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Colonial Motel

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Front of property
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
Comfort Triple Room, 3 Bedrooms | Living area

Overview of Colonial Motel

Colonial Motel

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel in Blenheim

9.4/10 Exceptional

55 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
The price is NZ$152
Price available on 03/02/2023
66 Main Street, Blenheim, Marlborough, 7201

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About this area

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 10 min drive
  • Picton (PCN) - 17 min drive


  • Gramado's - 2 min walk
  • Domino's - 11 min walk
  • Cafe Home - 11 min walk
  • Noodle Corner - 12 min walk
  • CPR Coffee - 12 min walk

About this property

Colonial Motel

Enjoy your visit to Blenheim with a stay at Colonial Motel. Guests can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi and self-parking are added perks.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 10 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–8:30 AM
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)

Travelling with children

  • Playground


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Heating
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 20 for adults and NZD 20 for children (approximately)


  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NZD 20 per pet, per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from October to April

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Colonial Blenheim
Colonial Motel Blenheim
Colonial Motel Motel
Colonial Motel Blenheim
Colonial Motel Motel Blenheim

Frequently asked questions

Does Colonial Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Colonial Motel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Colonial Motel?
As of 29 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Colonial Motel on 3 February 2023 start from NZ$152, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Colonial Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Colonial Motel?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Colonial Motel?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of NZD 20 per pet, per day. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Colonial Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Colonial Motel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Colonial Motel and nearby?
Colonial Motel has a seasonal outdoor pool and a picnic area, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Colonial Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Domino's (11-min walk), Cafe Home (11-min walk) and Noodle Corner (12-min walk).
Does Colonial Motel have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchenette is available in every room, and also includes a stovetop, a fridge and a microwave.
What's the area around Colonial Motel like?
Colonial Motel is a short 16-minute walk from Marlborough Convention Centre and 17 minutes' walk from ASB Theatre Marlborough. Travellers recommend the motel for its quiet location.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Very convenient for a night on the way through from the ferry. Very welcoming of our dog. The owners were thoughtful and accommodating of our delayed arrival after 10pm, moving us to a ground floor unit so we didn't have to climb stairs past other units. Happy to return.
Alison, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Home Away from Home
Lovely warm greeting (masks and social distancing in place!), and some thoughtful extras provided. Definitely recommend.
1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful stay - highly recommended
Awesome - fantastic hosts
John, 1-night family trip
Verified guest review

8/10 Very good

1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

lovely owners & clean room
Love how the room was so tidy and clean when we came back :) very friendly owners. ice fish & chips shop right outside the motel & fast foods only minutes away.
On Na, 1-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Very clean and tidy
Very clean! Room was well cleaned & tidied everyday when I got back :)
On Na, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Very Clean Room
Nice check in, really friendly owners. Room was sparkling clean. We had a nice stay.
On Na, 1-night business trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

very easy to find and handy to town and the main road north
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Lovely welcome by the owners, and more than happy to help out with anything at all
1-night family trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Handy to town and great bed. No Air conditioning is an issue.
1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review