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Raymar Motor Inn
Ranked #31 of 32 Hotels in Blenheim
Reviewed 14 March 2016

I guess you get what you pay for, but here it's even difficult to pay. The place only accepts cash or a NZ debit card - which is tricky if you are from overseas.

The facilities are basic to say the least and it's the first hotel I've stayed in for many years that does not even offer shampoo. Just a single, slim bar of soap! Even the toilet paper is frugal: single ply!

It advertises free wifi - which is true - but only if you are in room 1 or outside next to the reception. Any further away the signal from the hotel over the road is stronger.

Room Tip: If you want wifi, get a room next to the reception. Bring your own shampoo.
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  • Stayed: March 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

This is a great motel - it's not a flash motel but it's tidy and clean and super affordable. It is a lovely short walk to town and great cafe's. It has good laundry and kitchen facilities. The owner and staff are very freindly

Stayed: January 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Deidre R
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

This is not a five star motel - its an older style BUT it has everything you need when staying away from home. It is clean, tidy and very affordable. The owner and staff are lovely and very obliging. Great laundry and kitchen facilities. Easy walk to town.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled with friends
Thank Dick W
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

Very basic accomodation but clean and adequate if just using it as a base. Has kitchenettes in room but also larger kitchens to cook in. New TV's just been put in. The wifi is free but not good at all.

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
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Thank culz
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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

$99 for 2 adults and a pet, what more do you need. If your after a place to rest after a long drive for a good price then this is it. If you want sky plus a massage look elsewhere! Yes you can hear next door but it didnt bother us. Will use again and thanks for the help in regards to my trip back to christchurch

Stayed: December 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank Steve D
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Additional Information about Raymar Motor Inn

Address: 164 High Street, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Blenheim
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 32 Hotels in Blenheim
Price Range: $82 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Raymar Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Raymar is an affordable single level Motel situated 300 meters or a leisurely 3 minute stroll from the Blenheim town centre. Comprised of Studio units containing a queen bed and either one or two single beds, kitchenette and private en-suite. Two full kitchens and a laundry are situated elsewhere in the motel. The units are warm and dry and parking is available right outside your room. ... more   less 
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Raymar Motor Inn Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

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