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Fitzgerald on King

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Flat-screen TV
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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, bed sheets
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Fitzgerald on King

Fitzgerald on King

2.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTimaru Public Hospital4 min walk
  • Popular LocationBotanical Gardens11 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Canterbury Museum17 min walk
  • AirportTimaru (TIU-Richard Pearse)17 min drive

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About this area


Located in Timaru, Fitzgerald on King is in the business district. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Botanical Gardens and Caroline Bay Beach, while South Canterbury Museum and Aigantighe Art Gallery are cultural highlights.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Timaru Public Hospital - 4 min walk
  • Botanical Gardens - 11 min walk
  • Patiti Point - 13 min walk
  • South Canterbury Museum - 17 min walk
  • Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Timaru Station - 17 min walk
  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 17 min drive


  • Royal Garden Chinese Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • Cheng's Chinese Restaurant - 15 min walk
  • The Oxford - 16 min walk
  • Speights Ale House - 16 min walk
  • Copper - 17 min walk

About this property

Fitzgerald on King

Motel with free parking, near Botanical Gardens
Laundry facilities, free newspapers and free self-parking are available at this motel. WiFi in public areas is free. All 14 rooms have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and feature kitchens with ovens, hobs and microwaves. Guests will also find free WiFi, living rooms and electric kettles.
Fitzgerald on King offers 14 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and free toiletries. This accommodation offers separate living rooms. Kitchens offer hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Timaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. 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

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • 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

Family friendly

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Separate living room


  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • 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)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Phone
  • Separate living room

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


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 10 per day

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.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10 per day

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
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 and a first aid kit

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

Fitzgerald King Motel Timaru
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Fitzgerald on King Motel Timaru

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Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 38 reviews
5 - Excellent 47%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 38 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 38 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 38 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 38 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable, warm unit that was very well appointed. Great for a good night's sleep on the way to Central Otago, as we were.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
These are older units but very spacious and well equipped. I had contact with management and they were very helpful, friendly and professional. Close to Timaru Gardens and the hospital.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Plenty of room for the whole family. Wasn’t flash but was exactly what we needed fir our stay with children
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
last minute over nighter
Overnighter to clear up some work, nice and quite, love staying here, back in 2021
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020