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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

Guest reviews

4.8/5 Exceptional
64 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationAvantidrome10 min walk
Popular LocationCambridge Farmers' Market3 min drive
Popular LocationCambridge Raceway4 min drive
AirportHamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.)43 min drive

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  • Studio

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStudio
  • Shared Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • 120 sq m
    • Sleeps 14
    More detailsShared Dormitory
  • Apartment, 2 Bedrooms

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 49 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 2 Bedrooms

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Cambridge

Located in Cambridge, Podium Lodge is in the city centre and near the airport. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Lake Karapiro and Hamilton Gardens, while Monavale Blueberries and Hobbiton Movie Set are popular local attractions. 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.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

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

Getting around

  • Hamilton (HLZ-Hamilton Intl.) - 43 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/tea 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.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Things to do

  • Bike hire
  • 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

  • 1 meeting room

Outdoors

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

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

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

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • 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 between 2 PM and 8:30 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

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 not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

MastercardVisa

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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.

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

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.
This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. We have provided a rating based on our rating system.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Podium Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Podium Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Podium Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 8:30 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this motel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Cambridge, this motel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Avantidrome and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Cambridge Raceway. Lake Karapiro and Monavale Blueberries are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Podium Lodge

4.8
Exceptional
5 - Excellent
54
4 - Good
8
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
0
4.8
Cleanliness
4.9
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.8
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Great rooms, perfect location, helpful staff. Excellent for a weekend in Cmbridge

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This accomodation was great. Nice and quiet, had everything we needed. Super clean. Bed was great we slept so well. Check in was easy. Location was great too, out of Hamilton enough that we didnt have to fight traffic.

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020