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Arthur Wakefield Motor Inn

294 Queen Street, Richmond, New Zealand
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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

We picked this motel from the selection on the Internet. Our unit was adequate in size, and though a little dated, was comfortable. The reception staff were friendly and helpful. There were only very small plates, and no bowls, so we bought some disposable ones from a nearly store to use for our breakfast cereals and toast.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I stayed two nights on business. Room was spacious, bed comfy, good lighting over the desk, hot and spacious shower, very quiet- which is just right for a light sleeper. Traveling alone, I had pub dinners but each night they were delicious, service was excellent, and I can recommend this as a modest but decent place to stay.

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Havelock, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Super friendly host, reasonable cleaniness, cosy warm, super compfey bed. Surprisingly quiet, didn't hear any street noise, (always a bonus eh). Décor a tad dated, carpet walls?? Located very handy to shops/malls.

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Thank McCauley-Clan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

i think other reviewers have summed this place up well. I was booked by a client so had no choice where to stay. Room was very dated and not suitable for work. Haven't seen a small CRT TV in a hotel for ages! Restaurant is good and location is very convenient. So for a basic stay it's fine but for... More 

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Auckland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a central location in the township of Richmond. Interior of rooms are very dated, but price reasonable. Hosts are fantastic and can't do enough for you - nothing is too much trouble. Rooms were very clean. I would be happy to stay there again. The free wi-fi was a bonus. Although right in Richmond town, it was quiet... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Very tired unfortunately but for the price this is to be expected. This was the last triple room available on Booking.com in all of Nelson and we simply needed a bed and roof over of heads so it served it's purpose. It's a handy location and we took a stroll to restaurants and the mall. We were greeted instantly by... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly hosts. We were made very welcome and made to feel at home. Room was nice and clean, tidy but a little dated. All the amenities available. Right in the Main Street so close to shops. Has restaurant within motor inn. Great meals and very quick service. I would happily stay here again.

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Westport, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Just returned from a week at Arthur wakefield motel .Richmond...while the tariff was very reasonable ...the motel needs a lot of work doing to it... to bring it in line with others ...carpet. drapes, net curtains and furnishings were all past there best ...having to share a shoppers car park was a pain ..as the noise was annoying ....local businesses... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The hosts at this Motor Inn are very welcoming and always look after me well. Staying here is a great no fuss, relaxing experience. Travelling with a gluten free diet is not easy and they make everything work well for me.

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Booked in for a week whilst traveling the area. The owner and staff were really friendly. Good location in the town centre and also close to the main roads going to Nelson etc. Free wifi which is good and also laundry facilities. Overall good place to stay and recommend :)

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