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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

We booked into this Camp Site because we thought it was right next to the ferry terminal, this wasn’t the case it’s about 6kms away maybe a mistake by us when researching. The camp site itself is also a bit of a pain to find, you can easily miss the exit for it. The check in was Ok but the... More 

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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

Stayed here for one night after getting the ferry from the south island. It literally is just a car park with the campers packed in and no space at all outside your van to sit etc. There are 2 showers and toilets for each gender. Its OK for one night but not somewhere to spend your whole holiday. We went... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

This is not a caravan park. It is normal carpark behind the motel you can't see when arriving. Only one dirty smelly shower per gender. Total rip off at $46 per night. Not even close to 4 stars advertised. Worst caravan park on our 2 weeks driving thru NZ. Do yourself a favour and stay somewhere else.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

We didn't have a good experience staying here. The room we stayed in had a draft under the door where they was a gap between door and floor of at least 1 cm. The bed HAD roll together and the foot of the bed curled up. There was no day curtain so had no privacy from the neighbours when they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

My colleague and I ended up staying here for one night after being stranded in Wellington by flight cancellations. It was the closest hotel to the city we could get and having just stayed at the James Cook Hotel we were expecting this place to be grotty. What a pleasant surprise! Checking in was a breeze with the staff person... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011 via mobile

We stayed one night and were glad it was only one. The site for campervans/motorhomes is simply a carpark with powered sites very close together and serviced by only a couple of showers and toilets. Location is ok for a bus to the centre but next to noisy motorway. If you want convience for Wellington then go to the Waterfront... More 

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Hastings, New Zealand
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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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128 reviews 128 reviews
52 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
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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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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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*
Number of rooms: 42
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