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Beachcomber Motor Inn

23 Beach Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Beachcomber)
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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Good location close to the beach. Friendly staff. Free WiFi worked well. Clean and comfortable room with fridge and in room coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Clean bathroom looked newly renovated. Flat screen TV with Sky TV channels. We did not use pool, hammock, bbq available.

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Greymouth, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Very welcoming receptionist on the Friday night we stayed, really clean studio unit, quiet, had everything we needed. Lots of wifi and all of the Sky channels. We were impressed, so decided to stay a second night. Thanks for a great stay.

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Thank Sceniclands2013
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Aside from the noisiness of some drunken visitors on a Saturday night and subsequent Sunday morning in the car park outside our window, everything else was okay. Room was decent but the shower has basically no water pressure and there is no fan so the room got really hot even with the windows open. Great location: close to the beach... More 

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Handy to Tahanui beach. Spacious unit, with daily service. But the floor was not cleaned during our 10 night stay. Uncomfortable chairs and tiny TV. Good swimming pool. Well equipped kitchen and good bathroom. Noisy unit above, especially when spa bath operated very late at night.

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Thank ChrisandDunc11
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Such a disgusting motel! There was what we thought was a white human substance on the blankets and all over the curtains! We watched the cleaners and they only take away the sheets and don't wash the blankets! I noticed some sort of bites on me and my partner turned out to be bed bug bites we even used our... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Room was clean and spacious, first room they put me in had no air-conditioning, good reminder to ask this question. But then they accommodated me with shifting me to another. Nice pool. Breakfast was great. Noisy as fridge!

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Thank northchick2016
SydneyLo, Manager at Beachcomber Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you. We had fridge checked. More 

Whangarei, New Zealand
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192 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The things we liked were the bed and spacious unit. The unit was clean. On the down side the shower was a trickle and small considering the size of the bathroom. The outside of the building is shabby and unkempt, dead sticks in all the flower boxes, guest laundry filthy, gardens unloved. Staff were pleasant but with a little effort... More 

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Thank Angus L
SydneyLo, Manager at Beachcomber Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you I had asked our Gardner to keep on top of this issue More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

The service was excellent which was are a relife to us had we had spent the night before in Hanmer Springs where we had a very bad experience. So this place turned out to be first class everyone was so helpful nothing to much trouble Would highly recommend The Brachcomber

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Thank Ken P
SydneyLo, Manager at Beachcomber Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment We will keep this up for future travellers More 

Hokitika, New Zealand
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This property started with a smile of welcome and then a yes we have a room. Perfect room for just the right price. Cosy, clean, comfortable. Close to Tahunanui beach. Easy drive in to Nelson city. Quiet.

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Opotiki, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night during Christmas break. Upon arriving I went into the office only to stand there waiting for 10 minutes and no sign or bell to ring for service. I hunted a lady down in the kitchen prep area and she was eating. No apology given. I paid for a room and left. We found our room boiling... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Beachcomber Motor Inn

Address: 23 Beach Road, Nelson 7011, New Zealand (Formerly Kingsgate Hotel Beachcomber)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $75 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beachcomber Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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#10 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
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