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    Thornton Lodge Motel

    2307 Takapau Road | State Highway 2, Waipukurau 4200, New Zealand
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    Room & Suite (27)
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    Overview
    • Excellent59%
    • Very good23%
    • Average14%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible0%
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    “stayed here” (5 reviews)
    “two nights” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 July 2017

    We stayed here with a group of friends for two nights. The owners are very friendly and the accommodation is clean, spacious and well presented. The heat pump was especially welcome on the very cold mid-winter nights we stayed here. Excellent off-street parking. The owners...More

    Thank Steve J
    Reviewed 17 July 2017

    A group of 4 couples stayed here over the weekend and had an awesome time. Hosts very friendly and accommodating. Unit well maintained, clean and spacious. Lovely warm beds (electric blankets). Highly recommended

    Thank _pammikenz
    Response from GillyandNess, Owner at Thornton Lodge MotelResponded 19 July 2017

    Thanks so much for the time to write a review. Pleased to hear you all had a wonderful time here. Yes the electric blankets are great on those cool nights and mornings along with the heat pumps :)

    Reviewed 17 October 2016

    Great Motor Lodge, Hosts were very friendly and welcoming. Would definitely stay here again. Handy to the wedding we were attending and handy to anything else you could need.Stayed here with wife and baby.

    Thank Harvey F
    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    Three of us stayed here while travelling through on motorbikes. The hosts were welcoming and were able to help with the queries we had. Unit was clean and well maintained although would have been a bit crowded if the 3 single + queen beds had...More

    1  Thank bamaka
    Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

    Stayed with a group of friends for a wedding, our unit accomodated 5 adults perfectly and had a spacious bathroom and kitchen. Spacious clean and tidy - a very stressfree stay. Staff were friendly and helpful but unintrusive. Cant imagine i will be in waipukurau...More

    Thank Kiwi_chick28
    Response from Thornton L, Owner at Thornton Lodge MotelResponded 11 February 2016

    Thanks for your time in writing a review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and you never know if you are ever back in Waipukurau we'd be happy to host your stay again Ness & Gilly

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
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    • USD 88 - USD 117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Waipukurau
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    Room & Suite (27)
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    Room Tips
    "It is on the main road and our unit was closest to the road so light sleepers may benefit from using earplugs!"
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    "The rooms at the front are a little noisier as rather near to the main road but really not too bad. Try and..."
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    "Get a room away from the Highway if possible"
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    "The rooms near the back i would imagine would be quieter than the rooms near the road, thats if you are a..."
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