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Iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free rollaway beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free rollaway beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free rollaway beds, free WiFi
Iron/ironing board, cots/infant beds, free rollaway beds, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.5/5 Good
64 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar



Popular LocationRichmond Mall7 min drive
Popular LocationGreenacres Golf Course15 min drive
Popular LocationGreenmeadows Park22 min drive
AirportNelson (NSN)23 min drive

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  • 2 Bedroom Family Unit

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    • Sleeps 6
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  • 1 Bedroom Apartment

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • Budget Studio/Twin Room

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio Queen

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio Twin

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    • Sleeps 3
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  • Studio - 2 Single Beds

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Apartment, 3 Bedrooms

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    • Sleeps 7
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About this area


Brightwater Motor Inn is located in Brightwater. Hoglund Art Glass and World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Fossil Ridge Winery and Marsden Recreation Ground. Natureland Zoo and Nelson Fun Park are also worth visiting.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Richmond Mall - 7 min drive
  • Greenacres Golf Course - 15 min drive
  • World of Wearable Art and Collectable Cars - 18 min drive
  • Greenmeadows Park - 22 min drive
  • Isel Park - 23 min drive

Getting around

  • Nelson (NSN) - 23 min drive


  • Crossroads Restaurant — 1 min walk

About this property

Brightwater Motor Inn

3-star motel with restaurant and bars/lounges
This motel features a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges and a coffee shop/café. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a business centre, conference space and laundry facilities are on-site. All 18 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and TVs with digital channels. Showers, ironing boards and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Brightwater Motor Inn offers 18 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Televisions come with digital channels.
Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Brightwater motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily noon–1:00 PM: NZD 12.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children
1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
2 bars/lounges

Family friendly

Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
Free rollaway/extra beds
Laundry facilities

Guest services

Daily housekeeping
Front desk (limited hours)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre
Conference space


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities


Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
Free rollaway beds


Free toiletries


Digital channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle


Iron/ironing board



Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free rollaway/extra beds!
Cots (infant beds) are available for NZD 10.0 per day

Payment types


Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 12.00 for adults and NZD 10.00 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 10.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Brightwater Motor Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, Brightwater Motor Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Brightwater Motor Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Brightwater Motor Inn?
As of 7 Jun 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Brightwater Motor Inn on 8 Jun 2020 start from NZ$100, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is this motel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Brightwater Motor Inn?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this motel?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at Brightwater Motor Inn?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Brightwater Motor Inn located?
Situated in Brightwater, this motel is within 9 miles (15 km) of Fossil Ridge Winery, Richmond Mall and Hoglund Art Glass. McCashin's Brewery and Marsden Recreation Ground are also within 9 miles (15 km).

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Outdated, not as shown on site. Room not ready at check in, mold in bathroom.

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Everything was ok except parking was unavailable for our unit.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020


    The property location was gòod . The bathroom was a little dated and could do with a spruce up.

    Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020