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Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with room it was in real need of maintenance. We were in the disabled unit. Shower very mouldy with floor lifting. Beds showing age, lumpy and creaky. Chairs for dining table were too low to be of any use. Found units very noisy able to hear next unit noise, and the barking dog from another unit.

Thank peppy2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fixed installed shower head is about at shoulder height, and I'm only 1.7m tall. Something went truly wrong with the plumber when they built that. Other than that there is not much to complain about. Friendly staff, spacious rooms, clean and tidy.

Thank KiwiSchnitzel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice family run motel, the rooms we had were spacious, clean and well looked after. The people running this motel went out of their way to help us where they could, and the laundry facilities and BBQ were great for a longer stay. Good location, convenient to the CBD, and parking available right outside your unit.

Thank steff_aus
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed a few nights while visiting Whanganui. The location is very convenient and a short walk into town. It is also a short walk to the boardwalk and walking path beside the river. Great for the morning walk or run. Rooms are large and comfortable. They are supplied with all that is needed. Everything is very clean and daily...

Thank Reynard1
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We enjoyed our stay here. It is conveniently located in Whanganui, close to shopping, groceries and the CBD. The room was very clean and comfortable. We thought it was very good value and would definitely stay here again.

Thank madmaxx79
Las Vegas
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Nice family owned Motel in a convenient location, close to town. Good parking and good facilities with friendly staff make this a good place to stay in Whanganui. We would certainly use this Motel again. Recommended.

Thank John M
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very nice accommodation and reasonably priced. It was clean modern and bright. Free Wi-Fi. Staff very friendly and accommodating, especially with our breakfast menu. Central to main attractions. Had a small microwave in the little kitchenette which was very useful. Little free additions like a free chocolate each was a nice touch. Our room overlooked a magnificent Hydrangea. Had the...

Thank Peter M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This motel is in immaculate condition. The bed is huge and very comfortable. For the price this is just perfect. Our unit had no marks or knocks on the walls, and was everything you need for a stay in this town.

Thank Katrine715
Hoppers Crossing
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights over labour weekend. The hosts were welcoming and friendly. The place is spotless and a home away from home. The cleaners came and services daily, doing a great job. Keep it up guys!

Thank BidzHopez
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We rang late at night, the new owner was so hospitable. We had a ute with a car trailor with another car on it that he reserved 2 parks for us. He even offered us a park in front of his own personal garage. Place was clean and tidy! Would definitely stay there again

Thank KK08_10

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Address: 170 Guyton Street | Cnr of Guyton and Parnell St, Whanganui 4540, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $105 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#2 Business Hotel in Whanganui
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“We tend to go out and about so for us any room will do. It was very restful. I would think most rooms would be similar.”
petermS2319MX, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms that are adjacent to the office is where we mainly stay and they are very quiet. No road noise”
suemjonescook, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“A quiet motel unit.”
400arlene, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are essentially the same placed around the car park”
Emmajb255115, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Don't be afraid to ask, the staff are very helpful”
Old_Toddler, 11 Mar 2016 | Read review
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