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Blue Dolphin Motel is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Timaru, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Blue Dolphin Motel offers guests an array of room amenities including a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and soundproof rooms. The property also features breakfast served in the room to make your visit even more pleasant. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking. Also, getting online is possible, as Blue Dolphin Motel offers wifi. For air travellers, Timaru Airport is approximately 9.51 km from Blue Dolphin Motel. While staying at Blue Dolphin Motel, visitors can check out Famlan Farm Park (6.7 km), which is a popular Timaru attraction. If you like steakhouses, Blue Dolphin Motel is conveniently located near Bullock Restaurant and Bar and Custom Steak House. If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Te Ana Maori Rock Art (1.6 km), South Canterbury Museum (1.3 km), or Kiwi Observatory (1.5 km), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance. Enjoy your stay in Timaru!
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Shuttle Bus Service
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Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Paid Wifi
Paid Internet
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
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Babysitting
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Accessible rooms
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All reviews caroline bay the main highway off street parking a great place to stay motel units sporting insulation upstairs hosts kitchen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it’s a reasonable rate, but what you get is just ‘reasonable’. Old motel, old units (I wouldn’t be surprised to find the fuses in the fuse box on my bedroom wall were nails), old furniture, old everything. It’s clean, though, so the owners are...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank exile66
Reviewed 1 September 2018

These motels are well maintained, clean tidy and comfortable. Close to the CBD. Reasonably priced. The owners always make you feel welcome. We have stayed in these units several times over the past few years and always find them a great place to stay. Within...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Denis W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Went to have shower in morning and no hot water. Cold tap in hand basin would not turn off. Went and explained to Managers. They said that our unit has a share cylinder with the unit beside us. Said had no trouble before. When went...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank JaniceS2140
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I would never have thought to stay here usually but was passing through Timaru and had to stay the night. Everywhere else seemed to be booked. I was pleasantly surprised at the cleanliness of my motel room (being somewhat dated). Enjoyed a good night's sleep....More

Date of stay: February 2017
Thank M T
Reviewed 16 January 2018

(I was concerned about staying here after reading the reviews. I didn't need to worry as it exceeded expectations.) We stayed in a two bedroom unit with the second bedroom upstairs. The unit was very spacious and the owners were very helpful and friendly throughout...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Bigeaternz
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"We were in a back unit and didn't hear road noises."
Bigeaternz
15 Jan 2018
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"ask for room away from the main road."
keironr2014
27 Nov 2017
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"Rooms at the back are quieter"
starlight191282016
8 Aug 2017
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"I would always ask for a rear unit."
Treeleaper
19 Jun 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$89 - US$103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
11
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