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Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel
Aspiring Lodge Motel

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8.3

Excellent

869 reviews

869 reviews

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9.4

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Exceptional for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
Mainly Tramping

50 m

The Artist's Corner

60 m

The Picture Lounge

60 m

Good Sports

70 m

New World supermarket

70 m

Closest landmarks
Gallery Thirty Three

130 m

Wanakaweb

150 m

Aspiring Pharmacy

160 m

Beacon Point Walk

160 m

Wanaka Unichem Pharmacy

160 m

Aspiring Lodge Motel

16 Dungarvon street Wanaka center, Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand, 9305 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Wanaka part of Wanaka, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Wanaka Airport. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

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Highlights

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping

Bar

Garden

Fishing

Facilities

Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Shops

Bar

Room service

Tours

Wi-Fi in public areas

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Wanaka in the last 24 hoursCompared to 237 Wanaka properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.0
Location rating9.4
Nearest airportWanaka Airport (WKA)
Distance to airport9.2 km

Rooms available at Aspiring Lodge Motel

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.6

King Studio
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Twin Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Family Unit
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Family Studio
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds and 1 double ...
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Executive Studio
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 double bed
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Standard Double Room
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Twin Studio
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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Queen Studio
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Triple Studio
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 3 single beds
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Other
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to stay at Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

What time is check-in and check-out at Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

How do I get to Aspiring Lodge Motel?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Aspiring Lodge Motel has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests.

What is the smoking policy at Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Aspiring Lodge Motel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

What is the closest airport to Aspiring Lodge Motel?

The closest airport is Wanaka Airport, 9.2 km away from Aspiring Lodge Motel.

What restaurants are nearby Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Aspiring Lodge Motel is located in Wanaka, famous for good restaurants such as White House Cafe and Bar, Pembroke Wines & Spirits and Yohei.

What popular shopping places are close to Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Aspiring Lodge Motel is located in Wanaka area which features shopping places such as The Artist's Corner, The Picture Lounge and Wanaka Fine Art Gallery.

What are popular attractions near Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Aspiring Lodge Motel is located in Wanaka area, which is famous for attractions such as Beacon Point Walk, Pembroke Park and Wanaka Station Park.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Aspiring Lodge Motel?

Aspiring Lodge Motel is located in the Wanaka area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Wanaka Lakeview Holiday Park, The Wanaka Tree and Upper Clutha Service Hub.

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What people love about Aspiring Lodge Motel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Staff was incredible, the room was so clean!"

    Vanessa

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    September 12, 2022

  • 8

    Very good
    Location

    "Very nice motel, center to town, walking distance to Paradiso and all restaurants."

    Parul

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    May 19, 2022

  • 8.8

    Excellent

    "Right next to the lake, dog friendly, and everything you need - highly recommend."

    Hellie

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    February 5, 2022

Property ranking|Compared to 237 Wanaka properties
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Location score
9.4/10
Cheapest price score
Room comfort score
8.6/10
Room size
36 sqm.
Better than
99
%
of Wanaka properties
Better than
99
%
of Wanaka properties
Better than
94
%
of Wanaka properties
Bigger than
93
%
of Wanaka properties
Overall rating:

8.4

Excellent
150 reviews
Cleanliness
8.3
Facilities
7.6
Location
9.4
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What travelers say they love:
Great staff and clean studio.
Lisa from Australia
Couple
More about Aspiring Lodge Motel

More about Aspiring Lodge Motel

Aspiring Lodge Motel

Maximize your Wanaka adventure with a stay at Aspiring Lodge Motel. Wherever you want to go, it's easy in Wanaka with a stay at Aspiring Lodge Motel, just 9.2 km from Wanaka Airport.
Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at Aspiring Lodge Motel. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. Parking is provided free of charge for guests. The motel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations.
In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. You can also get small travel items and sundries at the convenience stores without having to leave the Aspiring Lodge Motel. The motel is entirely non-smoking.
Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. The specially-designed rooms at Aspiring Lodge Motel offer a layout option like a balcony or terrace. The motel's in-room entertainment is second to none, with television and cable TV provided to guests in select rooms. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator and a coffee or tea maker are available in some select rooms.
You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer provided in some guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
Throughout the day, you can enjoy the activities offered at Aspiring Lodge Motel. Your winter escape is made perfect with ski slopes provided. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing. You won't need to go far to experience fun water sports, with the convenience of canoes provided.
Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the motel's hiking trails. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the library. You can find a perfect memento of your trip, or grab some simple travel supplies at the shops.


