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Mt Dobson Motel

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous, compact motel. I was welcomed by a comfy bed with heated blankets, a warm room and a complete kitchen. Room was clean and tidy, nice and peaceful - just what I needed, and the pub next door serves excellant food. Big shower and clean bathroom. Free Wifi. Tea and coffee provided. The beds were comfy and I slept well,...

Thank piotrekj81
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Could not get any accommodation in Lake Takepo on my return trip from down south so e-mailed the owner Geoff who offered me a queen studio unit on site which I was only too happy to take. He did not require me to provide a deposit and I advised him that we would be arriving around 5:00pm. All was in...

Thank greytravellerSydney
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a beautiful little place, the owners are lovely and welcoming, the rooms are clean, very spacious and fully fitted!! We were invited to help ourselves to fruit from the trees in the garden too!!! It is an ideal location for anyone not wanting to hangout with tourists and experience a little bit of the bush style lifestyle with...

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Hotel owners nice and helpful. Room really big with full kitchen, comfy bed, French doors to outside. Big shower and clean bathroom. Wifi kept logging us out but worked ok. Not five star but cosy and very good value.

Thank EE15
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The owner is very friendly and even put a Canadian flag up for us. Lovely flowers around the building and a cute little patio at each unit. Room has a small kitchenette and large bedroom. The restaurant next door is good for dinner or drinks.

Thank Luynn k
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

nice and clean. Owner are Very thoughtful, get electric blanket for the bed. And small kitchen,with all the needs, dishes etc. so better than a normal motel. I would Recom for anyone who will visit lake teppo .

Thank Shu W
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Warm and clean with super knowledgeable and friendly hosts. Close to major tourist destinations but away from the hussle. Awesome showers, pet friendly. Pop in to the hot pools in Tekapo at night then back to your comfy and warm rooms. Hot tips from the host gave us the best views of the icebergs!

1Thank Yogastore
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night. Located on the highway but with light traffic flows the highway noise was dull and didn't disturb us. Very welcoming check in. The decor is eclectic and functional. Basic kitchen with oven, microwave, sink and kettle. This would be ideal for cooking hot brekkies but for dinner, save the hassle and pop next door the meals at...

1Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The location of this motel was perfect for us as it was a good midpoint between Christchurch and Te Anau. The beds were super comfortable. The bird songs outside the room were amazing and there's a restaurant right next to the motel. Tasty! Horses across the road are very friendly. Don't leave the doors open because at least in April...

Thank Paul S
San Francisco
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Kimbell is tiny - just this small motel, a B&B and a pub with decent food, but it's very affordable and all you need for a night traveling to/from Mt. Cook. WiFi is sketchy and there's little to no cell reception (on Spark) so plan accordingly. Nice garden setting & laundry.

Thank jeffp94114

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family friendly, pet friendly motel ideally situated for skiers wanting to ski at Mt Dobson skifield and anyone wanting to explore the Mackenzie District. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mt Dobson Motel

Address: 768 Fairlie-Tekapo Road | Kimbell, Fairlie 7987, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Mackenzie District > Fairlie
Price Range: $103 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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