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Bindoon, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We chose this motel for the view , it was brilliant. We were very happy with our stay, you would have to be pretty fussy not to have liked our room. Good little kitchen, very comfortable bed and pillows, vg linen, very clean, great Wifi. Within easy walking distance of the wharf, shops and restaurants, free parking provided. Probably half...

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Auckland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in the so called Motel, upstairs room after I complained and refused to stay in their downstairs room with mold on the walls, dirt and grime everywhere, etc. This place should be up for demolition. To promote this a motel for $140 is shocking. The state of the hotel and the safety especially of the stairway outside and the...

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Thank chicki0626
west midlands england
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was well equipped but the room was very Tay and in need of a make over. Definitely the bottom end of the market. Stunning views of the lake but shared balcony and access depending on the other residents. Poorly insulated so noisy

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Thank kateandmark
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is close to the worst place I have ever stayed. The room was old and very tired, and smelt bad. One bedside lamp had the bulb and cord hanging out of the fitting. The back door didn't lock properly. There is minimal car parking spaces. DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT STAYING HERE!!!!

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Thank Mark S
Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

After reading some of the reviews on this site we had very low expectations and so, pleasantly, it wasn't that bad. Given the price and location, it wasn't going to be like some of the posher establishments in this area. It was clean and fairly spacious. It is very dated but has everything you need (we were in a motel...

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Thank RubyHannah
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The motel might be old and tired, but the views are amazing and the location perfect if you want to be near town. Only a few minutes walk to shops and restaurants. Rooms are spacious and have full kitchen facilities. I would stay here again.

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Thank ms_dunedin
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The staff do not take pride in this place. We made complaints to the staff at 3:00 Am when drunk men stood outside our window and harassed us. Nothing was done. We ended up threatening to call the cops. The room was dirty, and the bathroom had dust and dirt on most surfaces. This place needs to be shut down...

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Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Average room, bed wasn't uncomfortable but it wasn't great either. You're kind of getting what you paid for. For the price I felt it was a good deal. We only stayed here one night before driving on to Fiorland National Park. We had a view of the lake and a park right across the street. Walking distance to shops and...

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Thank Joelle B
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great value for a super location. Accommodation is basic but views are excellent. Had a quiet one night stay but think the noise level could change with a different bunch staying. Negative was security - not sure the doors and windows are up to much but then I'm not sure they need to be in a chilled Queenstown. Milk and...

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Lumsden, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I should have read previous reviews, we were disgusted with the lack of cleanliness and upkeep. Holes in the shower walls and toilet leaking, puddle on floor in morning. No heating in bathroom. Condensation on all windows and walls in morning. Small oil column heater as heating source lucky it wasn't freezing cold. Road noise was very annoying all night...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lakeside Motel is located across St Omers Park, a 3-minute walk from Central Queenstown. It offers self-contained lakefront accommodation with a full kitchen. Free on-site parking is provided. Guests can enjoy splendid views of mountain and lake from their room. The attached kitchen is equipped with a stove, a fridge, kitchenware and an oven. Amenities include electric blankets and cable TV. The staff at the tour desk can assist with booking local activities like jet boating, bungee jumping, kayaking, lake cruises and wine tours. Wi-Fi is available at a cost. Motel Lakeside is a 10-minute walk from Queenstown Gardens and a 15-minute walk from Queenstown Gondola. It is within a 20-minute drive of Queenstown International Airport and Arrowtown. Coronet Peak Ski Area is a 30-minute drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lakeside Motel

Address: 18 Lake Esplanade, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Queenstown
Price Range: $107 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Lakeside Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“All rooms have an outlook onto the lake”
 of 5 bubbles Z6828XHpaulm, 3 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Choose another hotel”
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 of 5 bubbles john11670, 2 Apr 2015 | Read review
“2nd or 3rd floor have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles r0se145, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Best thing about this motel is leaving it !!! Do not stay here. Use a park bench”
 of 5 bubbles seaoh, 3 Nov 2014 | Read review
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