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Lobster Inn Motor Lodge

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Studio rooms with tea/coffee and breakfast making facilities to delux studios and family units with kitchen facilites. Delux poolside units have own balconies and look over leisure area and out to Kaikoura Mountain ranges. Ample free car parking and boat parks available. Guest Laundry. Free internet,Zenbu wireless . Holiday park off Hawthorne Road access offers quality sites all with power and water. Fish filleting area, waste station and ample parking. On site Restaurant and Sports Bar offering full TAB and Gaming Lounge. Your one stop solution for your travelling requirements.
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Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We had a family room. Big clean rooms. Comfy beds. Easy check-in. Large space with couch and dining table. Inside the room was a decent sized kitchenette should you wish to cook yourself a meal. We didn’t. Instead we went into the town centre which is only a short drive away.
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Basic accommodation out of the hustle and bustle of town. Beds were okay. Nice amenities in the shower, but the shower itself a dribble. Lovely staff, very accommodating. New World just across the street.
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Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your comments. Could you contact me to advise what room you were in to be able to investigate the shower problem as our water pressure is pretty good and I am at a loss to know which room you would be referring to. Our free phone number is 0800562783. Cheers, Julie
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Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of our tour. Typical traditional motor inn with adequate parking next to the rooms. We had a ground floor twin room which was a good size with basic cooking facilities provided. The bathroom had a bath/ shower and the sink was also used for
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Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
Responded 10 Oct 2018
Thankyou for your review. A sink plug can easily be replaced, it possibly was in your vanity cupboard however i will go through and check every room to see if any plugs are missing and replace if necessary.
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The staff were unhelpful and the room was extremely under welming. The heater did not work and there were no extra blankets, making it a very cold night. The heater in the bathroom did not work either making it also a very damp night. The room was clean but did not provide half
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Response from Lobsterinn, Manager at Lobster Inn Motor Lodge
Responded 7 Oct 2018
Dear Guest, can you please advise what room you stayed in. We have just had the rooms in the complex completely renovated and have had new heaters installed which have also been tested for our annual certification so im unsure why it wouldnt have worked. The heater in the bathroom would have also been tested and if faulty this would have been brought to our attention which it has not. Our rooms have ample bedding on the beds, it is no problem to provide extra blankets if required - all you need to do is ask. As to why staff were unhelpful I really dont understand, we are here to assist you with your stay, it is a family run business and it is our pleasure to help where and when we can. It would have been helpful if you could have brought any issues to light at the time of your stay to be addressed as we cant fix a problem if we dont know about it.
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This was an ideal place for us a a motorbike group to stay. Good parking, nice rooms (recently renovated) dinner on site, clean, great water pressure, comfortable beds, reasonably priced. Staff were also very friendly and helpful. Some rooms do hear road noise and some hear the
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Looking into our room
"Probably the quietest rooms are the ones with the glassed in walkway, however the lower rooms where we were are fine too."
"Look elsewhere"
"Studio rooms are very comfortable."
"Get a room that is close to the router for the wi-fi"
"Does not matter the rooms are all much the same. Don't ask for sea views like much of Kaikouras accommodation there are no sea views"
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PRICE RANGE
US$99 - US$140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
NUMBER OF ROOMS
24
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