64 Quintin Drive, Te Anau, NZ

Call us: 0800 666 911

Guest Comments

"Wonderful Pet Friendly Motel"

Reviewed 9 December 2015

Lovely huge clean rooms! Very friendly staff. Very close to town and the lake. Near to the lakeside walk that joins with a bird sanctuary and the Kepler trail. Would recommend to all. Loved their flag selection, is our choice too! One of the best showers I've had in a motel full stop!


"Great location, spacious, friendly staff"

Reviewed 8 December 2015

Excellent place to stay. The one bedroom unit was extremely spacious, including the extra large bathroom. Everything was very clean and tidy, sofa bed very comfy and the shower amazing! Location was excellent being only a few minutes walk to the lake or restaurants. It was away from traffic noise which was great also.Would definitely stay here again!


"Excellent accommodation - one of the best"

Reviewed 27th November 2015

Wonderful place of stay. Very warm hospitality given at time of arrival and helpful throughout the stay-replaced a light bulb that blew during the night straightway . Ample space, clean amenities-big shower place with good water pressure. Would highly recommend this place! Easy access to the town and lake.


"Well equipped, Great Location"

Reviewed 20th November 2015

We had a great two night stay at the Arran Motel. It was warm, cozy and clean and equipped with everything we needed. The location was convenient to the lake and city center. Above all, the owners were extremely friendly and helpful with providing information for the surrounding area! Highly recommend!



Reviewed 19th November 2015

Following a disastrous stay at Victoria Lodge in Rotorua, we were cautious, to say the least, about our next motel in New Zealand.
Absolutely no need - such a stark difference. The Arran motel is beautifully presented, with great garment washing/drying facilities, a beautiful barbecue area (shame we didn't really have barbecue weather) and humongous rooms. Our bathroom was gorgeous. The staff were around to dish out milk for the tea/coffee making facilities, but we didn't see them at work, and so it felt like we were in our own house! Ample car parking space for our enormous hire car and free WiFi.

The shops/restaurants were just the right distance away from this place - perfect distance for walking off your steak dinner.


"Clean & spacious"

Reviewed 5th November 2015

My family of 2+1 stayed in a studio room comes with 1 twin & 1 single beds, a basic kitchenette and attached bathroom. The room and the public compound of the motel are neat & tidy. Spacious for couple and small family. The added advantage of it is its 24-h free wifi! Location wise it is close to the town & lake.


"Great Overnighter in Te Anau"

Reviewed 20th October 2015

We were greeted by a friendly and accommodating host and shown to our spacious and spotlessly clean room. The room had a kitchenette so we made use of it with food from the local supermarket. Can highly recommend this place to anyone planning on going to Milford Sound. Value for money wise and service wise it is top notch.


"Mature friends group"

Reviewed 5th October 2015

Very spacious unit with very obliging hosts. There is a small communal outdoor area for relaxing after a long days traveling. The location is close to the lake and the restaurants...  ...It is a beautiful town.


"Small quiet town in Te Anau"

Reviewed 25th August 2015 (Leanne V)

We had a great stay at Arran Motel in Te Anau. The room was spacious with a separate bedroom and a large shower. Very clean with a small kitchenette. Everything we needed was provided. Staff were very friendly and helpful. It was very good value for money. Very beautiful place to visit and stay on your way to Milford Sound.


"Spacious, clean and wonderful service!"

Reviewed 25th August 2015 (Adrienna B)

Quiet and peaceful with huge rooms and in a really convenient location (walk to town, shortcut to lake front). The owners are lovely! I left some of my things in the room and they called immediately and offered to drop them off at our next hotel (2 hours away) next time they're in town. Thank you for a lovely stay!!


"Plenty of room and great shower"

Reviewed 21th May 2015 (TrishaD)

Our room was large and comfortable and lovely and warm. The kitchen facilities were very good and the suite was lovely and clean. The owner was very welcoming and upgraded our friends to a suite next to us. The motel is very close to the main street and we were able to walk to dinner each night.


