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Owaka Lodge Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$76*
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly and helpful staff .. beyond their call. Even did my laundry!! This area has some beautiful scenery ... I hadn't realised how remote it was and how special. While the area feels like it is in a time warp, this is actually in its favour!!

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient, very comfortable motel just off the main room. Loaded with facilities for self catering if desired. Clean and tidy and a friendly host. The jug of milk and the delicious banana muffin were a nice touch. Close to supermarket and cafe/bar/restaurant options for dinner - We enjoyed Lumber Jack at the end of the road. Opposite the museum....

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location for our 2 day stay in central Catlins. Gaynor was extremely helpful and friendly with suggestions of sites and best times to visit as well as providing fresh roses and apricot muffins for us. Dated decor, but very clean and well equipped unit in keeping with the rugged outdoor area. Recommend. Also Gaynor rang to advise I had...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The host is very simphatic and very friendly. The location is perfect. Very comfortable room with all the necessary facilities, including a fully equiped kitchen. We could park our car right infront of the entrance to the apartment.

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Thank Yair S
Gaynor B, Owner at Owaka Lodge Motel, responded to this review

So pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Fife
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The decor and bed linen were a bit tired but the lodge was very comfortable nevertheless with a well equipped kitchen area. Spotlessly clean. Pleasant, helpful staff. Could park our car right at the door which was very handy. Quiet and well sound-proofed.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

To give it full marks does not explain the small things and items they go to, to make a difference ..like fresh milk in the room..a heater on..and best of all two fresh baked muffins wrapped in a towel..The place is away to find..great feel easy parking and is so quite..skip the rest if you can book it..

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Campbell, California
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Spent the day exploring the Caitlins and ended up in Owaka where we found this great motel. Beautiful area a bit away from the busier areas. Clean rooms, easy parking right in front of the room. Homemade muffins for breakfast!

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Thank rahill01
sunshine coast
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Everything you need is here and well organised. Curtains to keep out sunrise. Car at front door. Kitchen with hot plates m/wave utensils. Bathroom not feeling hemmed in. Big bed and lounge in living area yet still lots of room to spread out. Gaynor was very helpful and knowledgeable. Info centre and museum over the street. 4 square, lumberjack restaurant,...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We overnight at this hotel one night during our visit in the area. The room was pretty spacious and with all the equipment needed including a hairdryer much appreciated :) the owner Gaynor is really friendly I chat with her for a while, she is super helpful :) nice detail on arrival a couple of homemade delicious muffins. We will...

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Gaynor B, Owner at Owaka Lodge Motel, responded to this review

I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, Ingrid. I really enjoyed chatting with you. I wish for you both a very comfortable trip home and look forward to your return.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We travelled NZ from Jan til March 2016 as a family and had to stay in Owaka due to a break down of our RV which was repaired at Owaka gas station. The Motel is quite old-fashioned concerning its interior but the family room is spacious and has everything needed. Breakfast was good and our hosts were great. Owaka itself...

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Gaynor B, Owner at Owaka Lodge Motel, responded to this review

We were happy to be able to help while you were held up in Owaka and certainly hope there were no more vehicle problems during your travels in NZ?

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Four light and airy units set in a country garden setting. These motels are situated 50 metres from the local supermarket, three restaurants, an Inn, and across the road from Owaka's famous museum and information centre.This is the perfect place to base yourself while exploring the natural wonders of the Catlins...from the sealions and penguins on the beaches, to the superb waterfalls and the bush walks and birdlife to delight any travelling photographer.Breakfast is available to be served in your room and Gaynor is the only staff member so personal service is the order of the day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Owaka Lodge Motel

Address: 12 Ryley Street, Owaka 9535, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
Price Range: $109 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“While the unit was on the road .. it was quiet!! (April 2017)”
raybG74LJ, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the King Bedroom”
davec206, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Think twice at staying in Owaka unless you aim to explore the catlins in great detail. Especially glum if its raining like it was for us. But don't be totally put off for a one night stay because the local(s) are welcoming.”
paulcc115, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
“only four rooms, some are bigger or newer, but you'll be fine with any of them”
elipuccioni, 6 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Loved our front room on the left, great space and very comfy bed.”
MichelleG149, 9 May 2013 | Read review
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