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Need somewhere cosy, clean and convenient? Timaru district is home to a range of top-rate hotels and motels.
With comfortable beds to unlimited wifi, delegates would find everything they needed to be comfortable and connected during their stay at Coastal Ridge Apartments.
They have 10 executive studios and 1-bedroom apartments, and all are modern, very quiet, and well-appointed, offering fast, free unlimited wifi, Smart TVs and a continental breakfast. There is free off-street parking too
Phone: 03 684 4084
Panorama Motor Lodge is close to cafés and restaurants, is only a 3-minute walk to the CBD and has panoramic sea or city views from most units. It is ideally suited for corporate customers, travellers and families.
There is a range of units including studio, 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom family units, together with off-site self-contained apartments able to cater for up to 13 people. They are spacious with modern decor and free WiFi is available to all guests.
Phone: 03 688 0097
Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge boasts spectacular views out across Caroline Bay and conveniently located within minutes from the Timaru CBD.
All units are double glazed, have heatpumps and most have a private patios overlooking the beach, double spa baths and a king size beds.
Phone: 03 686 6338
Built in 2017, Black on Grey in Geraldine offer standalone units situated 2.1kms from the Geraldine township in a relaxed semi rural setting. Offering deluxe studio units as well as two bedroom family units each with free wifi, TV's with Netflix and Freeview and relaxed seating areas as well as ensuite bathrooms you will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Phone: 03 688 4452
The Benvenue is a provider of superior accommodation and conference facilities. Located in Timaru, it's just a few minute's stroll from Caroline Bay, the CBD, the Aquatic Centre and Aigantighe Art Gallery.
Arranged into five room types, they have rooms to cater for up to four people. All rooms are fully featured and include secure in-room wifi, Google Chromecast, complimentary toiletries, and all the amenities you can expect at any premium hotel.
Phone: 03 688 4049
Centrally located to the Timaru CBD, Bay City Motor Lodge is a great choice for a wide selection of travellers. Featuring luxury and executive suites complete with spa baths, studio units, two bedroom family apartments and honeymoon suites. FREE internet broadband is available and each unit contains a 32"TV supporting 50 Sky channels.
Phone: 0800 229 248
Centrally located in boutique Geraldine, ASURE Scenic Route Motor Lodge is the only 4 star PLUS motel in the township offering modern, spacious and comfortable units including spacious studio units and 2-bedroom units. Two suites with wheelchair-access facilities
Phone: 0800 723 643
Cedar Lodge Motel in Timaru offers clean, comfortable and quiet accommodation that's great value for money. Their range of rooms offers something for everyone from the business traveller, families, sports groups and holiday makers. Located at the south end of Timaru, their location is quiet and secluded while still being convenient to town.
Phone: 0800 804 408
One of two hotel options in Timaru, the historic Grosvenor Hotel has a penchant for authentic and unique design. Their wide range of room are comfortable and convenient for all traveller needs. Stay in the newly renovated suites and executive rooms.
Phone: 03 687 9190
Harbour View Motel offers superior accommodation at Timaru's newest motel complex. Each unit is superbly appointed with king-size beds and premier bedding, leather lounge suites, work stations, high speed Wifi as well as SkyTV and freeview channels. The top story units have sea and harbour views with Caroline just 100m from the motel and the CBD a short away.
Phone: 03 686 6811
The Northpark Motel is conveniently located above Ascot Sportshouse & Eatery.
It's the closest motel to the Timaru airport while being convenient to town and amenities.
There is a choice of 13 ensuited studio units, with interconnecting rooms for families, as well as a large studio family room for a larger group and a further 14 superior studios. There is also a 2-bedroom family unit with full kitchen facilities, which sleeps 7.
There is unlimited free WiFi available on site, together with 50+ SKY TV channels for your viewing pleasure.
Phone: 0800 688 207
Ashbury Park Motel offer clean, warm and comfortable units. they have 9 x 1-bedroom, self-contained units, all of which have been renovated to reflect modern-day living.
Located opposite Ashbury Park, we are within a short walking distance to the beach, coastal walking tracks and a shopping mall and supermarket.
Phone: 0800 123 212