I stay in a lot of motels over the course of a year. I do agree with all of the comments here, smells, service (lack of) , shower pressure, basic equipment. The location is close to the city and to Caroline Bay, but so is every other motel in Timaru. Surely that's one reason to…
Well, yes it has been recently refurbished, but at a very basic level. It’s clean enough, but there’s a rather peculiar smell on the stairways which permeates the room. Despite it saying no pets, there was a pet drinking bowl under the table. The reception was appalling - very…
Booked six months in advance and was guaranteed a park for a trailer and car. Arrived to check in was greeted rudely and called derogatory terms when I asked where to park (being a hound female he spoke down on me and didn’t think I’d notice what he was doing). Room was average…
I’m sure there are better options in Timaru. Good location across the road from Caroline Bay but very noisy on the main road. Bed was comfortable and the apartment was warm. Shower was terrible and it was as though the water pressure had been turned off.
I stayed for a single night but room was large and very comfortable, hush glass kept the road noise out completely and reception was warm and welcoming. Location is handy to town for meals and free parking is provided. I’ll be back.
"None that I am aware of"
"Try and get a room on the top view for a better view to the beach,"
"Our room faced the road but there was little noise in the room"
"All rooms face the main road, but noise was no issue. We kept the front windows closed and opened the rear window for air."
"You must inspect room before anything."