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Torlesse Motels

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   8 Kotare Place, Little Kaiteriteri Beach | RD2 Motueka, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand
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Ranked #5 of 7 Kaiteriteri B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Graham K Brisbane, Australia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights prior to continuing on down the west coast of the south island. We spent a day driving around the Tasman Bay area and loved it. Takaka Hill is quite a drive, so staying on this side was a blessing when it came time to head off. Kaiteriteri is a beautiful spot with a lovely scenic beach.... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments and yes we are in a little 'slice of heaven' Its a shame you did not complete your drive to Marahau as it is another beautiful spot with walking access into the Abel Tasman.The road is quite safe and accessible although a bit windy in places. Your comments about the Riwaka Hotel will be passed on... More

Cheshire, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic stay at Torlesse. Christine greeted us after an eight hour drive up the west coast to Kaiteriteri with the good news that we had been upgraded from a standard twin room to a two bedroom apartment overlooking little Kaiteriteri beach (only 200m away) - a view to die for! Parking was on-site and free. Wifi was... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

WOW!! What great comments and thanks so much for sharing with anyone wishing to read about us and the surrounding area. Sometimes we are able to upgrade during our non peak season and were glad to be able to offer you this option especially after your long drive.We were so pleased to hear that your trip into the Abel Tasman... More

Nelson, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Nelson and we're very grateful to have Kaiteriteri right on our doorstep. What amazes us is why people do not go there in the winter. It is a perfect winter destination. The weather is very settled, calm and sunny. With the mountain bike track, beach and Abel Tasman, there is no end of things to do. The... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your long and complimentary comments of your stay with us. We totally agree that anytime of year is a great time to visit this area.. Autumn/Winter can still provide some good weather in this area,magnificent clear skies and so quiet! We do some special offers this time of year to encourage people to visit this area... More

Takaka, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean,Tidy comfortable unit with sea view ,Unit was equipped with every thing we needed for relaxing break, super friendly hosts.Great Spa pool , excellent parking, Short walk to little Kaiteriteri beach,Short walk to main Kaiteriteri Beach.

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Hi Katrina.Thanks for great comments and we are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay at Torlesse Motels. We hope to see you again when you next get a break away. Yes Heated Spa pool is a very welcome for those after a days walking or Kayaking in the magnificent Abel Tasman. Regards Christine & Lance More

Cypress, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We reserved this motel through the i-site in Nelson and, while we thought the motel expensive, were very happy with the spacious 1-bedroom unit, which included a washing machine! (We used the provided drying stand, but drying time could have been purchased in the motel dryer through the front office.) While the inside furnishings were sparse, the balcony on this... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for such a detailed review and your comments are appreciated. We are very well situated with fantastic views and close to amazing beach, gold sand and water transport options into the Abel Tasman. We often find that people who have booked for one night wish they had stayed for two which provides more time to really appreciate... More

Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We had a fantastic stay, family with 2 boys in a very nice warm clean and comfortable unit with seaviews. Never experienced a sky full of stars and so silent during the nights and mornings. Great spapool and service from the manager was excellent. We did a nice day of sailing and hiking in the park and the boat departs... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the Great comments..The Abel Tasman area is a perfect spot to visit in Winter.We often offer some great accommodation specials so the timing could not be better along with enjoying the National Park with fewer people..Coming back to relax in a Hot spa pool is a great way to end the day..We hope your travels have... More

Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

The units are extremely clean with plenty of room and You could not ask for better hosts. I do not need to say more I would suggest if you are reading this review book a unit and stay for a relaxing break in little kateriteri at torlesse motel and also check out shoreline cafe food is spot on.

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for the wonderful comments about your stay with us and also our local Restaurant. We are certainly working in a lovely environment and such a pleasure to share with our guests....We are constantly striving to ensure every guest has a unique experience here which includes having a clean place to return to after spending the day exploring... More

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Our unit was super clean, freshly painted and warm, with a wonderfull view of the bay. Christine was very welcoming and supplied extra towels when requested. We enjoyed waking up to birdsong and hearing the waves on the beach at night. The winter weather was spectacular for us this weekend and we would love to come back again in the... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou for great comments and we are pleased that you enjoyed your 'Mini Break' away. Even Winter is a fabulous time to explore the Abel Tasman Region especially with some great winter prices on our Website!!! This time is always a good opportunity for us to complete Annual maintenance for which painting all of the units inside was our Major... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Big units, some of which have good views on the Tasmanian sea, well equipped with everything we hoped for, even a washing machine and kitchen items that were in a good condition. A helpful managing couple. Very clean and tidy. We booked on very short notice and did not expect to find a place that suits us that well. We... More

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Mid Canterbury
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

My wife and I called in at the Torlesse Motels, very last minute. We met a very nice lady who said they only had one room available which was a little plainer than the rest of the complex, so "please have a look". Perfectly fine was our opinion and we took it in a flash. Lovely, clean and fresh. Plus... More

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Hi Andrew & Val. Thankyou so much for your great comments. The unit you stayed in certainly is well appointed. We just like to be sure that as it is next to our office,potential guests will be happy staying there as in this instance it suited you both fine.We are very focussed to ensure that all guests have a great... More

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Address: 8 Kotare Place, Little Kaiteriteri Beach | RD2 Motueka, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Kaiteriteri
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Torlesse Motels 3.5*
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