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Wye Valley
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel is truly great. I would recommend it if you are visiting Kerikeri. It is close to an amazing restaurant next door and only a short walk from the main town to other restaurants. The Motel has a pool and rooms that are spacious and fine for a weeks's stay. Anthea and Alan are great hosts and are there,... More 

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Jimboomba, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2x nights & really enjoyed our stay. Lovely touch with the wine & shortbread on arrival. Very clean unit & a really comfortable bed. Various things such as having the lights & heater on upon our late arrival (the 2nd night) really made for a pleasant & memorable time. We had a spa in our unit & it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have been travelling through North Island for about 3 weeks now, and the Colonial House Motel really stands out as a positive experience for me. I am so glad we chose Colonial House Motel for our first night in New Zealand, because it was a warm and friendly welcome. The units were beautiful with a rustic... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We first went there on our first day in NZ (we're from Canada on vacation). Andrea welcomed us with a glass of wine and OJ, along with some cookies. Place was very clean and well decorated with bug screens. After leaving Kerikeri, we took a long tour of Northland and ended back up in Kerikeri so of course we had... More 

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We found the operators of Colonial Motel very friendly and were given a complimentary wine and cookies on arrival. The gardens are beautiful and with the motel set off the main road it is very quiet. We're also advised of the best restaurants, cafes, etc. which was a great help.

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Thank Val L
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Love staying at this Motel! Always so welcoming and relaxed. The rooms are always very clean and cosy. Located in a beautiful restful spot away from noise with only the birds to hear. Run by an absolutely wonderful couple who take the time to really make sure you are comfortable and set up. HIGHLY recommend!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We had two nights at this small complex in quiet location near the picturesque Stone Store. Light bright units nicely decorated , owners very easy to deal with ,complimentary beer or wine on arrival nice touch would recommend and stay again .

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Thank you for the warm welcome. Especially liked the glass of wine and cookies on arrival. Lovely unit with great amenities. Will try the spa bath when I return in the cooler months. Best night's sleep I've had in ages

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Alandie, Owner at Colonial House Motel, responded to this review

Hi 735jenny, Thank you for your great review. So glad you slept well - our wonderful new top-of-the-range beds are sooooo comfy. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Take care, Andrea & Alan. More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Very nice motel to stay. Nice friendly service. Rooms tidy and clean and friendly. Andrea and Alan are doing a superb job making you feel at ease. The pool is a good way to refresh after a busy day. Highly recommended.

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Alandie, Owner at Colonial House Motel, responded to this review

Hi Holidaysorwork, Your kind review is very much appreciated. We love our workers and really do try to make you feel relaxed and at home at the end of your day. Hope you can visit us again, Andrea & Alan. More 

Cardiff, UK
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64 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Andrea and Alan were great hosts, nothing too much trouble, the chalet/cabin was spotless, well equipped and very comfortable. The motel is located handily for all the local attractions and the hosts were always available to offer advice on what to see. WiFi was consistent and fast, highly recommended

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Alandie, Owner at Colonial House Motel, responded to this review

Hi Kevin L, We are very grateful for your lovely review. We thank you for taking the time and trouble to post about us. We hope you can revisit New Zealand and of course most especially the gorgeous Bay of Islands. Thanks so much for staying with us, Alan & Andrea. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free WiFi. 50+Digital channels. Cosy & quiet cottages & cabins with comfortable beds and own sundecks in subtropical gardens. Saltwater pool, hot tub spa, and new friendly hosts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial House Motel

Address: 178 Kerikeri Road | Cnr Peacock Garden Drive, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: $86 - $108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Colonial House Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#2 Spa Hotel in Kerikeri
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Business Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Family Hotel in Kerikeri
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