Valdez Motor Lodge

1107 Karamu Road North, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by mersonjames


... on his bus a while ago and he asked them if they could swap neighbours. NZ would get the Canadians and the US would have to take the Australians. But he said they wouldn't go for it. And so it goes on all the way back up to the starting point.

By this time Kathleen has worked up an appetite but that is soon solved by a steak pie and a glass of wine at the park cafe. C******nay with your steak ...

Boxing Day Rafting

A travel blog entry by peterprest

Today we packed away our tents ready to go back to the Reynolds farm house. But before we left we went rafting down a small section of the river. It was good fun and a nice send off from the campsite. We left the camp just in time as it started tipping it down with rain. When we got back we had a nice shower and then played marco polo in the pool for ages. We then played Croquet ...

Gangnam style

A travel blog entry by khughes17


... until I decided I wouldn't help Ahna so she would have to help us instead of just doing one person. We got to the 3rd run and I felt something itch on my thigh. I went to scratch it and felt a lump. Not again! I had been bitten again. I pull my trouser leg up to see two huge bites already blistered over. Ooo, these don't look right. I put some cream on them and carry on. Rob gets too hot with his vest on by the afternoon so shears topless. He's about 50 and is ...

Vineyard tour

A travel blog entry by familyholmes


... was back to the campsite, via Hastings town centre to take in the Art Deco style buildings in time for a swim in the deserted pool and tea. The weather today has been unbroken sunshine and in the low 20's. Absolutely beautiful.

The girls are in bed now. We're just working out itinerary for the next few days and then we'll head down to cook some chicken and fish on the BBQ. Off early tomorrow for a long drive down to Wellington.

General comment

A travel blog entry by earthjourney

... crying for food, babies who don’t want to have baths, etc. Three or four year olds who are jumping on parents, yelling at the top of their lungs because they’re excited it’s 6:00 in the morning and they want everyone within hearing distance to know that: "Okay, okay honey. We’re getting up", I'm not sure qualifies.

Why do parents allow this kind of behaviour to happen? This isn’t their own personal bedroom in their own quiet ...

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This hotel, located on 1107 Karamu Road North, Hastings, is near Te Mata Peak, Grape Escape Ltd, Craggy Range Winery, and Sileni Estates.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsValdez Motor Lodge Hastings

    Reviewed by smbragg

    Lots of Room

    Reviewed Feb 16, 2013
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    Got a room with an upstairs bedroom. Lots of room to move around to work without bothering each other.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Valdez Motor Lodge Hastings

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding