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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“free wifi”(7 reviews)
“site office”(2 reviews)
“the kitchen”(13 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Self-Serve Laundry
Golf Course
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Location and contact
25 Wallace Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
27.2 km to Nelson Airport
33 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Really liked my stay at the Hat Trick Lodge. Everything is looks nice and clean and there is a big kitchen, couch area and a big balcony!! The owners are beautiful people! Thank you so much for making a good atmosphere in the hostel :)...More

Thank Jacob4321
Response from hatrick2015, Owner at Hat Trick LodgeResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for review. We have addressed your concerns about wifi and we now offer free wifi.

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Very nice place and the cleanest place I have met in NZ. Kitchen and facilities are cleaned every day. People are really nice too. Even if they say that there is no free Wi-Fi, I could connect the 3 days I was there without paying...More

Thank lorao73
Response from hatrick2015, Owner at Hat Trick LodgeResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your review. We now offer free wifi and are looking at having more charging stations around the hostel. These should be in place in the next few day.Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 11 December 2017

The only negative thing about this hostel was its lack of free wifi. Other than that it was clean, light & airy with a large well equipped kitchen & comfortable bedrooms. The location in the centre of town was excellent & there was plenty of...More

1  Thank Richard M
Response from hatrick2015, Owner at Hat Trick LodgeResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a double room next to the reception. We were able to hear every single movement of guest staying above us and also every flushing from upstairs. Further there was no additional door between our room and the living room which made it additionally...More

Thank Menalda89
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

After 3 Weeks Backpacking in NZ was this Hostel the first big disappointment. Our double room, was right next to the reception, where the TV was. It was very loud. The bed very uncomfortable and from the room upstairs, you could hear every movement. We...More

Thank 127msh
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Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Price range
US$29 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
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"Ask for a room near the front of the hostel, better chance of being able to access the free iSite wifi."
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"Request a room with bigger windows - realy hot during summer"
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"It depends on what one wants."
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"check with Paul and Suzanne to cater to your needs."
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