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Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge

4.0 of 5 50 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand (Formerly Gateway To The Sounds Havelock Motel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in February 2015, room not adequately serviced - bed not fully made up, towels left on floor not changed. The room smelt of smoke when we arrived & receptionist curt without being over friendly very unusual for New Zealand.

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HavelockMotel, Owner at Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Trever B I not sure where you where staying, perhaps another motel? We have very strict procedures in place with smoke and room servicing, as well as the rooms being checking after the staff have completed there cleans so I am confident in saying this. All our staff are very friendly as has been mentioned many times in previous... More 

Dorchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good sized room with lots of shelving for cases etc. good bathroom and kitchen. Parking outside room. Fantastic heated mineral pool set out beautifully with plants and pots. Plants in pots were also spread out around the rooms. Good sized wooden table and chairs on space outside our ground floor room but no view - just the car park spaces.... More 

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HavelockMotel, Owner at Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Hi DameB2013 Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and loved the pool and the motel garden, nothing beats taking a swim in the heated mineral pool after a full day out and about on the Mail Boat. You were staying in one of our standard studio... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a modern motel complex with a pool, shallow pool, hot tub, BBQ and function room on-site. We chose one of the spa bath units; it was clean, spacious and had a lovely view. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Havelock is convenient for Picton and Blenheim and within easy reach of Nelson, which made it a good... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The young lady who owns and runs this place managed her own restaurant for ten years. After having sold the restaurant, this very entrepreneurial family decided to upgrade the motel. There is now a very large warm swimming pool, with a baby swimming pool attached to it. There is also a spa. The garden is well designed, with views over... More 

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Picton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This was our second time at the Havelock Motels and this time was even better than the last time. The owners have built a new BBQ deck overlooking the pool which we enjoyed 2 of our dinners at while the kids were playing in the pool below. There is a table tennis table which our kids spent a far bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great little couples retreat only 1 hour from Nelson! New heated pool was great for the morning swim before enjoying the sweet views of Marlborough sounds. Even managed a couple of games of table tennis in the new TV room and a BBQ on the deck. Recommend.

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went here last year and loved it so much that we went back! Is even better this year with a games room and BBQ area near the beautiful pool area and hot tub. Kids loved the pool, and I loved the sun loungers! Rooms very clean and friendly and helpful staff. Recommend!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Best feature I would have to say was the heated mineral pools and hot tub which were in a well planned beautiful setting and had a lovely big bbq area. Rooms were extremely clean and tidy. Service was awesome, very friendly helpful staff. A pub right next door which done very nice inexpensive meals. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We hadn't planned on staying in Havelock but we're so impressed we decided to stay two nights. The service here is wonderful. The room is the perfect size for a couple & has all the necessary items for an overnight stay or a week. The complex is modern & given that it is a few years old now I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The room was a little compact and dated but the pool area, hot tub and location more than made up for this. The pool and decked area was just lovely,the proprietor Katrina was so helpful and accommodating and our room spotless. A great location to explore the area or take the mailboat for a quirky day out.

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Address: 50 Main Road, Havelock 7100, New Zealand (Formerly Gateway To The Sounds Havelock Motel)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Havelock
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Hotel Class:4 star — Havelock Motel and Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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