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Panorama Motor Lodge

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Room & Suite (6)
Pool & Beach (1)


Welcome to Panorama Motor Lodge, Timaru Wade and Mary welcome you to Panorama Motor Lodge, situated on The Bay Hill in central Timaru and overlooking beautiful Caroline Bay. A large, modern motel complex with a great choice of accommodation options from studio units to family apartments. Enjoy a superb location close to the beach, with coastal and mountain views, yet next door to all city facilities.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Centrally Located
Great View
18Room tips
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Great place to stay as can sit outside on balcony in nice weather overlooking Caroline Bay having a few drinks. Comfy beds and very clean with nice people to welcome you. Great restaurant and bar beside it so not far to go but it is within walking distance to other dining
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Check in was easy enough, with the house we booked some distance from the main unit, but close to the hospital we were visiting. First night was fine, location good, close to pizza and burgerfuel. However, as we stayed with our two young kids we wanted them downstairs so they
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Elevated next to the Park with views out to the beach at Caroline Bay with a range of restaurants next door. I'd say this property hasn't changed much since the 80s, as the furnishings and fixtures are all original I'd say but, it was roomy and had everything we needed. Separate
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We stayed here for a few days, the rooms were comfortable and clean, all amenities worked and the location was second to none. Great bar/ restaurant out the front and a hop to Caroline Bay (the carnival was on) and straight to Stafford St. The hosts were friendly and the motel
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The motel is good and clean. However it’s right next to the state highway so sleep wasn’t great due to truck noise. However, location can’t be changed. The bathroom seemed newly renovated but the shower pressure was as poor. I wondered how long it would take to fill the
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"Front rooms have the views"
"Ask for a room not overlooking the motorway."
"My room was upstairs with a staircase being the method of getting to that level."
"might have to go up a floor to get the views"
"no tips. just choose a room and enjoy..."
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionTimaru
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