Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

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King Studio Ground Floor | View from room
Superior Studio with Seaview | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi
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Executive Two Bedroom Apartment with Spa Bath | Desk, iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi

Overview of Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

2.5 star property

4.9/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
10 Wai-Iti Rd, Maori Hill, Timaru, 7910

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTrevor Griffiths Rose Garden5 min walk
  • Popular LocationCaroline Bay Beach7 min walk
  • Popular LocationSouth Canterbury Museum11 min walk
  • AirportTimaru (TIU-Richard Pearse)14 min drive

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About this area


Located near the beach, Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge is in Maori Hill, a neighbourhood in Timaru. Timaru Lighthouse and Tuhawaiki Point Lighthouse are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Caroline Bay Beach and Botanical Gardens.

What's nearby

  • Trevor Griffiths Rose Garden - 5 min walk
  • Aigantighe Art Gallery - 6 min walk
  • Caroline Bay Beach - 7 min walk
  • South Canterbury Museum - 11 min walk
  • Timaru Lighthouse - 2 min drive

Getting around

  • Timaru Station - 14 min walk
  • Timaru (TIU-Richard Pearse) - 14 min drive


  • Little India - 3 min walk
  • Saikou Teppanyaki & Whisky Bar - 6 min walk
  • The Grindhouse Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Purple Lizard Cafe - 6 min walk
  • Ginger and Garlic - 6 min walk

About this property

Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge

Timaru motel in Maori Hill, near Aigantighe Art Gallery
This motel features laundry facilities, free self parking and free WiFi in public areas.
Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge offers 20 air-conditioned accommodations with a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. 40-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels and Netflix. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and microwaves.

This Timaru motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. 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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks are required at the property
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
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–9:00 AM: NZD 14.90 for adults and NZD 14.90 for children

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • High chair
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 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)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Netflix
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

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


  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

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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 Saturday - Sunday (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM) and Monday - Friday (7:00 AM - 9:00 PM)
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


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

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 14.90 for adults and NZD 14.90 for children (approximately)

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 and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

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

Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge Motel
Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge Timaru
Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge Motel Timaru

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 33 out of 38 reviews
5 - Excellent 87%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 38 reviews
4 - Good 13%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 38 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 38 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 38 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely room, great position,
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great view, convenient to Caroline Bay, spotlessly clean, happy staff and good facilities in the room. Excellent
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was like staying in a resort. Modern and spacious rooms. It was a pity I was only staying for one night, I will happily make the Bay Viaduct a base to work from next time.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
beautifully clean
Bay Viaduct Motor Lodge was the cleanest motel I've stayed in! Absolutely pristine. Thank you to the cleaners, who are ace. It was a pleasure to stay here.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Another very nice comfortable stay. Friendly welcome, central location and plenty of space in the room… and beautiful big soft towels!!!
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022