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Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Great motel for overnight stay on long drive from Christchurch to Mount Cook. Clean, spacious, comfortable motel room. Very reasonable priced and friendly, welcoming owner. Gave us a great recommendation for food - The Red Stag for our evening meal and the Fairlie bakery for supplies for our onward journey. Would definitely stay again.

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Thank jeanandjohn2015
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Quiet stopover on a long journey. Units spacious and clean and although evidence of the age of the building, updates have been done as well as possible. Found vacancy on agency apparent ' last unit' and tried contacting motel directly. After leaving message and waiting for call back, which never came, finally booked on agents site in case no vacancy...

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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

A very friendly welcome from our host and we were shown our immaculately clean unit which was well equipped, especially the kitchen. Fairlie is a great base for exploring the local lakes and mountains, we would rather stay here than at Lake Tekapo which is overpriced and can get over-run by tour buses and large groups.

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Thank Theshawsontour
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had booked this hotel as a stopover on our long drive from Mt Cook to Christchurch. Suffice to say, it just serves its purpose as a motor-hotel of sorts. The suite is spacious, furniture was slightly old, the kitchen is well-equipped, but for the bathroom, because of the proximity of the suites to Mother Nature, we would once in...

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Thank Rachel L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

We were greeted with a friendly hello and given our key. Although the rooms are a bit dated everything was so very clean.Bedrooms and lounge area spacious. kitchen had everything u needed also had a cooktop.Bathroom was great Parking just outside door.Good wifi.The host was so very nice.Extra bonus my wife got to help feed the lambs on the property...

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Thank Shane S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had a very comfortable night here at the Aorangi motel. The room was clean, warm and well appointed. We had a bit of trouble with the toaster not working in the morning, but otherwise all was very good. I would highly recommend it.

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Thank Kylie S
Otago Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 July 2015

First overnight stay in Fairlie and what a fantastic friendly warm reception. Room a bit dated but for a small town like Fairlie it's exceptionally good. Well kept neat place, heating was on in room which made it nice and cosy on a cold winter day. Well organised at office when we booked in, the free wifi code was ready...

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Thank TinVet
Waikanae, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 July 2015

great place for skiers! Plenty of room and heat...recommend A++++underfloor heating was a bonus and we cooked evening meal plus breaky...well done Aorango would gladly revisit. Although Mt Dobson was closed for us we moved onto Ohau ,and this is just a short trip. Was - 10 or so when we stayed but we did not have a heat problem...great...

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Thank NZgoldcoast
Owensboro, Kentucky
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The rooms are clean and tidy and there is good parking. The lady that checked us in was very pleasant and the wireless internet was free and worked good. If there is any negative, the rooms were cold and only had little heaters. We left them on which helped, but it was mid winter. The rooms were quite expensive, but...

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Thank Catfish85U
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Usually we stay in Lake Tekapo but couldn't this time. We decided to try Fairlie and travel to the Hot Pools. We won't stay in Lake Takapo again after staying here. Only half an hour drive and so very convenient and less expensive. We had a studio room and it was clean, very warm and everyything that we needed was...

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

Additional Information about Aorangi Motel

Address: 26 Denmark Street, Fairlie 7925, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
Price Range: RM350 - RM483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aorangi Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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“If all rooms are as good as ours you could choose any room.”
 of 5 bubbles Rayre1, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 5 & 6 have laundry in between them. Room 1 is the room closest to the road. All units are identical as far as I can tell.”
 of 5 bubbles LoveubudMelbourne, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We were in room 7. There were no problems with noise, either from the road or other units.”
 of 5 bubbles Narnee, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Small motel, so all would be good”
 of 5 bubbles ATeam2013, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles vtipping, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
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