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Southgate Motor Inn

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Reviewed January 31, 2016

I rang to see if they could accommodate me at short notice as I was going to visit my brother in hospital for a few days. Southgate is situated across the road from the hospital, so I didn't need a car and could duck back for a coffee anytime. Frequent buses from outside the hospital into city centre if needed....

Thank annme
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place to stay! So close to Wellington Hospital. The owners were amazing, and so helpful. Would thoroughly recommend without hesitation. The units are bright and airy, perfect if you have someone ill in hospital.

Thank Peter T
Picton, New Zealand
Reviewed November 1, 2015

We stayed here while my father was in hospital and the owners went out of their way to look after us. The room was modern, clean, warm and quiet. Just across the road to the hospital and down the road from restaurants and supermarkets. They let us book without a deposit, found us a room over a busy weekend and...

Thank Madventure_13
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Our room was comfortable if a little dated with the brown and beige décor. The pot with cigarette buts outside our bedroom window on the balcony was a real disappointment as we are non smokers and I would suggest to the hosts that if they are providing this, then it needs to be emptied of dirty buts. We ventilated the...

Thank HellieSpice
Reviewed October 15, 2015

I can't recommend this motel enough! Stayed here while my mother was in intensive care in hospital, and the hosts couldn't have been more helpful. They went out of their way to make our stay as stress-free as possible, arranging our accommodation elsewhere on a couple of nights when theyhad no vacancies, and even helped us move. They even made...

Thank Thwaitress
Kapiti Coast, New Zealand
Reviewed August 11, 2015

while my husband has been in hospital I have stayed twice at Southgate motor inn, owners and staff really friendly, and helpful. I felt very safe staying here on my own, and would highly recommend to anyone .

2Thank barb1958859
Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very pleased with the accommodation during my 5 day stay. The motor in is located very conveniently, with short walks to supermarkets and also to many great eateries in Newtown. The staff have always been friendly and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. The rooms are cleaned everyday, which has exceeded my expectations considering it is a motel, not...

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed July 12, 2015

Stayed here on business. My experience can be summarised as follows: 1) Cleanliness: poor. Cleaning ladies dragged a cloth between items and shoved things into corners. A coffee stain on the floor of the kitchenette, small but easily visible, was not removed during a whole week-long stay. 2) TV small and in an awkward corner. 3) Wifi very slow and...

2Thank Fourwelshtravellers
New Zealand
Reviewed May 26, 2015

We have stayed here a number of times. We have to make regular visits to Wellington Hospital with our son. The Inn is close to the hospital (less than 2 minutes walk), clean, quiet and within range of a really good selection of restaurants. It is always spotless, warm and well kept with great, friendly management. Having travelled all over...

1Thank Paul S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed March 22, 2015

I spent a night at the Southgate Motor Lodge on Saturday as I had a course over the weekend at the University of Otago over the road. I had a very comfortable unit overlooking the hospital. The location of the unit was perfect for me. I didn't make it into the city centre this visit but the Lodge is in...

1Thank ChchMichele
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Southgate Motor Inn

Address: 70-72 Riddiford Street, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: $135 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southgate Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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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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“Rooms are spacious and easy for anyone with limited movement.”
  • Bathroom. Shower to the left. No door step, easily accessible.
  • Ironing items.
  • Sorry about the messy luggage! :) TV in the corner, comfy chairs.
  • Kitchenette. The tall cupboard to the right has the clothes hangers and ironing items.
  • Kitchenette.
  • Small balcony, sofa, dining group.
  • Kitchenette.
eevis77, Sep 12, 2016 | Read review
“Room 307 has a spa bath (I don't know if every room does)”
girlonadventure, Jul 11, 2016 | Read review
“view facing road was really good”
NZKIWINewZealand, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the inside are quieter, and all rooms have balconies for more space.”
mbacawley, Mar 5, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are quieter but have no view”
Madventure_13, Nov 1, 2015 | Read review
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