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“Basic motel but welcome refuge.” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Brightwater Motor Inn
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Brightwater
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“Basic motel but welcome refuge.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2014

Naturally visitors would prefer to stay in Nelson, that's usually the destination, however the town fills up pretty quick in holiday seasons. I arrived late evening early January and there were NO ROOMS in Nelson, Richmond or immediate surrounds.
Fortunately I had noticed the Brightwater on my drive in (it's about 16 km from town).
They had rooms, the price was Ok for the time, they serve food.
Room clean smallish but adequate (average roadside motel).
Very quiet.
Value & welcome in a jam.
Bring the Rid or Aeroguard.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
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  • Location
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Brightwater Motor Inn
Address: 1 Lightband Road, Brightwater 7022, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Brightwater
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Brightwater
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Brightwater Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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