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Fitzgerald on King

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#12 of 13 motels in Timaru
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Fitzgerald on King (formerly Timaru Motor Lodge) offers friendly, personal service from a quiet location on the south side of Timaru city centre. We are situated on Princes St, close to the beautiful Timaru Gardens and the main Timaru Hospital. Our 14 spacious, apartment-style units are all 2-bedroom, sleep 1-4 and cater for corporates or families. We are close to restaurants, cafes and bars for your total convenience.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
Beach
Hiking
Highchairs available
Baggage storage
Self-serve laundry
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Skiing
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Housekeeping
Seating area
Kitchenette
Flatscreen TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Sofa
Telephone
Private bathrooms
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
Languages Spoken
English
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John W wrote a review Sept 2023
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions3 helpful votes
To the people who are reading this review I'm great to deal with this women name Jane was very much difficult to deal with a couple of her motel units were invested with rats plus the motel unit we were in we could not stay there told her bout it she did not care she's a very rude women so we had to move on to a much better motel unit so people do not touch this motel she's not a very good bussiness women doesn't even know how to run motels
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Date of stay: July 2023
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John W wrote a review Oct 2021
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions3 helpful votes
my mum and i were at the Fitzgerald on King late last year,2020,I booked in again with them a couple of months ago,i told some lady name Jane,i needed the Disability Unit,No 1 for my mum who could not walk,i made it quite clear to her,she did not even tell me that others had moved in after last October 2020, an were still there,she told me lies,i had the Disability Unit booked for the 27 October 2021,i couldnt make it cos there was a truck accident i rang her in good faith an told her as to why i could nt make it on that date,till next day,that is when she told me theres already some one in that Disability Unit,i said good be up the next day,when i was in Oamaru ,i rang her when ill be arriving she told me u know wot unit your got i said unit one she said no i told you already some one in there,i through it was for one nite that person was there for,i complaint to her through email when i got to that motel on Thursday 28 October 2021,no way could my mum uses the shower there she has crook legs an has a disability,etc,when i complaint to her again through email she told lies after lies,i was basically told to leave the next day by her husband,lucky i had already had another Motel,with a disability Unit,her husband told me i was to go,then an hour later he told me to hurry up cos the cleaners want to clean the motel,he told me it was a mis communication between her an i an it wasnt,she was very rude to me,if i didnt have a place to go to i would of been stuck,with my mum been in her 80,s they dd not care,they were good last year 2020,WINZS uses them for emergency housing,shes very arrogant,we only had one night there,so had to pack up again an leave she had told me i booked in for November 21 that was not even true i was leaving in early November,so ppl if your reading all this do not touch thoses two motels
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Charlie M wrote a review May 2021
Auckland, New Zealand10 contributions9 helpful votes
Large 2 bedroom unit, not flash but very well appointed, clean, comfortable, quiet and very functional. Good location and very good value. Don't be put off by the multi-coloured exterior of the two blocks!
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Date of stay: May 2021
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John W wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland, New Zealand14 contributions3 helpful votes
My mum and I plus brother,we stayed at the Fitzgerald on King,Timaru,we stayed there from Monday 23 October 2020 to Friday 27 October 2020,till we left there and went to the Deans Bush Motel in Christchurch,we found that Bill and Jane that owns the Fitzgerald motel,lovely people to deal with,they also own the Harbour view motel also in Timaru,my mum got sick,took her back to motel to clean her up,Bill was ever so helpful,he got me wot I needed So ppl if you are ever looking for a motel to stay in Timaru go there,thoses lovely ppl are nices to deal with,I give them an excellent rating
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Gillian S wrote a review Apr 2019
51 contributions9 helpful votes
Staying at this hotel for 6 nights, and have found it to be very quiet, clean and easy accessible. Everything works well, and is fine for our needs on this trip here. Handy short walk to hospital, which was what we needed and cannot complain about anything with our unit. Over all a very pleasant experience and comfortable stay here.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
$190 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fitzgerald on King
Which popular attractions are close to Fitzgerald on King?
Nearby attractions include Te Ana Māori Rock Art (1.1 km), South Canterbury Museum (1.1 km), and Timaru Botanic Gardens (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fitzgerald on King?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and reduced mobility rooms.
Which room amenities are available at Fitzgerald on King?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Fitzgerald on King?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Fitzgerald on King?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fitzgerald on King?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Oxford, The Speight’s Ale House, and Street Food Kitchen.
Is Fitzgerald on King accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.