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Frimley Lodge Motel
Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in Hastings
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Cheap Iron didn't work, got one from neighbors spat water everywhere. Internet was 500MB. TV remote broken. Otherwise clean and tidy. Sign telling you to wash your own dishes and make your own bed indicating they don't change them between visitors?

Stayed: October 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were somewhat surprised to find a notice saying we would need to clean our own dishes and make our own beds due to the staff being busy. We appreciate that this may not be all the time however when you pay for a room you expect the beds to be made for you at the very least regardless of how busy the staff are. We didn't mind doing our own dishes although the only place to do them was in the bathroom sink not too far from the toilet which we personally found not to our liking. The room was clean and had plenty of ventilation. The shower was excellent and our host very welcoming.

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  • Stayed: October 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Very poor hosts. Couldn't short out the booking which was paid for on Hotelsone website for nearly an hour. Keep telling me about their problems which I didn't need to know. Room had a very strong smell of smokers so bad I couldn't get a decent nights sleep. Office supposed to be open at 8am but no one around to take the key so left it in the room.Definitely not be returning.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled solo
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our Hawkes Bay half marathon race weekend while staying in this well priced and clean motel. Everything worked and enough space in the rooms for a family of four. Friendly and helpful staff.

Stayed: May 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We paid a very economical price so we got what we paid for. It was a dated room and was a very average room. Good if you're travelling on a budget. The Wi-Fi worked really well which is always a bonus.

  • Stayed: February 2017, travelled as a couple
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Thank joken630
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Address: 311 Pakowhai Road, Hastings 4120, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
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Ranked #12 of 18 Hotels in Hastings
Price Range: $90 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Frimley Lodge Motel 2*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Frimley Lodge is a 12 Unit, drive in Motel with a mix of studios and one or two bedroom units in the centre of Hastings, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. Facilities include SKY TV (4 channels), WiFi, swimming pool, and free access to local SwymGym facilities (offsite). We are a 3 star plus Qualmark Rated Motel and as such provide immaculately clean accommodation which is serviced daily. We are located on the Northern side of Hastings CBD, close to Lindisfarne College, Hawkes Bay Hospital, Gracelands Nursing Home and Retirement Village and the Hastings Sports Park. ... more   less 
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