"Wonderful Experience"

Reviewed 17th May 2015 (Joepilot H)

As in many of the places we stayed in NZ, we were greeted by a friendly staff that made us feel welcomed and provided local insights on attractions etc. The rooms were larger than average, very comfortable and quiet. We stayed there multiple nights, it was hard to leave such a beautiful area.

One other positive note. We had a billing dispute with the booking agency. The manager helped us work through the problem with a favorable outcome. We'll be back.


"Clean, affordable accommodation"

Reviewed 11th May 2015 (Rcmunki)

Stayed here 2 nights and did your to milford sound. Unit very clean. Amazing water pressure in shower. Owner man is really nice and welcoming :) and helpful. Washing machine and dryer facilities. Would stay again :) Very quiet spot even with a few rooms booked out


"Warm and welcoming stay"

Reviewed 29th April 2015 (Kiwitravellers4, Christchurch NZ)

Great 2 bedroom family unit - spacious and spotless. Nice to arrive to nice warm unit. Rennie went out of his way to make us feel welcome. Great walking distance to the lake. Would definitely stay again. Great base for trip to Milford Sounds.


"Great Two Nights"

Reviewed 29th April 2015 (Ruckstell, Comfort Texas)

This place was fantastic, on a quiet side street within easy walking distance to town and two fantastic owners who obviously care for their place and their customers. The company we booked with had put us in a studio, but the owner (Rennie) upgraded us to a one bedroom before we got there, which was great. Very accommodating and went out of their way to make sure we knew about local restaurants and had some great tips for attractions AND the weather that went a little south on us (snow!). When you remember a name you know the experience was a great one, the Arran Motel is just that.


"Great Stay"

Reviewed 13th April 2015 (lori008, Canada)

We spent two nights in a one bedroom room that had everything we needed for a comfortable stay including a kitchenette and laundry facilities. The room was very clean and within walking distance to both the town centre and the lake. We found the area very peaceful and quite. We would recommended staying here to anyone.


"Great place, great staff"

Reviewed 25th March 2015 (Ksing12, Singapore)

The owner, Rennie went out of his way to make our trip better. Recommended a brilliant farm tour which was easily the highlight of our trip. Helped make bookings for milford sound etc and recommended nice eating places.great little place close to centre of town/lake.Would stay again, thanks to Rennie and his hospitality.


"Perfect Location"

Reviewed 16th March 2015 (scotbrit1, United Kingdom)

We stayed two nights in a large very clean and comfortable room. We used the barbecue one evening and ate at an adjacent picnic table. The location is a little way from the town centre but there is a short walk to the lakeside and its wonderful views.
All rooms are at ground level and ideal for access by disabled.


"Excellent and More"

Reviewed 15th March 2015 (Jo W, Perth, Australia)

A beautifully presented two bedroom apartment. Exceptionally clean, and we just loved the presentation of bathroom products, towels etc. Comfortably furnished. Easy stroll into town centre. The whole complex is lovely and even though it was booked out it was very quiet. A true credit to the very friendly, helpful owners.


"Exceptional Service, clean, tidy and spacious"

Reviewed 10th March 2015 (Dandkleisam)

Rennie and Mary were exceptional hosts willingly assisted with our special requirements as we travelled with 2 people with disabilities. Their Koha spa products were lovely and the room was clean, tidy and very homely. I will return on my next holiday and highly recommend their motel for a quiet location in the beautiful town of Te Anau.


"What a lovely place to stay"

Reviewed 11 February 2015 (Carolyn and Gar...B, Mudgee, Australia)

Thank you Mary for your hospitality. We stayed for two nights. Our room was well equipped with crockery and cutlery, spotlessly clean and the bed was comfortable. The wifi was included and unlimited. Mary was very helpful with information about the district. We very much enjoyed our stay.


"Oh, this is nice"

Reviewed 20th January 2015 (KylieS, Port Macquarie, Australia)

After not so nice accommodation in Queenstown it was nice to arrive here. The rooms were generously sized. Mary was helpful and friendly. The rooms were clean. Bed was comfortable and rooms were quiet. I could have easily stayed here longer.

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