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Capital Gateway Motor Inn

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   1 Newlands Road, Newlands | Newlands, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
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Ranked #39 of 50 hotels in Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hastings, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2011

Units were not as good as pictured on website. Very cold, uninviting rooms. Only 2 little heaters that dont heat nothing! Being In Wellington, you need proper heating. Microwave, stove hobbs and electric blanket did not work! However, good showers! No wifi in units.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

What a great place for a small business meeitng or conference. Great Staff and Judy was sooooo asommodating throughout all my emails and phonecalls and just amazing to us on arrival and throughout our stay. We arrived and kitchen was closed, they still cooked for us. I was poured an extra large wine as tired and so happy to arrive... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2011

We stayed 2 nights, Saturday (final of rugby 7s) & Sunday. Chose location so we could get to ferry easily on a Monday morning: ferry is 6.5km away, easy drive. Reception was friendly on arrival, gave us milk & cookies, but did not show us to our room (as had been the case at previous motels we'd stayed at). Had... More

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London, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2011

Comfortable base located by main road into city. We did not use the car whilst in Wellington as there was a bus stop by the driveway which we used to go into city centre. Convenient 10 minutes drive to the Interislander ferry. Was in Wellington over Rugby 7's weekend, crowded but fun.

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London, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2011

This campervan park is actually the car park of a motel on the northern outskirts of the city. Adjacent to the motorway and under the flight path for the airport (no flights at night), there are some 30 tarmacked parking spaces behind the motel. Each site has power but there is only one water point adjacent to the dump. Cooking... More

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2011

Out of all the motels we stayed in this was our least favourite. The staff at reception took a while to acknowledge my arrival and when they did it was very matter of fact and not particularly welcoming. They did not show us to our room as all other motel owners had, but this was not a big problem. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2010

We were in a backpacker van and this place was the cheapest in the vacinity, plus it is 5 minutes from the ferrys. It is true that it is just a carpark, with a small litchen and and few showers and toilets but there is amble time to get that all done. It does provide a kitchen service and power,... More

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51 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2010

I should have known after the 'cool' response to my phone call to book a spot for our motorhome. We were met with the same lack of care at reception, but then it was too late to change our minds. 31 campervans sharing a bitumen carpark and just 1 toilet and 1 shower plus a combo wheelchair friendly toilet and... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2010

we stayed here one night on the way to the Interislander ferry. The rooms are spacious and clean and the staff are very helpful. We had a meal in the restaurant and can recommend it to anyone, the quality was excellent and the portions were good.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

You will be lucky if someone doesnt run into the back of you when pulling into here, but other than that we found it clean and roomy for our single night stay.

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Address: 1 Newlands Road, Newlands | Newlands, Wellington 6037, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Capital Gateway Motor Inn 4*
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