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Comfortable, good-value and self-contained units, recently redecorated, and with Sky TV and new flat-screen TVs.
Scenic Route Motor Lodge
This spacious motel is built in early-settler style, but the modern studios include double-glazing, flat-screen TVs and broadband internet. Larger studios have spa baths. You'll find Scenic Route at the northern end of town.
Aspen On King
A three-bedroom apartment features a retro bathroom complete with a bright red bath that’s straight from the Playboy mansion. Other newer units are equally spacious and crisply modern with free broadband internet...
Baywatch Motor Lodge
Busy Evans St is wall-to-wall motels, but one of the best options along Timaru's main drag is the Baywatch Motor Lodge...
Peppers Bluewater Resort
A sprawling resort arrayed around rocky pools and tussocky gardens. Rooms are chic and modern – if sometimes on the small side – but last-minute online discounts make this a place worth considering.
Mountain Chalets Motel
Reader-recommended place with friendly owners and cosy, well-equipped, self-contained A-frame chalets. The cheapest units are studios, but there are a number of two-bedroom set-ups for larger groups or families...
Anchor Motel & Timaru Backpackers
Following a recent refurbishment and with energetic new management, the sprawling Anchor complex is a good-value spot a shortish walk from Caroline Bay. Rooms and dorms are simple, but kept spotless, and just fine if you're transiting north or south.
Aoraki/Mount Cook Alpine Lodge
This modern lodge – with twin, double and family rooms – is the best place to stay in the village. With Turkish rugs and underfloor heating, you're guarenteed a warm welcome...
Yha Lake Tekapo
Friendly, well-equipped little place with a living room adorned with open fireplaces, a piano and outstanding views across the lake to the mountains beyond.
High Country Lodge & Backpackers
This sprawling place used to be a basic hostel for construction workers, and is now trimmed with colourful curtains and bright bed linen. Beyond the dorms and the double rooms, a few standalone motel units also see your Kiwi pesos going a long way.
Yha Mt Cook
This excellent hostel has a free sauna, drying room, warming log fires and DVDs. Rooms are clean and spacious, and family rooms and facilities for travellers with disabilities are also available. Try to book a few days in advance...
Comfort Hotel Benvenue
Just 5 minutes’ walk from Caroline Bay Beach, Comfort Hotel Benvenue features a restaurant, a bar and a fitness centre. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen satellite TV and a DVD player...
Parklands Motor Lodge
Just 5 minutes’ drive from Caroline Bay Beach, this motel offers rooms and apartments featuring a spa bath and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests enjoy 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi per stay...
The Godley Hotel
The Godley Resort has spectacular views of Lake Tekapo and offers a restaurant with a great selection of local specialties, a charming bar, and an outdoor swimming pool and an indoor spa...
Peppers Bluewater Resort
Peppers Bluewater Resort is a 5-star hotel close to the shores of Lake Tekapo. This resort offers luxury accommodations, great views and is ideally positioned for exploring the Mackenzie Basin and Southern Alps...
Asure Ashley Motor Lodge
Ashley Motor Lodge offers apartment-style accommodations just a 3 minute drive from the center of Timaru. Free cable TV, electric blankets and a fully equipped kitchen are provided...
Glentanner Park Centre
Glentanner Park is a holiday park and activity centre offering affordable accommodation and panoramic views of Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Cook National Park. Accommodation options range from self-contained cabins to dormitory rooms...
Aoraki Court Motel
Mount Cook Village
Aoraki Court Motel is modern accommodations in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. All units feature great views of surrounding mountains and Mount Sefton. Free parking and free Wi-Fi access are both provided...
Aspen Court Motel Twizel
This motel offers studios and apartments in the heart of the Mackenzie Country, just 110 yards from Ben Ohau Golf Course. All rooms include air conditioning, cable TV and terraces with outdoor furniture...
Ashbury Park Motel
Situated just 5 minutes’ drive from Timaru town centre, Ashbury Park Motel offers spacious apartments with cooking facilities and free Wi-Fi. Breakfast is included each morning. Double-glazed windows are fitted to sound-proof and insulate rooms...
Avenue Motor Lodge
Situated just 1 km from Timaru city centre, Avenue Motor Lodge offers spacious modern studios and apartments with self-catering facilities, satellite TV and a private balcony or courtyard. Guests receive 300 MB of free Wi-Fi per stay...
The Grosvenor Hotel
Featuring an on-site restaurant and bar, The Grosvenor Hotel Timaru offers refurbished accommodation with satellite TV and free unlimited Wi-Fi access per day...