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Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

There is a mix of older and new apartments we were in an older one but that was no problem. The owners were friendly and helpful the rooms clean and well equipped. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen more than adequate. There is also a swimming pool for use in warmer weather. The Balmoral is well situated for... More 

Thank leondegraff
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Typical old NZ motel accommodation which served its purpose so thank you for that. Parts had been renovated in recent years eg: the bathroom but that still had the old louvre windows! At the end of the day it is an old motel complex and for $145 was not cheap either. Great friendly service at arrival and check out. Thanks

1 Thank Spaniwi
Picton, New Zealand
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399 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Checked in around 7pm on a winter's night with 4 year old in tow (we had pre-booked) so it would have been good if the room had been pre-heated for us. We walked into a fridge and the heater was anioio old style fan heater which was noisy and gave me a headache. But the room was a very good... More 

1 Thank Ed R
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Renovated bathrooms with kitchenette and plenty of free data to use. it was an old kitchen which we didn't use so not much comment on the kitchen. Close drive to city centre. very close walk to McDonalds and petrol station also. Beds were comfy. i would definitely stay here again if I was to return to Nelson.

1 Thank Kav90
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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121 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We stayed here for two nights before and a night after a trip to Abel Tasman National Park and had Room 701 both times, just opposite the pool. The solar-heated pool was too cool and small for my liking, but the room was just fine, clean and comfortable. It had a small, but handy, full kitchen. The hotel was a... More 

Thank MotownMo
Perth, Australia
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71 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We stayed here for a couple of nights on either side of a day trip to Abel Tasman National Park. About ten minutes drive from the city centre, the motel is far from new, but the rooms are more than adequate with, in th case of Room 701, a large double bed and a single divan, a settee, flat screen... More 

Thank DVDPerth_Australia
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We have stayed at this motel now twice, a couple of years apart and will keep coming back. The pool is great, owners are friendly and there is free wifi. Not to mention the very short walk to the beach and bottle store and a lovely clean room. We have stayed in the downstairs rooms opposite the pool both times... More 

Thank tarsh28
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed just the one night en route south from Picton to Franz Josef. It was all we could ask for in a stopover, despite its slightly unglamorous appearance. A cheerful, friendly host; a large, comfortable set of rooms and a spotless bathroom - all seemingly recently modernised . The bed was especially comfortable! A short walk from the beautiful... More 

Thank Chappaz63
Midland Junction, Western Australia, Australia
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

When I first the outdated exterior I was beginning to wonder what I'd gotten myself into. Room was tidy enough though good sized bathroom free wifi was good. Biggest problem was if you get a bottom floor room you can here every step nearly every word and much to my delight other holidayers trips to the toilet.

Thank Jason P
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This place is simply fantastic no other way to describe it from the amazing staff who have gone above and beyond for us right through to being able to relax by the pool with a beach less and five minutes away!! We both really loved this little gem and will be recommending it to all our friends and family when... More 

3 Thank jodie c

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Balmoral Motel

Address: 47 Muritai Street | Tahunanui, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM317 - RM491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Balmoral Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 14
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“Ask on booking some rooms newer than others”
 of 5 bubbles leondegraff, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I liked being able to park in front of the room - less noisy and close for suitcases.”
 of 5 bubbles MotownMo, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in an upstairs room and we found that to be really good.”
 of 5 bubbles gar2vic, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs gave us a nice breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles 241suew, 26 Dec 2014 | Read review
“my tip from the lesson learned of this trip: decide your own itinerary, then book your own rental car and motels/hotels based on your own research and findings, and most importantly budget.”
 of 5 bubbles jnwinkie, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
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