Amazing Value for Money

Amazing value for money. The family unit was spacious and extremely well appointed. The hosts were lovely. Will definitely be back. 

-- Posted on Sunday, 8 March by Tania.C

A Home Away from Home

Have loved my stay here with my family. The owners are absolutely lovely and always make time to have a chat. I highly recommend staying here they make you feel very at home. A home away from home is exactly what this motel is!!! 

-- Posted on Tuesday, 3 March by Cassie.W

Awesome Little Spot

Quick one night stop but was perfect for what we wanted. Awesome little spot. 

-- Posted on Friday, 14 February by Reyner, Australia

Excellent Place To Stay

Excellent for 2 couples and walking distance to groceries and restaurants. Excellent place to stay 

-- Posted on Friday, 14 February by Brian, Canada

Too Short A Stay

Too short a stay, really comfortable and looking to returning another time. The bed was extremely comfortable. The unit was very clean, well furnished, had an excellent TV, powerful shower, great coffee and good privacy. It was really nice to return to at the end of the day. 

-- Posted on Saturday, 8 February by Alison, NZ

A Great Base for trip to Marlborough & Blenheim

Lovely hosts; dog and family friendly; and a great pool. A great base for a trip to Marlborough and Blenheim. Thank you for having us. 

-- Posted on Thursday, 30 January by Jasmine.M, NZ

10/10 - Congratulations to the Owners

No need to look any further as this motel is hard to beat and I will definitely stay again. The room was large and very clean Includes cooking facilities, spa bath and Sky TV with most channels, sunny pool area. Pets are also welcome The owners are very welcoming and are keen to make your stay a happy one. This shows in the booklet in your room. Instead of a list of “don’t do’s” like other motels it covers all the things you need to know about the motel and area. Congratulations to the Owners 

-- Posted on Monday, 20 January by Tricia160

Recommended 100%

Great unit and super friendly managers. The unit was spacious, clean and tidy as well as dog friendly. Kitchen well set up. Beds comfortable. Unlimited internet. Units were quiet but handy to supermarket etc. We would definitely stay here again. 

-- Posted on Friday, 17 January by G Hart

Reasonable Price

Nice location. Newly renovated. Nice and clean. Speedy and free wifi. Reasonable price. Will definitely come back again. 

-- Posted on Friday, 6 December by Eddy.Y

Large Room, Comfortable & Very Clean

The room was large, comfortable and very clean. Easy on site parking that you don't have to pay anything to use. The kitchenette had everything we needed for our stay. The water tasted good, did not have a chlorine taste or smell to it and made a nice cup of coffee. The TV had sky channels included, including Movies and Kids channels. The bathroom was clean and quite a good size. The Motel has a pool that can be used by any of the guests. 

-- Posted on Tuesday, 3 December by Lee

Property In Great Condition

Very friendly people and very efficient check in / out. Property was in great condition and the staff are obviously well engaged and were working hard. 

-- Posted on Monday, 2 December by Verified Traveller

Great Location

Nice and clean, great location. The pool was very nice. 

-- Posted on Saturday, 30 November by Verified Traveller

Great Place For A Family Stay

We had booked on trivago not knowing what to expect. We arrived early but were treated as if we not an inconvenience at all. The room was upgraded and we had a lovely 2 room unit with all the facilities I would expect from a motel. Our 8 year old enjoyed the pool. Great place for a family stay. Thank you! 

-- Posted on Monday, 18 November by Jenny R

Wonderful Service & Great Location

8 of us stayed in 2 x 2 bedroom units at The Phoenix Motor Inn. These would be some of the nicer motel units I have stayed in Each unit has 2 bathrooms , one an en-suite. They are extremely modern and clean. Wonderful service and great location. 

-- Posted on Sunday, 20 October by Ginny


Absolutely fantastic, lovely people. 

-- Posted on Tuesday, 15 October by Stefan.L

Great Place To Make Great Memories

The management team is helpful in all ways and always go beyond expectations to help the rooms are always clean and it feels like home and is just one amazing motel to share /spend time with friends and family a great place to make great memories close to town and peaceful.


-- Posted on Sunday, 22 September by Nicole.G

Most Friendliest Place I Have Stayed

Without a doubt the friendliest most helpful place I have stayed.


-- Posted on Tuesday, 10 September by Iri.H

So Clean & Tidy 5/5

So clean and tidy they really look after the place and good prices 

-- Posted on Friday, 16 August by Mykool (Google Reviews)

Totally Enjoyed Our Stay

Totally enjoyed our stay in the two bedroom family of the best we have stayed in..super clean with pleasant modern furnishings and to top it off the owners are very friendly and obliging 

-- Posted on Thursday, 15 August by Phillip H (Google Reviews)

Excellent Service, Even Better Staff

Staying in the family room, 2bed 2bath. Room is nice and clean, and plenty of amenities. 2 double beds and 3 singles, plus a couch, with air conditioning and a small heater in the bedroom. Excellent service, even better staff. A+ 

-- Posted on Wednesday, 14 August by Cindy H (Google Reviews)

Excellent Hospitality

Excellent hospitality, allows pets, we stay here a lot. 

-- Posted on Saturday, 20 July by Two Trax Ltd (Google Reviews)

Best Motel I Have Ever Stayed In

Best motel I have ever stayed in. Very clean, amazing service, worth way more than charged, highly recommend and will be staying there before or after next ferry trips in future 

-- Posted on Friday, 19 July by Aleesha H (Google Reviews)

Perfect Place to Stay

Perfect place to stay and lovely welcoming people to deal with. 

-- Posted on Saturday, 15 June by Wotif Reviewer (Wotif)

Nice Well Ventilated Rooms

Nice well ventilated rooms with good kitchen and bathroom. Great afternoon sun. Has a guest laundry so we were able to do all our washing before we went home. 

-- Posted on Monday, 10 June by Taylor (

Awesome Hosts

Awesome hosts and our dig was welcome as well, thanks Marty and Sharon 

-- Posted on Saturday, 8 June by Expedia Reviewer (Expedia)

Went The Extra Mile

Warm friendly hosts who went the extra mile to make you feel welcome. 

-- Posted on Tuesday, 28 May by Mark (

Can't Recommend This Place Highly Enough

I can not recommend this place highly enough.The place is just wonderful and very well set up (right down to a can of fly spray)The owners were very friendly and helpful and would be some of the nicest people I have come across over many years of staying in motels.Decor, cleanliness, layout all get 10/10They are also dog friendly a big bonus. Our last night there we stayed in a unit that had people with four dogs staying in it. You would never know. Not a dog hair in sight. We had our German Shepherd pup with us and even she didn’t detect the previous presence of dogs in the unit. 

-- Posted on Wednesday, 27 February by Catherine J (Tripadvisor)

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