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Thornton Lodge Motel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Studio | Laptop workspace, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Thornton Lodge Motel

Thornton Lodge Motel

4.0 star property
Suburban Waipukurau motel with outdoor pool

8.6/10 Fabulous

79 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
The price is NZ$165
Price available on 23/04/2023
2307 State Highway 2 (Takapau Road), Waipukurau, 4200
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Laundry service
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grills
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Daily housekeeping

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Napier (NPE-Hawke's Bay) - 40.3 miles/64.9 km


  • Espresso Loco - 11 min walk
  • Angkor Wat Bakery & Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Dax Bar & Grill - 17 min walk
  • Hatuma Cafe - 11 min walk
  • The Lilly Pond - 11 min walk

About this property

Thornton Lodge Motel

When visiting Waipukurau, Thornton Lodge Motel is a great choice to consider. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks. Fellow travellers say good things about the shopping and size.



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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 11 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 7:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets stay for free
  • Service animals welcome


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9 AM
  • BBQs

What to do

  • Golfing nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Built in 1974
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • An outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Premium digital channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately NZD 1 per person
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from October to May
  • Children under 15 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision

Hygiene & cleanliness

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.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

Thornton Lodge Motel
Thornton Lodge Motel Waipukurau
Thornton Waipukurau
Thornton Lodge Motel Motel
Thornton Lodge Motel Waipukurau
Thornton Lodge Motel Motel Waipukurau

Frequently asked questions

Does Thornton Lodge Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Thornton Lodge Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Thornton Lodge Motel?
As of 23 March 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thornton Lodge Motel on 23 April 2023 start from NZ$165, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Thornton Lodge Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Thornton Lodge Motel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Thornton Lodge Motel?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Thornton Lodge Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Thornton Lodge Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Thornton Lodge Motel and nearby?
Thornton Lodge Motel has an outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Does Thornton Lodge Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




10/10 Exceptional

Couldn’t ask for a cleaner nicer room. Incredibly reasonable price.
Karen, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Friendly staff,lovely setting in front of pool,bed
Christopher, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful facility and lovely welcome
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Cliff, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Spacious and comfortable accommodation. Bucolic location - peaceful. Wish we had reason to stay longer.
Andrea, 1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

easy access, comfortable, clean and tidy. Only issue being only 5 foot had issues getting the china down from the top shelf of cupboard.
Claire, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Easy location,Loved the shower
Janine, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Kayla, 1-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Michael, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great room, very clean and the shower was awesome
Tash, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review