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The Lakes Motel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Wollongong
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The room is comfortable with plenty of space. The bathroom is a decent size with a spa bath (we thought it was broken but found the power on button too late - it's near the power outlet near the bathroom mirror!

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Jennie, Thank you for your review and comments. We really appreciate your feedback. Wishing you safe and enjoyable travels.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016

In short, this feels like a motel that exploits the high demand for accommodation in the area. I wouldn't call staff rude, but they certainly weren't friendly, the rooms are basic and incredibly overpriced for what they are. I guess I'd be a bit more forgiving if we hadn't paid as much as we did. On a final note, the...

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Phillip R, Thank you for your review. We take our guest reviews seriously. I believe you will find our room rates very competitive with motels and hotels from Fairlie to Queenstown. This is the first complaint we have received about the WiFi internet service. In reviewing data usage, it is very rare for guests to use 500mb of data. Upon...

Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Aspen Court for 2 nights going to/from Mt. Cook. We had a great stay! The room was spacious and clean, the wifi worked well, and the reception was so warm! The kitchen was well equipped and there was a selection of DVDs at reception for free. Highly recommend!

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Thank Eliana F
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Eliana, We appreciate your review and comments. It is so wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Warm Wishes, Christine & Craig

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This was a one bedroomed unit, comfortable and well appointed, with pleasant outlook to rear garden. All facilities were very adequate but the experience was spoilt by a couple of negatives. First, all the ceiling down lights were far too bright and we found we had to move the bed side lamps into the lounge at night to avoid being...

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Kiwibear_12, Thank you for your review and comments. We take our guest reviews very seriously as we strive to improve our guest's comfort and experience. It is good to hear you found the one bedroom unit comfortable and well appointed. Upon reading your review, I spent some time in the unit you stayed in. Our lighting is bright by design....

Balclutha, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome welcome. Very accommodating. Very clean, Comfy beds. Recommend to all. They even let us wash our car. Top place. Handy to fishing spots. Not far to star gaze. With in walking distance to restaurants.

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Thank you for your review and comment. We strive to make provide a positive experience for all of our guests. Kind Regards, Christine & Craig

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great motel, close to Mount Cook allowing an easy drive to see the lake and mountains. Staff were really friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and comfortable. Huge spa bath which was just lovely to relax in after a long day's drive.

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1Thank Martin N
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Martin N, Thank you for your comments and review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay. Kind Regards, Christine & Craig

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stayed for three nights in late September and found this to be a great location for exploring the region. The Motel owners were warm and friendly, nothing too much trouble. Having read previous reviews we were a little nervous of the welcome but soon realised that these are new owners and doing a great job of making their guests...

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Thank you for your review and comments. We were very new owners when you stayed...less than a week in the business...so, your review is particularly special! Kind Regards, Christine & Craig

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stop over between Invercargill and Christchurch, the room had one bedroom with Queen and single for the three of us. It was toasty warm on arrival, spotlessly clean and comfortable. The living area and the bedroom was fitted with radiators and additionally there was a heat pump in the living area. Rather thoughtfully there was even an ice scraper by...

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Thank Robert G
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Thank you for your review and comments. Kind Regards, Christine & Craig

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Lakes Motel offers superb, comfortable accommodation in the Mackenzie High Country. Located on Mackenzie Drive, opposite Ben Ohau Golf Course, just off State Highway 8, our Twizel location gives you easy, walkable access to restaurants, cafes, grocery stores and other services. Twizel is in the Heart of the Mackenzie High Country surrounded by snow-capped mountains, golden tussock landscapes and glacial lakes. The World Heritage listed Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park is just a 45 minute, picturesque drive away. Other highlights include *Scenic Helicopter Flights *Hydro Dams and Canals * Fishing *Clay Cliffs *Scenic Hikes *Lakes Ohau, Pukaki, Benmore, Ruataniwha, Aviemore *Boating *Alps to Ocean Cycle Trail *Rowing Events on Lake Ruataniwha which also supports sailing and water skiing Make The Lakes Motel and Twizel your base to enjoy all of these activities and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lakes Motel

Address: 10 Mackenzie Drive | Twizel, Twizel 7901, New Zealand (Formerly Aspen Court Motel - Twizel)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Price Range: ₹ 6,072 - ₹ 8,785 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Lakes Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Aspen Court Hotel Twizel
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