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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for 1 night ended up staying 3 nights. We have been touring in camper car for 5 weeks with motel stops every 3 nights. Arrived in Wanaka after long drive from glaciers and came across this motel by chance as it is located just outside centre. We found the price to be very reasonable, the owners friendly, the kitchen... More 

Thank murtaza s
Bangkok, Thailand
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We booked this motel from one website without any expectation. However, this motel service was really impressed us. The check-in was fast and Mark explained well about what to do in Wanaka. The room we stayed was a family unit, wheel chair accessible, 2 bedrooms (one queen and one with 4 single beds). It was very comfortable as the rooms... More 

Thank GvaTourist
Perth, Australia
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140 reviews
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Quick overnight stop - ground floor room (#5) faced the main road, so a bit of road noise. Bathroom renovated, water pressure good. Comfy bed and warm room. Found the entry/kitchenette probably needed redesigning, drawers opened out to entry door handle. Staff friendly, okay for night

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FairwayMotelWanaka, Owner at Fairway Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your honest response. We took over the motel 6 months ago and appreciate honest feedback, so we know where we need to make changes in the future. Kind Regards Megan and Mark More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stayed at a busy time and this was well priced. The bed was comfortable and although on the main road could not hear much traffic noise. The skirting boards were quite dusty and the unit looking a bit tired. Would have liked to have a heater in the bathroom too as quite cold. However despite that we would stay... More 

Thank KR9119
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was my 12th visit to Wanaka from Melbourne. It was a skiing and photography trip, mainly to visit Cardrona and Treble Cone ski mountains. It's not easy to find a budget price apartment, but this one appeared to fit the bill. The owners were friendly and helpful. On my arrival I was also met by their cat, Oscar. A... More 

Thank charlesk1000
Invercargill, New Zealand
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

It was a lovely 1 night stay for us. We were very satisfied during our stay. Complete set of kitchen stuffs, clean towels, comfortable beds, guide book for restaurants and safety parking areas. Walking distance to town, staff were friendly and approachable. The only problem is that the drainage of the shower room is not working properly. But overall, it... More 

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We arrived kinda late (7pm) but the check in was smooth. The staff were all helpful. The room is huge with 1 double bed and 2 single beds. The kitchen stove is pretty old and it took us forever to cook. The other unit that we booked have separate hot and cold water tap. I personally love the toiletries set.... More 

Thank shuffyzz
Woking, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Only a slight walk from town but a great place to stay. Even though it's on the main road, we were in a downstairs studio room and it was very quiet. Our room had been renovated and was really comfortable, clean, bright and well equipped. Megan and Mark were very helpful with things to do and local walks. Would recommend.

Thank Bugs-and-Bif
Perth, Australia
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very smooth check in and very helpful and friendly management team. The room had a new bathroom and the room itself was very clean and large. The floor to ceiling glass door opened to a grassed and treed area with great views to the snow covered alps. The location is great, just a short walk into the town centre with... More 

Thank 120CMS
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night with 2 teenage children. Had a huge 2 bedroom unit with plenty of space. Friendly service at check in and the room was very clean. Only a 5 minute walk into town for dinner and to grab a couple of groceries.

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For comfortable, affordable accommodation in Wanaka, think Fairway Motel. Fairway Motel can provide a great range of studios, family units and 2 bedroom apartments that can cater for anyone from traveling couples to large groups. Fairway motel facilities include: - Large in ground swimming pool (Dec - Apr) and BBQ area perfect for those warmer months - Guest laundry, bike & golf club storage space and a ski drying room for the winter - A big car park area to accommodate boats, trailers and tour buses - Freeview Satellite TV Fairway Motel is close to all Wanaka amenities, the pristine lake, fine restaurants and shops are just a short stroll away. Puzzling World and Mt Iron track is a short walk and we are adjacent to the spectacular Wanaka Golf Club. Wanaka can offer you a myriad of outdoor pursuits in all seasons, so let Fairway Motel be your ticket to ride! Your hosts Eve and Rob look forward to welcoming you to Wanaka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairway Motel

Address: 2 MacPherson Street | Central Otago District, Wanaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Wanaka
Price Range: $120 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fairway Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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#5 Family Hotel in Wanaka
#11 Romantic Hotel in Wanaka
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“Lower floor if you do not want to carry your luggage upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles KR9119, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lower level room. Much easier if you have a lot of luggages”
 of 5 bubbles shuffyzz, 9 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some downstairs rooms have been renovated. The owners will eventually renovate all the apartments.”
 of 5 bubbles Bugs-and-Bif, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Steep slippy stairs to the upper rooms”
 of 5 bubbles MrEverest, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Stairs to upper units felt unsafe - ask for a downstairs room if you are unsteady on stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles ringthebells2, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
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