Reasons to stay here

Spend less here on rooms than you would at 99% of other accommodations in the city.
Verified reviews for this motel's food and dining options score it better than 94% of accommodations in the city.
Travelers who stayed here really appreciated the location, scoring it better than 98% of the city's other options.

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Amenities and facilities
Very good
Facilities

7.6

Most talked about facilities

Internet

4 mentions

Housekeeping

4 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

Outdoor

  • Bicycles

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Ticket services
  • Tours

Cleanliness and safety

  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Convenience store
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Heating in public area
  • Library
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Land sports

  • Golf course (within 3 km)

Access

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]

Sports equipment rental

  • Bicycle rental
  • Ski equipment rentals

Available in all rooms

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Hair dryer
  • TV
Location
16 Dungarvon street Wanaka center, Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand, 9305
Exceptional
Location

9.4

Airports

  • Wanaka Airport (WKA)
    9.2 km
  • Queenstown Airport (ZQN)
    47.2 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Aspiring Pharmacy
    160 m

Convenience store

  • On-site

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    110 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 2-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • The minimum age required to check in is 21 years.
  • Guests must provide a valid form of government regulated identification (eg. passport, ID card, driver’s license, etc.) upon check-in.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-in until19:00
  • Check-out until10:00
  • Reception open until19:00

The property

  • Number of rooms 13

Reviews of Aspiring Lodge Motel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.4
/
10
Cleanliness8.3
Facilities7.6
Location9.4
Room comfort and quality8.6
Service8.5
Value for money8.0
High score for Wanaka
Rating
9+ Exceptional (34)
8-9 Excellent (18)
7-8 Very Good (16)
6-7 Good (6)
<6 Below Expectation (14)
Time of the year
Mar - May (14)
Jun - Aug (17)
Sep - Nov (34)
Dec - Feb (23)
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10.0
Exceptional
Jayanthi from New Zealand
Family with teens
Twin Studio
Stayed 2 nights in February 2020

Exceptional”

Great location with all necessary things needed for a comfortable stay. Having New World next door is such an added bonus. Wonderful organised arrangements for after hours check in.

Reviewed February 10, 2020

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10.0
Exceptional
Melissa from Australia
Couple
Twin Studio
Stayed 1 night in July 2021

Best accommodation in Wanaka”

Very unassuming, this apartment was a pleasant surprise. Beautiful high roof log cabins with all the amenities. Staff were friendly and helpful, guiding us to restaurants for our tasting (which we also loved). Definitely to come back.

Reviewed July 18, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Ziyu from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Standard Double Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2019

The best of this value, the location is the best of the best:)”

Best location. Of this value: best space, best facilities and balcony, warm at winter.

Reviewed September 16, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Vanessa from New Zealand
Couple
Executive Studio
Stayed 3 nights in October 2021

Excellent”

Quick check in and out. Super close to center. Spacious executive studio. Huge downstairs private balcony. Comfortable to have living área. Great WiFi. Parking not a problem. Loved it!

Reviewed October 21, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Bec from Australia
Couple
Twin Studio
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Sensational all round”

Easy check in, location is perfect and walking distance to everything! The room was great, the beds were comfy and we loved our stay!

Reviewed October 25, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Gurpreet from New Zealand
Group
Twin Studio
Stayed 1 night in July 2021

One of the best”

Way more than your expectations.. trust me..

Reviewed July 15, 2021

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9.6
Exceptional
Lisa from Australia
Couple
Executive Studio
Stayed 3 nights in March 2020

Perfect stay”

Great staff and clean studio. Everything you need included.

