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    Aotea Motor Lodge

    390 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
    011 64 6-880 0603
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (19)
    Room & Suite (15)
    Dining (2)
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good38%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “double spa bath” (19 reviews)
    “motor lodge” (39 reviews)
    “main room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Meeting Rooms
    Dry Cleaning
    Self-Serve Laundry
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    29 Oct.30 Oct.
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 26 March 2016

    Room was very comfortable and beds were wonderful. However, we were disappointed with the ‘kitchen' facilities, listed as the first of the ‘featured services and facilities’ on their website. The cooking facilities consisted only of a microwave, a toaster and a kettle--not even cooking dishes...More

    Thank Ralph S
    Response from Leowangavegas, Owner at Aotea Motor LodgeResponded 16 December 2016

    Thank you for the review. It appears some of the microwave dishes have been stolen, we have replaced all of them. Sincere apologies.

    Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

    We booked this accomodation after reading Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Close to supermarkets, shops and eating establishments. The room exceded expectation, clean, modern, spacious with all that you need. Quality tea and coffee and even some biscuits! Our room was at the...More

    Thank Kirsty H
    Response from Leowangavegas, Owner at Aotea Motor LodgeResponded 16 December 2016

    Thank you for this review, we really appreciate the feedback.

    Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

    Great motel, large spacious rooms with excellent amenities. Only complaint is our room was on the ground floor and privacy was an issue as there were no sheer curtains so the heavy drapes had to be closed during the day which means the room is...More

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    Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

    This hotel far exceeded expectations! I stayed in a spa suite. The room was huge! There was a sitting area, desk, kitchenette, bathroom, large sized bed and a large spa. It was extremely spacious and clean. The bed was super comfy! Staff were lovely also....More

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    Reviewed 4 February 2016

    Only staying one night on our way back from Taupo and decided to have a look at this beautiful old town. A little like Napier still has a lot of old architecture in the Main Street. The motor lodge is at one end of the...More

    Thank MRGuiliani
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    • Number of rooms
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    • North Island >
    • Manawatu-Wanganui Region >
    • Whanganui
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    Dining (2)
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    "Quieter rooms would be at the rear, away from the main road, Victoria Pde."
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    "Don't book in advance it seems to make no difference"
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    "Choose a room on the ground floor with large Spa Bath"
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    "Great view from upstairs room 18 on a nice day. Quiet as further off the road. Lovely separate bathroom and..."
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