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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here following the second leg of our Great Taste Cycling Trail. Friendly owners who helped us with our luggage and bikes. Spacious unit, clean and comfortable. Minutes walk away from some nice casual dining places in Motueka.

Thank AnnemarieKatrien
Port Macquarie, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights with a tour group. A car accident blacked out the power just after we arrived and with our washing in the machine. Manager kindly looked after it for us and it was returned to our room next day while we were out. Much appreciated. Room was large and very clean. No restaurant so breakfast is...

Thank Jeff S
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the lodge for 3 nights in January. We found the place to be clean, spacious and in a good location. Lyn and Ian were also most helpful when providing us with ideas on what and where to go. This really was a lovely place and a relatively close distance to the Able Tasman National Park.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We had a large room which was really nice. It's super clean and tidy. Located just on the edge of town but in close to the supermarket and places to eat. We stayed here before we went kayaking in the Abel Tasman National park so it's only a short distance by car from Marahau and most of the activities will...

Thank Eugene P
Paphos District, Cyprus
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This motel is very clean and modern and one of the best we have stayed in, on our journey around the South Island. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The Wi Fi was very strong, everything about this motel was at a very high standard.

Thank Michael H
Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you Michael for taking the time to write a review, thank you for the compliments. It is lovely having you and your wife stay here, hope to see you again in the future. Lyn

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. This was not my first stay, as I stayed here for three or four days, a few years ago. I was surprised at how old and worn it looked in comparison with my earlier stay. The place meets one's needs, in that it provides a roof, bed and all the basics one would look for....

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Unfortunately as time goes by things wear out and get worn out, especially when in constant use. We have only been running the motel for 4 months and our plan is to update some of the worn out furniture and fixtures and fittings. The rooms do get decorated constantly during the winter months when it is quieter. The town has...

Reviewed 15 January 2017

We stayed here for 3 nights. Very friendly and helpful owners who take pride in the way the units are presented. Really clean unit that's well equipped and has a good comfortable bed and clean bathroom. Would happily stay here again in the future.

Thank Jane O
Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to place a review on Trip Adviser. Look forward to seeing you again in the future. Lyn

Orange, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were looking for the best motel in Motueka, close to the shops and restaurants which would accommodate the family and this was the perfect choice. The staff were so welcoming and helpful! The one bedroom apartment with courtyard was great for two adults and two kids. The kids and adults had seperate TV's to relax at the end of...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Nautilus Lodge Motel, thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to give us a review. Hopefully see you again in the future. Lyn

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here - we stayed for 3 nights. Motel room was spacious, with a lovely bathroom and decent shower! There was a big balcony with seating, and also seating inside which we used for eating at. There is a gas BBQ available, and the owners provide the equipment (tongs etc) to use it which was great!...

Thank Sjb-popcorn
Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and for your complimentary comments. Much appreciated. Hopefully you will be able to visit again sometime. Lyn

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We had one night stay before our Able Tasman trek. It was centrally located in Motueka and was in walking distance to supermarkets, cafes and bars. We were greeted by friendly owners and had a very clean spacious room which we shared with our son. He loved the Sky TV channels. My husband loved the cooking facilities. I love the...

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our motel and for your complimentary comments. Much appreciated. Hopefully see you again in the not too distant future. Lyn

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern,spacious fully air conditioned complex located adjacent to Motueka's cafe's, restaurants and shopping. Beautifully appointed Studio, Superior and 1 Bedroom Spa Bath Units, all with private sunny balconies or courtyards. 400 Megabytes of free wifi each day of your stay. SKY Guest Select - 50+ Channels of Sport Entertainment and News. LED TV's and DVD players in all Units with complimentary DVD's in reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nautilus Lodge Motel

Address: 67 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: RM418 - RM608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Nautilus Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Probably best to ask for unit away from main street if you want peace and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles AnnemarieKatrien, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is great. we stayed in Room 9 our first night and after a week tramping came back to Room 12.”
 of 5 bubbles Carrie2E, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room 4 had a separate bedroom plus an extra bed in the lounge for a child (or snorer!)”
 of 5 bubbles Qual-65, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“As far away from the main road as possible. Ground floor with a patio is good.”
 of 5 bubbles JulietF891, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms double glazed with heat pumps, so all warm and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 479gavinw, 24 May 2015 | Read review
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