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Waterfront Motel

9 Grove Road, Blenheim, New Zealand
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Taupo, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful three day stay. Our hosts could do no more to make a stay enjoyable. The seven players who stayed would like to thank you sincerely and we will be back. PS Forgot to mention how clean and tidy and walking distance to Clubs Marlborough.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Close to town centre and Clubs of Marlborough which is very handy if you are a member of a chartered club. Staff were helpful. Rooms are spacious and clean and tidy. I-site is just around the corner. River area just around the corner, ideal for walks.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely room - nice and warm and quiet with lovely view. Friendly welcoming staff. We always stay here now when we're in Blenheim, and we're never disappointed. Great service. Highly recommended. Looking forward to next year :-)

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Rakaia
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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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Middlesbrough
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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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Carmarthen
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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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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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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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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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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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