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12 White Star Motel

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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
  • Oct. 17, 2015
    “Old but clean”
  • Dec. 26, 2014
    “Older motel but nice and quiet.”
12 White Street, Timaru 7910 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is a typical New Zealand 1970's painted summer hill stone motel with heat pump. It is situated Just off the main road and close to the centre of town. Large 2 bedroom units. Good value. tight off street parking right at the door. A...More

Date of stay: October 2015
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Reviewed December 26, 2014

This was a gem that we stumbled across as we wanted to get a motel off the main road and found this one. The owners were very friendly and on for a chat. The unit was very large with full kitchen facilities with an oven,...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank Sue W
Reviewed March 13, 2014

We stayed for one night on our way to Christchurch. The unit was spotless, bed comfy. Owners friendly. We walked into town for a meal and had the best roast dinner at a local pub! It was Valentines Day and most restaurants were booked out!...More

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank AMJChristmasIsland
Reviewed March 1, 2014

Really lovely and helpful owners, who even posted back my husbands hat which was so nice of them! we hadn't even noticed it was missing. We were after two bedrooms as we have three kids and we wanted to be near Caroline bay, so I...More

Date of stay: January 2014
Thank Mike and Annema... G
Response from graber12, Manager at 12 White Star MotelResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you stay as well.

Reviewed August 29, 2013

This motel was conveniently located, quiet and clean. We thought it was good value for money. The proprietor was pleasant and helpful. We were there on a very cold night and there was a fan heater with a timer so it got cold. Heat pumps...More

Date of stay: July 2013
Thank Dennis R
Response from graber12, Owner at 12 White Star MotelResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you very much for your review. I am happy to now tell you that I have had the timers taken off the scope heaters, and that we now have two units with heatpumps.. Thank you again

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
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Room & Suite (4)
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"There are only four units in the complex."
Dec. 26, 2014
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"Room 1 was good. Can't vouch for others. All are away from the street."
Apr. 14, 2013
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