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Rotorua, New Zealand
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely greeting and service on arrival, room well presented, recently refurbished room with a queen and single so comfy for our 3 member family. The bathroom and room were clean and well presented, the bathroom snug and the shower head too low for me at 6ft, had to squat to wash head and face. Overall a neat and tidy place... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This is not the flashest of places, however the decor has been modernised. The varnished paintwork could do with being painted to lighten it up and the bathroom could use an update, but overall, for what we paid, it was value for money. There is a McDonalds across the road.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We stayed one night at this motel recently. We stayed in a studio unit which was very clean and modern. Had a toaster, kettle, crockery, cutlery etc so we could sort our own breakfast easily. The shower had great pressure for a motel shower. Owner was really lovely. Would definitely stay again. Excellent value.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I was there for 2 weeks, found the rooms very clean and the staff friendly. Even though I was there for work, I would have no hesitation in staying there if I was there on holidays. The room had everything I needed to make my stay very comfortable. The shower was always hot and the heater worked well. Having the... More 

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Ulladulla, Australia
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83 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This unit was a little disappointing for us. Noisy even though some double glazing was in evidence. Bad TV reception. Kitchenette was rather compact. Maybe we expect too much but rate rate this as a lesser motel within its category. A McDonalds is within easy walk.

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Thank Alex W
Auckland
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16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have a new favourite motel for Wanganui my usual was nice (and booked out when I needed a place at short notice) but this place is perfect. Great price and super clean and easy to get to, staff are friendly and happy to help. Showers are really roomy beds are medium-firm and lots of pillows and decor is all... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Friendly welcome at reception, lovely renovations to the property. There are some very new units too - I'll try one of those next time I'm in Wanganui. I found the unit was very clean. These are renovated - probably ex-1970s but very contemporary now. Comfy at an excellent price. The only quirk is SKY TV. All but one movie channel... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We booked the 2 bedroom unit, and it was fine for us. Liked the leather ezi-chairs, not quite lazy-boys but close enough! Our room was at the end where the trucks tend to park, but to be honest we didn't hear them leave. Our trip was only for a few days, but we were made to feel welcome by the... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We hadnt booked the Gateway, just turned up looking for a room. The reception was welcoming. The room was nice, clean and modern and the bed very comfortable. A couple of nice touches were chilled water in glass bottles in the fridge and the milk was delivered in a pretty china jug rather than the carton. For a well priced... More 

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Arrowtown, New Zealand
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Good Clean Comfortable, Warm Unit, only problem bathroom very small. There was four of us staying for one night in two bedroom unit, which was ok. Would recommend this accommodation to any other travellers, wishing to stay there,not too far from the restaurants, as Wanganui is quite easy to travel around.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: Cnr Southern Motorway & Heads Rd, Whanganui 4501, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > North Island > Manawatu-Wanganui Region > Whanganui
Price Range: $69 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 9
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