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Senator Motor Inn

2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010 , New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 26 Hotels in Gisborne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dunedin
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a lovely big room which was light and airy with balcony overlooking the harbour. I was a little surprised there was no cooktop and I found the room to be rather character less.It was annoying not to have waste bin in the bathroom. However it was sqeaky clean and the bed was comfortable.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your spacious room. We keeps the rooms uncluttered so there is plenty of room for our guests personal belongings. At reception we also have a cooking element and pot and also non stick fry pans should you require them for cooking. Thanks for your comments. More

Ruakaka, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was the secound time we had stayed here in the last 6 months. We were very impressed the first time and this time did not change our minds. From arriving, booking in,staying and leaving every thing was excellent. The units are nicely kept, very clean and have a fantastic view. We took some overseas visitors with us and they... More

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

So glad you all enjoyed your second stay. We look forward to your next visit. More

Napier, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I have been staying here for the last year on a fortnightly basis and can not fault the Senator Motor Inn. The rooms are spotlessly clean, nicely decorated, with a great view and quiet. All have balconies looking out over the harbour. Do try the breakfast - they are awesome! Karen and Mark are wonderful hosts, very friendly and welcoming.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks Shona for your kind words. We appreciate your comments from a commercial travellers perspective. We enjoy having you stay with us and look forward to your next visit soon. More

Anakiwa, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed early June and it was the highlight of our trip north for a school reunion.It was so spacious,warm and clean and we couldn't have asked for more.It was so close to everything and the hosts went beyond the call of duty.Thankyou for everything.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. More

Copenhagen, Denmark
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Stayed here in February and found our upstairs room very comfortable. Good size and a large balcony overlooking the harbour. Location also very central - both for the harbour and the city center. Very clean and well equipped. Would stay again if we come back to Gisborne.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. More

Auckland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

this was a lovely room, clean & well equipped. kitchenette, spacious bathroom with Bath Tub. Big room, very comfortable Bed. nice deck with view over the Marina. I was welcomed by friendly helpful staff. Very central location, close to shops and restaurants will definitely stay here again.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed our central location and our beautiful motel. We look forward to your next stay. More

Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Room was spacious & very comfortable. The bathroom was a very generous size with excellent water pressure & temperature for a really enjoyable shower. Nice view over the marina. Lots of eateries within easy walking distance. Very central to all activities and a fabulous place to base yourself to explore the region. We also managed to leave a bag behind... More

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay. I am pleased your bag arrived quickly and we look forward to your next visit. More

Levin, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This would rate as the best accommodation we had on our week trip around the North Island. The rooms are modern, clean and very spacious. We were on the first floor, so we also had an out side deck that over looked the river. We will be staying here again next time we pass through Gisborne.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Happy you enjoyed our facilities and our central location. Looking forward to your next stay. More

Waiheke Island, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Clean and spacious. Nice bathroom. Lovely outlook and location overlooking marina/waterway. Hostess was warm and welcoming. Short walk to a good selection of cafes/restaurants. Will be recommending to friends.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We enjoy being able to make your stay memorable. Look forward to your next visit. More

Florence, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

great view of harbour , super friendly staff , large room , modern , clean , rooms on upper floor probably best. walking distance to restaurant We were able to lock our bikes in the shed overnight . Will definitely stay again.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review for us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to you staying with us again. More

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Address: 2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010 , New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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