We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Senator Motor Inn

    2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
    US$106
    US$103
    SAVE US$3
    US$106
    US$102
    SAVE US$4
    US$106
    US$102
    SAVE US$4
    Traveller (38)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Dining (1)
    Portside Hotel - Heritage Collection
    262 reviews
    #3 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel
    107 reviews
    #4 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Flying Nun Backpackers
    30 reviews
    #23 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Ocean Beach Motor Lodge
    171 reviews
    #5 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Overview
    • Excellent64%
    • Very good31%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “the river” (18 reviews)
    “upper floor” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Room Service
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Wheelchair Access
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Portside Hotel - Heritage Collection
    262 reviews
    #3 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel
    107 reviews
    #4 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Flying Nun Backpackers
    30 reviews
    #23 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Ocean Beach Motor Lodge
    171 reviews
    #5 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Rooms
    1 Oct2 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 6 partner sites to see rooms from US$102.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Gisborne hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b28e49b73b9048e1b692d84c4c82ff42", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1636164,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79195708],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":102,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"b28e49b73b9048e1b692d84c4c82ff42","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":106,"lowestMetaPrice":102,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":106,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":106,"lowestMetaPrice":102,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":106,"hotelName":"Senator Motor Inn","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImIyOGU0OWI3M2I5MDQ4ZTFiNjkyZDg0YzRjODJmZjQyIiwiQUlLIjoiNDIyYmRkODhjMzA0NDJiMmE5MDMwOTk4Y2Q1NTQ4ZDYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$102", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79195708":"TravelocityEWS","79194861":"Expedia","51746620":"BookingCom","109377883":"HotelsCom2IB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (186)
    There are newer reviews for Senator Motor Inn
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 185 reviews

    Reviewed 22 February 2017

    We stayed here overnight before visiting the East Cape. The motel is in a pleasant central location close to shops and restaurants but on quiet riverside. We found the room clean spacious and very well equipped and the staff friendly and helpful. Overall very good...More

    Thank Andrew R
    Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Thank you for staying with us.

    Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed 2 nights here. Very comfortable, close to restaurants, easy walk to riverside walkway and Waikanae Beach. Close to marina. Easy access from main road. Spacious unit with separate bedroom. Good facilities in unit. Guest laundry on site.

    Thank CDW46
    Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Very glad your stay in Gisborne was enjoyable

    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    Definitely the nicest accommodation I've had in a long while. Room was generously proportioned, as was the bathroom, and was spotlessly clean. Owners were very nice and helpful. Great location, too with restaurants within walking distance.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank deborah254
    Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Thank you for your kind words

    Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed one night on our way round NZ. Easy parking and a good sized clean room overlooking the harbour. Well placed for restaurants and shops, would use again if in Gisborne. What else do you need in a motel?

    Thank ken649
    Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Thank you so much

    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    We recently spent a couple of nights at the Senator Motor Inn and really enjoyed our stay. The lady in reception was helpful and very friendly and the unit we were in was very clean with everything that we needed. Would stay again.

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Thank Lynmor
    Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 3 April 2017

    Looking forward to your next visit

    Portside Hotel - Heritage Collection
    262 reviews
    #3 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel
    107 reviews
    #4 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Flying Nun Backpackers
    30 reviews
    #23 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    Ocean Beach Motor Lodge
    171 reviews
    #5 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$107 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
    • #2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
    • #5 Family Hotel in Gisborne
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Priceline and Orbitz so you can book your Senator Motor Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Gisborne Region >
    • Gisborne
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (38)
    Room & Suite (21)
    Dining (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (18)
    Bathroom (3)
    Nearby
    Portside Hotel - Heritage Collection
    262 reviews
    .23 km away
     
    Ocean Beach Motor Lodge
    171 reviews
    4.29 km away
     
    Whispering Sands Beachfront Motel
    107 reviews
    1.10 km away
     
    Flying Nun Backpackers
    30 reviews
    1.68 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    USSCo Bar & Bistro
    296 reviews
    .05 km away
    The Rivers Restaurant and Bar
    300 reviews
    .20 km away
    The Works
    141 reviews
    .34 km away
    Bookshop Cafe
    86 reviews
    .31 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Tairawhiti Museum
    97 reviews
    .65 km away
    Gisborne Wine Centre
    96 reviews
    .25 km away
    Gisborne i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
    41 reviews
    .66 km away
    Titirangi Domain
    11 reviews
    1.05 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Senator Motor Inn staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Location walking distance to CBD and restaurants nearby."
    Read review
    "Upper floors give best view, stairs to get there."
    Read review
    "All rooms face the harbour, so all with great s"
    Read review
    "First floor"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing