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Colonial Motel

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66 Main Street, Blenheim 7201 New Zealand See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
7 Oct8 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We were a late arrival but Peter the owner met us with a big smile and a warm greeting. We were led to our hotel room that was clean, fresh and we'll taken care of. Before leaving for our next destination, Peter provided us with...More

Thank Twoknuts
Response from Peter E, Owner at Colonial MotelResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review and your appreciation of our facilities and garden. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that you return to us someday. It is a pleasure to host people and we do endeavour to...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018

We stayed for 3 nights at the beginning of February in a one bedroomed upstairs unit. The unit was clean comfortable and had all that we needed. We had a view of the hills nearby ,there was a table and chairs on the balcony but...More

Thank SMPG
Response from Peter E, Owner at Colonial MotelResponded 1 April 2018

Thank you so much for your generous comments and it is a pleasure to help our guests. Glad you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your return.

Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a lovely motel. The unit was very clean and extremely spacious. The service is great and the amenities very good. The rooms are quiet. I would have rated this an excellent, except the beds were too hard and not comfortable. Everything else is...More

Thank 32brucebeach
Response from Peter E, Owner at Colonial MotelResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you for your great review and we do appreciate the feedback. So pleased that you enjoyed your motel stay but sorry about your bed experience. However we do have many guests who like hard beds and do not wish to have a soft one...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We pulled in way early and although our room wasn't ready Shona was extremely helpful in giving us tips on things to do and places to eat. When we came back a couple hours later the room was ready and spotless. Again Shona was most...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

The room was a warm friendly space with attention to small details that are appreciated in a New Zealand Motel. Full kitchen and appliances and service ware. Just like home. Thanks to Shona and Peter Therredge for a warm welcome.

Thank Susie C
Response from Peter E, Owner at Colonial MotelResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you for your wonderful comments and we do like to present a homely motel feel.Glad you enjoyed your stay and we do appreciate your positive feedback.hope you can come back to us at some time.

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Colonial Motel is a 10 unit accommodation provider with a 4 star Qualmark rating. We have 3 Studios, 4 Two bedroom units, 2 One bedroom units and a Three bedroom unit, all of which are fully self contained ...More with full kitchens. Guests can enjoy free WiFi,free DVD library,Sky TV,a swimming pool as well as a playhouse for the children. A portable BBQ can be placed outside your unit. A laundry is available for guest use. Continental and cooked breakfasts can be ordered and delivered to your room along with a complimentary newspaper. Within a short walking distance you will find a Restaurant,Dairy,Fish & Chip Shop,New World Supermarket,Stadium and CBD. We supply you with maps and information to help you with your exploration of the area. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Hotel Style
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$102 - US$125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Colonial Hotel Blenheim
New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
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5 February 2015|
Response from Peter E | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The showers are all fixed head except for the access studio,unit8, which is both fixed and hand held flexible.
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"On the opposite side to the local chippy!"
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"A little bit of traffic noise from around 6am and again late evening but not bad. Unit was lovely and..."
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