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Aspen on King

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#3 of 18 Hotels in Timaru
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Tumby Bay, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2016

First time we had 3 separate units. The second time we were in a family apartment. This proved quite suitable for 5 adults, we were two couples and a single. We had 3 bedrooms all with queen beds and lovely fresh linen, one had an ensuite but there were two other toilets and another bathroom. Good quality toiletries supplied including...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review. We are so happy we were able to accommodate you twice, and that you enjoyed your stay both times – especially in our spacious three bedroom unit. Our New Zealand Manuka Honey based toiletries are always popular with our guests and we are glad you enjoyed them to. We thank you for your praise...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had booked a studio but were upgraded to a one bedroom unit. It was lovely and modern with a large bathroom including a spa bath. Units are off the road so nice and quiet. A bit far to walk into town but there was a fish and chip shop nearby which was extremely busy and did excellent food. We...

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Aspen o, Manager at Aspen on King, responded to this review

Thank you so much Diane for taking the time to write your review. We are glad you found our room lovely and modern! We are slightly further from Restaurants due to our quiet location, but we are glad you were able to find the hidden gem down the road which is Timaru's best fish and chip shop! Next time you...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We stayed here for one night recently. The staff had our unit ready for an early check in to attend a wedding. Great location to stay, friendly staff, modern and a very clean place to stay. We would return if we were to stay in Timaru again and the tariff was so reasonable.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The room was superb (2 rooms in fact) - a living area with fully functional kitchen for self catering plus 2 reclining leather armchairs plus a table and chairs for dining etc. Good bedroom with large comfy bed (TV's in both rooms) plus excellent shower. Not particularly preposessing from the outside and parking "tight" - however no real complaint with...

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Southport, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This was one of the cheapest stays I had while I was away so was a bit worried what I was going to be walking in to but was happily surprised. Had booked a large room as was 4 of us but it actually slept 8. We had 3 large bedrooms with 2 bathrooms and 2 separate toilets, one of...

Thank PhilHolt19
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This motel was alright but for me it was very unsatisfactory in the bathroom. The way the shower is located is very difficult to access . The shower entrance is raised up off the ground requiring the guest to take a massive step up into the shower. I was not able to do this no matter how hard I tried...

1Thank Sally L
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit with our son. The living area/kitchen space was spacious. The 'master' bedroom (with queensize bed) was a bit tight - we had to put our suitcase in the second bedroom which had 2 single beds. But that is my only negative. The owners were friendly to deal with. The location is handy to...

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The accommodation was adequate for our needs with two separate bedrooms. The shower was a bit strange but we did get it working. Unfortunately the sliding door didn't lock so we ended up putting the couch against the door overnight.

1Thank Graham L
Reviewed 14 December 2015

This was a huge suite on the ground floor which is always nice. Plenty of room to sleep, dine and sit. Nice bathroom. Exceptionally clean. Just a shame the restaurant was closed and we ended up with a '9/11' meal as it was too far to walk for food.

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2015

My wife and myself have just returned from a 16 day vacation in NZ. We drove from Christchurch to Dunedin during this holiday and broke the journey up with a night in Timaru. The place has everything you want and more with the hosts only too eager to assist with whatever you needed. The room was great with everything you...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Aspen on King

Address: 51 King Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: RM406 - RM504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aspen on King 4.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Choose room away from stairs if you prefer privacy”
amanda00013, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms mean u don't have to carry your luggage upstairs and rooms at the back of the property are away from the road.”
jloPerth, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Has free WiFi”
NowMoreWellTravelled, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would be great based on my experience”
dee-em, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“all rooms seem to be off the street”
  • Pots and pans plus stove and microwave oven.
  • Kitchen view.
  • Recycling bins - way to go Aspen and Timaru!
  • Complimentary coffee/tea and a plunger.
  • Toaster plus various utensils in the kitchen.
  • Lounge room + kitchenette.
  • Kitchen comes well equipped.
  • Lounge room and its small table and chairs.
eevis77, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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US$84* /night
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