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4.8 out of 5

"Cleanest motel I’ve ever stayed in! Bathroom is a bit old fashioned. Had two arm chairs not a couch like I was expecting. " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 12 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

At Cedar Lodge Motel you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Botanical Gardens and 1.9 km (1.2 mi) from South Canterbury Museum. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and furnished patios.

All 15 individually decorated rooms feature flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free local calls, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops.

This motel has free WiFi in public areas, barbecue grills, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Added amenities include laundry facilities and luggage storage. Continental breakfast is available daily between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3-star Timaru motel, you'll be 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Caroline Bay Beach and 3.1 km (1.9 mi) from Aigantighe Art Gallery.

Studio Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$116* Per night/room 30 May - 31 May

Two Bedroom Unit

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard One Bedroom Unit

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior One Bedroom Unit

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Cedar Lodge Motel ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Cedar Lodge Motel

Everyone (6) Couples (2) Family (2)
4 out of 5
Cleanest motel I’ve ever stayed in! Bathroom is a bit old fashioned. Had two arm chairs not a couch like I was expecting.

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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13 Feb. 2020 by Cedar

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review! Some of our units have two comfy armchairs and some have a couch and a chair. Let us know if you require a couch next time and we can put you in the right room. Warmest Regards, Cedar Lodge Team

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Jan. 2020 by Cedar

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to give us such a wonderful review! Regards Cedar Lodge Team

5 out of 5
Space was great couldn’t have asked for anything more excellent

Posted by on 27 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Nov. 2019 by Cedar Lodge

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5 out of 5
Liked everything, room was relatively modern amd nice and clean, good heater. Only semi negative comment was that the wifi was a little hit and miss, but that wasnt a big deal, but the sraff were lovely and extremely accomodatiing.

Posted by on 15 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Sep. 2019 by Cedar Lodge Team

Thank you for your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Please feel free to contact us directly to talk about your experience with the Wifi. We are always looking for ways to improve our guest experience.

5 out of 5
Even tho the Motel is on the main road the units are very quiet, plus we got a free ungrade.

Posted by on 2 Sep. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Sep. 2019 by Cedar Lodge Team

Lovely to have you stay with us. Hope to see you again next trip to Timaru!

4 out of 5

Posted by on 28 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

31 May 2019 by Cedar Lodge Team

Thank you we are always looking at ways to improve our guest experience. Please let us know if there is anything that would have made your stay a 5. Warmest Regards, Cedar Lodge Team

5 out of 5
very quiet even though it was very busy, staff went above and beyond.

Posted by on 17 Mar. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

20 Mar. 2019 by PamS

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for your feedback- very much appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Pam & the Cedar Lodge/Coastal Ridge Team.

5 out of 5
We liked the whole experience, The bed was fantastic, the lounge area was very comfortable, loved it

Posted by , from Timaru NZ on 17 Feb. 2019

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20 Feb. 2019 by Pam S

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your feedback and pleased to read you enjoyed the bed. Safe travels. Kind regards, Pam & the Team.

5 out of 5
Friendly, clean and good location. Will use again next time in town.

Posted by on 8 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

9 Jan. 2019 by Pam and Andrea

Many thanks for choosing to stay with us and for providing your feedback. It is much appreciated! Kind regards

5 out of 5
Great! warm and spotlessly clean - everything we needed for an overnight stay

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2018

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4 Apr. 2018 by Pam and Andrea

Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for providing feedback

About the Cedar Lodge Motel

Location 36 King Street, Timaru, 7910

Property Features

As a guest of Cedar Lodge Motel, you'll find barbecue grills, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. WiFi is free in public spaces. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Timaru motel.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Timaru Station (2 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cedar Lodge Motel offers 15 accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Rooms open to furnished patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. This Timaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 8:30 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.
  • Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

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. Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • One child stays free
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Events/parties not allowed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12.50 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children (approximately)

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

Hotel Names

  • Cedar Lodge Motel Timaru
  • Cedar Timaru
  • Cedar Lodge Motel Motel
  • Cedar Lodge Motel Timaru
  • Cedar Lodge Motel Motel Timaru

You should know

  • One child 2 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.

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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