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4.5 of 5 Motel   |   19 Gladstone Road, Richmond 7002, New Zealand (Formerly Destiny Motels)
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Gladstone Motel
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Richmond
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I checked in as a break away from the noise and busy streets of Wellington for the weekend. I found while cafes etc were only down the road I wanted to have time inside (weather wasnt the greatest) but the breakfast was alittle simple and could have had more options. However the power of the shower was awesome and the... More

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've just returned from a work trip to Richmond, where I was put up at the Gladstone Motel. It was an enjoyable stay. Friendly hosts. Clean, warm, tidy, modern facilities. Comfortable bed! Nice shoer! Free (though limited) WiFi. Easy walking distance to the shops, restaurants and cafés, and kids playgrounds. If I was to suggest one improvement it would only... More

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Brian D, Owner at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments which are appreciated. Regarding the WiFi; we allow 100Mb free as an introduction. This is normally more than enough for guests to check E-Mail, web browsing, Facebook etc. However if you require more, you only have to ask. The only reason we limit it is to discourage illegal downloads of Movies, Music etc (Large files) for... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the people friendly and helpful. With staff that were willing to go the extra mile to accommodate our needs. They talked to us about activities and places to go. The rooms were very clean and tidy

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Upper Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We travelled with another couple and stayed for 2 nights in adjacent studio units 805 and 6. On arrival we found the units ready for occupation although we arrived early, no problem with booking in and found unit clean and tidy with good appointments. Hook was available for skylight and sky sport enabled us to watch AB's beat England in... More

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We stayed in this motel for 2 x nights last weekend (2 x adults & 1 toddler) and stayed in the 2 bedroom unit. It was clean and tidy with all the usual conveniences you would expect. The only draw back was that you could hear the neighbours quite clearly (not fun at 5.30am) getting ready to start their day... More

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Brian D, Owner at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. Our ground floor units all have double thickness insulation to eliminate noise and are otherwise extremely quiet. However, the unit you were in has an interconnecting door so it can also be used by the next unit. Although these doors are solid and very good at sound proofing they are not totally sound-proof if you have... More

Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2011

We have stayed at this apartment complex twice in studio apartments. Both times recieving the same excellent service from owners who are proactive with communications and very amenable to assist you when you arrive. Apartments are very well appointed, best for 2 rather than more...if you have more people book the Destiny motels 1 and 2 bedroom suites. the studios... More

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Brian D, Owner at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments which are always appreciated. We will look into something to make opening of the sky-light a bit easier for those who need to stretch a bit. More

England
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2011

We have stayed at this very comfortable motel on 3 occasions over the last 6 years. The cleanliness and comfort of the rooms cannot be faulted and the owners are always available to help with any enquiries. Good size rooms come with large TV, DVD and surround sound. Also wireless internet is available - the first 10MBs free but you... More

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Brian D, Owner at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments which we always appreciate. We have since canvassed our guests regarding Sky TV channels and as a result have added extra Sports channels so the cricket should be available in future. We have also switched over to all digital in anticipation of the digital cutover next year. Regarding Internet access. We have increased our free allowance... More

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2009

My wife and I stayed here last year, and it was a wonderful surprise. We thought it would be your run of the mill motel, but it was actually really nice. The rooms were well appointed and the staff freindly. Would definately stay there again. The only drawback were that the rooms were small, but they made up for that... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2007

We recently stayed here for a weekend. We had booked three units and thought they were reasonably priced, very clean and everything you need. The 2 bedroom unit we had was a good size and well laid out. Our friends stayed in another 2 bedroom unit but their's was not as large as ours. The studio is just what you... More

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Additional Information about Gladstone Motel

Address: 19 Gladstone Road, Richmond 7002, New Zealand (Formerly Destiny Motels)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Richmond
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gladstone Motel 4.5*
Also Known As:
Gladstone Motel Nelson-Tasman/Richmond, New Zealand

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