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Gateway Motel

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is a fairly average motel in a central location in Picton. What makes it extra special is the warm welcome and helpfulness of Kent, at reception. He couldn't have done more to make our stay better, even letting us into our room early. Service with a smile.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Amazing services and friendly staff. So welcoming. Great price for location. So close to everything you would want to do in Picton! Would definitely stay again. Comfortable beds, rooms had everything we needed.

Thank Olivia T
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We found the staff at this motel really friendly and helpful . Rooms small but modern stylish and mainly everything you need . Only improvement could be some small chest of drawers . Wardrobe and hangers but all other clothes had to stay in suitcase . Owners really helpful about Picton. Friendly and welcoming . I would recommend staying here

Thank 35Bluebird
Rothbury, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Typically welcoming Kiwis, and immaculate accommodation. Recommend any time. It's in the centre of the town and convenient for the ferry and to have a bite to eat. Good value. We shall be back the next time we are able to come from the other side of the world...

Thank JaneLothian
Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights. Our experience was terrific from the start. Trent and his wife were very friendly, fun and extremely helpful. The room was clean, comfy bed, tea coffee. Perfectly fine. Couldn't beat the location!! Walk everywhere. Their suggestion for dinner was spot on! Go to The Barn, just 3 doors down. Best roast lamb in our lives!!...

Thank Debinbris
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Booked for 2 nights either side of walking the Queen Charlotte Track, HQ only 5 mins walk away so very handy. First night was in a King studio, as booked, very spacious with full kitchen and the most comfortable bed we have found in a motel. But, after being told in a rather officious way, not to cook curry or...

Thank Katie53onholiday
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great location - right on the main street. Rooms were just fine - spacious and with all amenities. Motel has a BBQ area which was perfect for cooking Christmas dinner. Definitely recommend if you are looking for an easy, friendly and convenient place to stay! Only issue was paying for laundry - but not a big deal.

Thank LiaBW
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

As with most accom' in NZ it's predominantly MOTEL not Hotel...so you're not going to get 'The Ritz'...you want 5star stay in the city. That said, this place was a great little discovery - bang in the centre of a bustling little town (plenty of pubs and foodie places to pig out at); it was clean and spacious; a very...

Thank 1963robbo
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The hotel has a great location, right in the middle of things. The room feels a bit closed off with only the front having windows, and a small window in the bathroom. The room was nice enough and was clean. The reason I didn't give it a 4 was because we had a very loud party going in a neighboring...

Thank Kendra B
Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have stayed at the Gateway hotel multiple times and it is consistently great, from the moment you arrive. Kent is fantastic, very kind and friendly. The wifi is excellent and uncomplicated, non of those signing in complications, just connect and put in a simple password. The room was excellent, very clean and had everything we needed. Also it is...

Thank danpwhitfield

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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: $115 - $189 (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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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
#4 Luxury 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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