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2016 Summer Olympics

Astra Motor Lodge will be proving MySky access to all guests who book directly with us for the month of August for the 2016 Summer Olympics! The 2016 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, and

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2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Astra Motor Lodge has once again received the prestigious 2016 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award. Big thanks to all our guests who took the time to write a review. Now in its sixth year, the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence celebrates hospitality

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2016 Waikato Show

2016 Waikato Show Something for everyone to enjoy! Come and explore the many stalls, the free activities, the thrilling carnival, the amazing food, and the friendly animals at this years Waikato Show. Top Six Things You MUST Experience At This Year’s Waikato Show

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Balloons Over Waikato Festival 2016

  Balloons Over Waikato It’s that time of the year to look up and admire the many shapes, sizes and colors of the balloons over Waikato! The Balloons over Waikato Trust is a non-profit organisation and has been successfully running this event

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Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2016

The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2016 A one of a kind festival, Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2016 is a must-do on this summer’s to-do list. The Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival has been bringing people together since 1999. The Hamilton Gardens, our very

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Astra Motor Lodge Wins 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award!

Astra Motor Lodge named winner of 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award for hotels  Astra Motor Lodge today announced it has been recognised as the overall winner in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor

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Bridge to Bridge Water Ski Classic

New Zealand’s longest river, the Waikato, is the perfect setting for two days of adrenalin-charged racing that is the “Bridge to Bridge”. High-speed boats, remarkable skill and extraordinary endurance are all on show during the country’s largest water-ski racing event

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4500 people are estimated to attend this year’s round the bridges race.

Hamilton & Waikato’s annual Round the Bridges run is set to hit the pavement again this November, taking place on Sunday 15th, along the banks of the Waikato River.

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Don’t miss a fun day at the Waikato A&P show!

  Don’t miss a fun day at the Waikato A&P show!  The day is filled with fun events such as the stock competitions for Calf Club, Alpacas, Beef, Dairy Cattle, Dairy and Anglo-Nubian Goats, Equestrian and Sheep sections and Dog

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ASTRA MOTOR LODGE WINS THE AA TRAVELLER SUPREME HOST OF THE YEAR AWARD!

Hamilton motel’s 24-hour approach wins national award.  Astra Motor Lodge in Hamilton is celebrating after winning the prestigious AA Traveller Supreme Host Of The Year award in Dunedin last night.

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