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Admirals Motor Lodge

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   161 Middle Renwick Road, Blenheim 7420, New Zealand
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Ranked #22 of 30 hotels in Blenheim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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new Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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very disappointed in our room it was very tired, we were out the back in a quiet area the room itself was big but very outdated and not cleaned to my standards, we were suposed to have a spa bathroom instead it was a disabled room.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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Waihi Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Our family of 6 stayed in a 2 bedroom unit for 2 nights in April. We got a discount on arrival, we just came in off the street. Our room was at the back of the complex, which was perfect - near the pool for the kids and very quiet and peaceful. The pool was a bit chilly however. We... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

The hosts were very accommodating of our very short notice walk in off the street style booking. From the outside the motel looks very tidy,modern and well kept. Inside provides a slightly different tale. The rooms although tidy and comfortable they were very dated and not sound proof - we heard our neighbours conversations. we stayed in room 3 and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

My adult son and I stayed here while we came to the area for a friend's wedding. We stayed in a king studio which had ample space for the two of us to share a room without being on top of each other. The little kitchen was a bonus with an excellent shopping centre within walking distance of the motel.... More

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Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Due to a broken down ferry we were late getting to the motel. We phoned the owner who immediately told us not to worry as he would be there until late, and would make sure we were able to book in. When we did arrive, we found a well presented set of rooms that had everything we needed. Unfortunately we... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Perhaps Ive been spoiled, but this lodge left me feeling a bit back in the '90's. The unit was roomy but dated. Everything I needed was supplied (although only champagne flutes to drink my good Marlborough Sauvy from). Slightly out of town centre so transport required. If your on a strict accommodation budget then absolutely fine.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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143 reviews 143 reviews
29 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

For 3 nights the average motel can be tiresome but this one was excellent. Very spacious, large bed, comfy couch and a million tv channels. the only drawback is the quite busy main route location into Blenheim but sometimes we can't tick every box. I would certainly stay here again.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

We stayed one night on the first leg of a trip to Marlborough with our pregnant daughter, who we were visiting from the UK. A very clean, spacious unit, everything we needed. Owner was very welcoming and gave us lots of information about where to shop, eat etc. Only there one night so didn't get the chance to try out... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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149 reviews 149 reviews
27 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at this motel whilst visiting the Blenheim Wine and Food Festival. The room could not be faulted for comfort and space. The staff are helpful and friendly and Andrew the cat is a character not to be missed.We were slightly worried that we were in unit 1 which is right next to the main State Highway... More

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Address: 161 Middle Renwick Road, Blenheim 7420, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Swimming Pool
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Ranked #22 of 30 hotels in Blenheim
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Admirals Motor Lodge 3.5*
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