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Valdez Motor Lodge

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1107 Karamu Road North, Hastings 4122 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
Price range
US$96 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New Zealand > North Island > Hawke's Bay Region > Hastings
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Traveller (7)
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All reviewsstayed hereprivate courtyardmain bedroomwarm and friendly greetingspacious roomhawkes bayan excellent place to stayhighly recommend this placefriendly ownersnew ownersenjoyable staygood sizesplash planettea and coffeeart decoeach morningelectric blankets
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

From the moment we arrived to a warm and friendly greeting to the comfy beds we were delighted with our stay here. We had a 2 bedroom suite and while the decor is dated the rooms are incredibly clean and tidy. The beds and bedding...More

Thank Niki211
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Owner at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 15 July 2018

Hi Niki211, thank you for taking the time to review, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and felt comfortable while you where here. It would be a pleasure to see you back again. Stay safe. Cheers

Reviewed 30 April 2018

The room was clean and nicely decorated. Kitchenette was well equipped. The bed was comfy once I removed the electric blanket and rubber under-blanket. The bath was lovely and toiletries very nice. The green sensor light was annoying and the fan window on the door...More

Thank mariaj3
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 2 May 2018

Hi Maria, thank you for taking the time to review and for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us and will look into the sensor lights and someway of covering the door window. Cheers

Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Frayed linen, flat pillow and lumpy bed...spacious room, good air conditioning and free wifi. This motel is hedging its bets. For the money I think it is a bit cheeky. Friendly staff and the pool looks inviting.More

1  Thank searover69
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 21 February 2018

Hi Catalina Crew. Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay and hope it was nothing to do with the Catalina crew cancelling through the agent at very short notice. We have only been here for a short time and have started an upgrade of the rooms...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018

From the moment we were greeted we could see the hosts genuinely care about every guest. We have a family of five so sometimes struggle for accommodation, but the suite was huge with heaps of space and really close to Splash Planet. We were far...More

Thank Bowsey
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 2 February 2018

Wow, thank you so much for this review and for taking the time to write one, it is nice to here what our guests think about our facilities and that it makes a difference to there holiday. Cheers

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

After leaving The Magpie across the road after really horrible treatment from staff we came to the Valdez and the entire place was a Dream!! Friendly staff, lovely rooms with lots of space and the pool was just great. Everything was great while we stayed...More

Thank claireEFnz
Response from ValdezMotorLodge, Manager at Valdez Motor LodgeResponded 29 January 2018

Hi Claire, you are very welcome, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and for your kind words in this review. Cheers.

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"A refurbished room is brighter than others."
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"All rooms are well off the road and the studio room we had was very good."
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"I was in room 26, very large and had a disabled bathroom. Patio for a garden"
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