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4.1 out of 5

"Good place with great staff. -Carpets hadn't been vacuumed in a long time. Under the bed even worse. -Quilt was a little dirty and seemed to be use ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 30 Aug 2015

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Hotel Description

At Aspiring Lodge Motel you'll be within steps of Pembroke Park and Picture Lounge. Highlights at this motel include free self parking, a bar/lounge and in-room kitchenettes.

You can enjoy free WiFi, TVs and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 14 rooms. Kitchenettes come equipped with fridges and microwaves, and room service is also available. Hairdryers and irons/ironing boards are also available.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, barbecues and free newspapers in the lobby. Added amenities include tour/ticket assistance.

Within a 15-minute drive of this 3-star Wanaka motel, attractions include Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea.

Standard Studio, Kitchenette (Queen bed unit)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$105* Per night/room 23 Oct. - 24 Oct.

Family Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Family Room, Kitchenette (Family Unit)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Executive Room, Kitchenette (Executive Studio)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, Non Smoking, Balcony (King Studio)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Aspiring Lodge Motel ratings based on 44 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Aspiring Lodge Motel

Everyone (17) Couples (17) Family (8)
3 out of 5
Great view. Nice staff. Good location overall average establishment

Posted by on 21 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location, warm and comfortable. Friendly staff.

Posted by on 25 May 2019

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2 out of 5
location was great, the bed was comfortable but the list of what is wrong with the motel for the price you pay is far too long. I wouldn't recommend it.

Posted by , from Exeter NSW on 14 Oct. 2018

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2 out of 5

Tired Hotel

Pros: Location
Cons: Amenities - too old and tired
Location: Hiking, bike riding, shopping, dining
The hotel is in a great location, a stone's throw away from town and all the restaurants, however, the hotel was a bit tired. It could do with an upgrade. All the finishings and even down to the bed feel overused. The walls also seem paper think and you could hear muffled sounds of your neighbors.

Posted by , from Sydney on 19 Oct. 2016

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3 out of 5

Central motel, walking distance to shops etc

Pros: Felt cozy
Cons: Had a dripping tap in kitchen, bathroom didn't have extractor fan - very steamy, kitchen rubbish bin still had tea stains on lid from previous guests
Was nice and central but a bit noisy during the night with foot traffic and vehicles. Could do with a bit of maintenance.

Posted by , from NZ on 5 Sep. 2015

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3 out of 5

Very central.

Pros: Location.
Cons: Bathroom and cleanliness.
Location: Central to township.
Good place with great staff. -Carpets hadn't been vacuumed in a long time. Under the bed even worse. -Quilt was a little dirty and seemed to be used from the last occupant. -Bathroom a little dated, but works well. Good hot water. -Need to pay for Internet a little disapointing. -Next door to supermarket and very central.

Posted by on 30 Aug. 2015

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3 out of 5

Close to town

Great location, limited amenities. A bit dated. Good value but you get what you pay for. Wanaka is a great town and this this motel is in a very good location to enjoy all it has to offer. kitchen small but has everything you need. Limited channels available. A bit noisy.

Posted by , from Auckland on 3 Aug. 2015

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3 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: Insects right through the room + no hot water for 24 hours

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 1 Jan. 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Jan. 2015 by

Hi Corey, We apologize about the hot water, the matter was addressed as soon as possible, however it was New Years Eve and it was difficult finding plumbing help during this time of year. We did reimburse you for the plumbing issues (reduced your bill by $100) and as discussed we thought this was no longer an issue. We hope you can understand

2 out of 5

Posted by on 31 Dec. 2014

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5 out of 5
Pros: Perfect location for walking to cafes, lake etc
Cons: Decor a wee bit dated,but still very clean
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Good; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; great if you want to leave the car at motel and go out in wanaka

Posted by , from New Zealand - Nelson on 30 Nov. 2014

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About the Aspiring Lodge Motel

Location 16 Dungarvon Street, Wanaka, 9192

Property Features

Aspiring Lodge Motel offers its guests tour or ticket assistance, a BBQ, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Public spaces have free WiFi. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Self parking is free. This 3-star Wanaka motel is smoke free.

  • 14 guestrooms or units
  • Bar or lounge
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour and ticket information
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Wanaka (WKA) (10.3 km / 6.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Aspiring Lodge Motel offers 14 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Accommodation at this 3-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Wanaka motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

  • In-room kitchenette
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 7:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9 AM - 7:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 7:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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.

Pets

  • 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 are 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

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

Hotel Names

  • Aspiring Lodge Motel Wanaka
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  • Aspiring Wanaka
  • Aspiring Hotel Wanaka
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  • Aspiring Lodge Motel Wanaka
  • Aspiring Lodge Motel Motel Wanaka

National Rating

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

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