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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a large room which was really nice. It's super clean and tidy. Located just on the edge of town but in close to the supermarket and places to eat. We stayed here before we went kayaking in the Abel Tasman National park so it's only a short distance by car from Marahau and most of the activities will...

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Paphos District, Cyprus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This motel is very clean and modern and one of the best we have stayed in, on our journey around the South Island. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The Wi Fi was very strong, everything about this motel was at a very high standard.

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for taking the time to write a review, thank you for the compliments. It is lovely having you and your wife stay here, hope to see you again in the future. Lyn

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. This was not my first stay, as I stayed here for three or four days, a few years ago. I was surprised at how old and worn it looked in comparison with my earlier stay. The place meets one's needs, in that it provides a roof, bed and all the basics one would look for....

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Unfortunately as time goes by things wear out and get worn out, especially when in constant use. We have only been running the motel for 4 months and our plan is to update some of the worn out furniture and fixtures and fittings. The rooms do get decorated constantly during the winter months when it is quieter. The town has...

Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights. Very friendly and helpful owners who take pride in the way the units are presented. Really clean unit that's well equipped and has a good comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Would happily stay here again in the future.

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to place a review on Trip Adviser. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. Lyn

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were looking for the best motel in Motueka, close to the shops and restaurants which would accommodate the family and this was the perfect choice. The staff were so welcoming and helpful! The one bedroom apartment with courtyard was great for two adults and two kids. The kids and adults had seperate TV's to relax at the end of...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Nautilus Lodge Motel, thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to give us a review. Hopefully see you again in the future. Lyn

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here - we stayed for 3 nights. Motel room was spacious, with a lovely bathroom and decent shower! There was a big balcony with seating, and also seating inside which we used for eating at. There is a gas BBQ available, and the owners provide the equipment (tongs etc) to use it which was great!...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and for your complimentary comments. Much appreciated. Hopefully you will be able to visit again sometime. Lyn

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had one night stay before our Able Tasman trek. It was centrally located in Motueka and was in walking distance to supermarkets, cafes and bars. We were greeted by friendly owners and had a very clean spacious room which we shared with our son. He loved the Sky TV channels. My husband loved the cooking facilities. I love the...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and for your complimentary comments. Much appreciated. Hopefully see you again in the not too distant future. Lyn

Devonport
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very clean and well appointed room. Friendly and welcoming staff. Conveniently situated within a 20min drive to Kaiteriteri for the start of the Abel Tasman track and boat taxis etc. Our ground floor room had a pleasant outlook over a small rear courtyard.

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Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and for the compliments. Hope you are able to come visit us again in the future. Lyn

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Stayed in room 4, spotless! Compliments to the staff! Loved how the bedroom was separate to the lounge. Well appointed Motel, even scissors and paper towels etc! Handy walking distance to restaurants and although on main road we barely even noticed traffic (and we are light sleepers). Would highly recommend and Motueka is a great place to stay if visiting...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, thank you also for the many compliments, we look forward to your next visit to Motueka. Lyn

Hastings
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Called in late one afternoon after seeing that a vacancy was available on the last minute website. Very large room, so clean. Was spotless! Very comfy beds and very large, generous rooms. Very close to the town centre.

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Thank you for taking the time to send a review and thank you for the compliments. Hope to see you again in the future. Lyn

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern,spacious fully air conditioned complex located adjacent to Motueka's cafe's, restaurants and shopping. Beautifully appointed Studio, Superior and 1 Bedroom Spa Bath Units, all with private sunny balconies or courtyards. 400 Megabytes of free wifi each day of your stay. SKY Guest Select - 50+ Channels of Sport Entertainment and News. LED TV's and DVD players in all Units with complimentary DVD's in reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nautilus Lodge Motel

Address: 67 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: $136 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nautilus Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Any room is great. we stayed in Room 9 our first night and after a week tramping came back to Room 12.”
 of 5 bubbles Carrie2E, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 had a separate bedroom plus an extra bed in the lounge for a child (or snorer!)”
 of 5 bubbles Qual-65, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As far away from the main road as possible. Ground floor with a patio is good.”
 of 5 bubbles JulietF891, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms double glazed with heat pumps, so all warm and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 479gavinw, 24 May 2015 | Read review
“rooms closer to main street might get some road noise, so you may want to turn on the AC fan, but traffic is extremely light at night”
 of 5 bubbles tato1, 25 Feb 2015 | Read review
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