Reviewed March 08, 2020

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8.8
Excellent
Hellie from New Zealand
Couple
Twin Studio
Stayed 3 nights in December 2021

Dog friendly, great location ”

Right next to the lake, dog friendly, and everything you need - highly recommend. Negatives - not super clean in forgotten areas (someone else’s hairbrush under the bed) and parking is first in first serve with more cars than spaces so bit hit and miss. Was also very hot in summer with no fan.

Reviewed February 06, 2022

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9.2
Exceptional
Andrew from Australia
Couple
King Studio
Stayed 1 night in October 2019

Big rooms ”

Nice place close to every thing

Reviewed October 30, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Yun-An from Australia
Couple
King Studio
Stayed 3 nights in February 2019

Exceptional”

Great location, friendly staff

Reviewed March 04, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
Parul from New Zealand
Family with young children
Twin Studio
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

Central to town”

Very nice motel, center to town, walking distance to Paradiso and all restaurants. Rooms have everything you want in the kitchen, Bathroom has one soap dispenser for everything, if you are looking for separate shampoo conditioner soap, bring your own. Its just run down / old, everything else is great.

Reviewed May 20, 2022

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8.0
Excellent
Li from New Zealand
Group
Family Unit
Stayed 1 night in April 2021

Clean and strategic location ”

Nice and clean, friendly staff, right in the town center, reasonable price!

Reviewed May 06, 2021

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6.8
Good
Jared from New Zealand
Solo traveler
Queen Studio
Stayed 1 night in March 2022

Fit for purpose”

This motel is pretty basic and quite dated but clean and certainly sufficient for me on an overnight business trip. Given the lower price I’d recommend it to anyone looking for an affordable place nearby the lake.

Reviewed March 11, 2022

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5.2
nicholas from New Zealand
Couple
King Studio
Stayed 1 night in July 2021

Great location ”

Great location but a very tired motel. Rooms were very dark and in desperate need for updating. Walls were very thin, not all the lights were working and there were old dust covered cobwebs on the ceiling

Reviewed July 22, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Zuzka from Czech Republic
Couple
Queen Studio
Stayed 3 nights in September 2014

Large studio - Perfect for a couple ”

Family run and very friendly and welcoming staff, perfect location so close to the Wanaka Lake and shops, large studio

Highly recomend it, we enjoyed our stay in the motel, great large studio room with lovely little kitchennet and good size bathroom. Rooms were cleaned and given freash towels on daily. Its a Polish family run motel, can't beet it, very welcoming and warm. This motel is in the absolutely best location close by to lake Wanaka, shops and even supermarket across the road.

Reviewed September 25, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Lea from Czech Republic
Couple
Queen Studio
Stayed 1 night in September 2015

town center”

location

Thanks, it was realy nice motel. we stay in Wanaka just for night so wanted something in town center and this was awsome. motel is tidy, clean and very comfortable for this price. next time again :)

Reviewed September 03, 2015

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9.6
Exceptional
Aria from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Double Room
Stayed 2 nights in May 2018

Well located and comfortable”

Conveniently located right next to the New World supermarket and right in the town centre. The room was comfortable with everything we needed. The room and bathroom did get exceptionally cold but the heaters were adequate. Perfect for our short stay in Wanaka to tackle Roys Peak.

Reviewed May 18, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
Ian from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Twin Studio
Stayed 4 nights in August 2013

Excellent base for all Wanaka has to offer”

Very clean, large sized rooms i a great location

Excellent stay in a great lodge. Would recommend this place over any of the budget accommodation in Wanaka

Reviewed August 12, 2013

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8.4
Excellent
Abby from Australia
Couple
Standard Double Room
Stayed 1 night in August 2018

Great location”

Great location in the heart of Wanaka right near the new world and the lake. Downside of this is the noise from the nearby bars (we did stay on a Saturday night too). Also can hear a lot through the walls from the other units. Wifi good but shower pressure not great.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
Zhang from China
Couple
Queen Studio
Stayed 2 nights in June 2014

fantastic staying”

near lake wanaka, near city and shopping area, easy access

the room interior was really worth the money, wanaka does not have luxury hotel, so this is the best you can get.

Reviewed June 30, 2014

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