We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hicks Bay Motel Lodge

Traveler (67)
Room & Suite (23)
Pool & Beach (6)
Overview
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Kitchenette
3 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
Jan 27Jan 28
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 9 partner sites to see rooms from $69.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Gisborne hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "4121bae394f64390a60e5c5da784da5a", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":648371,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[69108640],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":27,"month":1,"year":2019},"checkout":{"day":28,"month":1,"year":2019},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":83,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"4121bae394f64390a60e5c5da784da5a","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":83,"lowestMetaPrice":69,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":83,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":83,"lowestMetaPrice":69,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":83,"hotelName":"Hicks Bay Motel Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjQxMjFiYWUzOTRmNjQzOTBhNjBlNWM1ZGE3ODRkYTVhIiwiQUlLIjoiMzQ3YzdkYTM0NDk0NDZiZjk5NTlmNmI4N2RmMTIyOTAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "01/27/2019", "checkOut": "01/28/2019", "lowestPrice": "$69", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"69108640":"Expedia"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (337)
Filter reviews
326 results
Traveler rating
31
110
103
55
27
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
31
110
103
55
27
Show reviews that mention
All reviews glow worms te araroa east cape lighthouse stunning views lovely spot kitchenette
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 326 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some guests and cars were upmarket so they were only there because there's nowhere else to stay nearby. Friendly service. Rooms dated and tired. No WiFi tiny TV. But stunning views and a pool used by some guests. 30 min steep walk to beach. As...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank grayburgtravel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much good to say about this place. Here are some of the items that need attention: - walls so thin you can listen to conversations in the next room. - communal kitchen is so embarrassing they don’t tell you about it, it is hidden...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank classicchch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 20+ stayed for a couple of nights this was well and truely booked before hand. On arrival we were given our keys. My friend and I walked into a room that wasn’t cleaned we were greeted with a bed with bloody sheets...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank G474YScraigw
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We were two couples and stayed in a one bedroom motel unit? Yes it might be 60s but it had kiwiana character and was spotlessly clean with gleaming stainless steel, comfortable beds and friendly helpful staff. Our restaurant meal was excellent and although one red...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank GizzySue
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

When driving up the road from Hicks Bay itself, one wonders where the hell are we going to!!!!! One passes on the left several old caravans and NZ sleep outs, inhabited by very hippy, flower power people. Don’t despair carry on to where you can...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank Ian-R-Bray-JP
View more reviews
About
Description
...where the morning sun first meets the horizon...1960s Kiwiana - defining what it is to be Kiwi. Set on a 14 acre bluff, 250 meters above sea level, in historic and botanical protected -- More unspoiled -- countryside. where peace and tranquility abound. Overlooking the beautiful Hicks Bay Waterways 40 rooms with 175 person total capacity. AMENITIES. Outdoor Swimming Pool. Bush walks. Restaurant -- 60 person seating capacity. Breakfast and Dinner prepared by Maori chef with freshly prepared sauces, vegetables - served homestyle. Shop and Bottle Store. Internet access, Payphone, and Guest laundry. Playground and Pool Table. Glowworm Grotto and Rock Fishing. East Cape Maritime Lighthouse accessible to the public, 35km.Located midway between Opotiki and Gisborne on the Pacific Coast Highway. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
$81 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hicks Bay Hotel Gisborne
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
$81 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hicks Bay Hotel Gisborne
Location
New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Photos
Traveler (67)
Room & Suite (23)
Pool & Beach (6)
Dining (2)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 26 nearby hotels
Oceanside Apartments
35 reviews
18.76 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 95 nearby restaurants
East Cape Manuka Company Cafe
35 reviews
3.05 miles away
Hati Nati Cafe
11 reviews
20.26 miles away
Kitchen khaos
25 reviews
23.07 miles away
Cafe 35
22 reviews
36.75 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 43 nearby attractions
Hicks Bay Wharf
7 reviews
2.24 miles away
East Cape Lighthouse
249 reviews
9.26 miles away
Christ Church Raukokore
37 reviews
23.29 miles away
Saint Mary's Church
19 reviews
12.28 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hicks Bay Motel Lodge staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Room with a view and deck. Very happy with the one bedroom motel unit."
GizzySue
Nov 13, 2018
Read review
"budget room no cooking facility in room what-so ever you need to share with everyone in this class."
ianh969
Apr 21, 2018
Read review
"Remember the old adage - you get what you pay for."
Z9321NBbarbarac
Apr 15, 2018
Read review
"Just keep on driving."
trotts555
Apr 4, 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing