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Pacific Harbour Motor Inn

Gisborne, New Zealand
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Ranked #10 of 26 Hotels in Gisborne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hastings
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here about 3 years ago and despite extensive research looking for an alternative, i kept coming back to this place. The reviews were still all excellent so decided to stay here again. Large, light, clean room with everything we needed for two nights and within walking distance to many bars, restaurants and shops, we were not disappointed. Great price... More 

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Wilmslow Cheshire
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46 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had the pleasure of staying two nights in room no 14 and can honestly say it was the best room we have stayed in so far in North Island. The situation re access to the town and beach are both within ten minutes walk of the motel. The room was situated on the first floor and was in excellent... More 

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Wairarapa
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Truly a home away from home. Location is within walking distance to shops and restaurants and the river provides an opportunity for a leisurely stroll or to sit and watch rowing. Room and facilities were very clean and comfortable and staff were very helpful and friendly. Will return again and definitely recommend this to others.

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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Only stayed for one night and the weather was awful but the owners were excellent. We had electric blankets in the room. The room was clean and well equipped and the wifi quick. We would recommend this to anyone looking for a restful night stay.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This place is dead easy to find when entering Gisborne from any direction. It sits neatly on the river and within easy walking distance of the city centre and all the attractions the city has to offer. The motel is scrupulously clean and the staff wonderfully friendly, even to the point of offering a room upgrade without having to ask.... More 

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Oxford, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Quiet place to stay within easy walking to restaurants & river walkway. Very Clean room & bathroom, well laid out & good Wifi. Good laundry facilities that were easy to use. Very helpful with information on medical facilities due to needing to see a doctor.

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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

This is a good place for a two night stay - the studio room was large, clean and well equipped. The only downside was the very poor water pressure and tepid water in the shower on the second night. The motel is close to the city centre (two blocks) and overlooks the harbour. Wifi is reliable and free (good limit... More 

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Napier
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

This motel has been our place to stay during our work visits. We have been well looked after by the hosts, and the rooms are always clean and comfortable. We have stayed in almost every type of room and all have been spacious. Breakfast is excellent. Great location..close to Ussco bar and cafe for a great meal. Enjoyed walking along... More 

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Auckland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed here 2 nights. This is a two level motel so if you can't do stairs then request lower floor. Didn't worry us though. What did concern us was; Grrr...there was no luggage rack (not even a fold out one). There was no hand towel in bathroom (I like to take this to use in the kitchen as I'm not... More 

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Goolwa, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night in September and found it to be clean, comfortable and within walking distance to the local hotel where we had dinner. The studio room was a good size, nice kitchenette, comfortable bed with a nice view of the harbour from the balcony. We were on the first floor, and I did appreciate being... More 

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