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Anchor Motel & Timaru Backpackers

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  • Excellent21%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible12%
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AMENITIES
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
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Self-Serve Laundry
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

This Motel is very conveniently placed, on the main road just outside Timaru and a short walk to the leisure centre and beach. We were upgraded to a very large room with ensuite, huge kitchen with all requirements, sky tv and a very comfortable bed....More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I stayed in an ensuite room in the motel area. Nice and very spacious. The room has sky tv, ensuite bathroom, a kitchenette area, sitting area and dining table. Overall the room was very clean, towels and soap are provided. I really liked that it...More

1  Thank Carla_M86
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The large room in older style building on arrival looked like it had character. Then we saw the couch and dining chairs that werent worthy of a student flat, filthy & greasy. We didnt want to sit on them. Overpriced motel room.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Well it was $25 a night so I didn't expect much. this is not the kind of backpackers that have foreign tourists. Its more of the budget accommodation for singles needing somewhere to stay. or school groups on a budget. If I don't have anything...More

Thank Max B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Anchor motel last week. Some of our group were housed in the 'house' where fuses kept on blowing, electrical sockets fizzed and crackled whenever appliances were plugged in and the number of bathrooms were woefully insufficient. Unfortunately, several of the units...More

3  Thank Ngaire L
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$53 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$53 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"Been couple always quiet at night"
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"room 10 is quiet, ground floor easy access."
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"Number 3 has a road view and balcony if you like that sort of thing."
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"Head for room away from the road"
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