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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

At the best this should have been advertised as a very Budget Backpacker Accommodation! Very musty smell that we had to endure over the 2 days ! Extremely dated and worn interior. Mould on broken cutains and broken dirty venetions. Very old couch and 2 chairs worn and uncomfortable. Dated wall paper ripped off walls..Nails/Screws in walls where pictures used...

Thank Maureen A
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2015

friendly staff....this place is so central. Ok....so step back into the 1970's....but who cares. Nice place to stay. Close to Fusion ...nice restaurant. But if you want to try Speights or The Oxford...both the other end of town - go for a walk. Oh...try Custom House for a meal....nice.

Thank Martin F
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We intentionally stay here when visiting or passing through Timaru. An older world place but with space to move and configured so differently from the motel' boxes' around. Well equipped , clean and tidy. Efficient host. Parking is a little on the short side and you need to park carefully!

Thank Murray F
Summerland, California
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Although clean and a great view, it is an awful location given the heavily trafficked commercial harbor/seaport. Nothing for tourists except excruciating noisy and bright lit nights, from the harbor, the bypass and the highway. No sleep... not even ear plugs provided. Even though 'modestly' priced by some, it is not worth staying there.

Thank Juvenescenttraveler
Reviewed 5 December 2014

The best thing about the Seabreeze is its location, looking out over the harbor, quite close to a number of restaurants and pubs and a short walk to the center of town. Otherwise, there is little to recommend it, apart from the modest price of the rooms. It’s the kind of motel where you are asked to pay your bill...

Thank Ozday
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 July 2014

No wardrobes,pink kitchen cupboards, 1960s brown Lino,smells,dirty old lounge suite,mould on wall. Sorry but this disgusting, owner needs to smartin up in appearance,not inviting,just like the rooms all a bit tired.

Thank Creativedesigns
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

Booked for one night but ended up staying two. Lovely view from upstairs unit. A bit dated but lovely and comfortable, clean and with kitchen. Easy walk to shops, cafes, restaurants, beach etc. Great value for money.

Thank Barbara C
South Island
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We stayed on one night in a downstairs unit. Unit was very clean and tidy. A little dated but we were not worried especially at the good price for two people and especially in Timaru. Great location just leave your car in the car park and walk to town centre or down into Caroline Bay. For the more mature there...

Thank abdnz
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2014

A popular and handy location, only a short walk to the main street. Booking in was not a problem using their freephone. We asked for a quiet room away from the railway line. As it turned out, our spacious room on the upper level had a great view over Caroline Bay. There is sufficient car parking on the premises. The...

1Thank jaspah4582
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

The location is great as far as Timaru goes, but this place is out of the 70s! Maybe even earlier. Sometimes vintage can be quirky if done right, but this is NOT done right! The beds (thank heavens) are the only things in this place that have been changed in 40 odd years. The smell of our room was quite...

Thank charmmaa

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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Laundry Service

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Address: 28 The Bay Hill, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Number of rooms: 12
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“Just a very down to earth nice place to stay....and cheap. But nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 342martinf, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs for a view of the Bay”
 of 5 bubbles MurrayF_11, 21 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Some upstairs rooms have a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles Ozday, 4 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Come on motel ,hotels inspectors offer me a job to get some of these hotels up to standard. Having stayed in 7 hotel or motels in the past 3 weeks it's not a good look.”
 of 5 bubbles Creativedesigns, 1 Jul 2014 | Read review
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