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ragdoll5
Wellington, New Zealand

Modernised Motels

Review of Clive Studios
5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 Mar 2019
Lovely modern units with a heat pump and their own private patio. Spotlessly clean. May Chang products in the bathroom. Over the road there is a pub that serves meals, a Thai restaurant, fish and chip shop and a bakery with all day breakfasts. We didn't have our dog, but it's dog friendly. We will certainly return.
Date of stay: March 2019
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Reviewed 26 March 2018

    We recently stayed here with our Newfoundland dog and received a warm welcome when we arrived. The room was immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. The linen on the bed was crisp and fresh. The area out the back was lovely as well. We will definitely be staying here again.

    Date of stay: March 2018
    • Trip type: Travelled with family
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    Reviewed 6 January 2018

    Such a relief to be able to have our dogs with us even though they slept happily in the car, they had access to a lovely fenced garden area from our room number 5. I took a big blanket for the dogs to use when they were in the room which made me feel better!! Kaye is so warm and friendly, the room clean, we were very comfortable. Location is marvellous for walking as it is just around the corner from the track that goes inland and to the beach.

    Room tip: Rooms 5, 6 and 7 have the garden access without bothering other people
    Date of stay: January 2018
    • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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    Reviewed 2 April 2017

    We stayed 4 nights during Art Deco week. The rooms were spacious and a tribute to the Art Deco theme. Facilities were excellent and there is a pleasanr outdoot are ( due to the weather we only admired this through the window. My only suggestion would be to improve the lighting, especially in the bathroom. This was a lovely place to return to in the evenings.

    Date of stay: February 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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    Thank Lynn M
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    J4780RJsandraw, Owner at Clive Studios, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

    I appreciate that you made the time to review Clive Studios. I also appreciate the feedback regarding the Art Deco theme, wanted to give just a hint of this wonderful era.
    Please come again and note the Winter Art Deco weekend is 14-16 July, hopefully a better weather report.
    Thank you Kaye

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    Reviewed 15 March 2017

    We had a very comfortable two nights here. It was the best motel we stayed at during our tour of the North Island. The proprietor was very helpful and friendly, it was clean and the bed superb. Also an added bonus was the hotel across the road which served great food. We would definitely stay here again.

    Date of stay: March 2017
    • Trip type: Travelled with family
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    J4780RJsandraw, Owner at Clive Studios, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review my property. I hope you can come and stay again. Kind regards Kaye

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    Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

    I was booked into Clive Motel which is now Clive Studios , as it has a new owner Kaye.
    Kaye was very friendly and welcoming.
    Was really happy after walking in, exceptionally clean and inviting.
    A tidy little unit with all that was wanted.

    Date of stay: March 2017
    Trip type: Travelled on business
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