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Gateway Motel

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We stayed here over Christmas for 5 nights. The rooms are very spacious and clean. Kent & Marie both show a great love for their business, and put in a lot of effort to make their guests feel at home. In our case, that did not only involve sightseeing and dining tips, but also free beers on Christmas day and...

Thank Thijs820
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Telephone reservation sorted within minutes, Friendly Greeting and great location, clean rooms, excellant shower. What more do you need? My first choice for a couple of nights in Picton. Be back again soon....

Thank Paul C
Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2014

Travelling as a family of 5 proved a bit difficult with accom bookings but not so with Gateway! I shared emails with Kent and he met our needs perfectly! The hotel upon arrival was extremely friendly, informative and very clean and comfortable! Kent was full of local knowledge and advice on places to dine (with 10% discounts involved) and his...

Thank Nikki C
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 January 2014

We spent 3 nights staying in Picton at the Gateway motel with our two young children. We found the room very clean and tidy with good facilities. The property is clearly not new, but it was comfortable. The rooms were serviced daily to a very high standard. The location was absolutely ideal - only 5 mins walk from the ferry...

Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Just found their business card. We actually stayed here 8 months ago but it was very pleasant. The owners were very helpful from putting up a cot (in a pre-warmed room) to making a couple of phone calls on our behalf. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The shower was great, awesome pressure. The motel is in a central location,...

Thank iKeewee
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed overnight, and thought the room was very clean, comfortable and well appointed. Great location, and great service. A welcome pack in the room would have been useful (where to go, what to see, local cafés and restaurants etc). We'd stay again.

Thank loocoo123
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We stayed for just one night after crossing on the ferry from north island en route to Christchurch. Loved everything about tiny Picton and would definitely stay at Gateway again. The room was fairly small but perfectly adequate and spotlessly clean, with everything we needed. Kent and Marie were friendly and helpful, and even sent on our coats (which I...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2013

We arrived into Picton on the last arriving InterIslander ferry from Wellington on December 26. Our accommodation was an easy 5 minute stroll from the ferry terminal just off the main street in the centre of town. Godd impressions were made from the start when we were met by a really nice host called Marie who had stayed up to...

Thank DazzaCon
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2013

We spent a night at the Gateway in Picton after our ferry ride from the North Island to the South Island. The room was clean and spacious and the beds were comfortable. The manager stayed up for our late arrival (we took the last ferry over), and provided us with lots of advice on places to go and things to...

Thank jonahpeppiatt
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2013

We stayed only one night here but the owner was very helpful and upgraded us to a better room because my wife had a fractured wrist. The room was very clean amnd the laundry facilities excellent. Would stay there again.

Thank Rob M

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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: $116 - $187 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic 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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