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Catlins Gateway Motel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A lovely quiet motel in a handy location in Owaka. Five minutes walk to a great restaurant, supermarket and takeaways. We had unit 7 for two nights and it was perfect for us with it's wet floor shower and rural views out the entrance door. Sheep and a goat over the fence for entertainment! The unit was quiet and sunny...

Thank Fran1628
Paphos District, Cyprus
Reviewed 18 February 2017

The rooms were very clean with plenty of space. Ideal spot for traveling around the Catlins. The staff were helpful and arranged our evening meal at the local Restaurant as our telephone wouldn't work. These little things mean so much. We would return.

Thank Michael H
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 May 2016

The reception / office area for this motel may worry some but bear with it - the rooms are a good size - clean and well equipped - although if you are looking for a big flat screen TV you will be disappointed - good off road parking - certainly worth considering when in the area.

Thank Brynkoru
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights, the kitchen was the only thing I found to be clean, the bathroom had mould on the walls around the shower, the skirting boards where not clean, TV was old, with a old table cloth on the table🙄 had a smell to the unit. Would not go back😟 the owners mother was doing her best as the...

1Thank 202M202
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Nice clean unit with plenty of space and facilities. Big and spacious bathroom with excellent shower and water pressure. Comfortable and warm bed and flourishing garden outside front door. On main road but no noticeable road noise. Friendly and helpful owner.

1Thank Ted D
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Great location on corner site in small town of Owaka. Caught our eye as looking for accommodation. After spending time in the Catlins. All on the flat, drive right up to the back door. Great 'drive in' shower, huge. Nice and clean, comfortable bed and lovely afternoon sun shining in. At $110 p n value for money. Lovely, friendly owner,...

1Thank Kiwi15
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Location: perfectly situated on a street corner with verandah facing the township. Price: a wee bit more than expected but Value for money: very good Amenities: toilet/shower - excellent. beverage/cooking - ok but wonky pot took ages to boil some eggs on ceramic stove Services: Wi-Fi - can't remember. Sky TV -? Can't remember Presentation: excellent Hygiene/cleanliness: very good Bedding/furniture:...

1Thank temiro951
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Welcomed by a very friendly and helpful owner. Lucky to get a nice spacious motel room at last minute notice. Room was very clean and tidy with everything you would need. Great start to a trip to the beautiful Catlins. Recommend to all.

3Thank Starlight2014
Invercargill, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 April 2012

The location and layout of the units were good, however they needed a really good clean. There was a terrible amount of old dirt and cobwebs, a severe lack of linen and kitchen equipment. The electric blanket wires were terrible. We were unable to confirm at any time, even with locals dropping in, that the accommodation was booked, and when...

4Thank Lenie B
Reviewed 21 March 2012

We arrived in Owaka late afternoon after having a rock smash through our windscreen, not a good start.The minder just took our surname wrote it in a book and I paid up. There wasn't any milk she hadn't been to the store! The unit wasn't especially clean and the carpet stained. The lightbulbs in the kitchen had blown. Only channel...

3Thank fortyfivesouth

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Additional Information about Catlins Gateway Motel

Address: Cnr. Main Rd - Royal Terrace, Owaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
Price Range: $102 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Deal directly with the owners! Unit 7 was reasonably accessible, car park was level, wet floor shower.”
Fran1628, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Front position good parking”
michaelhA6897NQ, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All units facing the afternoon sun.”
Kiwi15, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Charmed with this little township so decided to stop. Be sure to visit Teapotland just down the road. Choose one of the newer units across the road, where you can enjoy the charm from the verandah.”
temiro951, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Have a look first to see what you are getting”
fortyfivesouth, 21 Mar 2012 | Read review
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