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Cedar Lodge Motel

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Welcome to the newly refurbished Cedar Lodge Motel, a single level motel complex offering comfort, a quiet location and quality service. We have 15 spacious, self-contained ground floor units. There is a choice of studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom units making us suitable for corporate, couples, families and groups stays. Cedar Lodge Motel has a sunny aspect in a quiet, secure and relaxed garden setting. There is ample off-street parking, Sky Guest Select with 50+ channels including full sport and movie channels and free unlimited WiFi. We welcome inspection of the motels. Cedar Lodge Motel is located on King Street, a short walk to the Timaru Public Hospital and Timaru Botanic Gardens. We are within easy walking distance of convenience store and a 3-minute drive to the city center. Our location enables easy access to Hector's Coastal Walkway.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast available
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Clothes dryer
Self-serve laundry
Wifi
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Business
Languages Spoken
English
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Kristina W wrote a review Mar 2022
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We can't recommend this motel highly enough. Firstly Pam and her team were super friendly and went above and beyond for us and made us feel so very welcome. They upgraded us to a gorgeous 1 bedroom unit which was super quiet with a huge comfortable bed, very spacious and such comfortable lounge chairs, & an extendable dining room table. Also many windows to open for ventilation if needed, with a beautiful outlook onto the spacious garden area. The motel is next to the Botanical Gardens as well, as an extra bonus. We couldn'f fault this place.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Pamela Simpson, Owner at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 10 Mar 2022
Kristina thank you so much for taking the time to review Cedar Lodge Motel. We appreciate your positive feedback of our facilities. We are proud of our staff that go above and beyond to make your stay in Timaru memorable. We'd love to host you again. Kind regards, Pam and the team.
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Liz D wrote a review Apr 2021
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Stayed here with my daughter and grand daughters. Had a 2 bedroom unit. The hosts/staff were wonderful and friendly. The unit we had was beautiful and clean. Furniture was modern and a great TV. Beds were extremely comfortable for all of us. It had a spacious bathroom and kitchen had all we needed. We were really pleased with our decision to stay here.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Ange M wrote a review Aug 2020
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We stayed for two nights and experienced the full package! From the first phone call, nothing at all was a problem to Pam & her wonderful team. The lovely renovated two befroom apartment was just perfect for the four of us - arriving early evening, the heating had been put on well in advance, it was spotless, cosy with beds way beyond comfortable, a brilliant shower & access to all amenities to allow us to be totally independent for the two days. This was perfect for my elderly parents (86 & 88) who felt ‘at home’ in the easy to get about layout. A last minute order (after hours) for a continental breakfast for the older generation was efficiently taken care of ... & very well received! It’s been quite the talking point today!! Pam, thank you. Cedar Lodge Motel is the only place
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Denice G wrote a review Dec 2019
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Friends & I, including young children, were stuck in Timaru for a couple of days during the recent roads closures. Pam & staff went the extra mile to make sure we were happy & comfortable. New Zealand hospitality at its finest. Thank you again.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Pam S, Manager at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 16 Dec 2019
Sorry your travel plans were changed due to the weather but we loved having you stay with us. Warmest Regards, Cedar Lodge Team
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juliejorgensen wrote a review Dec 2019
Townsville, Australia6 contributions
We were travelling back to Christchurch and we we became stranded due to flooding as there was no alternate route. We were unexpectedly stranded with 6 adults and 2 small children. Pam, Brett and staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome and alleviate any stress we were feeling. They juggled rooms around so we all had somewhere to sleep and even offered their own home if a room could not have been found for my family! We are so grateful for their kind hospitality, thank you from the bottom of our hearts, we will not forget you guys!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Pam S, Manager at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 16 Dec 2019
It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Hopefully the rest of your trip went to plan and you all got home safely! Warmest Regards Cedar Lodge Team
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Denise K wrote a review Oct 2019
Gympie, Australia62 contributions31 helpful votes
This motel has a large living area and kitchenette with cooking facilities. The ensuite was spacious with a lovely deep spa bath which was the perfect remedy after a big week. The staff were lovely. Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Bemersyde278 wrote a review Oct 2019
Wellington, New Zealand44 contributions13 helpful votes
In Timaru for a family birthday and Cedar Lodge had been recommended. We were lucky enough to stay in room #1 which has been very recently renovated. Couldn’t fault the powerful new shower or brand new Sleepyhead bed. Superb! We booked 3 rooms and all 3 were spotlessly clean. Call the Motel directly for the best rate. Thank you to Lauren and Melissa for looking after us. I ordered a continental breakfast as knew I’d be ‘peckish’ on the Sunday morning. Exactly what I needed! What lovely presentation. I should have taken more photos for this review. These ladies clearly take pride in their product as do their team. Thank you from the ‘Third Musketeer’.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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BeanzNZ wrote a review Feb 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand78 contributions35 helpful votes
Stayed on first floor in one bedroom unit in a modern block. Despite it being summer it was a freezing cold day so appreciated having the heat pump on. Everything was new and very clean with comfortable bed.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from PamSimpson2017, Owner at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 30 Apr 2019
Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased to read you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards, Pam & the Cedar Lodge team.
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Hawean wrote a review Jan 2019
Geraldine, New Zealand322 contributions94 helpful votes
The place was comfortable and quiet. The bed was very comfortable and there was plenty of room to move about. The woman in the office was most pleasant and helpful. The motel could do with a bit of a revamp but I'd stay there again.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from PamSimpson2017, Owner at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 30 Apr 2019
Thank for your feedback-much appreciated. We are pleased to read you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed the new beds we have added to all our rooms. We are indeed undergoing a full refurbishment of the motels and this is on track to be completed by the end of June 2019. We very much look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Pam & the Cedar Lodge Team.
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robin b wrote a review Jan 2019
Christchurch, New Zealand32 contributions11 helpful votes
2 nights here and we slept so well. Quiet and 3 minutes drive away from the centre of Timaru and choice of supermarkets. Happy we chose this as many of the motels are on main roads with a lot of trucks and traffic noise, day and night. We chose one of the older rather than refurbished units and found it brilliant and homely. Very hot weather but these units were cool with windows front and back so the breeze could blow through. Very clean. Very Comfortable and definitely recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from PamSimpson2017, Owner at Cedar Lodge Motel
Responded 30 Apr 2019
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review-much appreciated. We are pleased you enjoyed the new beds we have added our rooms. We are on track to complete refurbishment of all our Cedar Lodge rooms by end of June 2019. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Pam & the Cedar Lodge Team.
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$175 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
15
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