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Overview of Podium Lodge

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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM, pool umbrellas
Premium bedding, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, blackout curtains, soundproofing, iron/ironing board

Podium Lodge

4 out of 5

4.8/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationAvantidrome10 min walk
    Popular LocationCambridge Farmers' Market3 min drive
    Popular LocationCambridge Raceway4 min drive
    AirportHamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.)49 min drive

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About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Podium Lodge is in the city centre and near the airport. Monavale Blueberries is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Karapiro and Hamilton Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at Avantidrome or Cambridge Raceway. Make sure you don't miss outdoor adventures like hiking/biking trails and cave exploring.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Avantidrome - 10 min walk
  • Te Koutu Lake - 3 min drive
  • Cambridge Farmers' Market - 3 min drive
  • Cambridge i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - 3 min drive
  • Cambridge Raceway - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Bikery Cafe - 8 min walk
  • Alpha Street Kitchen and Bar - 3 min drive
  • Fran's Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Noom's Kitchen - 3 min drive
  • Noodle Canteen - 3 min drive

About this property

Podium Lodge

4-star motel near Avantidrome
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a seasonal outdoor pool are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a meeting room, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 31 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and patios. Kitchens with fridges and microwaves are standard, and guests will also find premium bedding and coffee makers.
Podium Lodge offers 31 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchens with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

This Cambridge motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Patio

More

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 8:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 8:30 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay for free
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: NZD 300.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
The seasonal pool will be open from November to March
Pool access available from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM

National rating

Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Motel property has been rated 4 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®

Property is also known as

Podium Lodge Cambridge
Podium Cambridge
Podium Lodge Motel
Podium Lodge Cambridge
Podium Lodge Motel Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

4.8
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 59 out of 72 reviews
5 - Excellent 82%
Rating 4 - Good. 11 out of 72 reviews
4 - Good 15%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 72 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 72 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 72 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Really enjoyed it - tidy property
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I stay here all the time as a central base when travelling from Northland to CN & LNI. Very clean, tidy & safe.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020