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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Visited again and stayed in Studio for one night. New owners who are very nice and very attentive to needs. Studio very clean and tidy and had everything we needed Bed very comfortable Shower a good size Towels were thick [not like some which are thin and hard] Motel is in excellent central location and you can park your vehicle...

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

Thank you for your vote of confidence, we are trying very hard to deliver a quality product and experience for our guests. As you noted the quality of the towels and bed sheets are best we can get from our suppliers, unlike many motels we try not to cut corners. Our car parking space is fantastic making it very easy...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Good sized rooms and excellent cleanliness. Relief staff were very helpful and went the extra mile to help the stay be positive. Ample full breakfast - seldom seen more offered in a motel!! Bed was comfortable. Sky had some interference but not really a problem. Walking distance to good eateries and city centre.

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

Like you we think our relief managers are great and we appreciate the positive review for the property. The Sky technician has been here today and is arranging to replace one of the junction boxes which is faulty which has caused the picture interference. Look forward to meeting you should you call again.

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Stayed at Lugano for a couple of nights. Very clean, friendly service, centrally located - just across the Seymour Square. Very pleased to have selected this place to stay - would not hesitate to recommend it.

Thank Pepa819
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your time to write a review and also for the recommendation.Like you we are pleased you chose to stay here. Hopefully we will see you again soon

Le Mans, France
Reviewed 20 February 2016

"Lugano" is located in quiet surroundings, facing a nice little parc, close to the town center (no more than 300m). The motel has large rooms which are kept extremely clean by the very friendly and helpful manager and his wife. 2 bikes are at the disposal of guests who want to visit the vinyards. A Countdown is well in walking...

Thank hans-peter k
Lugano_11, Owner at Lugano Motor Lodge, responded to this review

We love recommendations, thank you very much. Having the cleanest rooms we can, is the centre of our goal, and again we are pleased that we were able to provide you with such a positive experience.

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We stayed two nights, The room was quiet and clean and the beds comfortable. The owners were very helpful and attentive. Always ready with a recommendation when asked. The location was central to cafes shops and supermarkets. The wifi signal was strong and always available. We had a two bedroom unit on the second floor

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

Hi Deb, thanks for the review, Jude and I are pleased your stay was great and that the internet worked well, which is obviously a very important part of providing accommodation these days.

Sydney , Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2016

You could not find a more friendly helpful and caring couple . Roger and Judy went over and beyond the call of duty for our stay at Lugarno Motor Lodge. We had a studio and one bedroom apartment for 2 couples. Both were extremely well laid out and comfortable with everything necessary to make your holiday a pleasant experience. The...

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

Naturally we would love to see you return, we love getting to know our guests like you both, and helping to make their stay enjoyable and as memorable as possible. In this instance we are delighted we succeeded. Thank you for the lovely review it is greatly appreciated

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Great location in Blenheim and walking distance to all good restaurants and bars. For the price the only thing that I would say the soap dispenser in the shower was not to the quality of the room. The bed a bit hard but very clean and tidy with plenty of room to relax. A great idea with the tinted windows...

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

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to write the review, Cam. If you prefer a very soft bed, then I understand our beds may have felt firmer than you would prefer. Our biggest complaint is that they are too comfortable. Regarding the soap dispensers, like you I am not convinced they are as stylish as they could...

Camrose, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I are touring New Zealand using the public trains and buses so we need to be mindful of the location of our accommodation. The Lugano is located an easy 12 minute walk from the train/bus depot. Upon our arrival, Roger, one of the very friendly new owners of the motel, greeted us. We soon met the other,...

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

We are delighted that you had a great stay with us and in Blenheim, and made good use of the facilities here. We believe our location, attention to customer service and the quality of the property sets us apart in Blenheim, which the other accommodation providers find hard to match. Thank you for referrals we do appreciate it very much.

Reviewed 7 February 2016

From the warm welcome on arrival to neat, well presented rooms, this is a great value for money venue. Owners Roger & Jude could not have been more friendly, helpful or accommodating throughout my visit. Lugano is located opposite the beautiful Seymour Square Gardens which offer nice views day - or night (the fountain is beautiful at night). It is...

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

Thank you for your very gracious review Michael, we appreciate you taking the time to express your thoughts. It was a delight to have you stay with us, and we would welcome your return any time. Roger & Jude.

Shropshire, UK
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We were only there for one night and it was fine. The location is excellent, and at NZ$155 it is good value. It is clean but all looking a bit tired now. Needs a refresh. Roger, on reception, was extremely helpful and polite.

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

Hattiepops, thank you for your review, we are delighted that you found the location and value to be excellent and our service helpful. The motel in the last eight months underwent an independent and rigorous assessed by Qualmark, which is New Zealand tourism's official quality assurance organisation, as a 4 star plus (max 5 stars) motel. Notwithstanding that assessment, since...

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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: ₹ 6,288 - ₹ 7,649 (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:
#3 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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“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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