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4.5 out of 5

"It was close to shops and restaurants. The lady greeting us was very friendly " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 08 May 2022

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Hotel Description

At Coastal Motor Lodge you'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Thames Historical Museum and 2.8 km (1.8 mi) from Goldfields Shopping Centre. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and furnished balconies.

All 15 individually decorated rooms feature TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy private yards, coffee/tea makers, and fans. Refrigerators and microwaves make in-room dining convenient. Hair dryers, irons/ironing boards, and free toiletries are also available. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

This pet-friendly motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Thames motel, you'll be 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Thames War Memorial Civic Centre and 23 km (14.3 mi) from The Pinnacles.

Ground Floor Studio - Disability access

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$164* Per night/room 20 Jun. - 21 Jun.

Signature Chalet, Balcony, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Chalet, Multiple Beds, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, Balcony, Garden Area

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room, Sea View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Garden Area

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Coastal Motor Lodge ratings based on 68 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Coastal Motor Lodge

Everyone (28) Couples (26) Business (2) Family (13)
4 out of 5
It was close to shops and restaurants. The lady greeting us was very friendly

Posted by on 8 May 2022

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20 May 2022 by Lyn

Thanks Sandra

5 out of 5
We had the front chalet which was clean, tidy, well equipped with a comfortable bed. Its location gave us a beautiful view of the water and sunset and made for a lovely way to end a great day. Will definitely be back

Posted by on 10 Mar. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

11 Mar. 2022 by Lynda

Hi Troy, thank you for the great review, its always nice to know that guests have enjoyed their stay, look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
It was the perfect spot for a short holiday. Seaview and all. We will definitely be vack! Thanks Lynda!

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jan. 2022 by Lynda

You're more than welcome Ad, looking forward to your next visit.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2022

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4 out of 5
It was beautiful

Posted by on 25 Jul. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Aug. 2021 by Lynda

Thanks :)

4 out of 5
Water views is what i wanted and i got....it was a lovely setting...clean and tidy and lovely new owners

Posted by on 5 Apr. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Apr. 2021 by Lynda

So glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you, we appreciate your feedback.

4 out of 5
Waking up to the tide in and sun shing on the water was beautiful

Posted by on 1 Apr. 2021

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18 Apr. 2021 by Lynda

Its great to wake up to the changing view everyday, the tides, sunrises, sunsets, and wildlife are constantly surprising me.

5 out of 5
On flat no steeps .great view .And disability units

Posted by on 22 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Mar. 2021 by Owner

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay

5 out of 5
Clean and tidy units.Nice views and good parking.

Posted by on 9 Feb. 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

21 Feb. 2021 by Owner

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay with us

5 out of 5
Great location, cleaned and tidy property. Very helpful staff.

Posted by on 6 Feb. 2021

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21 Feb. 2021 by Owner

Thank you for your review, glad you enjoyed your stay with us

Property Features

As a guest of Coastal Motor Lodge, you'll find a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. Coastal Motor Lodge also features a garden, a picnic area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Self parking is free. This 3-star Thames motel is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • Towels for the beach
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Coastal Motor Lodge offers 15 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Thames motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Premium satellite television is provided. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and fans. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Private outdoor space
  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wardrobe or closet

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:30 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after noon must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in information and key retrieval information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NZD 20 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 13 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: NZD 20 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in fee: NZD 20 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee for check-in between 7:00 PM and 10:00 AM (amount varies)
  • Late check-out fee: NZD 20 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Coastal Motor Lodge Thames
  • Coastal Motor Lodge
  • Coastal Motor Thames
  • Coastal Motor
  • Coastal Motor Lodge Motel
  • Coastal Motor Lodge Thames
  • Coastal Motor Lodge Motel Thames

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.