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Waterfront Motel

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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   9 Grove Road, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Waterfront Motel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed here during our three week tour of New Zealand. Very quiet, near to downtown Blenheim, clean, and pleasant staff. Would definitely come and stay again. What was so attractive was the river side we had. The sound was just audible in the room. Perfect!

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The accommodation was great, clean tidy and spacious units. 10 minutes walk from the centre of town. Location was nice and quiet, car parking provided and Lisa The owner/manager was more than helpful whenever I had a question. Definitely would stay there agian.

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34 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Pros Lovely view of the river Spacious room with nice balcony, it's a sun trap. Very clean and tidy There is a small kitchenette in the room (no oven) Parking on site and access to WiFi Restaurants and shops nearby Town centre is about 10 minutes away. Cons None to speak of.

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113 reviews 113 reviews
50 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Many of the motels we stayed in during our stay in new Zealand offered a limited view from the room. This one despite being located in town offered a very pleasant view over the river. the location was quiet and the rooms were well equipped and spacious.There was easy car access to shops and foot access to eateries. Recommend.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The view of the water was delightful to wake up to! We had a room upstairs and the little balcony was adorable. It was a little chilly to spend any time outside but if it were summer then I could definitely imagine morning coffee and a little light reading out there. THe room was clean, HUGE and the bed was... More 

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Auckland_New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I stayed here for two night for a reunion held around the Combined Marlborough Clubs. This was only a 3 min walk away. Check-in took quite a while but this is a laid back part of New Zealand and I just accepted the delay. I had an upstairs room which was very large, very clean, had a king size bed... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Waterfront for one night on our journey south. In such lovely countryside we were very disappointed to be in this motel which is in a back street amongst a light industrial area of town. Nearby is the ocean so you think "waterfront", but water is just a small river running through the park at the rear. A... More 

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Irby, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for two nights directly after arriving on the south island. Our room was on the first floor and had a good balcony overlooking the river. The rooms were spacious and clean with kitchen, ensuite facilities, flat screen TV. Staff was helpful and friendly. There is a pub next door (The Royal, i think) but... More 

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Souris, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Very nice room with doublle size spa tub and lovely little balcony to sit and enjoy cool evening breeze. Short walk to street with restaurant options. Friendly front desk lady. We would stay again and stay longer.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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87 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Our room was on the first floor and had a good balcony overlooking the river. The room was large as was the bathroom, and fairly modern in its decoration. The settee, kitchen equipment and beds looked new. The bedside cabinets and table were old fashioned, and the shower clearly leaked as paint and plaster beside the door was flaking. But... More 

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Address: 9 Grove Road, Blenheim, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Hotel Class:4 star — Waterfront Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Waterfront Motel Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

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