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Homestead Lodge Motel

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Welcome to Homestead Lodge Motel and Timaru, gate way to the southern lakes and mountains. Ten ground-floor 3 star plus rated Studios and Family Units, 1 Homestead 3 bedroom Superior Apartment and two self-contained Budget Apartments. FREE Wifi and FREE Parking. Breakfast available and delivered to your room. Barbecue Area for Guests. We are located 5 minutes walk to beautiful Caroline Bay, recently voted in New Zealand as one of our top 10 beaches by the Automobile Association. Walk to town and explore our shops and boutiques. Walk to CBay Aquatic Centre and have endless fun in the water. Stroll to Restaurants and cafes, some of which have a view over Caroline Bay. Local Museum and Art Gallery. Experience Maori culture at Te Ana Maori Rock Art Centre and their Te Ana site tour. Check out the Little Blue Penguins at Caroline Bay, the smallest penguin in the world. We have a wealth of local knowledge to assist you during your stay in Timaru and look forward to showing you our little part of the world.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Breakfast Available
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
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Kitchenette
Microwave
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Room was not as pictured on website - booked for two couples and were given a room with a single bed and a double bed in the main room and a single bed in another tiny room. Spoke to manager who changed room but really would not say this is a 3 star motel, more like a 2 star.
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Response from homesteadlodgemotel, Owner at Homestead Lodge Motel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello, Unsure how you booked, was it through a booking site? What could have happened is that you have viewed a room online but have then booked a different room as we have no control over a booking that you make online it just comes through to us from the booking site! We would always encourage people to contact us directly before their stay to make sure the rooms is what is required, we are only a phone call away. The room is studio style with an ensuite bathroom off the main part of the room. Our motel provides alternative rooms if we are able and were pleased to do this on the day! We enjoy our occupation and always wish for our guests a comfortable stay.
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l booked this accommodation on the phone, we agreed a room rate. however they billed my card for a sum greater than agreed and have continued to refuse to communicate with me for a refund, so i suggest you don't take property unless it is the only option and you are desperate
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The place was great ,big room good parking nothing was to much trouble of the staff for help,great value for money ,gave good advise of future travel options and places of interest to visit.rooms were very clean also.
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Response from homesteadlodgemotel, Owner at Homestead Lodge Motel
Responded Jun. 22, 2018
Hello Kevin, Thank very much for your fantastic review of our motel and staff, we really appreciate it. Very glad that you found your room so great and it was wonderful talking to you and hearing about Australia. Take care and enjoy the rest of your holiday. Kind Regards Debbie & Shaun
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We arrived and the room was in perfect order ready and waiting for us. The hosts greeted us warmly. There were plenty of car parks. The highlight though was it's proximity to the beautiful Caroline Bay. We had our 4 year old with us and she had a wonderful time.
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Place was clean but feel for noisy location, standard of room and set up that this place is over priced. Photos on the booking site seem to oversell the place, never been so disappointed arriving somewhere.
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Open plan living/dining in 3 bedroom Homestead Apartment
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2 single beds in 3 bedroom Homestead Apartment
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Room 9, Executive Studio with King Bed, sleeps 2 guests
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Flat Screen Televisions in all rooms
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Queen bed in 3 bedroom Homestead Apartment
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"Ensure you get a room at the back of the motel complex"
"Give this a miss if at all possible."
"If you are a light sleeper the units to te back of the property would be better as it is on the main road."
"Quieter rooms are furthest from the main road (obviously!)"
"Self-contained rooms for those who like to self-cater."
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PRICE RANGE
US$82 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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