Overview of Panorama Motor Lodge

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Beach nearby
30-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels
Blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free WiFi

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • Hot tub

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Contactless check-out

Explore the area

    Popular LocationCaroline Bay Beach8 min walk
    Popular LocationSouth Canterbury Museum10 min walk
    Popular LocationAigantighe Art Gallery10 min walk
    AirportTimaru (TIU-Richard Pearse)19 min drive

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  • Studio

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsStudio
  • Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsDeluxe One Bedroom Suite
  • Two Bedroom Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Beds and 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsTwo Bedroom Suite
  • Superior One Bedroom Suite

    Room amenities

    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
    More detailsSuperior One Bedroom Suite
  • One Bedroom Suite

    Room amenities

    • Bay view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Sofa Bed
    More detailsOne Bedroom Suite

About this area


Located in Timaru, Panorama Motor Lodge is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse is a local landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Caroline Bay Beach and Botanical Gardens.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Caroline Bay Beach - 8 min walk
  • South Canterbury Museum - 10 min walk
  • Aigantighe Art Gallery - 10 min walk
  • Botanical Gardens - 4 min drive
  • DB Brewery - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Timaru Station - 11 min walk
  • AirportTimaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 20 min drive


  • Coffee Culture - 4 min walk
  • Zest - 6 min walk
  • Old Bank - 7 min walk
  • 2 Stags Cafe - 8 min walk
  • The Sail & Anchor - 8 min walk

About this property

Panorama Motor Lodge

Suburban motel in Timaru with free parking
A spa tub, laundry facilities and free self-parking are available at this motel. All 30 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include balconies or patios, hobs and electric kettles.
Panorama Motor Lodge offers 30 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Timaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 30-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include fans and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the motel include a spa tub.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • On-site parking available only on request
  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM: NZD 13.50 for adults and NZD 13.50 for children

Things to do

  • Hot tub

Family friendly

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


  • No lifts

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Terrace


  • 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
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Fan
  • Heating
  • Linens


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


  • 30-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone



Check-in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 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 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)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 25 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 25.0 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.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 13.50 for adults and NZD 13.50 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 25.0 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 25 per night

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, rollaway/extra beds and on-site parking
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

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

Panorama Motor Lodge TIMARU
Panorama Motor TIMARU
Panorama Motor
Panorama Motor Lodge Motel
Panorama Motor Lodge Timaru
Panorama Motor Lodge Motel Timaru

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Panorama Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Panorama Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Panorama Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Panorama Motor Lodge ?
As of 4 Dec 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Panorama Motor Lodge on 6 Dec 2020 start from NZ$154, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Panorama Motor Lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Panorama Motor Lodge ?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Panorama Motor Lodge ?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Panorama Motor Lodge ?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is Panorama Motor Lodge located?
Situated in the entertainment district, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Caroline Bay Beach, South Canterbury Museum and Aigantighe Art Gallery. Botanical Gardens is 1.7 mi (2.8 km) away. Timaru Station is 11 minutes by foot.
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
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Close to a nice Bar & Grill for dinner, and just over the road to the reserve & beach.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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It was like being in an apartment, very spacious and great views.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
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Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Arrived to a notice back in 20 mins. I spoke to reception when she came back suggesting she put the time she left. We were very happy with our room. Location fantastic. Great eating next door. Perfect for our needs. Let us go back to our room after we had breakfast. Would stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
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Office unoccupied when we arrived. Partial ocean view only. Noisy when trying to sleep.Room was nice and warm and very clean and tidy.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020