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london
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stay here just after new year What an amazing place the owners are just so kind and helpful couldn't do enough for you . Swimming pool , spa , barbecue Out door seating it had it all. The apartment where big well-equipped and extremely clean. Kitchen was well equipped with fridge and cooking utensils. Would definitely recommend this to...

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderfully set motel just 5 mins walk from the i-site in the centre of town but in its own quiet gardens. The hosts bent over backwards to facilitate our stay - car could be left on site whilst we did the trek and they put valuables in their safe. Very comfortable apartment with a view over the lawn and...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returning customer who finds this motel the cleanest, nicest, home away from home we have ever stayed in. Lisa and Alan are amazing hosts. Always ready for any info you are after and always available to stop and have a natter with you. Lovely, awesome, fantastic

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is our 4th holiday at the Equestrian Motel and has been perfect yet again.Clean,spacious modern rooms and now with air conditioning,Free 1GB internet per day & full Sky including all movie & sports channels.The rooms are also serviced everyday if you wish. The location is off the main road so is very quiet with lovely gardens,pool setting and plenty...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had three days exploring the Abel Tasman National Park and wanted a base close to town to do it from. The Equestrian lodge was perfect for the job. Modern, clean, well equipped, walking distance to a supermarket and the pool! The owner was fantastic and clearly cares about his place and his guests. We were there with our 12...

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Thank ge0ffl62
AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

That's really kind of you. I told Lisa that I was fantastic but she thought I was talking rubbish again! We're pleased you can see that we genuinely care about our guests, we think it makes all the difference between a good stay and a great stay. Thank you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a three night stay at the Equestrian Lodge Motel and I loved it there, the ginormous garden and beautifully kept grounds were the highlight, and the pool was very good too. The room itself was good, but nothing particularly spectacular, but still very nice. The WiFi was limited to 1GB per person per day, and was of pretty...

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for taking time to leave a review :-)

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do a lot of TA research before making overseas accommodation bookings and Equestrian Lodge fully met all of my high expectations. Very pleasant and helpful owner managers, well kept spacious grounds, no highway traffic noise and a very clean and modern room. The town is an excellent base for exploring the top end of the North Island and a...

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Well that just about covers everything - thank you very much! :-)

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Equestrian was a welcome change from some of the places we stayed in NZ. The property has been very well maintained and Alan was very nice in showing us where everything was. The laundry room onsite was clean and a nice convenience. When we checked out we had a kayaking day trip planned and the Equestrian allowed us to...

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Leaving luggage and valuables with us while you are away before moving on is no problem. Quite a few of our guests take the opportunity to store their belongings with us :-)

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved staying at the Equestrian. Alan and Lisa are wonderful hosts - friendly, helpful, accommodating. We booked two stays - a one night, then a 3 night. During our time away, they offered to store our luggage (we were going on a 2 night sea kayaking trip). The location of the motel is excellent - tucked away from downtown...

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Thanks Millie, it was great having you stay with us. We're glad you liked the 'delivery' of the chocolates and mince pies on Christmas Day! Don't leave it so long before you come back to Motueka! :-)

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PROS: Location is great, just off main strip (walk-able); grounds are beautiful, spacious and relaxing; room was modern, clean, and well equipped. BIG windows out to patio which was great sitting area and over-looked the grounds/courtyard (which is large grassy area with pool, bbq, trees). Owners were very friendly and helpful. CONS: none TIP: If you have dinner and wine...

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AlanLisaOwners, Owner at Equestrian Lodge Motel, responded to this review

Yes, many of our guests love sitting outside on the patio enjoying a glass of wine and the gardens. We're pleased you made the most of this and hopefully you'll come and relax with us again sometime :-)

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax and unwind in our peaceful oasis just 5 minutes short stroll from Motueka high street. Our 15 ground floor units open out to our 2 acres of landscaped gardens. There is plenty of off-street parking for cars, boats and trailers. BBQ, dine or picnic in the shade of trees and sun umbrellas. Our facilities include children’s play area, solar heated swimming pool (seasonal) and private spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Equestrian Lodge Motel

Address: 2 Avalon Court | Off Tudor Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Price Range: RM436 - RM1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Equestrian Lodge Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Equestrian Hotel Motueka
Equestrian Motel Motueka
Equestrian Lodge Motel Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
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“all rooms are lovely but if you are looking for quite I would suggest the ones along the back”
 of 5 bubbles dophinblues, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1 bedroom can sleep 3 people; the bedroom has a queen bed and a real single bed is in the living room. This is also not the sofa/couch.”
 of 5 bubbles workingmom919, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Accessibility to town centre, clean, friendly and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles abderr2016, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have patio and plenty of parking”
 of 5 bubbles elonap337, 15 Dec 2016 | Read review
“They all look good”
 of 5 bubbles JohnS1935, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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