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4.1 out of 5

"Close to the city centre and the Bay area. Easy acces off the main road and plenty of parking space. Quick easy walk to loacal reatuarants and the lov ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 17 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

At Bay City Motor Lodge you'll be within just a 15-minute stroll of Caroline Bay Beach and Aigantighe Art Gallery. Highlights at this motel include free in-room WiFi.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 12 rooms feature coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Additionally, phones, irons/ironing boards, and desks are available.

This business-friendly motel has free WiFi in public areas and luggage storage. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this Timaru motel, you'll be 1.1 km (0.7 mi) from South Canterbury Museum and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Botanical Gardens.

Studio, Ground Floor

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
NZ$144* Per night/room 6 Jun. - 7 Jun.

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Apartment, 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Executive Studio, Balcony

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Studio, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Bay City Motor Lodge ratings based on 13 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bay City Motor Lodge

Everyone (7) Couples (2) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Close to the city centre and the Bay area. Easy acces off the main road and plenty of parking space. Quick easy walk to loacal reatuarants and the lovely Caroline Bay.

Posted by on 17 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Nov. 2019 by Sue

So pleased you enjoyed your stay Many thanks Sue

4 out of 5
Basic room that serves its purpose. Quite noisy with street noise

Posted by on 6 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

7 Nov. 2019 by Sue

We are sorry to hear you had problems with traffic noise, we may have omitted to mention keeping your windows closed, if we did our apologies Sue

4 out of 5
Close to restaurants and shops. Easy to find. Fast internet voucher.

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Aug. 2019 by Bay City

Thank you for your feedback, Gordon. Much appreciated. Regards Sue

5 out of 5
Very friendly owner and great service will be the regular when staying in Timaru. Rooms were ammaculate and well worth the price!

Posted by on 29 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Aug. 2019 by Sue

Much appreciated:) Sue

4 out of 5
Very nice place to stay.good location close to town

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5
Within walking distance to restaurants. No noise from traffic on main road.

Posted by on 3 Mar. 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Feb. 2019

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4 out of 5
newer building than some of the other motels in timaru

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2019

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5 out of 5
This was a Nice motel and friendly staff. On the main road into Timaru.

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice clean motel. Nice roomy areas. Great place to stay

Posted by on 14 Dec. 2018

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About the Bay City Motor Lodge

Location 10-14 Evans Street, Timaru, 7910

Property Features

Bay City Motor Lodge offers its guests laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Timaru motel.

  • 12 guestrooms or units
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • 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

  • Train station: Timaru Station (1.4 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bay City Motor Lodge offers 12 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Heating
  • Wheelchair accessible

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 7:30 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 7:30 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Hotel Names

  • Bay City Motor Lodge Timaru
  • Bay City Motor Timaru
  • Bay City Motor Lodge Motel
  • Bay City Motor Lodge Timaru
  • Bay City Motor Lodge Motel Timaru

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

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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*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.