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Castles Motel

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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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“busy road”(4 reviews)
“minute drive”(3 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Meeting Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a standard studio... nothing fancy from the outside (‘garden view’) but quite nice in the inside: spacious and clean with a separate and fully equipped kitchen, and a good bathroom. Wifi works very well in the bedroom area, not so well beyond that....More

Thank Dom21076
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Room just been redecorated. Big and spacious with separate bedroom. Very clean. Handy to shops and beach. Helpful staff. Recommended places for dinner and how to get around. Quiet even though on main road.

Thank nzmum59
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The motel, though looked a bit out of date, was one of the best we have stayed at. Very spacious room with fully equipped kitchen with oven (that worked). We could cook a real dinner there. Very clean, comfortable beds and good shower. The wifi...More

Thank Orna P
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Even if we had a nice sleep, I was disappointed by the room. The children slept in the living room, meaning in the kitchen. The view from the sink area was just awful! (See photo... kitchen towels hanging outside!!! With towels from previous customers!)The curtains...More

Thank Geraldyne1601
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Stayed in a "garden" room which is actually through a gap in the fence and was previously the Driftwood Motel (I think). Felt a bit of a dodgy area with old hotel across the road. Was rather annoyed to find I'd left my expensive hair...More

Thank BeanzNZ
Response from RoweneP, Manager at Castles MotelResponded December 9, 2017

Hi, Dear BeanzNZ Thanks for stayed with us. Yes, we are managing Castles Motel and Driftwood Motels together. All of our units can be booked under either Castles Motel and Driftwood Motel. Your choice of Garden units is at our quite and nice Garden area...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Details
Price range
US$54 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in Nelson
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#20 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$54 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Business Hotel in Nelson
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nelson
#20 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (15)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (1)
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"Ask for room on second floor at the end. More spacious"
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"Request one of the "castle" rooms - they looked nicer"
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"All seem to be fine."
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"Upstairs is best, away from the comings and goings."
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