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Harbour View Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Timaru for a family wedding. We were not even there 24 hours! The motel was quite centrally located but did not appear to have much of a view of the harbour. However, as it turned out we were lucky that we were not allocated a room at the front as the motel fronts the main road which was...

Thank Linda M
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Stayed here 3 nights last week for work as I couldn't get into my usual accomadtion. The motel was modern exceptionally clean it had a tv in the main room and the bedroom. Bathroom was spacious with good water pressure, bed was super comfortable. Yes it is on the main rd as are 99% of motels in Timaru are, but...

5Thank Ddln001
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Fully recommend this place for any and all staying in Timaru. The hosts are great. Location very close to town, all is walkable, even for a warm swim at Cbay. Rooms are all good sizing for single or more family stays. Right on highway but noise not big due to good insulation and double glazing so easy access in and...

2Thank ScottyMack2016
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We made a booking for our family of 8 to stay at this accommodation for 2 nights. It was all put in place and we were given a breakdown of total cost as $874. About 1 week later I phoned to check that location of the house accommodation to the additional room we had to book. From the outset the...

1Thank IsaDunce2015
karlw290, Owner at Harbour View Motel, responded to this review

We would like to respond to this and clarify a few things that were alleged in this review. We have never had the option to respond as our business was not registered with Trip Advisor but after receiving this review, and as advised by Trip Advisor, we have registered so that we can submit a response to this particular review....

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 May 2016

A nice modern motel with excellent facilities. the room was very spacious with separate bedroom with en suite. The proprietors are very friendly and helpful. Motel located on main highway however the road noise was not too noisy as the bedroom could be closed off from the lounge area. I would recommend this motel.

2Thank SDR27370
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Like many motels this one has been built to a formulae rather than for character. It ticks all the boxes for practicality. However it feels roomier than many motels and the operator is one of those that goes the extra distance to make his guests comfortable. Considering it is right on the side of the main road, where trucks give...

2Thank NZMike57
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Again this was booked via work for a week + weekend. New motel built in 2012 - I stayed in the apartment set around the corner off the main road. A lovely renovated house set up as apartment living, fresh, new modern interior, very clean unit & comfortable bed. Great set up with blackout curtains has 3 rooms (I only...

3Thank Diana B
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Mr Me + 4 x Mr Colleagues booked 5 rooms. Very modern and spacious units. Options from ground floor to upstairs. Choose from spa equipped units too. Very professionally run clean and tidy operation. Sadly, like almost all accommodation options in Timaru, it is next to the main road and near the trains. Trains don't run often. Double glazing made...

3Thank Esteb Steve
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This motel is very clean, modern and comfortable. It's five minutes walk away from the Main Street of Timaru where there are cafes, restaurants and shops. The motel is well equipped with a small kitchenette, plenty of power points and thoughtful touches like a fan for summer and heaters for winter. The bed is very comfortable. It is well soundproofed...

2Thank KimandCliff
Cable Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This motel is one of the best I have stayed at in a long while. Quite new.Spotless, lovely linen, well furnished and well equipped.Comfortable large king size bed with TV in the bedroom as well as the lounge.Good parking. Stayed over the Christmas period and on Christmas day a complimentary platter of chocolates and biscuits were delivered to the unit....

2Thank Patricia T

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Harbour View Motel

Address: 8 Evans Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Timaru
Price Range: $152 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“Ask for a room at the back if you want quiet. Not sure if all rooms have a view of the harbour so ask if that is important to you.”
G360OKlindam, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view”
NZMike57, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Really enjoyed the apartment”
146dianab, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Unit 9 has a separate lounge which you can close off between your bedroom and the street!!!”
Esteb Steve, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“top floor to get the ocean view.”
PatriciaT987, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
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