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Lugano Motor Lodge

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When you need a bed for the night and have family then this place cuts the mustard. It is well appointed and comfortable with friendly and relaxed service. It is quiet and easy to find. Although only one night I would stay again if in Blenheim.

Thank timtT6478JH
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

I wonder where the staying 'cuts the mustard' comes from, anyhow, we are delighted that we have cut the mustard in this instance :-). Thank you for the review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay, look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A modern, very clean, convenient central location and hosts that make you feel welcome. Yes it's a great place to stay and base your stay in Malborough. I can't emphasise the clean bit enough. Also good free Internet, plenty of parking and a lovely park just across the road. The beds are comfy, and provided facilities top notch. Only one...

Thank Noel M
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. Shower domes would certainly contain the steam within the shower, although, our preference is to install extractor fans. This is certainly on our agenda as part of our on-going refurbishment plan which we are constantly undertaking.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked as two groups, a couple and a couple and teen. Lugano had comfortable sized 1 and 2 bedroomed units to suit. The proprietors are friendly and helpful. The rooms clean and tidy. The bed comfortable.

Thank gus3382016
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Hawkes Bay
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay. Owner/Manager was friendly and helpful. Room was warm on a cold night. Free internet with good speed for NZ. Heater was efficient and duvets were warm. Close to restaurants and central part of town.

Thank bce1
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As we approach winter, our fully insulated rooms complemented with double glazing and heat pumps ensure that our guests stay warm and comfortable, as you have found.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Lugano is such a lovely place to stay. The rooms are spacious, clean and well dressed. The location is perfect as you are really close to the town centre and across the road from Seymour Square. The owners are so lovely and they do their very best to accommodate you. I highly recommend staying here - you won't be disappointed....

Thank Kiwifarmgirl
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

First of all it was our pleasure and secondly, thank you for such a lovely review and recommendation. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and time in Blenheim which is always our goal. Thank you once again, Judy & Roger

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our stay at Lugano. Roger, our host was super welcoming and made sure to show us the features of the room and recommend some local eateries. The room itself was lovely and spacious with new carpets, double glazing so it was quiet, and fantastic wifi (best we've found in NZ far!). The location is great - easily walkable to...

Thank Supers_2
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation and lovely review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our WIFI to be excellent as we know how important this is to our guests' total experience. Look forward to you coming back some time soon.

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here again, a yearly occurrence. Fantastic hospitality with good rooms. We stayed in a recently renovated room, great. Good wifi in the rooms, air conditioned as well I would recommend this to anyone, central, good parking, great rooms.

Thank Roger J
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the review, we greatly appreciate the time taken. Our WIFI has again been updated, with easy password sign-in combined with ultra fast fibre, the latest modem and unlimited data. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Ideally situated motel, walking distance from cafes and shops and across the road from lovely big park. Our room was very nicely furnished, comfortable beds, lovely print and quirky cow ornament on the coffee table. We were there for a conference and golf and on the last night had a BBQ and putting competition around the minute lawn. Roger was...

Thank brianmP9935TF
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review, and that you found the motel's location fantastic and standard of furnishing to a very good high level. Many of our guests comment that it is like a home away from home when staying in the executive one bedrooms like you stayed in. Thank you.

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Lugano Motor Lodge is ideally located for business or pleasure trips to Blenheim. It is within easy walk of the entire Blenheim CBD, with a number of restaurants and bars close by, and yet the beautiful Seymour Square directly over the road. A tranquil place to spend some time on a lovely day. Mein host Roger is accommodating and...

Thank Grant B
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Obviously we are delighted that you found everything to your complete satisfaction. Our location despite being so close to the town centre is as you have put it, tranquil. The location combined with the soundproofing double glazing and privacy glass makes for a very comfortable stay.

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A very warm welcome on arrival from Roger and his dog. A spacious lodge that graves us all we required after the long journey from Christchurch. Maybe it was us, but the room was hot and we struggled to work the air conditioning - perhaps we should have asked. Ideally situated to stroll into Blenheim for a meal or just...

Thank MJKP
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and for staying with us. I am assuming the remote was set to a heat function rather than a cool function. Adjusting the temperature down on the remote if it was set to heating would provide no cooling. We are one of the few motels in Blenheim that have air-conditioning and even fewer have double...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well priced luxury accommodation in Central Blenheim, overlooking the lovely Seymour Gardens. The Lugano Motor Lodge is just a 2 minute walk to Blenheim's cafes, shops, restaurants and conference centre. Unlimited Free WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lugano Motor Lodge

Address: 91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: RM423 - RM514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, New Zealand - Marlborough
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Blenheim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Family Hotel in Blenheim
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“We stayed in room 6, and slept like babies.”
SteveHill0, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You would be delighted with any room.”
Jasper1944, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Double glazing allows complete privacy when you need it and air conditioning is available in all units.”
Tracey1902, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“in the middle of the complex”
EH1852, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs has lovely balcony to sit out and look at Park Gardens and Xmas lights at present”
pauldeb_13, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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