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Anchor Motel & Timaru Backpackers

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Our motel is centrally located and we offer spacious and fully equipped units for you to enjoy. From a Single Studio, Standard Studio, One Bedroom Units to Two Bedroom Apartments, we're sure to have something to suit everyone. Sports Groups, School Groups and long term stays most welcome. The Anchor Motel is situated on the main highway 1. Only 5 mins walk from Caroline Bay, beach, children's playground, tennis courts and new Aquatic Centre. A shopping centre with Supermarket is only 5 mins walk.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Room features
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Non-smoking rooms
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Very good location close to the main road. Bakery opposite. The supermarket is less than a kilometer away. Good laundry along with a drying room (thanks to the nice lady from the reception I did not have to pay extra). Very nice and helpful staff. My room with the bathroom was
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Older unit but cost feel with a comfortable bed and parking in front of some units. Across the road from coupland bakery and caroline bay within walking distance. Close to restaurants and supermarkets.
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I didnt think I could find worse than Reavers Lodge in Queenstown but that was before I stayed at Anchor Motel in Timaru! This is the worse place I have ever stayed in! I couldnt sleep during my stay. The mattress is too old, you sink in it and it kills your back. The constant -
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On the main road through town this motel is also a backpackers, so can be a bit noisy, especially our room which was next to the laundry. The interior of the rooms are a bit rough in the way of finishing, but are very clean and comfortable. If you want a good cheap place to use
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Honestly nothing to complaint about. Great value for money. The staff are an absolute delight and the owner is very keen to help make your stay even better. Rooms are great. Clean and confortable. If the sound of the road (which is minimal) bothers you then be aware but other
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"Find another place!"
"Front Units recently refurbished, real nice."
"Been couple always quiet at night"
"room 10 is quiet, ground floor easy access."
"Number 3 has a road view and balcony if you like that sort of thing."
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PRICE RANGE
US$54 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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