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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this motel now twice and will do so still many more times in the future. It is slightly out of town which is great. Rooms are very comfortable, has everything you need and is very clean. Service is excellent and one just want to stay longer. The last visit we order some breakfast and it was as... More 

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Thank C-S B
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi C-S B Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed both your stay's with us and found your room comfortable and clean and that you enjoyed your breakfast also! It is a real pleasure to host repeat guests and we thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the point of making an online reservation to our departure, we felt comfortable and at ease due to the warm and friendly nature of Hamish and Kate. We arrived on a rainy day and instantly Hamish's kind and quick processing of our check in helped us to settle in to our warm room. The room was spacious and clean,... More 

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Thank annchand1
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi annchand1 Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted you felt we offered warmest hospitality and comfortable accommodation! For future reference when booking next time, our larger one bedroom units are the ones with kitchen facilities and include a kitchen sink. The smaller studio units as you were in, do not. However, our housekeepers will replace any... More 

Kansas
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78 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We had a wonderful, spacious and clean room. Our host was incredibly informative about the local wineries and fine restaurants in the region and he spent a lot of his time helping us plan the rest of our road trip in New Zealand. I loved this hotel!

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Thank Strangemagick
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Strangemagick Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted you loved our motel! It was a real pleasure to host you both and we were very happy to be able to help in that small way with your plans for the remainder of your trip. We always love overseas visitors to see the best of what we... More 

Greater Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night and would liked to stay longer, hosts very friendly and helpful and helpful with advice and directions, unit good size and well equipped, nice and clean and quiet, just 5 mins drive out of CBD

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Thank Loza351
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Loza351 Thank you very much for your review. We are always happy to hear when a guest has enjoyed their stay and would have liked to stay longer! :) Thanks again. Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

Papamoa, New Zealand
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130 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been here before and it's like it's had a total revamp. Given our keys and what a suprise when we opened the door. Great sized room with a king size bed which looked so inviting. Lots of space and a flat screen on the wall with all the channels and even a playstation 😜. Small dog a small... More 

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Thank daibach999
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Daibach999 Thank you very much for your detailed review. It is rewarding to hear of your surprise at the "revamp" our motel has undergone since you last stayed with us. Once again, we thank you for taking the time to share your impressions. It was a pleasure to have you return and we do hope you will again in... More 

Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

It was me & my partners first time in Gisborne & we were confused about where to stay upon checking Tripadvisor we came across the Motel Oasis. What an Oasis it was to rest our weary heads here, full of creature comforts, Kate & Hamish were so accommodating. Beds were made fresh every day, towels changed & room tidied. All... More 

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Thank HaynesWhanau
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Patrick Thanks so much for your review. It was a pleasure to host you and we are very happy you had a comfortable stay and enjoyed what we have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you both back again next time! Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

There are three important factors to a good nights sleep for me. Quiet, comfy bed and good pillows. Motel Oasis have met all of these needs really well. This was probably the best nights sleep I have had in a motel in quite a while. The room is clean and tidy and the owners are very friendly.

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Thank Shan-nz20
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Shan-nz20 Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted we met all your needs and that you had such a good nights sleep! We look forward to seeing you again next time. Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

The room was nice and clean ,looked recently updated. Everything you needed to make your overnight stay, staff were very friendly and pleasant. Would recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay .A little bit out of town but nice and quiet, not to far to restaurants and cafes nearby.

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Thank pdmac653
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi pdmac653 Thank you very much for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and would recommend us. Thank you for choosing Motel Oasis to stay, it was a pleasure to host you. Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

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Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

My family and I travel a lot around New Zealand and this Motel has been the best so far. It suits all my families needs as there is a game consol in our room with a great selection of games, a library of movies and sky TV. Perfect for keeping the kids entertained during the rainy season. The kitchen is... More 

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Thank ashyc2016
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Ashyc Thank you very much for your review. We are so happy to hear you think Motel Oasis is the best motel you've stayed in on your extensive travels and that you appreciated the comfort of your room and our facilities. Thanks again for your high recommendations! Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

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8 reviews
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

On arrival staff very friendly and helpful. We got that premium king room with spa bath. Great value for money. Spacious modern rooms with Beach feel. Very clean well-designed rooms. Spa bath worked a treat after a long day driving. Heat pump in room was a nice touch along with espresso machine. Would definitely recommend great value and very friendly... More 

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Thank Katy H
Kate D, Owner at Motel Oasis, responded to this review

Hi Katy Thanks so much for your review. We are delighted you found Motel Oasis peaceful and great value for money and that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the summer when you come back to enjoy the pool! :) Kind regards Hamish & Kate More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Motel Oasis was recently refurbished into an elegant Sanctuary on the outskirts of Gisborne, only minutes away from Sponge Bay Beach and Wainui Beach. The ideal getaway spot! Beautiful landscaped gardens & solar-heated swimming pool surrounded by 15 stylish ground-floor air-conditioned units with FREE Unlimited Wireless Internet, 10 channel SKY, DVD player/Playstation (FREE library of 300+ movies/games), Microwave, Fridge, Kettle, Iron & Board, Hair-dryer, Heat Pumps/Electric Blankets. Secure FREE PARKING, FREE Bicycles, Scooters, FREE Laundry Facilities. We have wheelchair-friendly rooms, as well as family suites and studios. Conference room. Our staff will ensure you get the best time in our beautiful Motel and in Gisborne in general. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Oasis

Address: 5 Sponge Bay Road | Tamarau, Gisborne, New Zealand (Formerly Sponge Bay Motor Inn)
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: $75 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Motel Oasis 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Best spacious room we stayed in was the queen bed with spa bath.”
 of 5 bubbles annchand1, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose one with spa bath. Well worth it”
 of 5 bubbles V9663MTdebbiem, Jul 14, 2016 | Read review
“easy accessibility, privacy, lovely clean rooms”
 of 5 bubbles AliCheesman, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“Lovely pool in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles anonF338IA, Apr 30, 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room away from the main road which borders the motel”
 of 5 bubbles annac1950204, Mar 12, 2016 | Read review
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