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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We will always stay here if in Kerikeri. Greeted with a glass of wine or beer and homemade cookies.. rooms are clean, fresh, renovated, and rates are very reasonable. Absolutely recommend to anyone coming to the Bay of Islands or Kerikeri.

Thank aniaviv
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never bothered reviewing any of the accommodation I have stayed at over my 25 years of travelling for business. Some were good, some not so good. My recent stay at Colonial House Motel was a breath of fresh air from the norm. Very friendly and accommodating hosts. I felt immediately at home with the welcome I received. Excellent... More 

Thank DarrenMarais
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice cosy quiet place to stay. Room was very spacious, clean, and had everything we needed. Hosts were very accommodating, friendly, and helpful. Their recommendations on where to go and where to eat were spot on.

Thank TheEllisons09
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This motel is wonderful! My husband and I stayed for two nights. The rooms are extremely clean, with very functional furniture and room space! The owners are welcoming and helpful with local knowledge. They provide many perks that contribute to the stay. We highly recommend staying here. The motel is located close to amenities and easy to locate. It is... More 

Thank 52bls
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Very quiet place, +flat screen tv, +free internet. Walking distance to the Kerikeri centre. Were staying for two nights - both had a very deep sleep. Owners very warm people, will definitely get back if travelling through Kerikeri. Highly recommend.

Thank 773ingar
1 review
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We had checked out a few places to stay in Kerikeri before we came upon this one. The owners sealed it for us. Not only was it a lovely place the owners were just as lovely. What was going to be 1 night turned into 3. Highly recommended and can't wait to stay there again. Thank you very much Paul... More 

Thank Jody H
Alandie, Owner at Colonial House Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jody & Paul, It was only our pleasure having such gracious guests and thank you so much for the super review. We look forward to your next visit. Best always, Andrea & Alan More 

New Zealand
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31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Handy to town. Excellent restaurant next door (Food at Wharepuku) comfortable bed. Good table and lighting if you need to work. Quiet. Friendly hosts. What more do you need. There is a nice walk just over the road through bush that takes you to the stone store.

Thank TravelledBug
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 2 October 2016

What a great place to stay. The hosts are amazing, welcoming, thoughtful and really looked after me while I spent a month working in Kerikeri. I stayed in two separate rooms and both were clean, comfortable and serviced daily if needed. All the basics provided so I was able to cook small meals if needed. Loved the rainfall shower in... More 

Thank sarahwebb012016
Alandie, Owner at Colonial House Motel, responded to this review

So funny Sarah, just thinking about you yesterday and wondering how you are! Thank you, thank you, thank you for this lovely review. Hope to see you again soon, with your family this time. Very best always, Andrea & Alan, Pusspuss & Biggles. More 

Wye Valley
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This motel is truly great. I would recommend it if you are visiting Kerikeri. It is close to an amazing restaurant next door and only a short walk from the main town to other restaurants. The Motel has a pool and rooms that are spacious and fine for a weeks's stay. Anthea and Alan are great hosts and are there,... More 

Thank WyeValleyHavana1
Jimboomba, Australia
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2x nights & really enjoyed our stay. Lovely touch with the wine & shortbread on arrival. Very clean unit & a really comfortable bed. Various things such as having the lights & heater on upon our late arrival (the 2nd night) really made for a pleasant & memorable time. We had a spa in our unit & it... More 

Thank Anthony O

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Free WiFi. 50+Digital channels. Cosy & quiet cottages & cabins with comfortable beds and own sundecks in subtropical gardens. Saltwater pool, hot tub spa, and new friendly hosts. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colonial House Motel

Address: 178 Kerikeri Road | Cnr Peacock Garden Drive, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Northland Region > Bay of Islands > Kerikeri
Price Range: ₹ 6,301 - ₹ 8,157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Colonial House Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Kerikeri
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Family Hotel in Kerikeri
#5 Business Hotel in Kerikeri
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“Just say what you are looking for.”
 of 5 bubbles WyeValleyHavana1, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms seemed to be in a quiet zone.”
 of 5 bubbles 857vall, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“ask for recently renovated room”
 of 5 bubbles GauravGrover, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Families may prefer a room overlooking the pool but all rooms will be quiet and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 405Sally, 17 Jan 2016 | Read review
“My room was at the front of the property and was still very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles blue13127, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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