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Nautilus Lodge Motel

67 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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Ranked #12 of 26 Motueka B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Visited Motueka for business and stayed at the Nautilus Lodge - nice tidy hotel with good sized room which are well laid out - although rooms good do with a little more light especially if you need to catch up on a little bit of work in the evening. Car parking is also a little tight - especially in other... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Stayed here last week... quick one night stop over so was grateful when the high cost of the room was reduced by $30 as I was traveling alone. Clean and well appointed room ... but the entire experience was marred by the fact the owners insisted on removing the plug from the spa bath so I didn't use it... the... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Not only immaculate accommodation with extras like a choice of trim or whole milk, but excellent, friendly service freely given. I appreciated the willingness to print some documents for me at the office; many thanks.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I am still staying here, but already want to compliment the owners. They keep on surprising me in a positive way. So hospitable, friendly and great advice in what to do. Laundry service almost closed? No problem. When you get back you will find it in your room. Wow. Thanks.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed here four nights in Feb. Excellent location, very close to the shops but very quiet at the same time. We had a room downstairs, good size room with a sit out, modern bath room, well maintained and clean. Kitchenette was very small with couple of basic utensils. We felt it was slightly pricy for the value.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Great motel, clean, modern but homely decor, all the mod cons you could ask for. Perfect location, 5 min walk to the centre of Motueka, but far enough out that it's quiet. Would definitely use again. Had a superior suite which was perfect for a couple, lovely to have a separate bedroom.

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North Carolina
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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We wanted to be close to Abel Tasman for the Wilson boat/trek experience, and Motueka was just right with the Nautilus the best option - convenient, reasonable in price, and featuring a kitchen in the room where we could batch for ourselves. Don't neglect seeing the old wharf in town and do travel on Motueka Valley Road to connect to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

Our stay at the Nautilus in early Nov. prompted me to write my first review on Trip Advisor. What a gem! The proprietors are extremely helpful and friendly - made us feel right at home on our 1st trip to NZ. We had a suite on the first floor that was SUPER clean and the bed very comfortable. We were... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Only stayed one night, very impressed with the room, tidy and very clean, beautifully decorated. Unfortunately the unfriendly welcome and frosty interaction we got from the owners made our stay unpleasant which was unfortunate because every else where we had stayed in the South Island was excellent. We won't be staying again.

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Motueka1, Owner at Nautilus Lodge Motel, responded to this review

I am really shocked and very disappointed that you found us "frosty". We pride ourselves on "going the extra mile" for our customers and although we have racked our brains and searched our database, we can find no booking with a Carol M linked to it. Are you sure you have selected the correct Nautilus Motel as we do occasionally... More

Sunset Beach, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Spotlessly clean large bedroom and bathroom. Well furnished. Steve and Loraine, the hosts, were extremely nice and helpful! Good location for getting to the Abel Tasman National Park. Motueka is quite a busy place.

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Also Known As:
Nautilus Lodge Motel Motueka, New Zealand - Nelson-Tasman
Address: 67 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Motueka
Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 26 B&Bs / Inns in Motueka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern,spacious fully air conditioned complex located adjacent to Motueka's cafe's, restaurants and shopping. Beautifully appointed Studio, Superior and 1 Bedroom Spa Bath Units, all with private sunny balconies or courtyards. 150 Megabytes of free wifi each day of your stay. SKY Guest Select - 50+ Channels of Sport Entertainment and News. LED TV's and DVD players in all Units with complimentary DVD's in reception. ... more   less 
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