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I stayed here for 3 nights but wouldn't do again. On arrival all seemed ok and the hosts Alan and Andrea are very nice. I got a welcoming glass of wine and a couple of mini bits of shortbread. However upon inspection the carpet hadn't...More
3 Thank tutupointe
Response from Alandie, Owner at Colonial House MotelResponded 24 January 2016
Hi tutupointe, Where to start?
Ants in summer are always a problem, they mostly come looking for water - it's just natural - and they can appear in a flash; that's why we provide a very effective insect spray.
On the first day you said...More
I went with my wife and our 3 kids and all the staff were so friendly and accommodating. Everything was so easy. A home away from home, the pool was perfect for doing my laps and for the kids who are still learning to swim....More
Response from Alandie, Owner at Colonial House MotelResponded 22 January 2016
Your review is very very much appreciated. It is great to see a family laughing, playing and having fun together, especially enjoying our super salt-water pool.
Looking forward to your next trip, hopefully in April.
With many thanks and very best regards, Alan...More
The motel is an older style but very comfortable and with a recently renovated bathroom that includes high quality fixtures and a spa bath. Insect screens are fitted on doors and windows, and the location is quiet and secure so everything could be left open...More
Response from Alandie, Owner at Colonial House MotelResponded 21 January 2016
Hi 405Sally, Thank you so much for your lovely review; so informative and insightful.
We really love our location - the motel itself having a very special ambiance. Our tagline is "Your Quiet Place" in Kerikeri. We hope that you can visit us again soon....More
Alan and Andrea have created a truly comfortable place to stay in Kerikeri. It starts with a warm welcome. We got our choice of wine, these sweet biscuits, and our choice of milk which the proprietors carried to our room. We received a guided tour...More
Thank Bernard G
Response from Alandie, Owner at Colonial House MotelResponded 6 January 2016
Wow Bernard, you are amazing! Such a wonderfully detailed and descriptive review! Very well done - are you possibly a feature writer / photographer back home? It was so lovely to have you and Melanie as our guests. We hope you enjoyed your stay in...More
My wife and I stayed here for two nights. Set in a very peaceful location, two minutes out of Kerikeri, I HIGHLY recommend this motel. Comfortable, with free wifi, two bedrooms (one queen size and two singles, plus a sofa bed in the living area),...More
Thank David W
Response from Alandie, Owner at Colonial House MotelResponded 29 December 2015
Thank you David for your wonderful review. We are so very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us in the beautiful Bay of Islands and not forgetting your very special memories at Cape Reinga. Wishing you and Helen a super dynamic holiday in New...More
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
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US$90 - US$133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#2 Spa Hotel in Kerikeri
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Business Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Family Hotel in Kerikeri
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