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12 White Star Motel

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Room & Suite (4)
Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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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 short walk to McDonalds and KFC.
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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, two separate bed rooms and a comfy lounge. plenty of hot
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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! The only downside was not being able to
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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 could go for a walk. It is an older property, but
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Response from graber12, Manager at 12 White Star Motel
Responded Mar. 3, 2014
Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you stay as well.
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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 would make a difference. I would
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Response from graber12, Owner at 12 White Star Motel
Responded Mar. 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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Second bedroom
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2nd bedrooms have twin beds
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fully equipped kitchens
"There are only four units in the complex."
"Room 1 was good. Can't vouch for others. All are away from the street."
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
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