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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015
omalleycat_9 Canterbury, New Zealand
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed in a very spacious studio for 3 on the ground floor. I was very impressed with the size of the entire unit, especially the bathroom (included a spa bath). Very good storage space, comfortable beds with nice bedding, well-equipped full kitchen including oven, good curtains, full SKY channels as rooms have their own decoder. The carpet and bathroom... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

we stayed here for 4 nights in a king studio, very spacious and equipped well. owners are very helpful and great surroundings, only complaint here was the cobwebs with spiders that we got rid of ourselves, perhaps your cleaners should look above the floor

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

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
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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
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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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Lincolnshire
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 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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frimley
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4 reviews
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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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Auckland
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Tauranga
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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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