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Christchurch, New Zealand
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39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything about this stay was made easy from booking in to booking out. I had to cancel a night earlier due to cancellation of an event during the earthquake and Roger was more concerned about my welfare in Chch and appreciative that I'd found the time to ring !! Friendly as and nothing was a problem - I rarely stay... More 

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

Thanks Deb! It was great to have you to stay with us, and we really appreciate your kind words. Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roger and Judy go well beyond expectations. We had a wonderful stay here. They we so helpful with our baby, providing a cot and even moving our room so we had easier access with the pram. Highly recommend!

Thank Sunnyeats78
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, and it was both lovely to meet you and have you to stay. We try hard to accommodate all our guests requirements, and are delighted that we were able to make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can't fault our experience here. We arrived in a bit of a state following an earthquake and Roger immediately went above and beyond to help us sort out logistics. A really friendly, welcoming, and genuine host! We stayed in a two bedroom family suite with super comfy beds, which was incredibly spacious and everything you could think of was... More 

Thank kiwisabroad2015
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Our absolute pleasure, and thank you for taking the time to write the review. The earthquake was certainly a disturbing experience especially for people in the Kaikoura Region and it did cause havoc with initially with people's travel plans. Fortunately for us and Marlborough the region was largely unscathed and everything is back to normal now. We are thrilled to... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Roger made our stay. We couldn't have asked for better located accommodation. The rooms were spacious and spotless. Roger was a great host, he went above and beyond and not only allowed us into our room early but he also booked us onto a brilliant wine tour on the day we arrived! Highly recommend.

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

Thank you for your review, you are very kind with your praise. W try hard to ensure our guests enjoy their stay with us and also to ensure that they have a memorable stay in Marlborough. More 

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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights, one either side of a 2day Heritage tour of Molesworth Station. Roger was amazing. Really helpful and went out of his way to accommodate our needs and more. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely spacious room. Great location with park across the road and easy walking distance to town, cafes etc. We will return.

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

Thank you Jen for writing your review. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found the executive studio spacious and comfortable. We look forward to your return. More 

Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roger was very welcoming and full of great information about the area. The room was very large with a lounge and small kitchenette. It was very quiet and the bed was very comfortable. It is also in a great location being only a 5-minute walk into the centre of town to the restaurants and shops. Definitely will stay here again... More 

Thank Quiet-Pair
Lugano_11, General Manager at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you firstly for taking the time to write the review, and secondly about the service you received. Delighted that we had met your expectations. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed for one night while travelling around with my son and we both thought that this was a great find. Extremely clean, well situated and at an xcllnt price. The owners couldn't do enough to help even recommending some great bars and eating places. This is a real find. Phil and Dan Hughes

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

Thank you Phil, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and we really appreciated your glowing review. More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The owners/managers most obliging and helpful hosts. Rooms are clean and well appointed. Value for money and walking distance to bars, cafes and restaurants. I would return again and recommend to family and friends

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

Thank you for your review. Jude and I are trying very hard to ensure we provide our guests with a quality product and service and therefore we are delighted that you both enjoyed your stay and received value. We look forward to you coming back to stay. More 

sunshine coast
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277 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Being opposite a lovely park with gardens added nicely to the experience. Also enjoyed a lovely walk up Henry street and over the canal and road to a lovely garden area. Thanks roger for your help. Our room was nice but they have plans to make them better organised but as new owners it will take time. Rooms were quiet... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Yes we have re-carpeted eight rooms and painted four this year, along with new air-conditioning in four others, refurbishment is an ongoing process which we are heavily committed to. Blenheim has lovely parks and river walks, and our prime location to them, is a real benefit of staying at the... More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at the Lugano for a business trip I was greeted by a lovely man who said I looked thirsty, he read my mind and promptly retrieved a lovely wee bottle of local Sav Blanc.. (it was delicious) and showed me too my room. It was tidy clean warm and well equipped, I also appreciated the fact they had... More 

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

Hi Dale, it was a pleasure to have you to stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive review, it's very much appreciated. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • 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: RM447 - RM786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, New Zealand - Marlborough
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Family Hotel in Blenheim
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“A room overlooking the park would be a good choice”
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“They all looked pretty good with seperate bedrooms.”
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“Executive Units 8, 8a, 8b upstairs are great for couples and discerning business travellers.”
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