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Gore, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We stopped in at 7pm on a week night. We were welcomed by the receptionist and allocated our rooms. Beautiful, large, clean, quiet rooms. A pleasure to stay at Tinwald Motel and would stay here again.

Thank ChryslerVIP
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Best of a very ordinary bunch. Most people don't stay in ashburton unless they really need to like we did. This motel advertises itself as luxury accommodation but unfortunately doesn'tcome close. The rooms are okay. Very standard although on the large side which is a positive. The beds are dreadful and need to be replaced with more expensive and comfortable...

1Thank Mike P
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Modern, good amenities, very comfortable, spacious, everything you need. The tavern next door provides good food with very large servings. If you wanted to eat in there are plenty of choices within a couple of kilometres You won't be disappointed if you stay here

Thank MaccSLDM
Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 July 2015

12 large 50sqm studios that can easily sleep four. Very large bathroom with separate shower, toilet and wash basin area. Studios are sunny in the morning and double glazed and because the motel is set well back from the road they are quite quiet. King sized beds which while not having a high quality mattress provide a good sleep. Very...

Thank Kiwis_in_Brit
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This is no doubt one of the best motels I have stayed in and believe me, I have stayed at a lot of hotels and motels. As this was a last minute booking due to a family funeral, I managed to secure two x kitchenettes deluxe rooms for Fri and Sat. Upon check-in, I was greeted at reception by this...

Thank Chris N
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We stayed here for one night (unfortunately) and wished we had longer. The apartments are spacious, clean and tidy within close proximity to Ashburton. Restaurant and bars are onsite, friendly service at reception - couldn't find fault.

Thank 4doris
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We stayed for one night here, and it was excellent all round, with good, free wifi. The lady on reception was extremely friendly and helpful (she was expecting a baby, so probably won't be there for much longer), and we really couldn't find anything to fault. It's all new, and spacious, and at a reasonable price - about our average...

1Thank ColinBut
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 December 2014

We stayed here the night before the Ashburton Christmas Cracker Triathlon. The hotel is perfectly located to get to Lake Hood and there is a restaurant, liquor store, supermarket and other amenities nearby. Ashburton itself is not a far drive. The rooms are beautiful: modern, clean, new, and huge. The service was lovely...very nice person at the front desk, we...

1Thank Splash135
Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Kind of curious why this is listed as B&B with TA. It's a motel. Qualmark rates this as 4+ and I have read the previous reviews, so obviously I am the insane one. . Pros.....large unit, clean, nice front desk person. Cons.....1) Poor highway signage. 2) Mattress really needs to be replaced. 3) Uncomfortable chairs/sofa. 4) CHEAP Chinese bath products....

1Thank forfun1
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2014

Ashburton is a handy spot to stay about 50 minutes south of Christchurch and this accommodation is a great option. For $100 we (myself, wife, 3 year old son) got an upstairs room which was very clean and attractive. It was spacious and the beds were of excellent quality. Like a previous reviewer, I was initially put off by its...

2Thank Ed R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tinwald Motels is a 12 unit motel complex on the south side of Ashburton and just 3km to the town centre. Our Qualmark 4+ self contained and serviced affordable quality motel accommodation offers luxury units, with high quality beds in every unit with the option of a full kitchen or kitchenette. Tinwald Motel accommodation is perfect for families, couples or those requiring an access unit. We are also ideally suited for corporate business travellers, with business facilities and wireless internet available. Our Ashburton motel is also adjacent to The Stables Family Restaurant and Bar, Tinwald Sports Bar and Tinwald Liquorland. Enjoy a delicious meal and a fine wine, without leaving the motel complex! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tinwald Motel

Address: Main South Road | Tinwald, Ashburton 7700, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Ashburton
Price Range: $117 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tinwald Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“I love the downstairs rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles jkempy, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face in the same direction, and are probably all identical”
 of 5 bubbles ColinBut, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Maybe ask if there is a quiet room...otherwise they are all the same and seem quite nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Splash135, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Avoid Unit 7. As mentioned by others, further back the better.”
 of 5 bubbles forfun1, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“All the rooms are huge but there are downstairs and upstairs, if you have a preference let them know.”
 of 5 bubbles fishinfan, 3 Apr 2014 | Read review
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