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Need somewhere cosy, clean and convenient? Timaru district is home to a range of top-rate hotels and motels.
Featuring studios, one and two bedrooms unit, the ASURE Ashly Motor Lodge is a great option for workers, families and tourists.Clean, comfortable and well appointed units, their well appointed 4.5 star rooms offer superior bedding, aircon, workstations, unlimited FREE wifi, Sky TV and Google Chromecast.Some units feature private courtyards and spa baths.Continental breakfasts of cereal, milk, fruit, yoghurt, toast, choice of spreads and orange juice are available to order.
Phone: 03 688 9939
Located in Temuka, 20 minutes from Timaru city, The Phoenix Motel is the newest motel complex in the rural town and offers stylish and comfortable apartments perfect for all travellers. A 5 minute walk to town with restaurants and shopping.
Phone: 0800 000 787
The Aspen on King boasts 29 quiet units including 6 two bedroom family units and a 3 bedroom apartment making it great for large groups. All units feature full cooking facilities with continental breakfast available on request. Enjoy free wifi as well as outdoor games and a trampoline for the kids.
Phone: 03 688 3054
Avenue Motor Lodge offer executive studios, spa studios as well as one and two bedroom apartments.
Conveniently located to Timaru Hospital and the Botanic Gardens and only minutes from the city centre, they offer something for any type of traveller. All rooms are self-catering, have SKY TV and feature a balcony or private courtyard.
They also provide in-room dining Monday - Friday with breakfast and dinner options available.
Phone: 0800 84 83 83
Located on an elevated and sunny site adjacent to Ashbury Park (which boarders Caroline Bay), the Parklands Motor Lodge offers modern, comfortable accommodation options. Room types include studios, one and two bedroom apartments featuring king-sized beds and spa baths.
Phone: 03 688 4107
Four Peaks Motel offers six modern, comfortable units suitable for couples and corporate travellers. Located close to the Geraldine township, it provides a lovely relaxed setting for the discerning traveller.
Phone: 03 693 8339
Bay Watch Motor Lodge in Timaru is a spacious motel complex with unrivaled views over Caroline Bay. Located minutes away from the beach and city centre, it's a great to base yourself. The property features 15 modern units catering to all types of travellers. Room types include studios, One Bedroom Units, Two Bedroom Units and a Four-Bedroom Villa as well as Accessible Units.
Phone: 03 688 1886
Andorra Motel is situated on 1 acre of peaceful, spacious ground in a relaxed garden setting. Their spacious ground-floor units include studios as well as one and two bedroom units. They also have a fully fenced swimming to splash in during the warmer months.
Phone: 03 693 8622
Competitively priced, quality motel located on Temuka's main street, just meters from the restaurants and shops. Accommodation options include studio units, one and two bedroom units.
Phone: 03 615 8004
Homestead Lodge in Timaru offer a range of competitively priced accommodation options including Studios, Family Studios, 2 bedroom Budget Apartments and our modern spacious 3 bedroom Apartment. Centrally located to the Caroline Bay and the city centre, you will be close to all the action.
Phone: 03 684 5193
Simplicity and comfort are at the heart of what Blue Dolphin Motel offer. Moderately priced, clean and spacious units.
They offer split-level units that are ideal for those with children or teams, while the double-glazed street front units offer homely comfort.
Phone: 03 684 4589
Boasting full-equipped one and two bedroom, each apartment features a separate lounge and dining table making Fitzgerald on King a great option for family groups. Located close to the Botanic Gardens and hospital, the Timaru CBD is a 5 minute drive away.
Phone: 03 688 4455