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4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   61 Salisbury Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 16 Gisborne B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
NandV1F Bury, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Bury, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The standard of the accommodation was high and the proprietor was very helpful. Furnishings were new, room clean, with modern en suite. It may have been our failure to properly read the information prior to booking but there seemed to be a confusion as to whether this is a hotel or motel because we had anticipated there being cooking facilities... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our planned two nights in this motel turned to three as we waited for a storm to blow through. The first unit we were in was quite small, but inexpensive. The owners kindly moved us into one of the larger units because of our longer stay. Both units were clean and well-equipped, and access to the laundry was very convenient.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
32 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Motel was spotlessly clean and rooms comfortably furnished and equipped. Room was a little on small side and a bit cramped but bathroom was very spacious with huge shower area. Wi fi connection was excellent. The booking confirmation said toiletries provided but all that was provided was liquid soap dispensers at hand basin and in the shower. There was poor... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Great location, across the road from the beach and the room was vary spacious, clean and new. Friendly service, was travelling without a car so the owner gave me a ride to the bus stop in the morning.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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177 reviews 177 reviews
23 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

A great quiet location just across the road from Wainui Beach takes a lot of beating and when you add in a modern beautifully equipped kitchenette studio unit and charming staff then it cannot be beaten. With only 12 units it is ideal for those looking for a comfortable stay in Gisborne. Great value for money and well recommended.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This motel is a little way from Gisborne centre- too far to walk unfortunately. On the plus side the room was spacious with an enormous bathroom and walk in shower. The plus side for me was that it has a resident cat and as I was missing mine she was a bonus.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Perfect service at this accommodation. Lovely clean rooms which were spacious and well-resourced. Handy location to town and beaches. The owners were able to give advice and were helpful and friendly. Can't wait to go back!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Loved our stay here. Excellent service, great rooms. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We stayed here at the start and end of our cycle tour of the east cape and I would recommend it to everyone. Great location as well :) the garden suite room was huge!

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We stayed for two nights because the place was lovely. The rooms are spacious. We had a nice outdoor area with picnic table. The bathroom was great as was the shower. The motel is a 2 minute walk to the beach - no shoes required! Also the owners were nice and helpful. We will definitely stay there next time we... More

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Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Just across the road from a wonderful beach and 5 minutes to the center of town. We were in paradise. Whats more go in March and you'll get fresh passionfruit for breakfast. We stayed in a one bedroom unit at the back of the complex which had everything you need. It had a lovely outside private space with passionfruit vines... More

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Address: 61 Salisbury Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne
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Ranked #2 of 16 B&Bs / Inns in Gisborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ahi Kaa 4*
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