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High Street Living Motel

45 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Tourist Court Motel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The proprietors were very friendly and our dog was welcome in the "dog unit". This was down an alley and out the back of the complex, looking at another alley, old sheds and the building next door. It was considerately fenced off with a water bowl and lead supplied. The unit was very old, very cold and scruffy. We appreciate... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We arrived in Picton to find our evening ferry sailing canceled, so we urgently needed to find a place to stay for 3 people and a dog at very short notice. Thank goodness for this place! The couple who run it are very friendly and helpful, we made the booking over the phone and arrived a few minutes later. There... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed here for a family wedding. The owners were fantastic, shuttling us down to the venue, information about places to eat (including discounts for mentioning their hotel) - very friendly and welcoming couple. They had clearly made a huge effort to vamp up the place. They said it was still a work in progress with the renovations but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stayed here for the weekend with a large group and the hosts were more than accomodating, friendly and helpful. Our rooms were nice and we will definitely be back. Good communication before, during and after the stay. Great location. Thank you!

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Ohope, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This motel is an older motel but more than an adequate , very reasonable rates , in the middle of town, with fantastic hosts. Welcomed us and our Bichon with open arms .Good experience to end our trip around the South Island.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stayed here for two nights and found it to be expensive and not worth what we paid for. It cost $386 for 3 adults. The bathroom and kitchen need replacing completely, very old. Our room as the couple had the double bed but it was was pushed against a wall as they squeezed in single bed as well. This made... More 

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Only ten minutes' walk from the ferry/bus/train terminal, right amongst the shops and restaurants. Supermarket is almost next door. Despite the central location we heard no traffic noise. The owners are currently renovating the units, so ours had stylish kitchen, bedrooms and sitting room but the bathroom was yet to be updated (but everything worked fine and the shower was... More 

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Christchurch NZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

our group of 4 stayed 2 nights at this motel. We found the hosts to be delightful and very accommodating, The motel we stayed in slept 5 people and was very clean and tidy. It was great value for the money. Three rooms had been tastefully renovated and the bathroom and kitchen was to be work in progress. .The location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We went to picton for a friend's wedding. And decided to stay at high street living hotel. Great location. In the middle of high streeT nxt door to a supermarket and the local pub. ;) from lhe time we arrived we felt so welcome and got upgraded. The owners are such a lovely couple. Next time we are going to... More 

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Soooooo expensive for what it was! For less money we could have stayed across the road at a nicer motel with more to offer! Our kitchen was dirty and mold in the fridge.... Bathroom was average and the towels were dirty, gross! We also had to walk down this small dark alley way to get to room which was past... More 

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