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Colonial Motel Twizel

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very central to restaurants etc, helpful and courteous staff. Very comfortable and value for money rooms with heaps of space. Cooking facilities are in the room but we didn't use them. Would stay here again

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Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We stayed three nights in this lovely Motel. It was really spacious, comfortable, quiet, very clean with very good amenities. It is very handy to the town centre and eating places. Friendly host. It was only about a thirty minute drive to Mt Cook and just minutes from the pretty Lake Ruataniwha.

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1Thank Hottees
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night with a friend on holiday. Very spacious and clean room. Twizel where motel is located has good access to local attractions such as Mt Cook, Lake Ruataniwha Dam, Lake Ohau a bit further out but well worth seeing!

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Thank binajimster
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night on the Alps to Ocean bike trail, the motel was booked by the bike tour company. The room was good, we could cook a decent meal in the kitchen, it was spacious and clean with comfy queen and single beds. all rooms look out onto the courtyard carpark so no views but it's...

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Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We stayed a couple days here in December, 2015 as a base for hiking in the area around the beautiful mountain lakes. The motel is comfortable, clean and has modern internet. The host is very helpful about local resources, and the place is located in a small community not (yet) overrun by tourist groups. Highly recommend!

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1Thank Elizabeth K
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Spacious room with 5 people, well equipped, clean and centrally located in Twizel. We were with a family and had a unit with 2 bedrooms. The unit was well equipped and provided ample space for all of us.

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1Thank Jurgen V
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Stu and Chris are hospitable. Colonial is well maintained with clean, good facilities such as kitchen, flat screen TV etc. My family and I had a great time and will be back. There are also laundry facilities available. It's close to the shops that are well stocked. We will be back.

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1Thank 1stPaladin
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2015

With returned to this motel for 5 nights as we had enjoyed our stay here previously. Once again we weren't disappointed. It was clean, well equipped and comfortable and a good supply of tea, coffee etc. The owners are friendly & helpful. We would definitely recommend this motel to others.

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1Thank Edlyn710
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Heading back to ChCh and decided to have a stop over. Drove around Twizel and found this place. Had the front studio unit. Very good 4 star accommodation. Faced west so got the benefit of a sunny afternoon. Spacious unit, queen bed (a bit of roll together though) plus a single bed, kitchenette with fridge and full oven, dining table...

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2Thank Jane J
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Broke our journey to Christchurch by staying at Twizel for 2 nights. Our first choice of town/village was Tekapo but we could not find accommodation. So glad we went to Twizel as a good base for visting Mount Cooke. The accommodation was good, a spacious room with all the amenities for self catering that we needed, Including a cooker. It...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Colonial Motel Twizel

Address: 36/38 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel 7901, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Twizel
Number of rooms: 8
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“centrally in twizel, no views”
 of 5 bubbles 585jurgenv, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seem to be quiet even though they're on the roadside”
 of 5 bubbles Edlyn710, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles Xarekto, 11 Oct 2015 | Read review
“One of the rooms closest to the road has a little bit of garden which is nice to sit out in in the evening.”
 of 5 bubbles KeithT985, 13 Mar 2014 | Read review
“any unit here ok as twizel goes to sleep on the fall of darkness”
 of 5 bubbles YvonneK874, 8 May 2013 | Read review
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