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Porirua, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Lets starts with the spacious double spa bath, what a treat for the grandchildren, This is what having a holiday is all about. Heat pumps were a plus due to a real bad cold snap. Asked for a room change, so down the site we went to more nice beds and sheets

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Mount Isa, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Discussing customer service from this Motor Lodge. We were locked out of our room on our wedding night as card key failed to work. No staff were on site to let us in and we had to ring a after hours number. This was a issue for a start as we had no credit on our phone. When we did...

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Alaina T, Owner at Aotea Motor Lodge, responded to this review

This response is a follow up to the rude emails, abusive calls and social media attack Jackie has embarked on. The team feel there is nothing to gain by engaging further with her and we wish the newly weds a happy future.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Well positioned, very clean and tidy, large spa in each room, very comfortable. 3 supermarkets within a few metres, service station alongside. Sited in the main sreet, but at the quietest end. A drive up the Whanganui River is worh the effort.

Thank John A
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Aotea Motor Lodge has a good reputation and it’s easy to see why when you stay there. Yes it’s a motor lodge, but the rooms are very sophisticated, spacious and clean. We had a room with a spa in the main room near the bed and it was easily big enough for 2 people. It had pillows at one end...

1Thank BobSt23
Reviewed 28 March 2015

We had a room at the back so no trouble with road noise. It was a huge room, beautifully furnished with a double spa bath by the bed. As we were in late we didn't get to use it. Maybe next time. It was a little bit of a walk into town for dinner, so we got a taxi back....

Thank jubyMelbourne
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night. In my booking I requested a room at the back, which were recommended by TripAdvisor reviews to be much quieter. On arrival, we were given room 1, which is right at the front & the closest to the road. I talked to the lady about TripAdvisor & my request for a room at the back, but...

Thank amaanda
Wellington New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2015

I have stayed in many of the accommodation options and this is the best for comfort and service. Modern bonfire able rooms, though the oddity of a spa bath in the suite area rather than the bathroom always gives me a laugh! The larger units offer space and quiet at the back. It's handy to a good breakfast and lunch...

Thank Thorndon
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2015

This is a great property, the units are modern and extremely well appointed with a large double spa bath. The back units are far enough off the road not to be noisy. Unfortunately for me that did not help when the people staying above me decided to have a loud party until 1.45am in the morning. Whilst this is not...

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Absolutely spotless and in easy walking distance of everything in town. The Studio room was huge and had good seating space too.Quiet area and very well insulated for a great nights sleep. Very good TV and channels for excellent entertainment. Newspaper delivered every morning and kitchen to make basic meals if required very good for breakfast with supermarket next door....

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We only stayed the one night but would have loved to stayed more. We have stayed at motels and hotels with spa baths in but this one looked the cream of the crop. Plenty of room for two people to stretch out, each with their own headrests. We didn't get to use the spa bath as we had a very...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Luxury 5 star central city Wanganui accommodation including free wifi, spa baths, LCD Sky Tv and corporate rates available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aotea Motor Lodge

Address: 390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: ₹ 8,418 - ₹ 9,055 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Aotea Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Whanganui
#3 Luxury Hotel in Whanganui
#5 Business Hotel in Whanganui
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“Choose a room on the ground floor with large Spa Bath”
ronbbell, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great view from upstairs room 18 on a nice day. Quiet as further off the road. Lovely separate bathroom and spa.”
AnnaFrancescaB_12, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a back room away from street”
MRGuiliani, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
“we had 125 - in a corner/low level. If you like light rooms as for one on the opposite side to 125”
435lynw, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Do not get unit 17 ..18..19. Around the vback of the motel cold and dark. xo”
LAURANIC287, 7 Dec 2015 | Read review
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