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Gateway Motor Inn

Certificate of Excellence
290 High Street | Solway, Masterton 5810, New Zealand
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Palmerston, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you want top accomodation, incredibly friendly and welcoming hosts and a real relaxing environment. It is also in a top location. We dined in and had a beautiful Salmon meal with excellent wine and delicious dessert. We were even given Italian plunger coffee to take to our room afterwards. To top the stay... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ollie, Thank you for your positive feedback :) We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lovely foreign gentleman at the front desk really made the difference! Very attentive and has exceptional customer service skills! The shower was so amazing, I made sure to have two during my short stay! The decor is very classy and inviting, I made good use of it while having drinks brought to me! 😍 Beds could definitely be plumper... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Guest Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Lockies, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We found the Gateway on Trip Adviser. The manager Johan was friendly and helpful on the phone and even more so on arrival. We chose a 2 room suite for our family of 4. The suite was a very generous size and had cooking facilities. It was cold outside and actually snowed for a while, the rooms were warm and... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mr Lockie, Thank you for your positive feedback. It was an pleasure and honour to be off service to you and your family. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway Motor Inn More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

great amazing very family friendly will be returning stunning great room friendly staff they go above and beyond to help and make you feel welcome great food lovely fire place and awesome bar great dining

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Fiona, Thanks for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Lovely room, spacious and clean. Welcoming staff who quickly sorted the issue with wanting two beds! Great find. The entrance area is lovely. Staff were really helpful and even provided fresh milk. Will revisit if in the area.

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Janet, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Hastings, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Travelling from Wellington by car and it was getting really late, pouring with rain, tired I saw the Gateway Boutique Hotel. Drove in, when to the door, it was locked, and it looked like the office was closed. I decided to ring the bell. A gentleman finally came out to greet me. What a relief to see someone and to... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Ollie, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

From the outside you don't expect the lovely level of quality once you walk in the door. The only thing missing was a buzzing of activity of customers... Sanjay and his wife's level of customer service take this place from "just a reasonable country place" to something beyond the usual expexctation that i would definitely come back for. The welcome... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Dhyana, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We are a young couple visiting North Island,NZ for few days. Our First night stay was in this lovely hotel which we really cherished. The friendly receptionist gave us a very warm welcome and he was very kind to provide a new microwave although our booked room hasn't had one. The room was very comfy & well furnished. Bathroom maintenance... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Seetharam, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stayed here two nights ago as we could not get into the Solway - well now we will never go back to Solway as this was so much better! The friendly staff were more than happy to help out with anything and the rooms were lovely. Everything was spotless. We got to choose our checkout time even so we... More 

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GatewayInnNZ, Public Relations Manager at Gateway Motor Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mel, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My son and I stayed here a couple of weeks ago for a wedding nearby - the rooms are beautiful, bathrooms with high quality fittings, and a little kitchenette, immaculately presented and fabulous service. Nothing is too much trouble, from late hearty breakfast, to giving us a space to get changed in before our room was ready. Highly recommended -... More 

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Hi, Thank you for your positive feedback. We take great pride in our place and expect each guest to leave with happy memories. Hope to see you again in the future. Management Gateway MotorInn More 

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