We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Share
Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (15)
Traveller (37)
Room & Suite (15)
Pool & Beach (2)
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
Dec. 2Dec. 3
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from US$102.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Kaikoura hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "87638af70f444678bb3db9ce48afc334", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":778403,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[34817393],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":12,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":12,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":102,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"87638af70f444678bb3db9ce48afc334","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":114,"lowestMetaPrice":102,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":114,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":114,"lowestMetaPrice":102,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":114,"hotelName":"Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6Ijg3NjM4YWY3MGY0NDQ2NzhiYjNkYjljZTQ4YWZjMzM0IiwiQUlLIjoiMjFhMTM2MjM2ZGFlNDAwZGJiZmMyMDY0OTFiZTNhNmMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "02/12/2018", "checkOut": "03/12/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$102", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"34817393":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
About
Certificate of Excellence
Property amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Meeting Rooms
Show more
Room features
Kitchenette
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Good to know
HOTEL STYLE
Mid-range
Safe
HOTEL CLASS
Reviews (243)
There are newer reviews for Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
217 results
Traveller rating
115
83
12
2
5
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
115
83
12
2
5
Show reviews that mention
All reviews spa bath the main road state highway road noise great place to stay light sleeper overnight stop whale watching full kitchen swimming pool stayed nights would stay again room was spacious town centre continental breakfast south island motel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 25 of 217 reviews
Reviewed April 21, 2017

The lodge is situated a short walk from Town and has ample parking. Bedding and towels were good quality and clean. The kitchenette was clean and well equipped. The kitchen blind was dirty. The main issue for me was the smell of stale urine which...More

Thank Rowever15
Response from IBH, Owner at Kaikoura Gateway Motor LodgeResponded April 22, 2017

Dear Guest. We as owners and three of our cleaning staff checked twice for the odour in the room you had mentioned to us. None of us could detect any unpleasant smells.

Reviewed April 12, 2017

We finally arrived at this lodge 7.5 hours after leaving Picton, due to the diversions still in force after the November 2016 earthquake. It was a welcoming sight! Lovely big room, spotless kitchenette and bathroom, and a welcome pack of tea, coffee etc. Clean bed...More

Thank 653AnnFrank
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Modern, tidy and nice place. Enough room for 3 people (deluxe twin or triple studio with spa bath). Nice and big spa bath. I would gladly stay there again! Check-out time 10 is way too early. But this seems to be standard in NZ. The...More

Thank JohannaVantaalta
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

I read good reviews here and on Booking. Have no idea why. Dated, unpleasant, basic. The pool is a freezing puddle - the photo is very misleading. Bedrooms too small to open a suitcase. Uncomfortable beds and chairs, no view but other people's cars in...More

1  Thank sharon_avi
Response from IBH, Owner at Kaikoura Gateway Motor LodgeResponded April 1, 2017

This response and the other on 3rd of March were expected from you. We must mention the extra cleaning charge was imposed because the unit was left in a very messy state and was un-rentable for 48 hours after your departure due to the lingering...More

Reviewed March 25, 2017

The room was small and tired very dusty cleaning of this room was not a priority. It looked like builders or road workers had been using it. It was supposed to be a disabled access room but fell far short for the money and had...More

Thank Sunbeam8
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Andrew T
November 4, 2017|
Answer
Response from RachelE2197 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does.
0
Votes
Room Tips
"This motel was quiet."
S1994WBchristineh
Oct. 8, 2018
Read review
"The rooms in the front row (overlooking the office & pool) would have better mountain views (snowy..."
CCNE37
Sep. 22, 2018
Read review
"Rooms set back from the main road will be quieter"
gvh67
Apr. 12, 2018
Read review
"Rooms 1-3 and 8-10 back onto the main road but there was no problem with traffic noise."
455RichardH
Mar. 27, 2018
Read review
Show More 
PRICE RANGE
US$109 - US$174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kaikoura gateway hotel
LOCATION
New ZealandSouth IslandCanterbury RegionKaikoura
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing