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Esplanade Motels

35 Railway Esplanade, Gore 9710, New Zealand
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Gore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Brilliant find in Gore. Priced a little higher than I would have liked for a country town but quality and cleanliness second to none. Gill was a good host. We cooked a meal there and an extractor fan for the kitchen would have been a bonus, instead of leaving the door open to the winter air.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Just let me tell you my story, because everything has already been written about Esplanade Motels which is one of the coolest place in Gore Town. Everyone say 'Excellent' and 'Fantastic' on TripAdvisor pages. I would even add the fact that not only the place is clean, lovely decorated, friendly Hosts, but there is two sides of the coin; the... More

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the motel for about 3 weeks. Jack & Gillian could not have been better hosts. Nothing was too much trouble, they even moved us into a bigger room at no extra charge as we had so much luggage having moved to NZ from the UK just 2weeks prior. Gillian's local knowledge is fantastic. The rooms were very... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The rooms were very spacious & we were impressed with the cleanliness. They had all the necessary things & in good order. Shower pressure was OK but the doors were a bit wonky. Kitchen was good & there were plenty of plates etc. My partner & I have stayed in a lot of hotels/motels & it is always nice when... More

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Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

What a neat place to stay and such warm and caring hosts. Due to a sudden and serious illness with one of our party our lives were turned upside down. Thanks to Gilliam and Jack for taking care of their partner till we could get someone there to be with her. Our hosts were very welcoming and the motel was... More

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19 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We enjoyed this spacious 2 bedroom motel with our family as it was very clean, well equipped, easy parking right in front of your room, heaters in the room and comfortable bed. The staff was friendly and helpful in suggesting a resturaunt and our room was around back of the motel off the street and so it was very quiet.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Was glad to arrive to this motel & see it had full cooking facilities. Something many motels are missing these days. Nice to have a separate bedroom from kitchen as well. Room was clean & tidy the hosts were very nice too. Only downfall is the room was a bit noisy being right beside the main road & railway line.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

In December 2013 I travelled with my Mother-in-Law from London to visit my son who is working on a farm outside Gore on a gap year. As we were unable to stay with him, we wanted a cosy home from home situation and we found exactly that at the Esplanade Motel just outside Gore. The accommodation was of the highest... More

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York, United Kingdom
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86 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

On main road out of Gore towards Dunedin so not difficult to find. Hosts very welcoming and helpful. Takes 10 minutes to walk down the road to the river bridge next to the centre, a bit longer along the pleasant riverside path. Very spacious two bedroom unit allocated, despite only travelling as a couple, so it felt like a flat,... More

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Caloundra, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

We recently attended a wedding in Gore and family members were staying at Esplanade Motels. We were travelling in a campervan and the owners allowed us to park at the motel and use the facilities of a family members unit. We were very fortunate to be supplied fresh towels each day and we were charged a very modest fee for... More

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Address: 35 Railway Esplanade, Gore 9710, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Gore
Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Gore
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