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Kings Gate Motel

4.5 of 5
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21 Trafalgar Street, | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Manchester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at this privately owned motel which naturally had parking and took a 1 bedroom apartment, comprising: Separate double bedroom, comfy bed and quality linen. Wardrobe was small and housed an iron and board. Reasonably sized living area with TV, sofa, small dining table and small single bed. Basic but well equipped kitchenette, tea & coffee plus fresh milk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

First time for me in Nelson and a nice break from staying in a chain motel. Friendly staff, very clean and well equipped rooms. Short walk to town or restaurants. Will definitely stay here again if I get back to NZ.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

An older style motel that has been partially renovated. Living suite was really nice, had a functional kitchenette off the livibg area. An older bathroom was clean enough and served the purpose. We would stay there again if we were in the area.

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Kingsgatemotel, Owner at Kings Gate Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are in the process of renewing the bathrooms and look forward to seeing you again More 

Noosa Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We didn't make a booking, just turned up in town with expectations of finding motels with vacancies. Despite being NZ school holidays, there were plenty of attractive looking options along the main road in to town. We stopped at Kings Gate for no real reason, although we did read about it in the AA guide book. The owner offered a... More 

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Orange, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Deb was at reception to welcomeus to Nelson amd show is to our room. With free unlimited wifi, central location comfortable beds we felt at home. With the added bonus of a spa bath and cheap laundry facilities we could not fault this motel.

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1 Thank Ben W
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

First time coming to this place. friendly couple, well equipped kitchen, clean bathroom, comfortable bed,warm, nice simple furnishings, ..... Free wifi, spacious, quiet....recommended. Clean, clean, clean...

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My family group of 5 had a very pleasant 2 night stay here in early April. We found the motel to be very clean and comfortable, and in a great location.......easy walk to tourist information centre, stores and groceries, but still very quiet. The unit was well appointed and furnished.....good quality carpets and bed linen and a well-equipped kitchen. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Very nice and clean unit. All the basic needs provided. Cleaned during the day with fresh towels. Also just a short stroll into city centre. Family and I enjoyed the stay and owner was extremely helpful and very cool.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We arrived late into Nelson, being about 9:00pm and were left with very little choice in town. So we were grateful to find a room. Our room was a very tired looking set up, including the bathroom. BUT WORSE, the mattress had a unacceptable smell to it. Given the price of NZD160 for the night, it was just not good... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We chose this hotel for a one night stay and were sorry we weren't staying longer. The room was spacious, very well equipped and comfortable - very comfy bed. The town centre was a short walk away. We would definitely stay here again.

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