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Portside Hotel

2 Reads Quay | PO Box 177, Gisborne, New Zealand
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Ranked #9 of 26 Hotels in Gisborne
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
RODNEYANDPAT Cheshire
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very modern apartment hotel. Excellent reception, lounge and pool area. Although we had a very good stay, would like to think that should we return the furniture may have been updated. It is rather shabby and old fashioned not in keeping with the public areas of the hotel. The property is clean and the views over the river and... More 

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Otago
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful value for money. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment which was on the second floor. It was spacious, clean and had a great view of the harbour. The location was excellent and we were able to cook a roast meal for ourselves as well as utalise the washer and dryer in the apartment. Staff were very friendly and... More 

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Sussex
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22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent facilities, with full laundry (washing machine and drier) in the room together with a fully equipped kitchen, lounge area with balcony (overlooking car park) and sofa and table within the lounge/kitchen and two chairs and table on the balcony. Good wifi and air conditioning. The Receptionist, who booked us in, certainly needed some Customer Relations training - even a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location. Rooms are clean and bright and spacious with a good layout. Staff were very helpful. Well laid out kitchen and were able to prepare meals easily. Close to restaurants and 10 minute walk to shops. Enjoyed our stay. Pool was chilly. Overall a very good feel to the hotel.

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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Very happy with our decision to stay here for two nights on our trip around the East Cape. We had a one bedroom and interconnecting studio for the children. The decor and fittings were fantastic and really comfortable. The big corner bath was fantastic. We really enjoyed the pool and watching the activities on the boats. It's not a view... More 

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Whakatane,New Zealand
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47 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

In the past we have stayed at a nice motel nearby but when the Portside Hotel was built we were attracted to it.This time we stayed in a studio unit which was well equipped except that there were no comfortable easy chairs although there was room for them. We looked at a one bedroom apartment the following day and were... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Decided to overnight in Gisborne. Picked the Portside because of the close location. Very pleasant room, view of the Carpark initially, but the air conditioning packed a sad and I was moved to a room with a view of the river and pool. Comfy Bed, good sized telly and friendly service. Would definitely stay again. Probably more on the expensive... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Portside in early January 2015. The room (premier suite) was well set up, roomy, and very comfortable. The suite was clean, and felt like a home away from home. The Portside staff were very friendly and helpful. They allowed us to check in early (we were escaping from a disastrous night at the Captain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Absolutely beautiful service and hotel. Originally I had only booked for one night but enjoyed it so much we booked a further 2 nights. The apartments are quite spacious air conditioning was perfect too. I can't find any fault with our stay. Staff were so friendly and greeted us each and every time we left and came back into the... More 

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New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My husband and I stayed at Portside for Christmas 2014 and loved it. We booked a one bedroom Premium (DeLuxe) Suite which overlooked the port. The suite was spotless with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The suite includes washing machine, dryer, iron and iron board, and even complimentary washing powder! There is a dishwasher but we didn't use... More 

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