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Reviewed October 17, 2016

What a hidden gem! We didn't expect much when we pulled into the car park but all that changed when we got to our room. It was modern and spacious and even had a little balcony that we could sit on and enjoy the view of the stream, surrounding green areas and art. Once we closed the front door to... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed couple of nights. Normally stay elsewhere but they were booked out so found this place. Great location with pub next door(with awesome meals) rooms very spacious clean and tidy. Staff very friendly and helpful

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2016

The room looked good when we arrived and had great views over the river but on closer inspection it was very dirty. Had to wash all of the dishes as they were poorly washed. The bathroom had hairs everywhere - including the drawers. Definitely wouldn't stay again.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We checked in for two nights. The host at reception was pleasant. The room was situated on the second floor overlooking the river view. That's the ONLY thing this complex has going for it. Listed below is the state our room was presented: - Rubbish bin wasn't emptied - Hair all through the bathroom and in the base of the... More 

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Te Anau, New Zealand
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 8, 2016 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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39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 30, 2016

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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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2016

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
Reviewed January 11, 2016

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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77 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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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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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Waterfront Motel

Address: 9 Grove Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: $96 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Definitely ask for upstairs!”
  • a stunning view
 of 5 bubbles Nic_C_1972, Jan 11, 2016 | Read review
“Up stairs have a balcony, downstairs have bifold windows either to enjoy the views and fresh air.”
 of 5 bubbles tripster1956, Nov 20, 2015 | Read review
“Has broadband in rooms but not Wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Taz-phoenix, Jan 2, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the 1st floor”
 of 5 bubbles JackoMiddlesbrough, Dec 1, 2014 | Read review
“The balconies are only in the rooms upstairs so make sure you go upstairs!”
 of 5 bubbles barnsey556, Jul 5, 2013 | Read review
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