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Blenheim, New Zealand
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256 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a night just recently, this motel is superb. Clean, modern and very comfortable bed. This motel is in Linkwater which is between Havelock and Picton on the Queen Charlotte Drive. Very handy to the end of the Queen Charlotte Track, they have a sign out offering showers for walkers coming off the track. The backpackers part of... More 

1 Thank twebb21
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic spot. Not what you would expect in a rural farmland setting and an easy drive along the winding but picturesque Queens Charlotte drive. The rooms a re large and clean. Plenty of activities Close by Tidy and friendly.

1 Thank Greg M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Magical Thankyou. ... magical place, optimum knowledge of local area, & thanks for the fresh farm eggs you had available amongst your shop items! Look forward to rebooking my next trip with Linkwater Xo

Thank Ashlei F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

Stopped here after leaving the Inter Island ferry. Far better than staying in Picton also gives a good start for our onward journey to Nelson the following day. Rooms are spacious and well decorated and include a kitchenette and table. The bed was comfortable and the room was quiet despite being near a main road. There was no traffic noise... More 

Thank Keith70
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

I'd never stayed in a motel and was very pleasantly surprised. Spacious room, very clean and comfortable. Service was friendly and the hotel is just outside Picton, but a good location for an onward journey to Nelson or the Abel Tasman area. There is also a pool, but it's exposed to the road so we didn't try it.

Thank Rebeccakw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Really loved the link water motel. Rooms are well decorated and include a kitchenette. The bed was very comfortable and quite. The owners are very helpful gave us advice on eating in the area and walks, they even called a few places to see if booking a table was needed. The motel is very close to the start of the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

About 25 of us chose to stay with Adam and Melissa for 3 nights while we enjoyed a Marlborough College(co-ed) reunion of the mid-fifties. What a wonderful place, and we were made so welcome. It was a great base for us all to do our daily outings, Some stayed in the motels, and some in backpackers, who all said it... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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175 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

this is a great motel...lovely surroundings...very modern clean and comfy....surrounded by beautiful country...we went to the local inn for dinner and its a lovely place...very old English...good food...quite nostalgic....give it a go.

Thank johnindarwin
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

The Linkwater lodge motel is a fantastic place to stay that isn't far from Picton ferry terminal. We stayed one night and was very happy with our room. The motel is modern and very clean. The staff were very friendly too. There is free parking and free wi-fi also.

Thank darrylgreen
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32 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Totally impressed by our stay here with our kids (5 and 10). We had a two bedroom unit (#4) which was extremely tidy, well equipped and comfortable for a family of four. Owners are super friendly and helpful. Very easy parking for boats/trailers etc. really nice farm / orchard outlook and quiet. Plus only half hour from Picton and four... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our family operated and proudly kiwi-owned Linkwater Lodge Motel. Centrally situated along Queen Charlotte Drive, scenic route between Picton and Havelock. We offer friendly service, great accommodation at affordable prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Linkwater Lodge Motel

Address: 1594 Queen Charlotte Drive, Linkwater 7281, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Linkwater
Price Range: $55 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Linkwater Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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