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Gateway Motel

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Reviewed 10 October 2013

Nice management, perfect location. Near city center and harbour. Everything for a perfect stay. We were sorry to leave so soon. Leave our car in Picton and went to Wellington. The hotel offered a free ride to the boat and gave some good tips.

2Thank Willem N
Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Had a great night here. The unit was clean and tidy. The hosts were friendly, very helpful and obliging. The person on the information desk was extremely helpful and the advise to stop at the seal colony prior to Kiakoura was especially worthwhile. Would recommend this accommodation to anyone wanting a pleasurable stay in Picton.

1Thank Ian C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Most motels are the same. This is excellent. Friendly people and nothing is too much trouble. Clean, lots of milk in fridge, breakfasts available, packed lunches available, will wait around when you are late to check in and I will never stay anywhere else in Picton.

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Reviewed 30 September 2013

Friendly hosts. Was very greatfull to have assistance getting luggage to room which we found to be spacious, clean & tidy rooms (we scored the suite...woohoo) and good advise on restaurants. Thanks Kent and Marie.

Thank Darrell S
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2013

My wife and I were recently driving through Picton and we found the Gateway Motel (we had also stopped in Picton 12mths earlier on a cruise and we had decided then that we wanted to go back for another visit). The Gateway Motel was right in the middle of town, close to cafe's, shops, and the beautiful little marina. Marie...

2Thank djmartin1
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 September 2013

We stayed in a ground floor queen studio apartment for two nights. The welcome we received was warm and very genuine - Kent and Marie couldn't have been more helpful. The rooms are exceptionally clean and in an excellent location right in the middle of town with a host of cafes, restaurants and bars close by so there's no need...

Thank Lizzijay
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2013

We had a lovely family weekend trip in Picton and the Gateway motel was very comfortable and super easy for getting to everything in town. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful and the room was very well presented. Picton was a lovely place for ther weekend and our kids had an awesome time at the pirate park...

Thank Wallsy2013
Reviewed 9 September 2013

We arrived at 9.45pm after a long day and late ferry trip from the North Island. Welcomed by Kent and Marie who were happy to see us, had turned our heaters on in our rooms, gave us coffee vouchers. Rooms were great, very clean, top condition the best accommodation we had all trip. Highly recommended we will be staying there...

1Thank Deanne W
Leeds, England
Reviewed 9 September 2013 via mobile

Run by a lovely couple who were very helpful. we were given a great modern room with a lovely bottle of wine and a card for our hmoon. room was big and clean.. very modern and location is great. would recommend to anyone however only downside was poor internet but i think it was broken for the day we stayed...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We only had one night to appreciate the friendly services of the hosts at the Gateway before heading off sightseeing...We were welcomed with a smile and shown our room personally. The room was comfortable and especially large since we were given an upgrade! The recommendations given to us by the hosts for dinner were spot on and we had a...

Thank Netster65

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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: $84 - $172 (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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#2 Family 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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