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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place. Central to everything - especially the convention centre. The town centre is just a short stroll away. The room views are great (riverside) Great little pub on site with a good range of bar snacks

1Thank Baz W
Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights. Check in was easy. The unit was very basic . It was very warm. They found us their only fan which helped a bit. The laundry was filthy and the machines were temperamental. The wi fi was spotty. Location was ok but Blenheim was not easy to navigate in spite of being small.The hotel over...

Thank Arthur6020
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We booked online.... the pictures looked great! However the reality is very different! We found... *Food still in the fridge from previous guests! *Rubbish not emptied! *Run down! But there is a nice view of the river.... Certainly overpriced.... basic motel accommodation- and nothing more!

Thank Sonja d
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We booked this as it looked a little more luxury than usual. we were disappointed. The room was uncared for. Maintanence was poor. There were features expected of a higher class motel yet these were diminished by basics not there i.e. a bed side lamp on each side of the bed.

1Thank Murray F
Reviewed 17 October 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...

2Thank Orangetablet
Reviewed 15 July 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

1Thank annemarie p
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 June 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.

1Thank GruntaNZ
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 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...

4Thank tussocktree
Te Anau, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 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. :-)

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 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...

Thank Lesley B

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Additional Information about Waterfront Motel

Address: 9 Grove Road, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Price Range: €88 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Waterfront Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Very Shabby”
 of 5 bubbles Arthur6020, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose an upstairs room”
 of 5 bubbles MurrayF_11, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Definitely ask for upstairs!”
  • a stunning view
 of 5 bubbles Nic_C_1972, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Up stairs have a balcony, downstairs have bifold windows either to enjoy the views and fresh air.”
 of 5 bubbles tripster1956, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Has broadband in rooms but not Wifi”
 of 5 bubbles Taz-phoenix, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
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