Kia Ora ……

On behalf of our team we wish to extend to you a warm and friendly welcome to the:


Thank you for choosing to stay with us.

Our aim is to exceed your expectations; providing a relaxed and enjoyable experience, quality service and superior amenities.

Enjoy your stay with us and if there is anything we can do to make your stay more enjoyable, please do not hesitate to inform us.  We value your patronage and your comments. If you enjoy your stay please review us on Trip Advisor 

This compendium outlines the services available during your stay. An online version of this compendium is available at

Should you require any further assistance, please contact Reception.

Donald and Jude Southee




450 Tristram St,

Whitiora, Hamilton

Phone: 07 838 1010

Check Out Time

Guests are required to vacate their unit by 10am on the day of departure.

If you require a late check out, please contact reception, the day prior to departure. We will do our best to accommodate you.  

Please note that a late check out is not always possible.


Please refrain from cooking fish/seafood and other foods that may leave residual odours in your unit.  

A charge may be applied if your unit is unable to be let due to lingering odours.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

When the alarm signal is heard in your unit, please vacate your unit quickly and safely using the nearest safe exit.

Assemble on the footpath outside the Motor Lodge (next to illuminated sign), clear of the main entrance.


Free, unlimited wireless internet is available in all our units. The password is located on the telephone console in your unit.

Lost Property

Property left behind by guests is kept for a maximum of three months.  Guests should contact the Motor Lodge to arrange the return of any items left behind.


Guests are responsible for the noise generated in their units.  We trust that you will be considerate to others staying at Park View Motor Lodge. Please refrain from making excessive noise that might disturb others, particularly after 9.00pm.

Should you experience an unacceptable level of noise from an adjacent unit, please phone reception anytime, so that we can deal with this issue.


There are no specific allocated parking spaces however there are sufficient car parks for 1 vehicle per unit.

Please ensure your visitors park on the roadside.

If you have more than 1 vehicle please see reception for parking options.


Reception Hours:                Mon-Fri:  7am – 9pm

                        Weekends and Public Holidays:  8am – 9pm

Should anything urgent arise outside these hours please phone the manager’s residence by dialing 827.

Your comfort is paramount to us, so if there is anything that requires our urgent attention, either noise issues, an unwanted bug, or a repair required, please give us the opportunity to put it right for you.


We take all reasonable care to ensure the security of your unit and belongings. For your part, please close and lock all doors to your unit and vehicle when you are not in attendance.

24hour surveillance cameras are in operation throughout the Motor Lodge.

A safe is available at reception for your smaller valuable items.


Smoking is NOT PERMITTED in the units.  

Smoking is permitted in the courtyard and grounds of the Motor Lodge. Ashtrays are provided for use outside the unit.



Reception – dial 800

External calls - dial 1 and then the number required.  Phone calls are automatically charged to your account. There is no charge for 0800 0r 0508 calls.

Internal calls – unit to unit (no charge) – dial 8 followed by the unit number, eg. 801 (unit 1) 824 (unit 24)

Important Numbers

Emergencies (police, fire, ambulance) dial 1 then 111 (The address is 450 Tristram Street, Whitiora, Hamilton)

Anglesea Medical Centre (24 hours) 07 – 858 0800


We welcome your visitors but please respect your fellow guests.  All visitors must depart by 9pm in the evening. Excessive noise and parties are not permitted.


Additional Appliances

In addition to the cooking facilities in the units, we also have available the following for guest use:  Barbeque, Electric frypan and a rice cooker.  Should you require any of these please contact reception.


We offer a range of delicious room service breakfasts including a full cooked breakfast, an eggs benedict or a continental breakfast.

These are available for delivery to your room from 7am – 8:15am weekdays and 8am – 9am on weekends.

Should you require breakfast outside of these times, the continental breakfast can be delivered to your room the night before.

The breakfast menus are located at reception and need to be handed in by 8:30pm the night before.  

Daily Service

Your unit will be serviced daily during your stay, sometime between 9am and 1pm.  This will include replenishment of towels and restocking of tea/coffee and bathroom amenities.

