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“Excellent place to stay.” 5 of 5 stars
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Blenheim Palms Motel
69 Charles Street, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand   |  
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Worcester, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent place to stay.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful owners . We had a 1 bedroom suite - good size main room and bedroom and large bathroom with a large whirlpool bath and luxurious toiletries . Location is within easy reach of town centre .

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Rooms
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Great place to stay in Blenheim, very close to town! Very clean, large rooms with great hosts! I enjoyed my 1 bedrrom room as it had a great lounge space and 3 seperate beds which was eprfet for my family!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Darfield, Canterbury, Christchurch
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

While travelling from Marlborough Sounds to Canterbury we broke down in Blenheim. Due to the cart part getting lost in transit we ended up staying for four nights here. The hosts were so fabulous in helping us during this time. each day we booked out thinking we were going home and they allowed us to keep our gear in the rooms, store our trailer and bike there and they went out of their way to help us with whatever we needed. Very friendly people and fantastic accommodation. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

A really beautiful motel, friendly staff, very clean and modern. I would recommend everyone to stay at this motel. Very convenient location. Not to forget a very helpful Host too. This place is anytime better than a five star hotel

Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

After travelling around the South Island for 10 days this was by far one of the best motels we stayed in. Service was excellent and very friendly, room was clean, modern and equipped with everything needed. Very good value for money - would highly recommend Blenheim Palms.

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Booked through Web - put a wee request in and Heather phoned to say all sorted! Love that there was no issues at all.
Also loved the personal touches in the room like a small x-mas tree with lights and some lovely candles - that smelt like flowers. I do a lot of travelling for work and it was so nice to feel like I was at home rather than in a motel room.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Greymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Booked on web months earlier but had wonderful, no fuss service from Heather when I had to change numbers/requirements only 4 days out. I was very impressed by her "thats no problem" approach.
We also stayed in one bedroom unit which was very roomy and comfortable - very clean and well maintained - just excellent all round.Absolutely plenty of room for our group of 3, although unit has beds for 4 and this would also be fine. Location meant we hardly needed car , could walk easily to shops, cafes and great supermarket very close.
Unfortunately we were woken very early on Saturday morning (6am) by a group loading their boat and excitedly preparing for a trip outside our unit (no attempt made to do this quietly!) which was not ideal for us - however this was no fault of the hosts, just inconsiderate fellow travellers.
Blenheim Palms would definately be my choice of stays in Blenheim in future - very happy!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about Blenheim Palms Motel

Address: 69 Charles Street, Blenheim 7301, New Zealand
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Blenheim
#4 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#5 Family Hotel in Blenheim
#6 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
FREE WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS, 50+ SKY CHANNELS.Modern,Clean,Centrally located motel within walking distance of restaurants, cafes and bars.Offering FREE wireless internet. Close proximity to Clubs of Marlborough ,Conference centre, Civic theatre and Stadium 2000. ... more   less 
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Blenheim Palms Motel Marlborough, New Zealand

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