Picton motel accommodation at the AAA Marlin motel

If you are looking for more than just a bed and a parking space then The AAA Marlin Motel Picton, New Zealand, is situated on nearly two acres of lawns and gardens in a quiet street in central Picton - a vibrant seaside village in the Marlborough Sounds. 


The AAA Marlin Motel offers a variety of accommodation;

  • studio units
  • family and 2 bedroom apartments
  • a private luxurious King apartment, with a generous two person spa bath.

All units have a sunny north facing aspect and a wonderful vista of the native forest/bush on the surrounding hills and the Sounds, so you really know you're on vacation.


Peace and quiet is assured as we are located off the main road but in easy walking distance the main street shops, cafes and bars. Picton is a serene hideaway holiday location.



At the motel guests can enjoy relaxing outdoors where there is:

  • gas barbeque
  • timber outdoor furniture
  • a playground including swing, seesaw and heaps of space for children to play and run around safely.
  • A large kowhai tree in the garden attracts tuis and with many citrus trees on the property, a slice of lemon for the gin and tonic is not a problem and kids love picking their own mandarins.

For more on the individual facilities at AAA Marlin Motel see our Accommodation options.


There is plenty to do within a ten minute walk from the motel. By car, the whole Marlborough region is easily accessible-from world renowned vineyards and wineries to the secluded bays and pristine waters of the Marlborough Sounds.


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