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Driftwood Motels

21 Muritai St., Tahunanui,, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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JP
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good value for money. Traditional kiwi motel accommodation with friendly and helpful owners. Very clean and comfortable interior if a little basic. If you only seek a quite, clean comfortable stay.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

What a pleasant surprise the Driftwood Motels turned out to be. We couldn't get into our regular motel because a Cricket World Cup match was being played in Nelson and we were recommended this place by the owner of another Motel. Looking at it from the street it gave the impression of being just an average, older style motel which... More 

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments its nice to know that our guests appreciate the upgrades we have done to make their stay more comfortable. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Once again it is time to hit the road and as always great to catch up with David and Maida, the run a great motel and as always clean and ready togo the xtra mile for me and other guest's!! no worries recommending this motel to other travlers and tourists

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments its good to catch up with repeat guests who we have got to know and find that we still meet their expectations from a motel and service industry that we are in. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Simple motel. Spotlessly clean. Very well equipped . Good quality bedding. Very helpful owner. Garden with barbecue . Excellent location. Metres from a very nice beach and children's play area. Food outlets opposite.

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday and have safe travels. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We loved our stay the everything was clean & just ideal for us, central to everything & an excellent location would not hesitate to stay there again. well done guys you have our seal of approval. I would highly recommend the Driftwood motel

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a great year. More 

Auckland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were only here for one night but we're very pleased with the spacious and spotlessly clean unit. Lovely white sheets, fresh paintwork, good kitchen and bathroom. Friendly service. Milk and cookies provided.

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'm pleased to here that the unit meet your expectations. More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We are staying at this motel right now, the staff are very helpful rooms are very clean and tidy.beach close by and places to eat.if we come back to nelson we would stay here again.we would recommend it .

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review Maida and I are glad you enjoyed your stay and we would be more than happy to have you stay again. Enjoy the rest of your time on holiday in NZ. More 

Blenheim, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The Motel has been refurbished to a high standard Very clean. Well appointed. Close to beach and other ammenities. Tranquil setting. Very comfortable bed. We were in Nelson for a wedding. Would stay again. Friendly hosts.

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Nelson, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A fantastic weekend at Driftwood Motel, our leisure marching team spent two nights while attending Nationals. It was just like being in our own backyard with all the outdoor equipment we needed for our `quiet drinks and nibbles' each day. Inside, the very spacious, very clean units were all and more we needed. Heads up to Dave who I had... More 

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Maida and I are glad you had a good weekend. Thanks for see it as a smile I was still half asleep so not shore myself, we are happy to you again any time its good to see a group enjoying what we have to offer here at Driftwood Motel. More 

Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Nelson is a beautiful area, and the Driftwood is a wonderful place to stay. We were warmly greeted by David and Maida, and very pleasantly surprised by the large and very comfortable accommodations. It was just a short walk to the beach and several restaurants. A day trip to Abel Tasman for hiking ended with berry picking just outside of... More 

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David_M255678, Owner at Driftwood Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we are glad you enjoyed your stay and trust the rest of your time in New Zealand is as good. Regards Maida and David More 

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