However, please help us to champion the care of the Earth’s precious resources.  By hanging your towel for reuse we have the opportunity to save water, energy and minimize our use of detergents.

If you would like your bath linen replaced please leave it on the floor, and we will happily replace it when we service your room.

If you require any extra supplies such as tea, coffee or bathroom products, please contact reception.

We respect your privacy. If you do not want your room serviced on a particular day, please notify reception.

Dry Cleaning

We can arrange dry cleaning services from Monday to Friday.  Please enquire at Reception for a bag and Dry Cleaning form.  Dry cleaning needs to be handed in at Reception by 9am for same day service.    

DVD Player

We have a DVD player available which we are happy to connect to the TV in your room.  Please contact reception if you wish to make use of this.

We have a selection of over 60 complimentary DVD’s for your enjoyment.

Guest Laundry

The Guest laundry is located to the right of  the conference room building (open from 8am to 9pm). After 9pm access is available using your unit key – please lock again after use.

The washing machine and dryer are complimentary – Full wash cycle is approximately 45 minutes.

Washing powder is available at Reception at a cost of $2.00 per sachet (adequate for one load).  


If you require a complimentary New Zealand Herald to be delivered to your door Monday to Saturday mornings, please contact reception.

Pillows and Blankets

We understand everyone has their own personal preference in pillows. If you would prefer a different type of pillow to that on your bed we can offer you the following choices:

Please contact reception and we will provide the pillow you select, subject to availability.

Additional blankets can also be obtained from reception if you require more bedding than that provided.

Portacot and high chair

For those travelling with young children, we have a portacot and high chair available for no additional charge.  Please contact reception if you require these.


We are proud of our recycling programme. If you would like to help us recycle, we have glass, cans, plastic and paper recycle bins located at the rear of the property

You can either place your recyclables in these bins or keep them separate in your unit and we will recycle them for you.

Robes and Extra Towels

In each unit there are two robes provided for guest use during your stay.  If you require additional robes please contact reception. If you would like to purchase a robe to take with you, new robes are available from reception at a cost of $45.

Additional towels are available from reception.  We would prefer if you did not use the room towels in the pool area. There is a supply of towels in the pool area for use there.


Complimentary umbrellas are available for guest use during their stay. These can be collected and returned to reception during normal opening hours.


Air Conditioning/Heating

All units have an air conditioning unit suitable for cooling and heating the room.  Please see the separate page for the operation of these units.

Iron and Ironing Board

Each unit has both an iron and ironing board which are located in the wardrobe.


To use the microwave in the unit, first select the power level by pressing the “Power” button and then select the time required.  Lastly press the start button.

Stereo Units

All stereo units have radio, CD, USB, Aux plug and Bluetooth capability. Any questions regarding use, please contact reception. Please see the separate page for the local radio stations.


TV in lounge – These have Sky Guest select  which means you have 50 plus channels of Sky Television including all Free View channels.

These TV’s are operated fully by the Sky remote.

Bedroom TV’s - In the family unit bedrooms the Free View and Sky channels listed below are available.  These TV’s are operated by the TV remote.

 FREE VIEW                                        

TV ONE                                        CHINESE TV

TV 2                                        TV CENTRAL

TV 3                                        INFO CHANNEL


MAORI TV                                RADIO CHANNELS

TV One Plus 1                                RADIO NZ NATIONAL

TV 2 Plus 1                                RADIO NZ CONCERT

TV 3 Plus 1                                BASE FM

Four Plus 1                                        

C4                                        SKY CHANNELS

The Edge TV                                SKY MOVIES

CHOICE TV                                SKY SPORT 1

SOMMET SPORT                                SKY SPORT 2

PARLIAMENT TV                                SKY SPORT 3

TE REO                                        CNN


Radio Station



The Breeze  


Easy listening

Coast FM          


Classic music

The Edge    


Variety of new music

George FM


Dance music

Hauraki Amped


Rock music

The Hits


Adult contemporary

More FM


Variety music

National Radio

1143AM / 101FM

News, current affairs and variety music

Newstalk ZB

1296AM / 97FM

News and information

Nga Iwi FM



Niu FM


Pacific music



Live talk radio

Radio NZ Concert


Classical music

Radio Sport



The Rock FM


Rock music

Sleep Radio


Ambient music

Solid Gold FM


Rock music

The Sound


Classic rock



Today’s hit music

Air conditioning Units for Heating and Cooling

Please note that the units will take 5-10 minutes to fully function in the mode you select. Please avoid changing to other modes during this time.

