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Manuka Crescent Motel

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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145 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 night and it was enough to leave with good impressions. Attention to detail was excellent. Great shower, comfortable mattress, well equipped dining/cooking area and free wifi. Wanaka is a small town. Location is not important as any hotel in town is a good location. One thing this motel lacks is the lake view. It's nestled amongst residential homes... More 

Thank Ric_L123
Shanghai, China
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at Manuka Crescent Motel just for one night, but it leaves us an more vivid impression on New Zealand especially Wanaka Lake. The motel is very peaceful and just outside main town.We lost a coat in motel, the host of motel sent an international express and returned my coat and covering my mail fee. We are so lucky... More 

Thank ElaineXu10
Edgewater, British Columbia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a very clean, quiet, spacious, modern and affordable motel with excellent Wifi. It is located in a residential area and is a short walk to town, but the motel is still a great place to stay. Highly recommended.

Thank koppfamily
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The motel is about a 15 minute walk to the main downtown area, so it was very quiet. We arrived in the middle of our trip and were delighted that there was free access washing machines and both indoor and outdoor drying areas (could pay for a dryer, but there was no need). We didn't interact much with the staff,... More 

Thank Jonathan T
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Blown away by the customer service provided. We called ahead to inform that we'd be arriving late (9pm) and were amazingly greeted upon our arrival and shown to our room. There's a real cosy vibe to this place and I'll definitely be coming back. Thanks Manuka Crescent.

Thank itsali86
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed in Wanaka for 1 night on our 5 week trip around NZ in August 2016 (winter). We were travelling as a family with young child. Rooms are clean and a good size. The rooms are fairly modern with all amenities available. Laundry facilities too which was very useful. A little out of town approx. 2-3km walk or 5... More 

Thank Owen B
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90 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at this motel. Was clean and comfortable with friendly staff. Would stop by again. The room was warm on arrival. The bed a little saggy in the middle. Can see the mountains from the room.

Thank WattleFun
Jervis Bay, Australia
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70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed there last year 2015 and chose to stay again. Our party of four had the two bedroom unit at the front. It has been completely been modernised. It is very quiet, clean and a pleasure to stay there. Free wifi. Had everything we needed for a two day stay in winter. Out of all the choices in Wanaka the... More 

Thank Babsy52
United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

The staff member who checked us in was very helpful. The two bedroom motel cottage was very clean, warm and spacious. The rooms were a good side and the shower facilities were good. We really appreciated the fresh milk supplied with the free tea and coffeee. The kitchen was well stocked. We appreciated the heater being on for our arrival.... More 

Thank laura349512
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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64 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a good value, spacious motel, which without being flash gives you everything you need. Wifi is free, easy to access and fast enough. The only disadvantage I could really site is the distance from the town centre. It is only just walkable, and you wouldn't want to walk back after a few drinks with dinner, as such only... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in an extremely quiet location offering affordable spacious self contained studios & one and two bedroom apartments. Free wifi, 32 inch flat screen tvs with Sky TV. Kitchnettes with stove tops for two saucepans, Electric fry pan, microwave oven refrigerators and kettle/jug for tea & coffee making. All units have a dining area & couches for relaxation along with outside seating terraces. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manuka Crescent Motel

Address: 51 Manuka Crescent, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $110 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Manuka Crescent Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Best Western Wanaka
Manuka Crescent Hotel
Wanaka Best Western
Hotel Style:
#10 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
#10 Family Hotel in Wanaka
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“Get a suite facing the lake from higher ground.”
 of 5 bubbles vignesc, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 6 but I think most rooms are similar”
 of 5 bubbles 22GraceB, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had room 5 - close to reception and laundry, they have a policy where the laundry room closes @8pm (WHICH IS GOOD)”
 of 5 bubbles benwK4190HV, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All single level units. Unit 10 was quiet and away from reception/ laundry etc.”
 of 5 bubbles 14JD68, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The 1-bedroom apartment is excellent and spacious. The studios would be just as good.”
 of 5 bubbles PhiBre2611, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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