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Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
196 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Laundry
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationGoldmine Experience2 min drive
Popular LocationThames Historical Museum2 min drive
Popular LocationCorogate Cafe3 min drive
AirportArdmore (AMZ)75 min drive

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  • Basic Cottage, 1 Bedroom

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  • Signature Chalet, Multiple Beds, Sea View

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    • Sea view
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About this area

Thames

Located in Thames, Coastal Motor Lodge is in the historical district and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Butterfly and Orchid Garden and Tararu Bay, while The Treasury and Thames Historical Museum are cultural highlights.

Visit our Thames travel guide
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Goldmine Experience - 2 min drive
  • Thames Historical Museum - 2 min drive
  • Corogate Cafe - 3 min drive
  • Goldfields Shopping Centre - 3 min drive
  • Thames Hospital - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.) - 80 min drive

About this property

Coastal Motor Lodge

3-star eco-friendly motel near Thames Historical Museum
Along with laundry facilities, this smoke-free motel has express check-out and free newspapers. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and barbecues are on-site. All 15 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and private yards. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and microwaves.
Coastal Motor Lodge offers 15 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Premium satellite televisions are provided. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Thames motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and fans. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
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
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Family friendly

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • High chair
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

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
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Fan
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio
  • Garden

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Electrical adapters/chargers
  • Free local calls
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Laundry detergent
  • Local maps
  • Phone
  • Restaurant dining guide

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 7:30 AM and 8:00 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

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

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 20.00 per stay

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 20.00 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors
The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitisation guidelines

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

Coastal Motor Lodge Thames
Coastal Motor Lodge
Coastal Motor Thames
Coastal Motor

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Coastal Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Coastal Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Coastal Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Coastal Motor Lodge 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 property?
Check-in is from 7:30 AM to 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (subject to availability).
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Coastal Motor Lodge located?
Situated in the historical district, this eco-friendly motel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Thames Historical Museum, Goldfields Shopping Centre and Thames War Memorial Civic Centre. The Pinnacles is 27.5 mi (44.3 km) away.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Coastal Motor Lodge

4.5
Wonderful
196 reviews
5 - Excellent
113
4 - Good
68
3 - Okay
12
2 - Mediocre
3
1 - Poor
0
4.6
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

Beautiful location and outlook. Quiet. Quick friendly sign in. Good layout of rooms.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Beautiful view of the sea. Warm and cosy room and bed. Very special place.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020