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Balmoral Motel

47 Muritai Street Tahunanui, Nelson 7011 New Zealand
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#16 of 23 motels in Nelson
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Balmoral Motel offers a family-friendly environment close to some of the region’s most popular landmarks, such as the iconic WOW museum of wearable art and classic cars, Natureland and The Centre of New Zealand. Tahunanui beach reserve has a plethora of fun activities, including paddle boarding, kite surfing, hydroslide, and mini golf. With easy access to walking and cycling tracks as well as the beach, Balmoral Motel is a great destination. As your “home away from home,” all the motel rooms offer a fully fitted kitchenette, SKY TV, snuggly blankets and unlimited free WiFi. Balmoral Motel has a solar-heated pool and barbeque facilities, free on-site parking and bicycle storage and guest baggage storage facilities. Whether you want to relax on the beach, explore the city, enjoy fun activities or hit the arts and crafts trail, this is the place to be.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Pool / beach towels
Breakfast in the room
Baggage storage
Outdoor furniture
Self-serve laundry
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Housekeeping
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Kitchenette
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Complimentary toiletries
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
3.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Languages Spoken
English
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Christine, Terry and Alastair wrote a review Feb 2020
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The warm welcome we received on our arrival and the homely accommodation made our stay a very enjoyable experience. The room was very comfortable and the facilities were excellent. The location was good - just a short walk from a beautiful beach and with excellent restaurants within easy walking distance. The hosts were very friendly and couldn't have done more for us.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Ideally, choose room in the slightly newer two storey unit.
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Response from Belinda Mellor, General Manager at Balmoral Motel
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you for this lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay - that's why we are in this business :)
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WenzHanson wrote a review Feb 2020
Rotorua, New Zealand15 contributions
Fantastic place to stay while we attended The Gathering this past weekend. We were literally at minute walk to the pub that was holding the event. The hosts at the motel were awesome and gave us a map of good eateries in the area - all just walking distance from the motel. Beautiful beach 5 minutes up the road. Would definitely come back here. Thanks Balmoral. Wendy and Dennis Hanson
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Belinda Mellor, General Manager at Balmoral Motel
Responded 26 Feb 2020
It was a great weekend and we enjoyed seeing all your great bikes! Thanks for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you again
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Ilovetravel1967 wrote a review Feb 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom386 contributions293 helpful votes
A very warm welcome from the owner who recommended places to visit and provided a map. Belinda went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We had a top floor apartment which we loved and especially watching the sunsets. The development is somewhat dated but spotlessly clean. Location was great for walking to the Beach and the Museum as well as eating places near by. The welcome and helpfulness of the host made this a lovely stay.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MotelRussell, Owner at Balmoral Motel
Responded 5 Feb 2020
Aw, thank you. We really enjoy helping people have a happy stay in lovely Tahunanui and Nelson. Having great guests makes everything we do worthwhile.
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Howard S wrote a review Apr 2019
Wellington, New Zealand42 contributions20 helpful votes
We rocked up quite late and they had exactly what we needed for the 5 of us. The owners were super nice and went out their way to help us out. Good value for money and the rooms had everything we needed.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from MotelRussell, Owner at Balmoral Motel
Responded 21 May 2019
Thanks for your feedback, it was lovely to have you.
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Kiwi wrote a review Apr 2019
Wellington, New Zealand5 contributions
After a last minute change of plans we called Balmoral and they were super friendly and helpful. Lovely room, quiet, comfy bed, TV, well-stocked kitchen, and even plunger coffee! Would definitely stay again. After four days tramping it was everything we wanted.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from MotelRussell, Owner at Balmoral Motel
Responded 21 May 2019
Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your stay
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A.Louise wrote a review Feb 2019
Avoca Beach, Australia29 contributions5 helpful votes
Awesome location. Super helpful staff, fantastically-presented accommodation reminiscent of something from the 60s while not trying at all to be anything other than a good value accommodation. Wish more places took this much pride in their work. Highly recommend for families.
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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Belinda Mellor, General Manager at Balmoral Motel
Responded 26 Feb 2020
Thank you so much. So glad you had a good stay
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gaelynm wrote a review Jan 2019
Gisborne, New Zealand40 contributions21 helpful votes
We stayed here for a week - fabulous location as is very handy to the beach and lots of little casual eateries. Easy drive into town. Pool was nice and unit was comfortable and very clean. Owners were lovely and helpful. Tahunanui Beach is a great place for kids with a little train and lots of play equipment. Also Natureland wildlife trust. Helpful hint - don't try turning right from Parkers Rd onto the main highway if heading out of town! Would definitely stay here again.
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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mlongv785227 wrote a review Oct 2018
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions1 helpful vote
The motel is near Nelson and close to the lovely Tahunanui beach. It is fairly old but well maintained and good value for money. We stayed for 5 days and it was very comfortable.The hosts are friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: August 2018
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Room Tip: Rooms on the lower level would be quieter because of the road noise. We had a balcony though,...
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kirstyplunkett2 wrote a review Feb 2018
Ashburton, New Zealand1 contribution
It's good for families. The full kitchen was a bonus. Set up like a council flat. Was comfy and homely. Very clean. But the shower leaked. Road noise was unreal. You can hear the neighbours something wicked. Liked how it was out of Nelson but wasn't too far out.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Rachel U, Owner at Balmoral Motel
Responded 23 Feb 2018
Hi Kirsty, I apologise for the leaky shower. Would have had it fixed straight away if you had told me, it is now done. Unfortunately we had a large group staying when you were here and they did enjoy singing!!
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Eerb03 wrote a review Feb 2018
Gosford, Australia36 contributions15 helpful votes
Our room was great - we had two bedrooms and a bed in the lounge with a kitchenette It is the accessible room. The bathroom was big and there was parking. We could walk to the cafes and Tahanui Beach. The host was very helpful and we could store our luggage in the room until after lunch which was a bonus.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Response from Rachel U, Owner at Balmoral Motel
Responded 16 Feb 2018
Thank you. Glad you enjoyed your stay, hope you can make it back again one day.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Balmoral Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Balmoral Motel?
Nearby attractions include Pro Karts (0.6 km), Tahunanui Beach (0.6 km), and Natureland Zoo (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Balmoral Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Balmoral Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Balmoral Motel?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Balmoral Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Balmoral Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Sands Fish and Chip Shop, Smugglers Pub and Cafe, and Sprig & Fern Tahuna.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Balmoral Motel?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Does Balmoral Motel have airport transportation?
Yes, Balmoral Motel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Balmoral Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Nelson Provincial Museum (3.4 km).
Is Balmoral Motel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.