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“Basic motel but welcome refuge.” 3 of 5 stars
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Brightwater Motor Inn
1 Lightband Road, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand   |  
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“Basic motel but welcome refuge.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Naturally visitors would prefer to stay in Nelson, that's usually the destination, however the town fills up pretty quick in holiday seasons. I arrived late evening early January and there were NO ROOMS in Nelson, Richmond or immediate surrounds.
Fortunately I had noticed the Brightwater on my drive in (it's about 16 km from town).
They had rooms, the price was Ok for the time, they serve food.
Room clean smallish but adequate (average roadside motel).
Very quiet.
Value & welcome in a jam.
Bring the Rid or Aeroguard.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Address: 1 Lightband Road, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Brightwater
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Brightwater
Number of rooms: 18
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