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Manuka Crescent Motel

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#9 of 20 Hotels in Wanaka
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 November 2016

About 5 mins drive or 20mins walk from Main Street of Wanaka this motel is in suburban back streets so is really quiet. There's a hedge at the back door giving good privacy. Had it been warmer we could have sat outside at the table and chairs provided. The room was ample with a bench for meals and a sofa....

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The motel is very clean and well kept. It feels like home. Location is near to lake wanaka. Parking is just right outside the unit so its easy to load and unload your luggage. Wifi is free and speed is reasonable.

Thank White F
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

I booked the most economical places I could find and expected average quality. This place was a great surprise. Well renovated. The bed was amongst the best I have ever slept in. I'll definitely be back next time I stay in Wanaka. Congrats to the management.

Thank johnloiterton
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Have stayed here twice now. First time in a unit down the bottom which was good- nice and quiet and warm, kitchette and shower etc very clean. Great for couples. The dogs next door could keep you awake, and the sound of the tyres on the stones as cars drive past. The next stay I had an " upgrade" to...

Thank poppy500NZ
MCM47126, Owner at Manuka Crescent Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we are disappointed with your variable feedback as all of our family units have been refurbished and re carpeted to the exact same level and have an electric hob & two large saucepans, a large electric fry pan , toaster & microwave so plenty of cooking accessories??? In addition to the usual dinnerware, glassware &...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Really pleased we booked a little studio in this motel about 3 minutes drive from the centre of Wanaka. The bathroom was very clean and modern (with a heater), the kitchenette was well stocked (plunger coffee), and there is a guest laundry available.

Thank pv_3181
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The Manuka crescent is a bit outside of the wanaka city centre but only by a 5 minute drive. On the other hand this makes it a calm and quiet place to stay with very nice studios. We were lucky to be upgraded to the biggest appartment which was really huge for 2 people. Kitchen is well equipped, nice bathrooms,...

Thank GuenterD1980
Lixnaw, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2016

When the only negative comment is that the fridge door would be better if it opened the other way, you know the venue has it right, and this one certainly has. The thirteen unit property is finished to a high standard throughout, has every facility including washing and drying machines and outside the door parking. The room was bright, had...

Thank Phil B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely atmosphere, excellent accomodation. Clean, full kitchen. big bathroom. One could read in the lounge area whilst the other person slept. A little bit far from the township but highly recommend it.

Thank Anne S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night and it was enough to leave with good impressions. Attention to detail was excellent. Great shower, comfortable mattress, well equipped dining/cooking area and free wifi. Wanaka is a small town. Location is not important as any hotel in town is a good location. One thing this motel lacks is the lake view. It's nestled amongst residential homes...

Thank Ric_L123
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at Manuka Crescent Motel just for one night, but it leaves us an more vivid impression on New Zealand especially Wanaka Lake. The motel is very peaceful and just outside main town.We lost a coat in motel, the host of motel sent an international express and returned my coat and covering my mail fee. We are so lucky...

Thank ElaineXu10

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in an extremely quiet location offering affordable spacious self contained studios & one and two bedroom apartments. Free wifi, 32 inch flat screen tvs with Sky TV. Kitchnettes with stove tops for two saucepans, Electric fry pan, microwave oven refrigerators and kettle/jug for tea & coffee making. All units have a dining area & couches for relaxation along with outside seating terraces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuka Crescent Motel

Address: 51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $90 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuka Crescent Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Best Western Wanaka
Manuka Crescent Hotel
Wanaka Best Western
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Wanaka
#10 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#10 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“all good. double room with sloping ceiling excellent value for money and quiet.”
deeval2014, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Very Spacious”
AmandaB316, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a suite facing the lake from higher ground.”
vignesc, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 6 but I think most rooms are similar”
22GraceB, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 5 - close to reception and laundry, they have a policy where the laundry room closes @8pm (WHICH IS GOOD)”
benwK4190HV, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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