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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent little touches that were much appreciated. We would get home after dinner in the evening, when it was cold, to find each night the heaters had been turned on in our room and it was snug and warm. Thoughtful extra touch.
Early exit this am at 5.15 to meet plane and motelier put a tarp over the car so it did not require de icing.

Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank Lynne H
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Colonial on Tay for 4 nights n found it to be very clean n comfortable, it was also pet friendly. It had everything we needed.being in walking distance to town n the velodrome. We would not hesitate to stay there again!!!

Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank U7995TCsarahh
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stayed two nights and used it as a base to visit Bluff and Steward Island. Both well worth a look. Not sure about Bluff oysters.
The owners John and Barb were super helpful as i had left my mobile in Te Anau and helped guide me to get it delivered by courier.

Room tip: All the rooms are fine. it is a quiet location with good parking.
Date of stay: March 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank annette231
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

A very comfortable place to stay. Clean, well-equipped motel units with nice fluffy towels. The owner is a lovely lady...very warm, friendly and welcoming. Seven of us stayed here in two units during the Colgate Games and it was perfect. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank HarshButFair51
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John M, Owner at Colonial on Tay, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback from your stay with us. Glad you enjoyed staying with us, apoligise that the weather wasn't better - unfortunately that's one thing we cannot change. See you again
Regards
Christine

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms were very comfortable and clean. It pretty much had everything you needed, including cooking facilities. There was also a laundry available for use, which was handy. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Definitely recommended.

Date of stay: December 2016
Trip type: Travelled with friends
Thank DodgeyAus
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John M, Owner at Colonial on Tay, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thank you for your review of our Motel. It is good hear peoples views, hearing about their travels and where they are heading next. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you have enjoyed the rest of your travels in NZ.

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