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Homestead Lodge Motel

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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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Public Wifi
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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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 an
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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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Booked a nights stay to break the late night trip between Christchurch and Dunedin, and arranged to have the key left out for me for my 11 pm arrival. Great service and really helpful, but woken at 4.30 am with all the road noise. I got up to check a window wasn't open. Really ne
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Response from homesteadlodgemotel, Owner at Homestead Lodge Motel
Responded Jul. 28, 2017
Hello Paul, Thank you for your wonderful response about our great service and how clean and tidy our rooms are. We are sorry you were disturbed during the night, please know that we do take steps to improve on our complex whenever possible. Kind Regards Debbie & Shaun
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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
"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."
US$80 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
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