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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had 2 x two bedroom units for 7 of us on our bike trip south to Invercargill. Very nice units and well set up. Very comfortable while not modern. Easy walking to town to cafes and bars. Lovely location. The proprietor was most helpful and friendly.

Thank Linz J
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2016

The owner was most friendly and showed us several units that were available for our two night stay. All units were very well presented and well fitted out . They were extremely clean and the fixtures were of a very high quality. This was our third stay here and again we enjoyed it very much.

Thank E7777AAjohnr
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My sister and I stayed at this motel for 4 days for a family function. We stayed in a 1 Bedroom unit, several other family members stayed in other units and EVERYONE was very happy. The room was cosy and warm with plenty of room to move around. Good Internet & TV reception and a small kitchen had everything we...

Thank Dorothy R
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 April 2016

My wife and I had intended taking a studio unit at Riverlea, however, for a small additional charge we took one of the two bedroom units and it was really well worth the extra few dollars. Lovely and spacious. The Riverlea is within easy flat walking distance to town, about 5 min walk to the Information Centre which also houses...

Thank Allan O
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2015

We were very pleasantly surprised by this motel. Very spacious. Extremely clean and the staff were friendly and informative Within a short walk of the town centre it is really well situated for a night’s stay. We would not hesitate to stay here again or to recommend Riverlea to others visiting Gore.

Thank tel33
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We arrived a bit early,but it wasn't a problem,the lady who greeted us was friendly and nothing was to much trouble,I told her I had a lot of washing and no washing powder,not a problem,just use the motels powder. The room was roomy, clean,and very quiet,we were given a newspaper in case we would like to have a read of...

Thank Sue Y
Reviewed 9 November 2015

I have stayed here many times over the year while in Gore on business. The owners are lovely, helpful and pleasant. The motel is within easy walking distance to the main shopping area, supermarkets, pubs and restaurants.

Thank Caron D
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This motel is about a 10 minute walk from the main street of Gore. Our room was serviced each day. The motels themselves are absolutely spotless with lots of kitchen condiments and bathroom soaps and shampoos. The showers were great with excellent pressure, one unit had wet floor shower ( number 7 ), there maybe others?. The owner was extremely...

Thank Gabz_10
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Stopped in for business, one night. Warm, comfortable, a little dated, but all-in-all good nights sleep. I didn't get offered Wifi, so just used my phone (it was raining and couldn't be bothered walking over to the office in the rain).

Thank Emvicreb
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Clean, well appointed accommodation. Friendly base while we were staying. We were in town for a family event (no room at the family inn!) With 5 teenagers in tow. Two units, no hassles and a smile to greet us every time.

Thank PeckedKiwi

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

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Address: 46-48 Hokonui Drive, Gore, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Gore
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the rooms are nicely set up and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles linzj2014, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All units that we were shown were very good and all were quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles E7777AAjohnr, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were in Room 7, 5, 6 & 10”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyw558, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the motels are in a courtyard so any are as good as another.”
 of 5 bubbles carond942, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“All units were quiet with good parking”
 of 5 bubbles Gabz_10, 1 Sep 2015 | Read review
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