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Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

32 High Street (Main Street), Picton, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
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Ranked #3 of 16 hotels in Picton
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this motel for 4 nights during first week of school holidays. Clean average motel, no where to store clothing suitcases etc. Couple looking after motel (while owners were away) were friendly and helpful. Would recommend this Motel as an overnighter not for longer stays.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our internet booking was easy n straight forward. Reception on arrival was very helpful and welcoming with good sense of humour. The central location is quiet yet so hany to restaurants and stroll around scenic Picton harbour. Only few minutes to drive to ferry terminal. Recomend as value for money. Units are large older style but have been tasteful modern... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful stay there and hosts were very friendly. The shuttle service from the ferry terminal is great if you have a lot of bags and Kent was very helpful. Rooms are large, comfy and clean. The motel is conveniently located in the center of town and yet it's very quiet. Well, it's NZ after all. Highly recommended.

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Singapore River, Singapore
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Owners Kent & Marie were very friendly and helpful. The room we had was meant for a family of 4 and was very comfortable. In fact, it was the most stylish, clean and spacious room we had throughout our stay in New Zealand. We stayed 14 days and stayed in 11 different motels. Location was also very good and easy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night while travelling up to the North island. Good location right in the centre of Picton, ideal for getting the ferry the next morning. Comfy beds, very friendly hosts and great value, can't be faulted. Also get a free drink at a great place for breakfast which is always a bonus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great Motel Room very spacious and comfortable shower fantastic free wifi lovely Hosts very friendly and helpful location fantastic right in the middle of town Ferry Terminal 5 min away I took shuttle as I had heavy bags very nice motel so clean and updated would highly recommend for a stop over or stay the price was great... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got off the ferry with a howler spraying rain everywhere, dark, deserted streets, but was able to reason out where the hotel could be. Free off street off-street parking, the hostess slipped on heir gumboots and walked me down to the room and turned on the heater. Wind howled all night but room noise was minimal and I slept well.... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No smoke alarms! Extremely dangerous! The staff are rude and the facilities and premises are rubbish. Only stay here in desperation. Picton has other far superior motels, no paying customers deserve this dump. You have been positively warned, good luck.

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Sete, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first stay at Gateway motel on arriving in South Island was so good we returned for a night before catching the ferry back to Wellington. The rooms are comfortable and well-equipped and the couple running it put themselves out to make sure you have eveything you need.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an early morning ferry sailing and this motel was an easy short drive to the terminal. We chose the budget studio room as we just needed a bed for the night and were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the decor. We booked on line and were impressed that Marie showed us the room first to make sure... More

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Address: 32 High Street (Main Street), Picton, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
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Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
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Picton Accommodation Gateway Motel is situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, the Picton Accommodation Motel is nestled in the heart of Picton.Your hosts Kent and Marie extend a friendly welcome and invite you to experience the genuine southern hospitality that makes the Picton Accommodation Motel a popular location for travellers to relax and enjoy Picton activities. ... more   less 
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