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    Aotea Motor Lodge

    390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “motor lodge” (38 reviews)
    “big bed” (3 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
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    Dry Cleaning
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    Siena Motor Lodge
    243 reviews
    #1 of 26 hotels in Whanganui
     
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    Reviewed 19 January 2016

    Excellent accommodation - the best motel we have ever stayed at in the world (and we've been to a few places). Very comfy, very clean, very modern, can't say enough regarding this luxurious motel. Unfortunately we won't be visiting Wanganui again but if we did...More

    Thank Craig W
    Reviewed 14 January 2016

    Spotlessly clean and quiet. Nice check-in experience. The bed was wonderfully comfortable. We weren't too keen on the huge bath in the room - mind you if you had a snorer the bath was big enough to sleep in! It seemed redundant and not very...More

    Thank 435lynw
    Reviewed 29 December 2015

    We recently spent 2 nights at the Aotea motor lodge. We were pleasantly surprised at the size and modern decor of our unit. Very clean and fully equipped including free wifi. Our unit also had a fully covered outside dining area with a view of...More

    Thank Ron L
    Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

    We stayed for 2 nights at this motor lodge and we were most impressed by both the standard of our accommodation and the level of service provided by the hosts and staff. Our room was immaculate and clean. The double spa bath was a most...More

    Thank Marque01
    Reviewed 22 December 2015

    Quite a surprising little place, was expecting a run down motel, the rooms were actually quite nice, very nice beds and services, the wifi is good and fast. Might be a little far down the road for some people, but it's only about a 15...More

    Thank Cameron E
    Siena Motor Lodge
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$136 - US$147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
    • #3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
    • #5 Business Hotel in Whanganui
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 28
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
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    "Don't book in advance it seems to make no difference"
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    "Choose a room on the ground floor with large Spa Bath"
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    "Great view from upstairs room 18 on a nice day. Quiet as further off the road. Lovely separate bathroom and..."
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    "Ask for a back room away from street"
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