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“excellent place to stay”
Review of 171 on High Motel

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171 on High Motel
Ranked #1 of 32 Hotels in Blenheim
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We arrived here on the 7th of January and were warmly welcomed by Chris and Ian. The room was clean and well looked after. We stayed in the 2 bed apartment which had everything we needed. The location was perfect only a 8 minute walk to the centre city. If I return to Blenheim I would defiantly be booking this motel again....

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Thank chilli01
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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2014

Hi & thanks for your great review. Travelling is usually a busy time for most so we really appreciate that you've taken the time to post your thoughts of 171.
We really enjoyed meeting you and we're glad that you enjoyed your time with us too.
Many thanks.......Ian & Chris

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

We really enjoyed staying at this hotel. Nothing was too much trouble for the hosts Chris and Ian and they helped book our whale watching trip when we were having problems accessing the Internet.
The rooms are certainly spacious and the kitchen well equipped.
Washing facilities are good and it is very well placed close to town. We would certainly stay here again.

Room Tip: Upstairs rooms are nice.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Hi Hope you enjoyed the Whale Watch? We enjoyed having you stay with us and appreciate you taking the time to submit a review. We enjoyed your company and are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us.

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Reviewed 12 January 2014

We stayed at this motel for two nights in early January and had a fabulous time. Ian & Chris are great hosts, chatty, friendly & very welcoming. The units are appointed & furnished to a very high standard; towels, toiletries, tea/coffee and bedlinen all excellent. We particularly liked the free WiFi, a great touch.
Will definitely stay here again when we return to Blenheim & would thoroughly recommend it to any travellers in the area.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Hi Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. Glad you enjoyed the FREE WiFi, and the locally made Jeymar toiletries. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in Blenheim.

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Reviewed 11 January 2014

Helpful friendly hosts, sensibly priced rooms, easy to find location.
Ours was a 'last-minute' booking, yet Ian couldn't have been more helpful.
The rooms are very well appointed, with pretty much everything a guest may
need, plus they are very clean and nicely decorated.
I have no hesitation in recommending 171 on High, and would
definitely stay there again.

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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Hello We are pleased that you had a comfortable stay with us while you were in Blenheim. We look forward to seeing you again sometime. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us.

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Reviewed 10 January 2014

I would recommend this motel to families, very clean room and friendly hosts. We stayed one night before travelling on. Comfortable beds and nice bathroom products! The make up remover wipes were very handy.They even had a few good dvds to keep our children entertained in the morning when they woke early.

Room Tip: unit 1 was very nice, quiet, ground floor
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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

HI Thanks for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and found your room comfortable. Hope you had a safe trip home. Thanks again.

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We only stayed the one night but the service here was wonderful. Reception met us with a great friendly welcome and remembered us by name the next morning without prompting. The room was very clean and tidy and had all we needed. Not right in the middle of town but that is only minor as the staff more than make up for the slight extra walk! Would highly recommend this property to anyone visiting Blenheim.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Hi & thanks for your wonderful review. We really appreciate your positive comments. It's nice to know that being friendly & enjoying meeting people is appreciated in return. Enjoy the rest of your travels & all the best from Ian & Chris

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Reviewed 7 January 2014

We stayed in a 1 bedroom room with our 16 month old daughter. It had everything we needed and there was room for our daughters cot at the end of the bed. The owners were very welcoming and it felt like they really wanted us to enjoy our stay which was nice. The folder of restaurants was very informative as the town seems to shut down at night.

The place is not new, but it is clean and conveniently located to the town and vineyards.

I only rate it average because there was no air con and was so so hot and I found the bed a little uncomfortable and could feel my husbands every movement (saying that though, he didn't think it was).

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171onhighmotel, Owner at 171 on High Motel, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

Hi We are sorry that you were disappointed that we do not have air conditioning, and that this spoiled your stay. We have put a fan in the room and apologize that we did not have one in there for your stay. We hope that you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. Chris & Ian

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Address: 171 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Blenheim
#1 Best Value Hotel in Blenheim
#2 Romantic Hotel in Blenheim
#2 Business Hotel in Blenheim
#2 Family Hotel in Blenheim
Price Range: £77 - £108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — 171 on High Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
MODERN,INVITING, CENTRAL - FREE Wi-Fi connected to Fibre. LCD TVs, DVD players and cooking facilities in every unit, some with some single spa baths. Sparkling clean, well equipped rooms, serviced daily. BBQ available for guest use. Located just 5 min/500 m to shops, restaurants and cafes. 700 m to ASB Theatre, Marlborough Conference Centre,Clubs of Marlborough. Qualmark Motel 4+ Stars. Ideally located for visits to the famous Marlborough wineries, Omaka Aviation Heritage Museum and The Marlborough Sounds. Warm & friendly southern hospitality. Your hosts Donna & Paul look forward to welcoming you to 171 On High Motel. ... more   less 
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