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Castles Motel

44 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The minute we walked in the motel we could tell that the place was very tidy, with owners who obviously take pride in what they do. The room was exceptionally clean with more that adequate amenities. They have thought of everything and are constantly reviewing all the facilities. The location is on a main road close to Tahunanui Beach. We... More 

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here to pamper ourselves on Christmas day during our honeymoon. The beach is about a 10 min walk away, the staff was super friendly, the hotel was cute and unique, our spa tub was a great soak, and there seemed to be lots of space in our unit. The bed was comfortable and so was the couch (which... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I will not recommend this to anyone. The staff were nice, but the concept was wrong. The booking I made was for 4 ppl, 2 adults, 1 kid & 1 infant. 1 bedroom with double bed & a single bed, sound correct. On arrival, staff told me the booking was only made for 2 ppl, I need to pay extra... More 

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RoweneP, Owner at Castles Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. It is regretful that your booking made through Agoda was made for only 2 people when your were a family of 4. I checked with Agoda incase they had made a mistake and they confirmed you had only booked and paid for 2 people and that we should request the extra guest charge directly from... More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Stayed for Secondary Schools tournament with team of 16 teenage boys. Owners were very helpful and understanding that boys will make a bit of noise at times. Units were well set up for us as a group along with the use of the conference room. Handy to town, beach and venue.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

I stayed in Room 11, new carpet, new ensuite, & an awesome new bed!! a sheltered courtyard off the bedroom offers a relaxing space to enjoy a brew. free wifi with good coverage & speed makes out of office access a breeze. Very handy to a range of restaurants (charge-back available) & cafe/bars, & 5 mins walk to the Tahuna... More 

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Reus, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We have stayed 3 nights in Castles hotel. Everithing was clean, the beds were very comfortable and the used the kitchen (with stove,oven, microwave, toaster and kettle) for some dinners. The shower was a bit small but good enough for 3 days. 5 minutes far from the city centre by car and very close to the park and beach. Don't... More 

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Bedford, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Room was great. Big bed, good kitchen and a fan to help with the hot nights. Room was clean with no issues during our stay. Owners were friendly and had no issues with all our questions regarding the surrounding areas. Location was good. McDonalds was just down the road as was the beach and other bars and restaurants. Would certainly... More 

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Whitsunday Islands, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

my boyfriend booked us the upstairs spa suite room as a surprise and all i know is that he had arranged with the owner to have 'extras' waiting for me when we got to the room. she had not let us down! the suite was lovely, cosy, modern, the spa bath was wonderful and the bed was big and so... More 

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Thank loralorent
Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Myself and my daughter and my 1 year old grandson stayed in the upstairs spa unit. I thought it may be a bit much walking my children up and down the stairs but the unit was worth it. It was like a little home away from home. Everything is set out so that each member of my family could have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This motel was a very good choice... for a road trip... right on SH 6 but not in main Nelson... its a 15 Minute drive to main Nelson town. But its very convenient... had a kitchenette and McDonalds right there. Close to Tahunanui Beach and lots of eating places around. Big Spacious rooms with lovely pullout Leather chairs. Shower is... More 

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