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Singapore
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the best family room ever stayed in our NZ trip. It was very spacious, clean, good unblocked view and within walking distance to the beach. The utensil were of high quality n we enjoyed cooking our dinner. Too bad we only stay one night. Its a must stay for anyone visiting here. We will alway remember this motel...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite motel in NZ I think !! Our stay was perfect !! It was a cabin with a space for the kitchen, a space for the living room, a balcony and a space bedroom. The kitchen is perfectly furnished with all you can need, the balcony is great for tea or breakfast. Everything is very clean. And finally, we...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Hallo and thankyou for your very kind comments. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Its very nice for us to know our guests are happy with their stay.We also hope you enjoyed your total time in New Zealand

Sydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. It had excellent water views. It was comfortable enough. We cooked some veggies and all the pots were very small. We had to use 2 pots and even then, it was boiling over. There were Mosquitos on the first night, but there are no fly screens. I also think that it...

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Robina, Australia
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed with friends in 2 'cabins' & we were very impressed with the spaciousness, the cleanliness & the thoughtful extras. These cabins are truly self-contained with your own laundry (detergent included) and kitchen (fully equipped). Your hosts, Christine & Lance, are helpful, informative & genuine. Kaiteriteri is the gateway to the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. If you are...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Wow, what great comments,thanks so much. We get a lot of pleasure seeing our guests enjoy this amazing area. The units are well appointed and the washing machines are an added bonus for our travelling guests!! Hoping you enjoyed the rest of your travels and thanks once again..Christine & Lance (Managers)

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in one of the superior 2 bedroom motels with seaview. The motel is very spacious with beautiful views, well furnished and very comfortable. The unit is very clean and the hosts Christine and Lance are very friendly and helpful. They even do a daily service with fresh towels, very nice after a day on the...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou for taking the time to share your experience both at our Motel and also the area. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here.We are certainly located in a very scenic location with Beautiful Abel Tasman so close by.. We hope your Mum enjoyed the rest of her stay in NZ

Mermaid Waters, Australia
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We stayed at Torlesse Motel for 2 nights as part of a bike tour of the Nelson region. Christine and Lance were great hosts - as soon as we arrived Lance drove one of our party into 'town' to pick up supplies. The rooms are spotlessly clean and very well equipped including a washing machine and powder! The unit we...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Hi..Thanks for sharing your experience of your stay with us..We really enjoyed having your group stay with us too and only too happy to assist our visiting cyclists with a trip around to the mini mart if needed.WE hope the rest of your journey was also fully enjoyed.. Christine & Lance

Campbell, California
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Neat little motel with a series of separate buildings scattered on a hillside. Upper rooms have nice views over the beach. Walkable (along the beach) to Kaiteriteri where there are a few places to eat. Laundry in the room. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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London
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We arrived on spec to be greeted by the very friendly owner who showed us to a two bedroom property at the top of the site which was perfect for our two night stay. It was immaculately clean, well furnished and very comfortable, complete with electric blankets for chilly August nights. We had a great view and enjoyed being such...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

WOW..thankyou for such kind comments. We are privaleged to be living in such a fabulous area and environment to work in.It truly is a pleasure to ensure the Motel is to such a standard that all guests enjoy their stay with us. It really makes it all worthwhile to read comments like yours.We hope you enjoyed the rest of your...

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. There is a nice short walk along the beach and around the headland to the main town centre and they even have a spa pool! Well priced for the area and clean and comfortable. NB food options in Kaiteriteri are relatively limited and have shorter opening hours in the shoulder season. However it's a...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Hi and thanks for taking your time to share your comments about your stay here. We are in a very special location and enjoy seeing our guests experience this area. We are glad you enjoyed your stay.Yes food options can be a bit limited in off season but we do tell everyone on our confirmation email and we are now...

London, Canada
Reviewed October 25, 2016

A peaceful and relaxing spot. We had a very spacious two bedroom cabin with a huge deck and large picture windows to enjoy great views of the sea. Layout of the cabin is perfect for two couples with a large living room and kitchen and laundry facility. The motel also has a nice hot tub spa, BBQ (with dining) area...

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Christine G, Manager at Torlesse Motels, responded to this review

Thankyou for some very nice comments.We do our very best to ensure guests are well informed to make the most of this beautiful area. We are very proud of our rooms and what they offer including great views from most of the. WIFI free at 300MB per person per day seems to be adequate for most people.We hope you enjoyed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
TORLESSE MOTELS- Little Kaiteriteri . 8 Kotare Place 200 metres to Golden Sandy Beach, Gateway to Abel Tasman National Park,1Kilometre to Tour operators,Cruises, Kayaking, walking,Paddle Boarding,Wineries.Accommodation: 11 modern studio, 1 &2 brm apartment syle units .Most have sea views. Self contained with laundry, kitchen, bathroom, TV and free WIFI on arrival.Features: Continental breakfast available, Covered spa pool adjacent to undercover BBQ . 1km to Abel Tasman boat cruises , walks, kayaking, sailing and local dining out.Nelson airport 50mins, Motueka 15mins. Picton Ferry 2.5 hrs . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Torlesse Motels

Address: 8 Kotare Place, Little Kaiteriteri Beach | RD2 Motueka, Kaiteriteri, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Kaiteriteri
Price Range: $94 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Torlesse Motels 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for seaview”
 of 5 bubbles Sanne_1281, Nov 17, 2016 | Read review
“Superior two bedroom apartment has a deck with a view to enjoy sundowners or on balmy afternoons the lounge has a great view.”
 of 5 bubbles graemeh594, Jul 18, 2016 | Read review
“Book ahead as not much accommodation in town .Also at this time of year nothing is open after 5pm so bring your food”
 of 5 bubbles Davo062, Jun 6, 2016 | Read review
“The higher motels have great views although you do pay a little more.”
 of 5 bubbles 57Babs57, May 22, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the upper level are great for the views”
  • Nearby buildings did not detract from the views to be had from our room.
 of 5 bubbles NahanniRafter, Mar 17, 2016 | Read review
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