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Castles Motel

4.0 of 5 44 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful friendly welcome on arrival, clean well presented rooms, comfy beds and great shower - this stay ticked all the boxes as far as I am concerned! Stayed here as part of a group and everyone was very happy with the accommodation. Will be booking here next time I need to stay in Nelson.

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Westport, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I stayed here for business for three nights. I stayed in a unit that had bedroom and kitchen and spa bath. It was very clean. Close to some excellent restaurants in Tahunanui. I could cook my breakfast and plunger coffee was provided in my room. There was free wifi and I worked at night in my room on the dining... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Fantastic stay. Very comfortable and spacious. the Hosts were very friendly and accommodating .Was so delighted with their customer service as I misplaced one of my favourite earrings not realising until well into our trip around the South Island. When arriving home ,there was an email from the motel saying that they found it and were posting it to me.... More 

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Levin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Busy trip down and had to set up for a seminar. What a lovely place to stay. Spotlessly clean, comfy bed, fluffy towels AND all the saucepans matched it was a delight to cook the meals. The first night however we arrived late and there is a lovely place just around the corner to eat. We were on the road... More 

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chch new zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

went to nelson in may 2014 via lewis pass from Christchurch and it rained all the way..we arrived without a booking and decided to try our luck up tahunanui drive. this motel looks lovley from outside so while hubby parked the car I went to reception and was greeted by a pleasant man who gave us the spa suite. it... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Arrived here late on a Friday night as our flight left Auckland at 8.30pm but we were still able to check in. The room was spacious, clean and inviting. Really really really friendly hosts, pointed us in the direction of local bars and gave us discount vouchers for one. I'd give it 5 stars but we just thought the price... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

recently stayed at this motel in Nelson. Extremely clean and all units were of high standard. There were 9 ladies staying and all commented on how great this motel was. Even the studio had a full sized kitchen in them. Very close to the beach and only max of 10 minutes into Nelson City. 5 Mins to the Airport. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This motel is sited in Tahuanuni , 10 minutes from the airport & a short walk to the popular Tahuna Beach. Check in was quick & easy, the hosts welcoming & the rooms all spacious with a full kitchenette & bathroom facilities. Two units have spa baths & are particularly nice & all of the rooms have been refurbished over... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed one night found the motel has a great location, minutes walk to McDonald's, very handy especially travelling with kids, and is also very close to beaches. We stayed in the upstair corner family unit, a bit old but well maintained, very spacious, and comfortable king size bed. Proximity to the main road can be noisy at night and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Had a great night's accommodation. Quiet comfortable clean room with friendly and helpful staff. Dinner was readily available from the local hotel which booked it to our room making it convenient and easy. Units are big enough for a family to stay for an extended period without falling over each other. Would definitely stay again!

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Address: 44 Tahunanui Drive | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Castles Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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