Your unit will have one of the following 3 different remote types.

Note the name on the air conditioning wall unit then select the corresponding set of instructions below.

Toshiba Air conditioning Unit – White Remote


Turn on the power button

Slide the cover down and press the MODE button to select, along the top of the screen, either

COOL mode remote control symbolCOOL ModeHEAT mode remote control symbolHEAT Mode

Then select the desired temperature

The fan speed can be set between low and high use as indicated along the bottom of the screen.

Carrier Air Conditioning Unit – Black Universal Remote


Turn on the power button

Press either cool or Heat button

Related imageCOOL Mode  HEAT mode remote control symbolHEAT Mode

Then select the desired temperature

Carrier Air Conditioning Unit – White Remote

Turn on the power button

Open the mid section

Press the MODE button to select, along the top of the screen, either

COOL mode remote control symbolCOOL ModeHEAT mode remote control symbolHEAT Mode

Then select the desired temperature

The fan speed can be set between low and high use as indicated along the bottom of the screen.


The Swimming pool, Sauna and Spa Pool Complex is located between Units 8 and 9.

Pool Hours

8:00am – 9:00pm (subject to operational requirements)

Pool towels are provided for your use and kept in the pool area.  Additional pool towels are available from reception.

Spa Pool

The Spa pool is heated to ± 36º Celsius.

Please hang the covers on the hooks on the wall beside the spa and replace covers after use.

Swimming Pool

The Swimming pool is 1.3 meters deep and is heated to ± 28º Celsius.  Pool rules are on the sign board in the Pool area. Please be considerate of other guests sharing the amenities with you.

All children under 12 years MUST be supervised by a responsible Adult.


Please contact reception on 800 if you would like to use the sauna, as we to need switch it on and it takes about 30 minutes to heat up.  The sauna facility is available from 8:00am to 9:00pm.

Fitness Gym – Squash – Tennis

Park View Motor Lodge guests have complimentary access to the Hamilton Squash and Tennis club. This is located just 150m away along Tristram Street. Hours of access are generally 7am-9pm, 7 days. Use outside these hours can be arranged through our reception.

To access the facilities, please collect an access tag and instructions from our reception desk.

As there are a limited number of access tags we request that keys be returned within two hours of collecting the key from reception.

The gym is restricted to users over the age of 18.

Facilities include 7 squash courts, 8 Astrograss floodlit tennis courts, cardio room, circuits room and weights area.

Access to courts may be restricted during tournaments and interclub competitions. For court bookings please phone the club during business hours on ph 07 8343271.

Additional facilities offered on site include Sports massage, a pro shop and bar.

Conference Room at Park View Motor Lodge

This room has views of Waikato stadium, is fully air conditioned and comes with kitchen facilities. The Conference Room can accommodate up to 50 people.  A smaller adjacent lounge area provides a break out room or can be used for tea/coffee breaks. A full range of presentation aids and catering options are available.

Please contact reception for further information.


For minor injuries a well-stocked first aid kit is available at reception


The nearest defib machine is located at the Z Petrol station on the corner of Willoughby and Mill Streets.


Hamilton Dental Emergency Centre

481 Anglesea St, Hamilton North 3204

Phone – 07 834 9293


Victoria Central is located at 750 Victoria Street and is open from 8am – 10pm every day.

Phone – 07 834 0333.

Angelsea Medical Centre 24hr A&E is located on Thackery Street. It is open 24hrs with the Accident and Urgent Medical access through gate 1.

Phone- 07 858 0800


Redicare Family Practice & Injury Centre Pharmacy is located on the corner of Rostrevor and Tristram Streets.  It is open from 8am – 6pm Monday to Fridays and 9am – 1pm on Saturdays.

Phone – 07 838 0400

Victoria Central Pharmacy is located at 750 Victoria Street and is open from 8am – 10pm every day.

