We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 26 Gisborne hotels

Portside Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Reads Quay | PO Box 177, Gisborne, New Zealand
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Portside Hotel to your Saves list
Portside Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Ranked #13 of 26 Hotels in Gisborne
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
tri22506 Durham, United Kingdom
Write a Review

114 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (43)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Durham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights in a room with kitchen and balcony.large, clean and good central location.has a pool but did not use.very friendly helpful staff.comfy bed and well equipped kitchen.would certainly recommend to variety of travellers

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the amenities you could want, only a short stroll into town, stayed port side and didn't hear any noise. Very comfy would definitely recommend. Heidi the receptionist was excellent. The only thing letting it down is no onsite restaurant, feels more like an apartment block, but very close to restaurants and cafes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paradise Point
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is not a resort style accommodation and merely fantastic for a short stop over. Very modern and clean with friendly staff. We stayed in a two bedroom unit to house our family of four and it's large and comfortable. It has laundry facilities which was used and very welcomed by our family who was on a driving holiday. The... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hastings, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I regularly stay at the Portside for work. One bedroom city side. Overlooks a car park, but means no port noise. Kitchen is satisfactory. Super clean and room is up to date furniture. Beds and pillows are very comfy and bathroom is lovely. Entrance might be hard to find if you don't know your way around. Staff are very helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

and my room had terrible views across a car park. Nice touches are missing such as a suitcase stand and large mirror. overall feels more like an apartment blading with no bar or restaurant visible anywhere. location is central, but I would not stay there again as it has no atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Omokoroa Beach, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Given the choice of up market accomodation in Gisborne is farily limited to say the least. This would easily be the pick of a fairly average bunch. Tucked away on the Portside of town you could be forgiven for getting lost trying to find the entrance, as its not very easily found. The result of having to fit a Hotel... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palmerston North
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
40 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Have stayed here before for work but not as a holiday maker. This is quite an upmarket hotel for its location in Gisborne. Check in was prompt and we were advised that we had been upgraded to a premium room. Although the room was on the third floor the view was out over at the logging wharf not what we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We booked a long weekend stay at Portside Hotel for a discovery weekend in Gisborne. Great location - handy to walk to and from the City Centre, and nearby dockland where there were a selection of restaurants and plenty to watch the world go by! Our room was super comfortable - large, clean, tidy and the Queensized bed was oh... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
New Plymouth, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Best part of our stay here was the balcony & view from our room. Service was poor, tv reception was poor, room was very small & overpriced, cleaner walked into room without even knocking 1st & before we checked out & there was NO compendium folder in room which should be a must for all visitors new to the area,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Shore City, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
25 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We had seen this place when it was newly built and we always intended to stay there one day so we spent five nights in a 3rd floor apartment with a harbour view. Loved the kitchen and bathroom, thought the lounge and bedroom furniture starting to look a little tired but it was comfortable and relaxing and, despite the logging... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Portside Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Portside Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Portside Hotel

Address: 2 Reads Quay | PO Box 177, Gisborne, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Portside Hotel 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Orbitz, Agoda, Tingo, HotelsClick, Despegar.com, Odigeo and Hotels.com so you can book your Portside Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Portside Hotel Gisborne

26 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (27)
Room/suite (7)
View from room (3)
Hotel & grounds (5)
Pool/beach area (4)
Bathroom (1)
Dining (1)
Other (6)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in Gisborne with
any amenities