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Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Wonderful stay at the Nautilus Lodge . Rooms are lovely, much more modern than many motels, very clean, friendly and helpful owners. Well located for town. Balconies on upper floor. Very nice heated bathrooms.

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

That was very nice of you - thank you. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that we might see you again in the future. Stephen & Lorraine

Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Great place to stay which is close to town and easy walking distance to the shops and restaurants. Very modern clean and large rooms. Has off street parking which I always appreciate. Will stay here next time I am in Motueka.

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

Thats good to hear, we look forward to seeing you next time and thank you for taking the time to place a review. Stephen & Lorraine

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

If you want comfortable spacious modern attractive quiet accommodation within easy walking distance to the delights of fo the Motueka township then the Nautilis is for you. Warm helpful English owners. We really appreciated having a luggage rack each for our bags. A rare feature nowadays.

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

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the wonderful review. Stephen & Lorraine

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Stayed here in Jan2015. It was very high quality and absolutely spotless. Would recommend to anyone. The owners were extremely nice people and very helpful. Ideal for visiting the Abel Tasman track which is about 10Km down the road at Maharau. Rooms are very well appointed.

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

Thank you. The new carpets and air conditioning have really made a difference to our units. Glad that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for taking the time to post a review. Stephen & Lorraine

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Two day stay here having been recommended it by my sister who had visited last year. Warmly welcomed by a lad from Derbyshire just down the road from us. Gave us some good advice on eating out and of the boat trips out from Kaiteriteri. Excellent spacious and comfortable room on the 1st floor. A little bit pricier than some...

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

So pleased that your sisters recommendation paid off and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the review and please thank your sister for recommending us. Stephen & Lorraine

Reviewed 24 March 2015

We spent 2 nights there. Stephen was very warm and inviting- taking care of any needs. I forgot my ipad charger at a previous hotel and he readily offered to provide a replacement that he had available. When asked about the sea shuttle to Abel Tasman, he called for us, (without our asking) and personally came to our room to...

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

Thank you for the great review. We now supply free "unlimited" WiFi for our guests so hopefully that should cure the photo problem. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to maybe see you again in the future. Stephen & Lorraine

Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Visited from the US with daughters on two separate days while kayaking and hiking the Abel Tasman Coastal Track. Had the same room both nights--the place is exceptionally clean and the owners were cheerful and very helpful, including assisting with our laundry. What you see in the pictures on their web site is what you get.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Stephen & Lorraine

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Very friendly welcome.Thank you for helping us plan and book a memorable day in Abel Tasman with your local knowledge. Motel room was excellent, comfortable spacious bed, quiet, TV with all the Sky Channels, clean, nicely decorated.

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

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Stephen & Lorraine

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 31 January 2015

It was very difficult to find hotel rooms in Abel Tasman area at this moment of the year, and we found by chance the Nautilus. It was certainly one of the best we had during our 3 weeks trip in NZ. Rooms are extremely comfortable and very clean. They are extermely well equipped and very spacious. Towels and sheets smell...

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

What a fantastic review you gave us - thank you so much. Stephen & Lorraine

USA
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Room was excellent - clean and attractive. Plenty of space for two. I don't think this place is new, but the room looked new. Nice sitting on the balcony with take away. Just a couple blocks from downtown, so easy walk to stores and dining. Approximately 20 minutes from the tour boats for Abel Tasman.

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

Thank you. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and maybe, we'll see you agin another time. Stephen & Lorraine

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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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: RM434 - RM599 (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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