Phone – 07 834 0333

Shopping Centres

Centre Place – indoor shopping mall and movie theatres.  Nearest entry off Bryce Street or Victoria St

Te Awa @ The Base – indoor mall, outdoor shopping centre and movie theatre. Cnr Tr Rapa Rd and Avalon Drive, Te Rapa

Chartwell Shopping Centre – indoor mall and movie theatre. 201 Hukanui Rd, Chartwell


Pak ‘N’Save is located at the corner of Mill and Ulster Streets.  It is open from 8am – 10pm.

Phone – 07 839 7870

Countdown is located on the corner of Anglesea and Liverpool Streets.  It is open from 7am - 10pm.

Phone – 07 834 1490

Diary/Superette is located on the corner of Ulster and Abbortsford Streets.  It is open from 6am – 9pm.

Transport Services


Hamilton Taxis

Phone – 0800 477 477 or 07 847 8699

Red Cabs

Phone – 0800 455 500 or 07 839 0500

Hamilton CBD Free Shuttle Bus

The Shuttle bus travels in a one way loop from Anglesea St opposite the Transport Centre, travelling south along Anglesea St, into Caro St, Alexandra, Hood, Anglesea, Bridge St, north on Victoria St, Liverpool St and then back to Anglesea St opposite the Transport Centre.

This service operates Monday to Friday 7am-6pm and leaves every 10 minutes.

The nearest bus stop is on the corner of Anglesea and Liverpool streets (opposite the Speights Ale House).

Transport Centre

Corner of Tristram and Bryce streets.

0800 4287 5463

Airport Shuttle

Super Shuttle

Phone- 0800 748885 or 09 522 5100

Minibus Express

Phone- 0800 646 428 or 07 856 3191

Transfers and Tours

        Platinum Tours

        Phone 027 277 9581 or 027 560 4838

Dial a Driver

Driver in Control (DIC)

Phone – 02104550043


        Use your Uber App



Classic Car Museum

Over 100 classic cars, but not just cars.  This collection encompasses a range of interests including an extensive collection of petrol memorabilia - enamel signs, pumps, tins and oil bottles, vintage toys, pedal cars and scenes from early New Zealand.  There is something Classic for the whole family including a cafe.

11 Railside Place, Dinsdale, Hamilton

Phone - 07 846-2260

Duck Island Ice Cream

They are a small batch ice cream shop located in Hamilton East, Hamilton, New Zealand. They use organic milk, free range eggs and seasonal ingredients. Their range of vegan ice creams are made with coconut milk.

Check out the taste sensations of unique flavours such as Cinnamon smoked Apple pie, Maple, honeycomb and smoked almond, Peppermint slice, Pear and chocolate hokey pokey, Banana chai etc…

300a Grey Street, Hamilton

Phone - 07-8565948 

Good George Brewery

Go on a pilgrimage to the old St George's Church where all their beer is made. They will walk you through the brewing process and show you how they do it, with a few surprises along the way!

Also a  great pub with meals available.

32 Somerset Street, Frankton, Hamilton

Phone - 07 847 3223 

Hamilton Gardens

Hamilton Gardens is a must-see attraction and one of New Zealand’s most renowned tourist destinations.  In the paradise Garden Collection you will experience a unique journey exploring gardens inspired by classic designs from a wide range of cultures and eras, including Italian Renaissance, Indian Char Bagh, American Modernist and more.  Guided tours are available by appointment.

State Highway 1, Cobham Drive, Hamilton

Phone – 07 838 6782

Hot air Ballooning

The ultimate experience touched with serenity and romance.  Imagine floating on the breeze above the earth without a care in the world, experiencing the peace and tranquility.  The balloon flight is around one hour with a glass of bubbles and snacks to finish.

Innes Common, Lake Crescent, Hamilton

Phone – 07 843 8538

Hamilton Entertainment

FMG Stadium Waikato primarily for Rugby, Seddon Park primarily for cricket, and Claudelands for concerts, expos, conferences and performances.  All these venues are close to the Park View Motor Lodge.  There are also several movie theatres, Clarence St theatre, numerous bars, restaurants and theatres in Hamilton.  See reception for more information.

