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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Being suddenly prevented by snow conditions we were obliged to stay in Reefton overnight. Kerry on duty made us most warmly welcome and gave us a very good and comfortable motel unit - clean, tidy and very well maintained. Beds were already warmed by electric blankets which was most acceptable. Kerry's recommendation for dining (Wilson's Hotel) proved an excellent choice... More 

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Richmond, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

So nice to come in to the rooms so cosy on a cold night, even our electric blankets were on. Was the same last time we stayed, that's why we came back. Handy being on the main street, walking distance to everything.

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Thank letsgosoon2016
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi letsgosoon2016 We really appreciate that you come back to stay with us at Lantern Court when you are in Reefton. We do like to keep our guests cosy in the winter as it can get very chilly. Being able to park your car and stroll to all the amenities is certainly very relaxing. Thank you for writing this lovely... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Rocked up late on a cold winters night to a lovely warm room with lights that are bright! To many motels have tiny heaters and are too dim. Very clean and tidy; warm and friendly receptionist who was able to inform me of the places still open for dinner; and direct me to a good place for a stroll before... More 

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Thank Brent B
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi Brent B Thank you for writing this lovely Review for us. Reefton can be very chilly in winter so we do pride ourselves on keeping our units warm and cosy. Maybe next visit you could come in the summer so you could enjoy some of the great outdoor activities Reefton has to offer. Kind Regards Bronwyn & Frank More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Travelling with 3 teenagers, we were very happy to find such spacious accommodation at a very reasonable price. The unit we had was a whole apartment with separate kitchen, three bedrooms and generous living area. It was a cold night in Reefton but plenty of heaters were provided which had been going before we arrived so the rooms were warm... More 

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Thank kdtotara
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi kdtotara Thank you for your Feedback and Recommendation for Lantern Court Motel. It was great to catch up with you & your lovely family. Kind Regards Bronwyn & Frank More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Stay the nigth on a mountain biking trip to the coast nice and warm.so many great MTB track around this area and very friendly place.they even sent my heart rate monitor back to me free of charge that i left in the room.

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Thank 653rosco
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi 653rosco Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely Review for us. I'm pleased your heart rate monitor arrived back safely. We'll look forward to seeing you if you are back this way mountain biking. Kind Regards Bronwyn More 

Penzance, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Met by the lovely Rachel, the relief manager., so helpful. One part of the motel looks to be original Colonial the new part built in similar style. Our unit was roomy and reasonable cooking facilities for those who chose to cook. Nice shower room, and everything spotless. The street side apartments had an option to sit outside front or back.... More 

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Thank Brian B
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Hi Brian Thanks so much for taking the time to write your fantastic review for us. We hope you enjoyed your stay and if you are ever back this way please call in we would love to see you again. Rachel More 

Mayne Island, Canada
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Seven of us family members stayed here in March 2016. The owners are very friendly and accommodating. Lovely little units, very clean with all the amenities. This motel is right in the centre of town and the prices for all of us were very reasonable. The owners could't have been more hospitable, even made phone calls for us. Having a... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Owner was very friendly and helpful. Directed us to best room choice. Old time hotel look in front - modern facilities in back. Good location, right in middle of the town. Easy walking distance to several meal choices.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

One night stay in Studio unit. Host was absolutely lovely, studio unit out back was a stand alone, private ,cute , quaint unit with own carport and lovely covered patio, armchairs and cushions. Although an old building the unit was VERY roomy, clean ,tidy and comfy, probably the largest studio unit we have stayed in. Although listed as a lower... More 

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Thank RobNoel
LanternCourt, Manager at Lantern Court Motel, responded to this review

Thank you RobNoel for taking the time to write this very kind and informative Review. We really appreciate your positive feedback and it would be lovely if you could come back sometime and enjoy some of the great activities Reefton has to offer. Kind Regards Frank and Bronwyn More 

Midlands
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This small hotel is full of character and is ideal as a stop off point while touring inNew Zealand. Staff are friendly and helpful, rooms/apartments are well equipped and have everything you would need. The bed was comfortable with electric blanket and the rooms have heaters which you can switch on/off as required. Wifi was free and was excellent.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Lantern Court Motel

Address: 63 Broadway Street, Reefton, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Reefton
Price Range: $115 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Lantern Court Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We thought we would like a first floor room as the view to the hills would have been good but none were available, ground floor was great.”
 of 5 bubbles SoniaI574, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Go for the top floor, great views”
 of 5 bubbles PieterS90, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“It was in a very quiet place.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulH50, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the budget part and although older it was warm and clean.”
 of 5 bubbles letsgosoon2016, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stand alone studio unit really good value.”
 of 5 bubbles RobNoel, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
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