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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights with business in a one bedroom apartment shared with a colleague. Upstairs a queen bed and single bed and downstairs 2 singles tucked under the stairs. Everything was clean but a little tired looking, but generally no complaints. 20 mins walk into town to work each morning was nice though it was along a... More 

Thank Jill S
Red Deer, Canada
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149 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We spent three days in this motel and enjoyed our home away from home. The owners are very pleasant and willing to help with anything. The pool and courtyard are meticulous and though the rooms are a bit dated, are comfortable and roomy. Free wifi included.

Thank Janine P
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights as the Mr had a couple of business engagements. Lovely room, clean and spacious. We ordered breakfast which was delivered to our door - hot and yummy. Would definitely recommend

Thank AngeWilliam
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61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Never stayed at the Valdez before so this was a 1st. On arrival the manager was very welcoming and helpful. I booked a double room that a had a spare single bed. The room was large and spacious. We had free wi-fi, a bonus! The rooms were extremely clean and had everything you needed. We only slept in the room... More 

Thank Ann-marie D
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We've stayed at the Valdez many times over many years. It is always reliably clean and comfortable to stay at. As the units are set back from the road it is also very quiet. I hope one day they will let people with small dogs stay, as we now go elsewhere as our dog nearly always travels with us.

Thank Jane L
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This place is highly recommended. The motel is clean, spacious and comfortable. The motel is 3 minutes drive from the town centre. The staff is friendly. The room has a stove top and a spa, but the price is affordable.

Thank Hao W
Whitianga, New Zealand
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This motor lodge is the cleanest we have ever stayed in. We were made very welcome, just walked in without previously booking. The room was large, and very warm with a heat pump. Comfortable bed. Only negative was the shower is over a bath, and a bit of a struggle when you are older. Really quiet.

Thank Soloshena
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I travel for business and have stayed a number of times at this motel. The rooms are quiet as the complex is set back from the main road. Plenty of room in the studio units. Hosts are helpful and pleasent to deal with. Continental breakfast is reasonable.

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Thank 447steve046
New Zealand
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Clean, tidy establishment, with friendly staff. I'm a business traveller, and all I'm looking for when I stay somewhere is essentially a place to rest. I'm always after a place that is clean, tidy, and quiet so I can get that rest, and the Valdez ticked those boxes. Not a place personally I'd stay if I were on holiday, but... More 

Thank millymollynz
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59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Whilst the motel is comfortable, spacious & clean we did find it lacking in a few areas. The garbage bin near our room was stinking, we did move it but it was moved back next morning. Bathroom is a bit dated. We did feel it was overpriced considering the location. WiFi was hit & miss. As a suggestion, could you... More 

Thank LittleJourney

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Valdez Motor Lodge

Address: 1107 Karamu Road North, Hastings, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
Price Range: ₹ 6,614 - ₹ 8,387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Valdez Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 25
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“I was in room 26, very large and had a disabled bathroom. Patio for a garden”
 of 5 bubbles 531annmaried, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Request a room away from the garbage bins!”
 of 5 bubbles LittleJourney, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Single rooms are slightly nicer than the apartments”
 of 5 bubbles L2122XCsimonr, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Units good for families”
 of 5 bubbles MeletaB, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Has big rooms for families”
 of 5 bubbles steve1234749, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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