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Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We needed somewhere to stay overnight when attending dance competitions for two adults and two children. We had booked a one bedroom unit but were upgraded to a two bedroomed unit for the same tariff on arrival and we were offered a late check-out too. The large, spacious unit had all we needed and more. There was a hob, microwave,...

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here with our son, in a two bedroom unit. The rooms were spacious but the kitchen/living area was massive! Have never stayed in such a spacious motel - usually you can only use 3 sides of a dining table and sometimes there isn't even enough crockery/cutlery on site. Not here! I would definitely stay here...

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Havelock North, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

These units are very well presented, clean and have very comfortable beds which you appreciate after travelling. Also the showers are fantastic along with the spa bath. Breakfasts are available and looked delicious as they were being delivered past my door.

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Pukekohe, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We spent the night at Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge, Whanganui. The motel was lovely, the staff were lovely and friendly. My husband had stayed here a number of times for work, so I thought it must be nice. The bed was lovely and comfortable, the shower was great, it was everything we needed for a nights stop. Arlene Hutcheon, New...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Pleasant stay. Friendly staff and clean rooms. Had everything I needed for a multiple night stay. I got placed in a room with a jetted tub and was happy how clean it was (normally I won't take baths at hotels but this tub was sparkling clean!). Highly recommend!

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Stayed here as we were travelling for work the rooms are a good size very clean and the bed was very comfortable. It's a reasonably priced motel a little dated but not so that it matters. The shower pressure was very good and the owners were very friendly and helpful on arrival.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Very clean and tidy in all respects. Friendly welcome. Room had all the amenities we needed and its close to the center. No SkyTV was the only thing I missed a weee bit. Shower was good. We got a mobility room so even more space than one would expecy in a shower. Didn't notice any road noise.

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brisbane
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this motel. The service was absolutely awesome. Really nice accommodation. Great for families- very spacious rooms. Beds comfortable. Very clean and tidy. Really handy location. Good spa bath too in rooms. We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This place really made me feel at home. The facilities were great and we were made to feel welcome from the start. Our unit was clean, fresh and tidy with very good appointments, we really felt we could relax there. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, who cheerfully answered queries about laundry facilites, etc. as though we were...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2016

After a little difficulty in finding this motel we were very pleased once we checked in. The rooms are spacious in comparison to some other motels and it is scrupulously clean. Would stay here again if in the area.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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 - $144 (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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