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Catlins Area Motel

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a pleasant experience - everything was immaculate! The windows were sooo clean, it was such a pleasure to come back to each day. I would highly recommend these motels, everything was provided, the free wifi was a bonus and is within walking distance of 4 square supermarket and cafes and hotel. The heating was instant if needed...

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Eastbourne
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed here for one night and found it a lovely spot. People were helpful and the accommodation typical motel really. The building is a little dated but is absolutely fine. There is all the facilities you could want and even a hose to clean off the car, useful after those gravel roads. The area the motel is in is quiet,...

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Thank Eastbourneoops
Christchurch
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Our family found the two units we had to be spacious and very clean and tidy. The owner was very accommodating and the children enjoyed the cat that seems to be a fixture. The units are easy walking distance from the small town centre and in a quiet location. The township itself is a bit of a step back in...

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1Thank Jane7674
New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great value for money and in a handy spot. Looked to be the best motel in Owaka. Beds were comfy, unit was spacious with seperate toilet and bathroom, and kitchen well equipped. Would recommend as a good spot to explore the Catlins from.

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1Thank VivNewZealand
Dundas, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Not far from town and grocery store. Very clean...lots of room..spacious..good wifi..bbq..cooktop..dishwasher..the shower was a little iffy at times with pressure but that could be volume of use. Beds r soft for us ...though seems to be the norm over nz...but it would not.keep me from here...host seemed very busy did not get a chance to talk to her much...nice...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Party of four stayed in 1 bedroom unit. Well designed as bedroom had seperate access to bathroom and separate toilet. Friendly owner- very clean and tidy- good wifi. Pleasant setting for a motel. Would happily stay again

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1Thank Don L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We needed some comfort and ease to get out of the weather after two days camping and this places was perfect. Very clean (my partner is a cleaner and she was very impressed) The self contained kitchen was very handy, great shower pressure and the rooms were very spacious. service was great and easy, we didnt have a booking and...

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The unit was immaculate and because of the cold weather, the staff member had put on the heater for us.Very thoughtful. It is very good value for money. Friendly helpful staff. Well placed for exploring the Catlins Coast. Has a nie garden area.

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Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Paid $90 for a nice sized room. Well equipped kitchen and separate bedroom. Was shown to room by friendly lady and also given info about area plus map which was great. Very quiet, very clean, highly recommended!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Friendly helpful reception. The layout of the unit was really excellent. The kitchen facilities were very good, there was plenty of extra bedding and it was clean and comfortable. Undercover parking, lovely gardens and friendly cat, which was a bonus as I was missing my cat. Would definitely stay there again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Catlins Area Motel

Address: 35 Ryley Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
Price Range: ₹ 4,760 - ₹ 4,953 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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