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Tinwald Motel

Main South Road Tinwald, Ashburton 7700 New Zealand

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#1 of 3 small hotels in Ashburton
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Tinwald Motels is a 12 unit motel complex on the south side of Ashburton and just 3km to the town centre. Our Qualmark 4+ self contained and serviced affordable quality motel accommodation offers luxury units, with high quality beds in every unit with the option of a full kitchen or kitchenette. Tinwald Motel accommodation is perfect for families, couples or those requiring an access unit. We are also ideally suited for corporate business travellers, with business facilities and wireless internet available. Our Ashburton motel is also adjacent to The Stables Family Restaurant and Bar, Tinwald Sports Bar and Tinwald Liquorland. Enjoy a delicious meal and a fine wine, without leaving the motel complex!
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Wifi
Restaurant
Casino and Gambling
Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
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Breakfast available
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Air conditioning
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
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4happycampers wrote a review Oct 2023
Christchurch, New Zealand304 contributions27 helpful votes
Highly recommend staying here, easy parking, fantastic communication, very clean+++ the cleanest room we have stayed in to be honest. We stayed downstairs in room 2 with full kitchen and excellent bathroom. No fault of motel - We did find it hard getting sleep when we had a tournament team above us running, bouncing balls and jumping round at 11pm. Apart from that our stay was great and close to everything. They were welcoming and accommodating when we needed to offload some gear a bit earlier. Thank you so much!
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Lynda S wrote a review Apr 2023
Picton, New Zealand61 contributions19 helpful votes
A real pleasure finding a motel totally suitable for wheelchairs!! Very roomy, access to both sides of the bed, a great bathroom and even a lowered bench kitchen. Staff were lovely. The people who parked in the disabled parks weren't appreciated. I suggested that they put wheelchair signs in front of the parks which would be more visible than just the painted on sign on the ground (especially in the dark) but somehow don't think it would have made much of a difference to some people. Found the ramp into the room too steep but mentioned a solution to the lady on the counter and she was going to sort it. As she said, if you aren't in a wheelchair, you don't know, unless someone tells you. Thanks and will stay again.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Room Tip: If you are in a wheelchair, the doors into the bathroom are wide enough, but a bit of a nuisance.
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Emjaywnz wrote a review Nov 2022
Canterbury Region, New Zealand15 contributions62 helpful votes
Stayed two nights. Room was very clean, bed comfortable layout of the unit was perfect and very spacious. Would definitely book again next time coming back to Ashburton. Highly recommend booking to stay here if you are in Ashburton for a night or two.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Emjay wrote a review Nov 2022
11 contributions3 helpful votes
Clean, tidy, easy to find, easy to book, helpful staff. Friendly and accessible. This was exactly what we needed after a long drive and an early start the next day. Corporate rates offered were much appreciated. I highly recommend this accommodation and look forward to staying again. Service of this caliber is rare these days, it was so refreshing to deal with "real" decent people.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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Lisa B wrote a review Oct 2021
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We really enjoyed our stay at Tinwald Motels. The motel room was clean and warm. Furnishings were nice, and new. The meals at the pub were really delicious. We would definitely stay there again. One of the nicer motels we have stayed at.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Amanda wrote a review Nov 2020
Greymouth, New Zealand56 contributions18 helpful votes
Stayed here for 2 nights whilst in Ashburton for a swim meet and it was great! Lots of room to chill out. Reception staff was lovely and very accommodating. We didn't arrive until late but it wasn't a problem. Would def stay here again.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Patti M wrote a review Feb 2020
West Lafayette, Indiana21 contributions5 helpful votes
If you are heading south of Christchurch and want to stay someplace the first night after arriving Tinwald Motel is certainly an easy drive. It is sometimes difficult to spot from the road because it is behind a drive-in liquor store. Didn't like having to go to the bar to obtain the code to unlock the key when office is not open. Free Internet-- it is always clean.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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papamoa10 wrote a review Jun 2019
Auckland Central, New Zealand53 contributions43 helpful votes
I stayed at this hotel for business. Although there was an issue with my booking the property and reservations person was outstanding at getting us into a room quickly and comfortably as it was late at night. We really appreciated that. It is the second time we have stayed here and I would recommend the location, property, and service. Very nice little bistro close by - the stables
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Date of stay: June 2019
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David E wrote a review Apr 2019
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The Tinwald is in a complex of a restaurant, pub and liquor store, all owned and operated by the same people. The rooms are spacious and comfortable and the staff at all of the facilities were helpful and concerned that we had an enjoyable stay. The food in the pub comes from the restaurant, to which it is connected, and was great. We liked the Tinwald so much we stayed there again on our trip back up the island.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mukul D wrote a review Apr 2019
43 contributions23 helpful votes
Simple small. not the best air conditioning parking is good it's a small town so all eateries and shopping is close by. Nothing special happens in the town. Vegan food places virtually none. Nothing except business
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
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PRICE RANGE
$144 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionAshburton
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tinwald Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Tinwald Motel?
Nearby attractions include Ashburton Aviation Museum (3.3 km), Trott's Garden (3.7 km), and EA Networks Centre (2.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tinwald Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Tinwald Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Tinwald Motel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Tinwald Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tinwald Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Formosa Restaurant, Speights Ale House, and The Somerset Grocer Cafe and Bar.
Is Tinwald Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.