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    Kapiti Gateway Motel

    114 Main Road | Waikanae, Waikanae, New Zealand
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good40%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “noise” (16 reviews)
    “motel” (30 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    Travelling north this was an ideal place to stay a night. Clean and spacious and super market down road to buy supper. Good kitchenette and hob with saucepans. We have been appreciating NZ motels with facilities like this. Something you don't see in the UK....More

    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway Motel

    Thank you Helen, we loved having you both here. We are delighted you enjoyed your stopover with us. Yes, despite all the wonderful cafes nearby, we find guests certainly do appreciate being able to self-cater if they choose. Sometimes after a busy day sight-seeing, relaxing...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

    We booked the motel through booking.com to cover 24th Dec to 27th Dec, and at the time did not have enough funds on the credit card to cover the entire trip. I received a call from one of the owners, Viv who advised we would...More

    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway Motel

    Thank you so much for your lovely review Te Miria, we loved having you both here too. We exercise extreme caution and professionalism with the gathering and storing of guest credit card information. Our system alerts us to an 'invalid' card, which can indicate something...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2016

    On their website they say they're pet friendly and you're more than welcome to brings your pets. We were travelling with our two dogs which they were fine with. About 15 minutes after we check in we get a phone call from the female owner...More

    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway Motel

    We are disappointed you were unhappy with your stay - any guest leaving us feeling anything other than completely satisfied is a major concern for us. However we feel there is some miscommunication between yourself and your husband. When he checked in we discussed your...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

    Clean. Tidy. Reasonable price. Check in was easy and friendly. Only down side are the trains. Only about 100m away. Buts thats just the freight trains. Commuter trains you dont hear. Waikanae is a good locationMore

    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway Motel

    Thank you for your feedback, it was a pleasure having you stay with us. We are glad you were not too disturbed by the trains - luckily there are very few during night time hours. Although our property is older in style, so often described...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2016

    We stayed one night here as we had to attend a meeting early the next morning. The motel is an older style but was clean and comfortable and Viv, our hostess, was very friendly and helpful. There was road noise and as it is near...More

    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway Motel

    Thank you for your review. We enjoyed having you back to stay again. We can advise that only 5 rooms currently have a smaller size shower box - which as you have pointed out, are not great for taller persons. We have already replaced some...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (1)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Bathroom (3)
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Room Tips
    "Maybe ground level not as noisy from the traffic"
    Yvonne K, over a year agoRead review
    "ground floor self contain with full oven"
    Philip N, over a year agoRead review
    "Probably better to stay in a downstairs room away from traffic and railway noise."
    Keith F, over a year agoRead review
    "Choose a room on the ground floor, you can park your vehicle right outside and the noise is always less on..."
    Janelle S, over a year agoRead review
    "Mention a full kitchen if this is what you are requiring for your stay. There are upstairs and downstairs..."
    marlaw, over a year agoRead review
    "We were up stairs and it was close to everything. Just walked up the road to the shops"
    Peter W, over a year agoRead review
    "Pet friendly"
    Deb M, over a year agoRead review
    "Our downstairs double room was excellent, absolutely no issues. The motel is situated next to a highway and..."
    dougellen, over a year agoRead review
    "The rooms nearer reception are further away from the main road"
    NZTraveller20, over a year agoRead review
    "For those with bung knees ask for a downstairs room"
    Donna L, over a year agoRead review
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