We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Willowbank Motel

Save
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (3)
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good18%
  • Average30%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible17%
1 Jan 2018
“Basic, but adequate”
1 week ago
“Rip-off - Overpriced - Do Not Recommend Willowbank Motel - DRIVE PAST !!”
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Room Service
2 Star Hotel
All hotel details
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (87)
There are newer reviews for Willowbank Motel
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
78 results
Traveller rating
13
16
20
16
13
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
13
16
20
16
13
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
11 - 15 of 78 reviews
Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Not much was available in Kaikoura over Easter weekend for a late booking. This motel is an easy, flat walk to the main part of town. Takes about 15 minutes. I found it to be very clean, tidy and comfortable. It was fully booked with...More

1  Thank Duncan W
Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

On the main road out north so a car is useful if you don't want to walk into the town centre. We had a large unit out the back and all was clean and tidy. Nothing flash but good basic accommodation. Staff were helpful. Laundry...More

Thank Horst G
Reviewed February 14, 2016

We stayed here in late November 2015, whilst on a 37 day tour of NZ. It is a long way out of town, if walking in for supper. We found the accomodation to be very average, with mixed furniture (chairs/table not matching), cracked basin in...More

Thank BerkshireTravelHog
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Motel is lower end of the scale. It was a cheap 2 bedroom unit, which suited the 3 of us travelling. A tired motel but did what we want. Very friendly staff. Easy off street parking. I have never seen before a penalty for not...More

1  Thank Margm50
Reviewed January 8, 2016

We stayed here for two nights with 2 kids. Room was comfy, warm and suited our needs. Owners were helpful and friendly. Parking was good, free wifi and a well equipped kitchen. Nice grounds and a little park for the kids.

1  Thank Iain F
View more reviews
Nearby Hotels
See allSee all
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Restaurant
Details
Price range
US$59 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$59 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (25)
Room & Suite (13)
Dining (3)
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Willowbank Motel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"The rooms were mostly studio apartments and all similar"
Read review
"Rooms suffer from noise when local fire station sirens goes off - day or night."
Read review
"If light sleeper you would want a room near the back of the property as it is on State Highway 1."
Read review
"One bedroom units are a tad bit more expensive but are absolutely worth it"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing