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Linkwater Motel & Backpackers

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a great service these people deliver! We stayed in a family room which was bigger then what we needed, but it did n't matter. The complementary milk was great, the joyfull hello's from the daughter of the house made it even more special and the family dog was a lovely old little fellow. We really felt right at home....

Thank Criticalscout
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Clean. Very friendly. Great access to Queen Charlotte Track etc. Great location. Reasonably priced. Staff helpful and relaxed. Rooms clean. Would recommend it as a perfect place to finish a hard exercising holiday if you don't want to splash out too much, but need a bit of a chillax. I'd go again.

Thank Obzerva
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Two nights at the backpackers with spotless amenities. Clean towels and linen provided together with a very comfortable bed, reading lamp and coat hangers. After a day on the Queen Charlotte Track I could come "home" and have a swim in the pool and lie in a hammock in the orchard. In the early morning the view of the surrounding...

Thank seanature2017
Reviewed 5 January 2017

After just 2 nights we decided to extend our stay. Not only because of the motel itself but because of Adam & Melissa, the owners. So the motel is family-owned what makes this place even more special. Both of them are very friendly and are keen to make your stay as nice as possible. Apart from that the location right...

Thank definitivJuli
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My room was lovely, clean ,tidy very modern room. The owners were very welcoming and friendly. A must stay would fully recommend for others i'll be back again. Quiet location, nice country settting. A+++++++

Thank Lisa C
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed for a night just recently, this motel is superb. Clean, modern and very comfortable bed. This motel is in Linkwater which is between Havelock and Picton on the Queen Charlotte Drive. Very handy to the end of the Queen Charlotte Track, they have a sign out offering showers for walkers coming off the track. The backpackers part of...

1Thank twebb21
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic spot. Not what you would expect in a rural farmland setting and an easy drive along the winding but picturesque Queens Charlotte drive. The rooms a re large and clean. Plenty of activities Close by Tidy and friendly.

1Thank Greg M
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Magical Thankyou. ... magical place, optimum knowledge of local area, & thanks for the fresh farm eggs you had available amongst your shop items! Look forward to rebooking my next trip with Linkwater Xo

Thank Ashlei F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Stopped here after leaving the Inter Island ferry. Far better than staying in Picton also gives a good start for our onward journey to Nelson the following day. Rooms are spacious and well decorated and include a kitchenette and table. The bed was comfortable and the room was quiet despite being near a main road. There was no traffic noise...

Thank Keith70
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I'd never stayed in a motel and was very pleasantly surprised. Spacious room, very clean and comfortable. Service was friendly and the hotel is just outside Picton, but a good location for an onward journey to Nelson or the Abel Tasman area. There is also a pool, but it's exposed to the road so we didn't try it.

Thank Rebeccakw

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Linkwater motel offers rural country accommodation 21km from Picton. Free WIFI and off street parking as well as plenty of room to park boats and trailers is provided. Continental breakfast is available daily. The rooms range from self-contained studios and family units. All units have a kitchenette with a benchtop 2 hob stove for cooking. Linkwater Motel is 5km from the start of the Queen Charlotte Walk Track and the half way point for the Link Pathway Walk & Cycle Track. The Motel can book tickets for the interislander ferry as well as other local tours and nature activities, including scenic and mussel farm cruises, wine tours and nature walks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Linkwater Motel & Backpackers

Address: 1594 Queen Charlotte Drive | RD1, Linkwater 7281, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Linkwater
Price Range: $74 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Linkwater Motel & Backpackers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Any room will suffice..”
Criticalscout, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Backpackers' rooms very quiet.”
seanature2017, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you have the choice, book a room on the upper level in order to get the best view!”
definitivJuli, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Well some people may not like hostels or backpacker accommodation the backpackers accommodation is wonder full!”
Mackenzie03, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“all looked good”
andrewb789, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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