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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2015

My husband and I stayed 4 nights at the Linkwater motels and it was a really relaxing holiday. The motels were spotless and really well equiped. Thank you Adam and Melisa for being so friendly and helpful. We look forward to returning in the near future. Kate and Jim Duffy

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We stopped at this motel before catching the ferry home it is in a gorgeous location we booked a twin back packer room which was all we needed it was tidy and clean and comfy slept very well. Owners are very welcoming and hospitable. Well worth the drive out there.

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Thank Emily W
Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2015

We booked this Motel based on previous reviews and it did not disappoint. The setting was lovely on the Queen Charlotte Drive overlooking the mountains . The room was very clean and spacious . Great rain shower in the bathroom . A small swimming pool also in the grounds. All the equipment you need to make a meal . It...

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Thank sarisbury
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Awesome place 10/10 very helpful staff. Felt so welcomed and beautiful place to stay! Clean and spacious. staff really went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable! Very much appreciated! Very good for wedding venue

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Vienna
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We first stayed here four years ago on our first trip to New Zealand. We looked at the motels in Picton but decided that we preferred the beautiful rural setting of Linkwater. A stay of 1 night was quickly extended to 3 nights. We have been coming back since then every year for the last four years when we visited...

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Thank John P
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The good: * room was spotless * shared facilities were also spotless * also a bargain at around $70AUD per night * very friendly owner (and dog) A bit less good: * room was teeny weeny * there was a little bit of noise when people moved around the hotel Overall, a pretty good stay for the money.

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Kemnay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

We arrived here late at night in the pitch black after driving along the very narrow and twisty Queen Charlotte Drive, and wondered wha we were letting ourselves in for. On arrival we were greeted by very friendly hosts who got us checked in quickly and showed us to our accommodation in the backpackers wing. The room was small, but...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Great spot in a peaceful rural setting 30min outside Picton. Facilities clean and modern. Nice little pool for the kids. Hosts very friendly and helpful. Be sure to call them directly for the best price.

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Thank _Ge0rgie_Girl_NZ_
Lidingo, Sweden
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Great place in great location close to Queen Charlotte Track, Havelock the Sounds and Picton. Everything is of very clean and of high standard from beds to bedlinens and we got a few very good nights sleeps. Great value for money, when we compared to other places we have stayed in NZ. We came back to stay one more night...

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Calne
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Without doubt the best motel I've stayed in anywhere! Excellent hosts, rooms and value!, You cannot fault it, the quality of the rooms, beds and facilities are superb and I would recommend it to Anyone and Everyone!

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our family operated and proudly kiwi-owned Linkwater Lodge Motel. Centrally situated along Queen Charlotte Drive, scenic route between Picton and Havelock. We offer friendly service, great accommodation at affordable prices. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Linkwater Lodge Motel

Address: 1594 Queen Charlotte Drive, Linkwater 7281, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Linkwater
Price Range: $69 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Linkwater Lodge Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Well some people may not like hostels or backpacker accommodation the backpackers accommodation is wonder full!”
 of 5 bubbles Mackenzie03, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all looked good”
 of 5 bubbles andrewb789, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs facing the mountain/road.”
  • Linkwater - idyllic setting
 of 5 bubbles 376JohnP376, 15 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Some of the rooms only have skylights in the backpackers wing. It is probably worth asking at the time of booking if you would prefer a window.”
 of 5 bubbles pcb7339, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
“No resturant or fitness centre but couldnt backspace the rating but if you ask you can get a meal”
 of 5 bubbles JillG_12, 15 Aug 2012 | Read review
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