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Gateway Motel

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Arrived in Picton and happened upon Gateway Motel as it's on the main road. Luckily they had one vacancy and we took it for the one night prior to getting the ferry to the north Island the next day. Kent could not do enough for us. We mentioned tripadvisor reviews and the only downside seemed to be the wi-fi provision....

Thank Sarah P
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Very clean and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped and the owners were really helpful. They provided us with information on local attractions and dining options and showed us to our room to check we were happy with it (that is so much better than just being given a room number). It was a well maintained property, and in an...

Thank Kej5
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Easy to find. Well located from the ferry. Very friendly owners. We had a 'family' room with a queen, and separate bedroom with two singles. Comfortable beds and well appointed rooms. Self-catering facilities were good and the wifi worked. Good value for money.

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 2 May 2014

A well-maintained motel in the main street of town, close to shops and restaurants. The room was comfortable and large, with lots of usable space for luggage. The motel's owners were also friendly and helpful. We reported a minor maintenance issue in the bathroom on checking out and the owners were responsive and attentive to our needs. Would return if...

Thank bratsche1980
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 May 2014

Positives: location (along High St 5mins walk from ferry terminal and near useful shops), friendly and helpful staff (thank you!), amenities, cleanliness, spacious room, modern toilet, free wifi Negatives: nothing significant, maybe bad tv reception?? but who cares we didn't go on a holiday to watch tv Bottom line, next time we go back to Picton we will not hesitate...

Thank omar e
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 May 2014

This is such a good place to stay! The location is perfect - right on High street but our room had a lovely view over the marina. It was nice and comfortable and definitely good value for money :) The staff were friendly and welcoming and go the extra mile with making sure you have an amazing stay. A bonus...

Thank tangyapples
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 May 2014

On check in the owner was extremely friendly and helpful. We had a great room - everything very tidy and all amenities available for our needs. This is right in the centre of town with proximity to ferry and shops. From the brewer from Perth.

Thank zoes1979
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014 via mobile

We stopped over here for one night before our ferry. The owner Kent greeted us at reception was very welcoming and gave us a good walk in price. All pluses from us 1. Good value for money 2. Comfy bed 3. Hot shower 4. Central location 5.Amenities (Fridge/kettle/toaster/microwave/crockery/cutlery) 5/5

Thank sarah b
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

From the first step into the reception and the friendly greeting from the host, our stay in this very reasonably price motel was a good experience. The bare minimum was provided which you expect in any motel. The furniture was modern and comfortable. The title says it all! Value for money!

Thank Mark O
Upper Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2014

thank you for all your friendly help and staff. had a wonderful 6nights with you and enjoyed having lots of laughs with you both and staff. would highly reconmend your home away from home to all. my sister and i will certainly be back. thank you again dianne, bev

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Gateway Motel

Address: 32 High Street (Main Street) | Canterbury, Picton 8062, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $88 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
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Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
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“Ask for a refurbished room.”
 of 5 bubbles TykeHBNewZealand, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles TruckMovesMike, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
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“Everything was nice”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 May 2016 | Read review
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