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Colonial Motel

143 Mary Street | Richmond, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful accommodation. Very roomy with four of us. the place was spotless. Breakfast was included. Laundry facilities were very good. It was handy to the city. Owner was very friendly and helpful. Not expensive.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Excellent room and clean and tidy - it even had 2 bedrooms which was bliss for a family on the road. Large bathroom with a spa bath was a bonus. Everything set out well with good kitchen facilities. Friendly management.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Ours was a two bedroom unit, it was huge, which was welcomed by us four adults (two couples) Very clean and tidy. Everything provided for short or long stay. Walking distance from restaurants and town centre. Very quiet. Lovely staff..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

With the best price in town and with a free continental breakfast we thought this was too good to be true but it wasn't. The unit was spotlessly clean, facilities more than adequate and the management was really friendly and helpful. They even let me park my trailer there for a few hours after we had checked out.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We came down to Invercargil to go shark diving ( shark experience ) and stayed 2 nights here .. quiet , we'll appointed rooms with friendly helpful staff . Room was well priced and very comfortable . Would stay here again for sure

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

On first impression the motel was homely and welcoming, easy to find and in a good location away from the main road. The unit was large and spacious with everything needed for a good stay. Shower pressure not good and walls rather thin, but all in all a couple of good nights rest.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We found the Motel easily, located close to the centre. We stayed just the one night between driving round the Catlins and heading on to Te Anau so didn't really explore the town itself. Our unit was very clean and spacious with a separate bedroom. Bed was comfortable, and it was nice and quiet. The manager did recommend various places... More 

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Parksville, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This motel is well situated near downtown. The host was very helpful with recommendations for places to eat and visit. Our room was close to the street (fairly busy) but the road noise was not excessive even with the windows open. The room was clean and the beds comfortable. We had no complaints during our 3 night stay.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Stayed in a one bedroom unit when visiting Invercargill. Off the main road in a quiet street. The outside of the motel was nice and clean and well maintained, however, the interior of the unit was dated and in much need to some TLC. The bed was comfortable and gave for a good nights sleep. The shower pressure was not... More 

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Kerri M, Owner at Colonial Motel, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your review since your visit we have new bedcaps which look great and new lighting fixtures with fresh paint on walls for a more modern look. Over the past year we have been upgrading our rooms, I am sure you would like our new look. More 

Victoria, Canada
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Although this motel looks bright and new on the outside, it is dated on the inside. The bedroom is small and cramped, very little room around the bed. The lounge has no reading lamps, only a glaring and unattractive chandelier overhead. However, the kitchen and bathroom were very clean and the bed was comfortable. The location is quiet. We paid... More 

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Kerri M, Owner at Colonial Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, since your stay we have new light fittings and a standard lamp for reading by. Over the past year we have been upgrading our units and I am sure you would be most happy with our changes. More 

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