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Admirals Motor Lodge

161 Middle Renwick Road, Blenheim 7420, New Zealand
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Ranked #23 of 29 Hotels in Blenheim
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our studio unit near the pool and barbeque are was pleasant - very comfortable king bed, tv, a couch, small but adequate kitchen, huge wet area bathroom. It was clean, had good bed linen, and was quiet.

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Potts Point Sydney
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an older style motel. But bed was comfortable, rooms were clean, easy to get around everywhere from there and service was great. Only issue is its ticketed wifi so had to keep going back to ask for more.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I booked a night at this motel on a recent business trip. I was shown to a room out the back near the pool/BBQ area. It was a very out-dated room (décor wise) and was actually quite dirty. There was an accumulation of dirt and hair behind the rubbish bins, and cobwebs hanging from the ceilings. The 4 pillows I... More 

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156 reviews 156 reviews
84 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a nice motel. Friendly and helpful staff. Room was modern, well decorated and equipped. One of the nicer motels we stayed at in New Zealand and at a reasonable price too. The local pub was a 5 minutes walk away and did excellent food.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Beautifully appointed large rooms. Great king bed. Beautiful grounds. The owners were very helpful getting us set up for our bike to wine adventure. Super clean. I think that our suite had been recently remodeled. Very nice.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I know this place is getting some adverse comments but - we found it adequate for our touring holiday,clean, friendly etc. What made it memorable for us was - My wife left 2 pairs jeans there when we left and they had them sent to Queenstown in time to catch us before we left N. Z. (Admittedly we had to... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Shut this place down. I am 50+, ok, I am not some boring old fart. But I am not sleeping in somebody's bedroom extension, with no soap or proper bathroom. For $110, I can get luxury in the North Island and respect to go with it. OK, parts of the Admirals look ok with motel type rooms. But, to stay... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Very outdated, old fashioned rooms, but comfortable enough. Shower was so high pressure it was horrible! The hosts were lovely, but totally not worth the amount of money that we paid to stay there. Not close to anything apart from the gardens. Walls were very thin in the standard studios.

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new Zealand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

this was the worst motel we came across on our south island trip, we had to go up a stair case that had thread bare carpet, our room was off the landing as were several others.....fortunately we were the only ones there, as I dare say it would have been very noisy. The room was so small there was no... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Four us spent 2 nights here in April, i must say we were very disappointed in our room it was very tired, we were out the back in a quiet area the room itself was big but very outdated and not cleaned to my standards, we were suposed to have a spa bathroom instead it was a disabled room. The... More 

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