking, quiet. All the items you may need for you own meals but B/F is also available.”
 of 5 bubbles david_costigan, 16 Jun 2015 | Read review
“ask for an upstairs room..”
 of 5 bubbles misfortune2014, 19 May 2015 | Read review
“Your'e straight onto the highway with no fuss despite which direction your going.”
 of 5 bubbles 733MichaelD733, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
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