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Balmoral Motel

3.5 of 5 Motel   |   47 Muritai Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We spent two nights at the Balmoral Motel. We found this Motel to be extremely clean and comfortable. Well situated close to the beach and easily accessible to the city. The motelliers were helpful and always pleasant to deal with. Motel room is self-contained - kitchen sufficiently well-equipped for cooking meals. What a pleasant surprise to find good quality pots... More 

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18 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had an upstairs renovated room, which was lovely, big room with a comfy couch and a second bed in the room which gave us more room to put our bags, Had a lovely new shower and kitchen. Had all the lovely coffees and extras. it was very quiet and had a guests laundry so we were able to wash... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Very nice and welcoming host. The room "studio" was small but clean and comfortably configurated. However the kitchen & bathroom are outdated and in need for improvement. Attention to things such as hooks to hang clothes on and a bigger shelf in shower and rubbish bin in the bathroom would have made a lot of differnce. Also please change some... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Lovely Motel very clean and the gardens and pool area were very well kept and tidy. The lady at the motel was lovely, she was very helpful and very informative. The room was clean and I loved the kitchen area being separate from living area. Nice place to stay.

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

after a week of moving every other day from one bad motel to another basic motel, Balmoral motel is the first nice, clean, (more up-to-date) motel we stayed at. Its only drawback is that it is in Tahunanui, which is 1 hour walk to Nelson centre. Its upside is the beautiful and pristine beach with so few tourists. another minor... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed two nights in January with 2 children. Very comfy beds, great kitchen, bathroom and very quiet. The best night sleep in a month on a road trip. Rachel and Kenji were fantastic hosts. Highly recommend and will come again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We arrived at the Balmoral Motel in Nelson which I booked online. We had the choice of 2 rooms, 1 being downstairs and 1 upstairs. We took the downstairs room which was exactly the same walked in and found that it was not the refurbished rooms that are advertised in their website ...very misleading. The room was old and tired... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We stayed at the Balmoral with our kids, 4 and 6 years old, for five nights. We intended to have a Tahuna Beach holiday and walk down to the beach each day. As luck would have it, it was so windy the whole time we were there we didn't get to have a beach holiday without getting sandblasted! However, the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I stayed at Balmoral Motel for 5 nights with two children for our January holiday. Motel owners were very helpful and welcoming people. Unit was perfect for what we needed, lovely updated bathroom, beds very comfortable, kitchen was fine for what we needed and children enjoyed the swimming pool. Location was great, just a short walk to shops and beach.... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Although this may not be the most luxurious motel around, it is definitely one of the friendliest and best run. I managed a school hockey team here and it wa sideal. The units were sufficiently comfortable and extremely clean. However, the real strength of the place lies with the proprietors, Rachel and Kenji Usui, who went out of their way... More 

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Address: 47 Muritai Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balmoral Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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