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1 room, 2 adults

Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand

3-starThis property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
9 Grove Road, Blenheim, Marlborough, 7201, New Zealand

3-star motel in Blenheim with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Free cribs/infant beds
    • Free WiFi
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
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  • After reading other reviews I knew this was located in a rather unusual spot which first…Mar 26, 2020
  • Enormous rooms, good amenities, wifi available, and sky TV. A little dated, but nothing…Mar 9, 2019

Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand

  • Standard Studio
  • Studio, Accessible
  • Superior Studio with Spa Bath
  • Executive Studio

What’s around Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand


  • On the riverwalk
  • Marlborough Convention Centre - 4 min walk
  • Millennium Art Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Seymour Square - 7 min walk
  • Pollard Park - 17 min walk
  • Lawson's Dry Hills - 34 min walk
  • Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre - 3 mi / 4.9 km
  • Omaka Classic Cars - 3.3 mi / 5.3 km

Getting around

  • Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne) - 8 min drive
  • Picton (PCN) - 16 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 10 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the motel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2008
  • ATM/banking
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar - near toilet
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


WATERFRONT BAR & GRILL - This bistro specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand’s small print

Also known as

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This property does not have elevators.

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 12 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand

  • Does Waterfront Motels offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Waterfront Motels does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Waterfront Motels?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Are pets allowed at Waterfront Motels?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Waterfront Motels?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Waterfront Motels?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local cuisine.

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 69 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Spacious room in central location
Excellent central location, large spacious room, great view. Could use curtains by the door as the room was in full daylight at 6am.
Shona, nz3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Quick check-in. Huge room and bed which was very comfy. Definitely would stay again.
nz1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great value for money.
We had a really spacious unit with king bed and a single and the shower was great. It was a really comfortable and quiet unit and looked out on the river which was nice. It's so close to town to walk everywhere. It's a shame we only stayed one night.
Debra, nz1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay! Modern room with all the amenities, although very limited selection of TV channels. Great location within walking distance to the city centre. Staff at front desk was very helpful at recommending a great place to have dinner. I will definitively stay here next time I will visit Blenheim.
nz1 night family trip
Good 6.0
Ok for short stay
The motel is in a good location to walk to town and has a few shops and a restaurant nearby. We catered for ourselves while staying here and found the lack of a sharp knife and decent sized frying pan a problem. The hotel looks nothing from the front but most rooms have a lovely view down the river and over the mountains. The general cleanliness was ok but the bedside cupboards had not been cleaned for a while especially inside. The table was also a little dirty. The outside furniture, on the balcony, was very dirty. The room was huge, as was the bathroom. The staff were friendly. The room lacked storage if you were wanting to unpack, as there was a large wardrobe but only hanging space and no drawers or shelves to put things on. As we were only staying a couple of nights this did not bother us. It was a good location to visit Blenheim and the wineries for a couple of nights.
Paul, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Very good
Enormous room good location with a pleasant view.
Michael, gb2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Good value for money
Good location, clean, friendly staff.
ileana, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Very comfortable
Very friendly welcome from Lisa . Calvin also gave useful tips about the local area. The room was very spacious and enough for us to spread out in after a few days of bushwalking . The use of the laundry was complimentary and we had off street parking. The motel is well maintained and in easy walking distance to a supermarket , cafes and shopping.
Bruce, au2 night trip with friends

Waterfront Motels, Blenheim, New Zealand

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