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Larchwood Motel

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Off the main road and close to the entrance of Brooke Dawson park and Hanmer Heritage Forest with beautiful tracks for walking and biking, I like the quiet location of this motel. I stayed at a studio unit. The room was cosy and the price was good. I could see a lot of improvements were made of the place compared...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed several times in self-contained studio units, everything about Larchwood is deteriorating, without airconditioning, uncared overgrown weedy garden and grounds(only attended to when asian friends from ChCh come for free accommo?), only lawns regularly by local Hanmer Springs person, (should employ local gardener, maintenance and tradespersons), very hard mattresses therefore uncomfy holiday sleep, good hot water supply with short plastic...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was so great. The staff were all very friendly and willing to help. I like the cleanliness and the beds were comfortable. The kitchen was well-equipped. It was quiet and good place to stay.

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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have never seen motel rooms as bad anywhere in New Zealand. I cannot believe that somewhere like Hanmer which is quite a tourist area has something so bad. This place needs to be rebuilt....completely. Thankfully we were able to find a good place. We usually book ahead but as we have been exploring for the past week we decided...

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ManagerOfLarchwood, Manager at Larchwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. You came at the busiest day of the year and we are sorry that you are not happy with the last room we have left for that day. We are planning to do some major overhaul on some of our rooms in this coming low season.

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Unclean room. Got woken up before 10 am for room service when they say they're come between 12-2pm. Kitchen facilities broke on us, we then had to buy more before we left. Rock hard bed meaning hardly any sleep. Got a phone call early morning of the day we were leaving Christchurch to head to hanmer telling us we need...

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ManagerOfLarchwood, Manager at Larchwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are sorry that your stay is not a happy one. We will pay attention to make the room service as late as possible from now on. We do require customer provide a valid credit card number for security reason, and the credit card number provided when you make a online booking did not pass...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Although manager pleasant enough and checked up on issues with room the overall 'complex' needs a MAJOR overhall. Very dated and in need of renovating(in and out of rooms). Our room smelt of curry (no amount of room freshener or open windows/doors could alleviate the problem), the office very untidy and we were greeted by bags (a lot) of recycling...

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ManagerOfLarchwood, Manager at Larchwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. We are planning to do some major overhaul on some of our rooms in this coming low season, however, it is difficult to control what previous customer cook in the room during their stay and the curry smell is very hard to get rid of. You came at the busiest time of the year and...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Rubbish at my front door, curtains broken, room smell stuffy. Resection was friendly and helpful but that was the end of the good experience. I travelled through NZ and payed less for places that offered a lot more.

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ManagerOfLarchwood, Manager at Larchwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. You came at the busiest time of the year and half of our staff fell sick at that time. However, we will pay more attention to the tidiness of the office surroundings. We regret to say that we have to charge slight more for the room at peak time of the year like around New...

Darwin
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had not booked any accommodation prior to arriving in Hanmer Springs, so I was very grateful to be able to get a room at the Larchwood Motel at the last minute. The room was $110 and given the prices in the area for other hotels, my expectation weren't high. The gentleman at reception was very friendly...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Good value, good beds, lots of room. Walls a bit thin and could hear people going up the stairs next dooor and talking etc, but fortunately they were not a noisy group so it didn't affect our sleep. Good location, east walk to hot pools.

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ManagerOfLarchwood, Manager at Larchwood Motel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment. We will look at sound proof issues and see if there is anything we can do about it.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is the second time my wife and I spent our weekend at Larchwood Motel. It only took us two hours to drive from Christchurch to Hanmer Springs to enjoy the wonderful countryside lifestyle. The motel was quiet and comfortable around here. The manager was very friendly and helpful, and the price was affordable. My wife and I loved to...

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

Additional Information about Larchwood Motel

Address: 18 Bath Street | Hanmer Springs, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Hanmer Springs
Price Range: $105 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Larchwood Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“A family room has a good budget.”
 of 5 bubbles Teeeea, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The One Bedroom Units are OK, Studio Units are far too small and poorly maintained.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeM241, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Quiet & comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Canadian_Traveler60, 13 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Several choices of sizes of motel rooms plus economical self-contained studio units.”
 of 5 bubbles Shirleynz1, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here shop around”
 of 5 bubbles easyastravller11, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
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