Hamilton Lake Domain

Hamilton Lake Domain has a long history as one of Hamilton’s premiere parks. It is a significant recreational facility for residents of Hamilton City and beyond within walking distance from the CBD.  The esplanade walkway around the lake is a popular fitness circuit and walking route.  There is a destination playground beside the Verandah Cafe which provides kids a place to play while their minders enjoy a coffee with a view of the lake that can also be enjoyed from the covered picnic area in the refurbished amenity block.    

Hamilton Zoo

Landscaped with New Zealand native plants and home to many endangered species, Hamilton Zoo offers beautiful garden settings, paved pathways and boardwalks.  It is the ideal destination for a relaxing, recreational visit, with guided tours and behind-the-scenes animal encounters by arrangement.  Experience the wonders of the living world in a wildlife sanctuary with generous habitats and a sympathetic approach to conservation. Open 7 days, 9am-5pm

Brymer Road, Hamilton

Phone – 07 838 6720

Prodrive Golf and Mini Putt

Driving range and mini putt only a few minutes away, open 7 days a week.  Prodrive Golf Shop stocks the very latest in golf clubs, balls, footwear and accessories.

8am–8pm on weekdays and 8am-5pm on weekends.

Beetham Park, Ulster Street

Phone – 07 834 2000

SkyCity Hamilton

SKYCITY Hamilton is open every day for non-stop fun and excitement.  Wrapped up in one magnificent venue in the heart of Hamilton, you’ll find the world’s most popular Casino games, live music and an array of food and bar offerings to suit all tastes and budgets.  Plus for families there is Tenpin Bowling and Megazone laser tag.

346 Victoria Street, opposite Garden Place, Hamilton

Phone – 07 834 4900

Free SKYCITY Courtesy Coach – 07 834 4922

Te Awa River Ride

The Te Awa walk and cycleway stretches along the Waikato River, from Ngaruawahia in the north to Karapiro in the south. Walk or cycle all or part of this track to see the delights of the Waikato River.

Hire a bike from Hamilton Gardens, or the Novotel. 

Waikato Museum

For an inspirational experience, visit the museum on the banks of the Waikato River in the heart of Hamilton’s cultural precinct.  With a focus on Tainui culture, the arts, social history and science, the exhibitions and activities bring together the stories of this region.  Visit their website for up to date information on special touring exhibitions and events.  Open daily 10am-4:30pm.

Grantham Street, Hamilton

Phone – 07 838 6606 

Waikato River Cruise

Experience the beauty and tranquil water of the Waikato River on the Waikato River Explorer.  Enjoy a relaxing cruise on New Zealand's longest waterway flowing through Hamilton, New Zealand's largest inland city. 
With weekly 
Scenic Cruises, Wine Tasting Cruises or Ferry Trips to events at either Hamilton Gardens or Mystery Creek Events Centre, the Waikato River Explorer is a great option for corporate events, client functions, staff dinners or just a leisurely cruise with family and friends. 

Hamilton Gardens, Hungerford Cresc, Hamilton

Phone – 0800 139 756


Waterworld offers 12 months of summer with their range of indoor and outdoor pools catering for all ages.  Waterworld’s outdoor Splashpad area offers a safe and fun playground for under 8 year olds while the hydro slides and fun inflatables provide entertainment for the older children.  Make a day of it and have a family BBQ outside in their great picnic area.

Garnet Avenue, Hamilton

Phone – 958 5860


Cam Jet

Take a Jet boating experience along the Mighty Waikato River.  Enjoy the stunning and breath-taking scenery and learn about the history of the region. A variety of tours are available.

Jet boat tours depart from Riverside Park, Dominion Ave, Cambridge

Ph – 0800 226 538


The Hakarimata Scenic Reserve near Ngaruawahia is a great place to see kauri and to enjoy a walk or tramp through native bush.  The reserve protects 1,850 ha of native forest. The large kauri on the Kauri Loop Track is rare for this area. Find out about nature and conservation in the reserve.  There is a great fitness walk/run  which takes you to the summit. It is a 335 metre climb from Brownlee Avenue to the summit with 1349 steps! The track meets the Hakarimata Walkway and the summit tower at 374 metres above sea level. The Hakarimata Summit Track is accessed via the Waterworks Walk. The Waterworks Walk starts on Brownlee Avenue, off Hakarimata Road, approx. 1 km north of Ngaruawahia.


