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Senator Motor Inn

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A well-appointed clean unit with a good bathroom and a comfortable bed. There was a nice view over the boat harbour from the deck. An excellent location close to the main shopping street and also next to a walkway along the waterfront. Overall a good choice.

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Gisborne - New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room, friendly staff. Was surprised to find no shampoo or conditioner. A tad expensive. Views over the harbour were wonderful. Perfect for dining because it's so close to town. They do offer charge back for some great dining places in town.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. For your information the shampoo/conditioner is in a despenser placed over the shower/bath. We are glad you enjoyed being close to the city.

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Room awesome, rate very good, service ok, stayed two nights . will go back again. Located close to the main city area, 5 mins walk, great choice of restaurants and a lot do a charge back , and most within walking distance,

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your stay and our central location

Llanelli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a first floor studio overlooking the port Lovely to sit on balcony for breakfast or a glass of wine Parking could be a problem if full Very limited cooking facilities, no stove stop Unfortunately bed was very uncomfortable Laundry was a plus

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Melbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were welome by Jan, after many hours on the road, what a wonderful host. Made us feel so welcome. Room was spotless, roomy and a partial view of the port made our stay that more enjoyable, recommend the Senator motor inn, thanks again Jan! vaughan & pam

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad you enjoyed your stay

Goulburn, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Gisborne for 2 nights and. This was a good base and easy to find. The room was clean and comfortable and surprisingly quiet seeing it was right near a busy road. The only thing we found difficult was the parking situation we would hate to be there during a busy period as parking around the back could...

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We have a park off street for every unit, so even in the busy period there is a park for each unit. So glad you enjoyed your stay

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Our stay at the Senator was to be for two nights but because of Cyclone Cook we ended up staying for four days - and had a wonderful time. Great location, great operators and great housekeeping staff. The Senator was a great springboard to checking out all Gisborne and the surrounding area had to offer.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you both here with us, and great that your extended stay meant you were able to see more of our beautiful city.

Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The room was slightly dated but had a good view of the harbour and was well placed for our restaurant reservation next door. The receptionist was very pleasant and helpful as we arrived early and left the car in the car park whilst we went for a walk around Gisborne.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Happy to have been of assistance

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Friendly helpful service. Good harbour view from upper floor. Very comfortable bed. Cleanliness excellent. Free wifi. Will return when next in Gisborne. Excellent location and fab restaurant very near. USSCo. (Flagship for breakfast), also next door.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying. We are pleased you enjoyed our lovely views from your room. Look forward to your next visit

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Spent one night on my travels at the Senator. I arrived early and asked if I could leave my car there until check in (needed to get some lunch) and they offered me the opportunity to check in earlier which I was very grateful for, as I was hot and tired and didn't really fancy sitting somewhere for an hour....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish and comfortable motel accommodation in the heart of Gisborne - Senator Motor Inn offers this and more.Our modern harbour side motel is a two minute walk to Central Gisborne’s shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.Each of our spacious self contained suites has its own balcony with views over the bustling inner harbour marina. From here you can take a relaxing riverside stroll along the riverside walkway to the spectacular Waikanae and Midway beaches in one direction or along the riverside walkway alongside the rivers in the other direction.Senator Motor Inn offers top quality motel accommodation for the discerning business traveller or holiday maker during the week or for those special get away from it all weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Senator Motor Inn

Address: 2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: $138 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Senator Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Family Hotel in Gisborne
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“All rooms face the harbour, so all with great s”
Carol_Brinks, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“First floor”
rosaliee180, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“An upstairs room would be better, as downstairs is quite public with a footpath right outside the windows which meant I had to keep the net curtains drawn for privacy. Also the lighting was very general and a bit bland so perhaps more specific lamps would help.”
826gillianh, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs for great view.”
JaneC667, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs had a lovely deck & view”
165gemmad, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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