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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here for one night on our way to Hanmer Springs. Modern apartment, great to be able to have brekky in our unit; close to amenities, very friendly, and good recommendation for dinner !! (at the Whaler!!)

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1Thank damocraig
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I booked online and when we arrived found our unit with all beds in one room (my mistake),a bit awkward with teenagers so they found us a two room unit at no extra cost! Very friendly and helpful. The unit was nice and very clean.. huge bathroom with spa bath. We used the free WiFi and movie rental. Comfy bed...

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Florence, Italy
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Enormous room with amazing spacious bathroom: super clean, confortable, totally furnished with all you need starting from the kitchen,through the unlimited and fast wifi, ending with good position. Staff is absolutely friendly. Highly recommended.

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1Thank TheMontegoBay
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The best motel we had stayed in over a 12 day trip around the S.I.. Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms were a very good size and the cleanliness was topnotch. Easy walking distance to the town and shops. Free wifi.

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1Thank rayjenk
Rajkot, India
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The Lodge located on the highway is just a 10 min walk from Town centre. Very ideally located for all the outdoor adventure activities. Clean and comfortable. The parking is a little trying and will have to be looked into. It was child friendly and accomadative.

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Thank Kikasan65
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very clean and well appointed and spacious room. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. close to main centre of Town. The Motel ins on the main road so during the night there were a few trucks passing by that made some noise. I would go there again if traveling in the area.

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Thank Dennis S
Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2016

we stayed for two nights in a studio unit. Excellent bed, shower, free wifi and good kitchenette set up. Had everything we needed and very comfortable. Owner was very helpful with suggesting walks and location of shops etc.

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Belvoir, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Great motel, comfy and clean with a spacious room and bathroom. Only downside was our room had no natural sunlight, but that was a minor issue. The owner was friendly and helpful, and the room had good facilities.

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Thank 66Firehorse
Canning Vale
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Arrived cold and wet in a driving rainstorm to a warm welcome and very comfortable room as upgraded by our host. New , clean , great location , excellent management , Kaikoura Gateway has to be first choice in Kaikoura

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White Rock, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The motel is fairly central in the town providing easy access to all the sites. The spacious room was a one bedroom with a comfy bed. There are minimal kitchen utensils but enough for a couple. Very clean and well organized. Our room was on the same side as the main road so there was traffic noise but not too...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $131 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Choose a unit away from the stairs”
postmanpat39, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Quieter rooms at the back.”
Rowever15, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Notice that your room might be upstairs.”
JohannaVantaalta, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask what your getting or view the room before staying. Road side can be noisy.”
Sunbeam8, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms would be good.”
KarinC586, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
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