Experience the magic of “Hobbiton” in the heart of New Zealand.  You can step into the lush pastures of the “Shire”, as featured in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies.  Numerous tours and events held at this site.

45 Broadway, Matamata

Phone – 07 888 6838


Whether you’re looking for world-class surf, stunning scenery, beautiful beaches, inspiring arts or simply a good old cup of coffee at a funky café, Raglan has something for everyone.  Things to consider doing include: a sunset cruise, surfing watching, fish and chips on the wharf, jump off the pedestrian bridge into the sea with the locals, hire a kayak or stand up paddle board, visit the Bridal Veil Falls, eat real fruit ice-cream, walk the beach, swim in the estuary or the sea.

Waitomo Adventures

Waitomo Adventure Centre is an easily accessible holiday activity. They have unique and mind-blowing caving adventures which offer something for all ages.

654 Waitomo Caves Rd, Waitomo

Phone - 0800 924866

Waitomo Caves

A world renowned magnet for both local and overseas visitors. Enjoy the world famous boat ride under thousands of magical glowworms and become a part of over 120 years of cultural and natural history.  There are several tours through this cave, the Ruakuri Cave and the Aranui Cave. Experience this mysterious, magical underground world of ancient caves, rivers and waterfalls, limestone formations and breathtaking glowworms.  Explore the labyrinth of rock, water and darkness for an exhilarating experience you will never forget.  Or try a rafting experience with the legendary Black Water Rafting company - New Zealand’s first and most awe inspiring Black Water adventure operator.  

585 Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo

Phone – 0800 228 464


Park View Motor Lodge

Meals and Snacks

 The following items can be purchased by contacting reception:

Meals – All $22     All of these are frozen and can be heated in your microwave: 

Kawakawa Chicken

Succulent chicken thigh infused with the authentic flavours of Kawakawa.  Served on a blend of kumara, stuffing and broccoli

Katsu Chicken

Succulent crumbed chicken breast sliced with edamame infused rice and a special Japanese kiwi style soy sauce

Periperi Chicken

Peri Peri coated chicken thigh, oven baked until tender. Served with locally sourced vegetables, a vibrant jasmine rice and accompanied with Muscle Fuel’s Peri Peri aioli.

Smokey Pulled Beef

Rich smokey pulled beef brisket with spicy grilled kumara and capsicum

Beef Ravioli

Beef-filled ravioli cooked in a fragrant Provencal tomato sauce.

Cumin Lamb

A perfect combination of cumin and lamb partnered with the sweet notes of roasted root vegetables, fresh herbs and garlic. The salty creaminess of the crushed feta takes this dish to the next level.

Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

Tender sautéed beef in a deliciously creamy stroganoff sauce. Served on a bed of jasmine rice.  

Snacks                                                            Drinks

Muesli Bar   -   tba                                               Soft drinks   -   $2.00

Small chips   -   $2.00                                          Orange Juice   -   tba

Fruit & Nuts   -   $2.00

Chocolate Bars   -   $2.00






Baan Thai

07 834 2162



829 Victoria Street



Chicken Spot

07 846 1900



Lake Rd




Gerard's Restaurant

07 838 2599



250 Ulster Street



Hell Pizza (Beerescourt)

07 838 9666



1377 Victoria Street





07 834 2280



203 Victoria Street




07 839 3400



793 Victoria Street



Little India

07 838 1620



4 Alexandra Street



Lone Star

07 839 3005



185 Victoria Street 




07 853 3591



694 Grey Street 



Speight's Ale House

07 834 3442



30 Liverpool Street



The Helm Bar and Kitchen

07 839 2545



22 Ulster St

Please quote "Park View Motor Lodge" and your room number when ordering.

Restaurants change their prices without prior notice, please confirm meal prices.