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Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

There isn't much Picton can offer for visitors during Spring. However, we love this little motel which is at a very good location. Parking is provided within the compound so you do not have to search for free parking. The elderly lady at the reception was so lovely. She showed us to the room, gave us suggestions on how to...

Thank YuannieFishie
Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

In the heart of Picton! Loved my stay here. The people were so lovely. I would definately stay here again! Room was nice, could do with a fresh coat of paint though, apart from that, everything was in our room and there were no complaints :) Thankyou!

Thank Zealand K
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night while waiting for the next ferry sailing. Accommodation was fine and everything worked. Only issue was that Gateway doesn't accept Amex. Would happily stay again, especially if it becomes easier to pay my bill.

Thank Tony P
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very tidy unit, nice and quiet even though in centre of town. Very friendly staff and good parking. Highly recommended. Great eating facilities on your doorstep. Stayed overnight in this unit before catching the Ferry to Wellington. Would definitely stay here again if ever in Picton as it is so convenient to everything.

Thank a1job
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I had booked into this hotel as my stopover on the way to Dunedin. I noted in my booking that my ETA would be 6pm, however a mechanical issue with our ferry caused that time to be pushed out by over 5 hours. I decided to call ahead and warn of the delay. I was told that the manager would...

Thank Mongreltodx
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for the massive and modern room for such a low price - lovely service from the lady at reception & huge big bed & bathroom, central location, just chuffed with the whole thing - travelling the South Island & this is the best place so far

Thank laurayumyum
Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This motel, was right in the Main Street of town and five minutes from the ferry terminal and really convenient for catching the early morning ferry to Wellington. The lady who greeted us at reception, was so friendly, escorting us to our room and telling us about local dining options. The room was clean and cosy, basic, but with everything...

Thank cparkes2015
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

If you wanted a centrally located Motel to stay in Picton, this is the place to be. I was a bit hesitant that it may be a bit noisy, but Picton is such a quiet town there was no need to worry. Was greeted with warm southern charm and was shown a very warm and comfortable room - and nothing...

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was shown to my room and given the key. There was no ability to adjust the speed of the shower, just the water temperature. My shower was more like a water blasting experience. No shower gel/shampoo was provided. The bathroom was of an awkward design, like going down a passage with cubicles for basin, shower and toilet off the...

1Thank David G
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We ended up staying the night in Picton as an on the spot caught out due to the sailing my daughter was coming over on was cancelled as the truck and trailer had come off the ferry that morning. When we booked in I said my daughter would have her wee dog with her and she would sleep in the...

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Darrell M, Manager at Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation, responded to this review

We are not animal friendly. This was explained to you upon check-in when you advised us about the animal your daughter had in her car. I showed you the "animal clause" and you understood and signed. We guarantee our guests that we will not have animals in our units as most people who have stayed in animal friendly units usually...

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picton Accommodation Gateway Motel is situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, the Picton Accommodation Motel is nestled in the heart of Picton.Your hosts Kent and Marie extend a friendly welcome and invite you to experience the genuine southern hospitality that makes the Picton Accommodation Motel a popular location for travellers to relax and enjoy Picton activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

Address: 32 High Street (Main Street), Picton, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $112 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#3 Luxury Hotel in Picton
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“I was on the ground floor. I think some second floor rooms would have a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles PlantationJohnny, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
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“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
 of 5 bubbles a1job, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
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“Choose a room on the second level if you want a good view in the morning.”
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