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John T
Balclutha, New Zealand

Very quiet clean and modern

Review of Aspen On King
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 Jun 2019via mobile
I stayed at Aspen On King one night on a recent work trip and found it very nice. The room itself was very clean, modern and well laid out. The spa bath was also a nice touch. I was situated right down the back and found it very quiet despite being on the main road. The owners were also very friendly. As it is a motel there is no bar or restaurant but there are several not far away where you can charge back to your room. My personal recommendation is Monteiths. I would love to stay here again, maybe bring my wife next time.
Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Reviewed 2 June 2019 via mobile

3 rd time staying here.
Very clean and tidy.
Everything you want in a motel room.
We love staying here but next time maybe choose a room where the bed isn't under the window cause it was rather chilly.
Bed was basic,a bit hard and noticed partner disturbance.
Absolutely loved the spa bath,was just what I was needing.

Date of stay: June 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 April 2019

Very disappointing stay at the Aspen on King. When we arrived at our unit the first thing we noticed were the two giant (and they were giant) tears in the cushions on the couch. We then noticed the chips on the coffee table. When we told our host his reply was "o we've slowly doing up all the units" - no offer to replace them and no offer to change units - they weren't busy and there were plenty of empty units. There were also stains on the carpet in the lounge area. The bathroom was incredibly small and the sink was in the bedroom - very odd. The shower had great water pressure but the water was luke warm but it was strange as the water from the tap in the sink was boiling - go figure! Nice clean linen on the bed but the bed itself was incredibly soft and you rolled together so not very comfortable. Clearly a very tired dated unit that clearly needs updating and definitely wasn't value for money.

Room tip: Don't stay here!
Date of stay: March 2019
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Reviewed 13 March 2019

A very comfortable stay here, nothing spectacular about the location being on a main road but well kept clean and tidy rooms that were welcoming and quiet through the night.
Separate bedroom, which seems unusual for motels in NZ, gave it a small apartment feel which was great.

Date of stay: February 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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1  Thank lymef0ssil
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aspenonking, Manager at Aspen On King, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2019

Thank you for taking the time to place your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay

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Reviewed 4 March 2019

Welcoming hosts, large comfortable rooms - and so quiet!! Hosts went out of their way to make our visit a great one. Spa bath a treat! The small deck area a great spot for morning coffee and relaxing last thing. We'll be back.

Date of stay: February 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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aspenonking, Manager at Aspen On King, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2019

Thank you for taking the time to place your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back again.

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Reviewed 12 February 2019

We booked 4 rooms in this motel for a couple of nights. Whilst my own room was OK, being quite large, with a god balcony & a remodeled bathroom, the bed was not particularity comfortable (far too soft!).
However the room booked for two friends with separate bedrooms wasn't apparently so good!
The location is also a bit out of the way & on the wrong side of town for us requiring a drive into town for dinner/drinks. On the positive side there is ample car parking, sufficient even for cars with trailers.

Date of stay: February 2019
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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