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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

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West Yorkshire
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We stayed here for one night on the way to Christchurch. Our room was very spacious and clean. We had a full cooker, but did not use it. We were towards the back of the motel so had wonderful views of the mountains and sea. Would definitely recommend and would stay again. A nice short walk into town and a...

Thank brownsWestYorkshire
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Spacious well designed studio. Well equipped kitchenette. 2 Queen beds. Laundry. Small but nice swimming pool. Car park a little tight. Downside was that outside table and chairs were essentially in the car park.

Thank MKH50
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Clean room, private balcony, and quiet location. Sauna, BBQ and clean pool available. Would stay again, and recommend. Good location for walking into town. Good parking available. Lots of space and facilities.

1Thank cak396
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 February 2016

The rooms are ok nothing to get really much excited for. I was looking to have a relaxing night but the bedroom where I've stayed was just close to the main road and traffic was heavy, so impossible to sleep. I advise people wanted to stay there to ask for a room at the rear of the lodge.

1Thank Sissiburger
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Friendly welcome, room a good size and very nicely maintained, view of the mountain range in the distance that was slightly covered in snow the next morning. Very handy location to the town centre but a car is required to visit local attractions.

Thank Rasfam
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Efficiently managed; two rooms; clean and comfortable and friendly hosts. Pool a bit cool (24) and the "heated" public pool on the Esplanade was 20! Dear little town, very scenic, supermarkets, wonderful walk (even with my walker) up the cliffs and along the top to look down on the seal colony. (Just too tired to get down on the beach...

3Thank ravnf
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We arrived on a very wet day and were able to store our luggage until checking in time later that morning as we had arrived early on the Coastal Pacific train. We had a room at the front of the property overlooking the bay and views of the mountains to the rear. There was some traffic noise but the view...

2Thank GUZZI
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This motor lodge was the best accommodation we stayed in, in New Zealand. The apartment was a good size, very clean and modern. The facilities in the apartment were excellent. It was only a 10 minute stroll to the town.

1Thank Robert C
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We found this very beautiful accomodation in Kaikorua. It's very closed to the town centre in a quiet atmosphere. The room is big and clean. There are two very comfortable big beds. Also the bathroom is very big.

1Thank Paolo M
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights during the only wet weather we had on our holiday. The room had everything we needed, it was cosy, warm, and was walking distance to the main shopping area so that we could get a coffee if we got sick of being cooped up inside. The hosts were also friendly and helpful. Thanks for...

2Thank SharonandSean

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Churchill Street (State Highway 1), Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $140 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
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“All rooms would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles KarinC586, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a road facing room on the top floor which gave a nice view. No problems with noise either.”
 of 5 bubbles W957HUdave, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles 392sampathn, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view if you don't mind stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieB2010, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whilst the motel faces the highway the room we stayed in midway through the building was noise free”
 of 5 bubbles 18mickl, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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