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Waterfront Motel

9 Grove Road, Blenheim, New Zealand
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Te Anau, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well priced, good location, no noise at night. Only had a quick over night stay here, bathroom was huge and great water pressure. Would stay again. Only thing I noticed was there wasn't any spare toilet paper in the room but this wasn't an issue as we weren't there long enough. :-)

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Thank LEDBMB
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel was absolutely amazing with very spacious rooms and bathrooms. The shower was a walk-in. The double room had an inter-connecting door and easily slept 6. The rooms were well equipped and had a sliding window that opened up to wonderful views of the Taylor River and is within easy walking distance to town. A blown lightbulb was replaced... More 

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Thank Lesley B
Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great value motel in an excellent location. Short walk into town. Book an upstairs room and have a balcony overlooking the small river that runs through Blenheim. Very friendly and helpful staff. We had problems with the washing machine so the staff took over and did everything for us - even folded all our clothes. Highly recommended!

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Thank Andrew S
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we pulled up we were a little apprehensive, the website showed river views that were tranquil and calm and the street frontage didn't bear that out. Once inside though - magic!! we had an upstairs room, with a gorgeous wee balcony and a glorious view of the river. Lucky for us for the first time Blenheim decided to do... More 

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Thank Nic_C_1972
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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67 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful staff and welcome. Large and clean rooms especially upstairs with a small deck overlooking the public reserve. Don't be put off by its looks from street side. It's the views that win this one over. Very quiet location. We were not disturbed by other guests.

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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Stayed overnight. Great greetings and nothing was a problem. Massive room and bathroom. Very clean and tidy. Nice view over river and very close to town. Would definitely stay here again if the need arises.

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Thank Richard O
Westport, New Zealand
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Stayed 2 nights with family & Grandkids in an adjoining room,very nice & clean,very large rooms & bath room,Very modern, & lovely staff. Very close to train station,town & wmclub for a meal,loved the weekend markets.Only thing i was worried about was the pub next door, i came out twice 12.30,because of noise & worried about our car.

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Thank Anne-marie S
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Got a big family? Are you a big person? Like lots of space and a bathroom you could fit an extra bed in? Stay at the waterfront! Although it is showing some limited signs of wear, this is a nice place to stay right in the middle of town. It looks like its going to be a disaster because of... More 

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Thank Esteb Steve
Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We had won a trip on the Coastal Pacific train from Christchurch and wanted to stay a night in Blenheim. We could not have chosen a better motel! The Waterfront motel was easy to walk to from the railway station. Lisa was welcoming and the room was large clean and quiet with a lovely view from the windows. We wanted... More 

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Thank tripster1956
Ipswich, Australia
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

What a fabulous view from the large window of my room and this is a downstairs one. My friend is in an adjoining room which is actually a disabled one. My one also has walk in shower large doorways to the showers. An ideal place foursome one with disabilities to stay. The laundry is convenient and welcome. Happy staff makes... More 

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