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Lugano Motor Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Beautifully clean spacious modern one bedroom unit with all you would ever want. We stayed two nights and so handy to restaurants shops café bars and the gardens right across the road. The owners were so welcoming friendly and helpful and went well beyond their call of duty. We will be back next time we visit Blenheim. Thank you for...

Thank Colleen B
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Than you Colleen for taking the time to write such a lovely review. Judy and I really appreciate your kind comments and for choosing to stay with us. We are also delighted that you loved our location, which is easily the best in Blenheim.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Apsolutly loved my stay here. Excellent location with great views. The room itself was faultless ,very stylish design and loved the spa bath. The bed was very comfortable and the room was quiet (even though it was a on a main road) so well insulated that i didn't need the heat pump. The manager was so friendly and i felt...

Thank Vanessa W
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Vanessa, thank you very much for taking time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and the positive things you have written. Regarding the body moisturizer we have just had our suppliers demonstrate a new product which we intend to trial that would hopefully address that need. Regarding the 52 Sky Channel selection offering...

Thames, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Our tour party had booked this motel some 6 months prior to Easter with the old owners. They were more than helpful during the booking process and the terms offered were cancellations 24 hours prior wouldn't incur any penalties. 5 weeks prior to when we were staying I emailed and informed them that we now only required 11 out of...

1Thank milkt12
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

First of all you didn't stay at all with us. There are always two sides to the same story. Your booking was made May 2015 when the room our pricing quote was accepted. Feb 2016, 1 month prior to your Easter arrival, you provided an Excel spreadsheet with multiple room changes including cancellations and night reductions. My so-called terse reply...

Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Great location - close to restaurants bars and leisure centre and able to walk. Very friendly and helpful owners willing to share information and things to do while visiting. Friendly cleaning staff. Great facilities for those wanting to organise their own meals. Tidy and clean. Appreciated the 2nd TV in the bedroom. Comfy beds and lounge facilities. Large bathroom. The...

Thank Tazy45
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

The musty smell is actually the new carpet smell, as the carpet was only laid two weeks ago, our apologies we should have let you know. Great that you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment spacious, comfortable and clean. Thank you for taking the time to write the review.

Karaka New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Stayed there for 2 nights as we were in town for a wedding. Roger the manager was extremely friendly and very helpful. Units were to a high standard and very clean. We were overall very impressed and the next time we are in Blenheim we will definitely be staying there.

Thank Steve278
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write the review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Blenheim and at the Lugano. We are trying very hard to provide a quality product and a total package that improves our guests' experience. Judy and I look forward to your return sometime soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2016

We found the owners Roger and Judy to be wonderful hosts. We stayed there for the weekend of the Grape Ride The rooms were spotless, comfortable and ideal for our family. Our bikes were safely stored in Rogers garage. This is a great place to base yourself. If you need anything Roger and Judy are more than happy to help....

Thank Piltcher
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Words can not express how delighted Judy and I felt when we heard the good news that a full recovery was expected. Hopefully, we will see you soon, and if not then next year at the Grape Ride. Thank you for letting us know and also for for taking the time to write the review, Roger & Judy

Wirral, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We stayed here for two nights after travelling on the coastal train from Christchurch on our way to Nelson. The motel is situated in the centre of town with easy access to the station and shops. The motel is spotlessly clean and very well equipped and very comfortable rooms. Roger was extremely helpful and made us feel very welcome. We...

Thank davidesau
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We strive to give every one of our guests a positive experience and are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and in Blenheim. Thank you for the recommendation and also for taking the time to write a review.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Booked and stayed 3 nights at this motel as I was competing in the UCI cycling qualifying event at the Graperide. It was in a good location, clean and tidy. However after the first night I was asked by a person who didn’t introduce himself(I now understand him to be Roger the owner)if I had kept my bike in our...

5Thank BianchiNZ
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Since purchasing this business four months ago my wife and I continue to learn a lot about expectations of guests relating to the hospitality trade, and as a result we have instigated a number of steps to improve and refine how we go about running this business. The previous owners did not allow bicycles to be kept in the motel...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed one night and the Manager was extremely helpful. The rooms have plenty of room and the Motor Lodge is located right in town with an easy walk to shops and restaurants. Originally we were by passing Blenheim but decided to do a wine tour and read reports about the Lugano and decided we would stay there..it was a...

Thank Ray P
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, it was a pleasure to have you stay, and we appreciate that you decided to stay with us.

Bawtry, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Stayed for one night at the beginning of March. My wife and I really enjoyed our stay here. Roger was extremely helpful with suggestions and recommendations for places to visit and eat. The accommodation was spotless and very well appointed, the air con was very welcome. The location of the motel is excellent being in walking distance of the town...

Thank Kim G
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your desired standard. We agree air-conditioning is now almost a necessity in Blenheim during the summer and autumn months.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Well priced luxury accommodation in Central Blenheim, overlooking the lovely Seymour Gardens. The Lugano Motor Lodge is just a 2 minute walk to Blenheim's cafes, shops, restaurants and conference centre. Unlimited Free WiFi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lugano Motor Lodge

Address: 91 High Street, Blenheim, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: ₹ 6,163 - ₹ 7,331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lugano Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Lugano Hotel Blenheim
Lugano Motor Lodge Blenheim, Marlborough
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Blenheim
#3 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Family Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Business Hotel in Blenheim
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“We stayed in room 6, and slept like babies.”
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“You would be delighted with any room.”
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“Double glazing allows complete privacy when you need it and air conditioning is available in all units.”
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“in the middle of the complex”
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“Upstairs has lovely balcony to sit out and look at Park Gardens and Xmas lights at present”
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