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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

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16-18 Churchill Street (State Highway 1), Kaikoura, New Zealand
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Florence, Italy
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48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Enormous room with amazing spacious bathroom: super clean, confortable, totally furnished with all you need starting from the kitchen,through the unlimited and fast wifi, ending with good position. Staff is absolutely friendly. Highly recommended.

1 Thank TheMontegoBay
Christchurch, New Zealand
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The best motel we had stayed in over a 12 day trip around the S.I.. Staff were very friendly and helpful, rooms were a very good size and the cleanliness was topnotch. Easy walking distance to the town and shops. Free wifi.

1 Thank rayjenk
Rajkot, India
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

The Lodge located on the highway is just a 10 min walk from Town centre. Very ideally located for all the outdoor adventure activities. Clean and comfortable. The parking is a little trying and will have to be looked into. It was child friendly and accomadative.

Thank Kikasan65
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Very clean and well appointed and spacious room. The staff were very pleasant and helpful. close to main centre of Town. The Motel ins on the main road so during the night there were a few trucks passing by that made some noise. I would go there again if traveling in the area.

Thank Dennis S
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

we stayed for two nights in a studio unit. Excellent bed, shower, free wifi and good kitchenette set up. Had everything we needed and very comfortable. Owner was very helpful with suggesting walks and location of shops etc.

1 Thank Aussie_Family_12
Witney, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Great motel, comfy and clean with a spacious room and bathroom. Only downside was our room had no natural sunlight, but that was a minor issue. The owner was friendly and helpful, and the room had good facilities.

Thank 66Firehorse
Canning Vale
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Arrived cold and wet in a driving rainstorm to a warm welcome and very comfortable room as upgraded by our host. New , clean , great location , excellent management , Kaikoura Gateway has to be first choice in Kaikoura

1 Thank O5953SKrobertr
White Rock, Canada
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256 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The motel is fairly central in the town providing easy access to all the sites. The spacious room was a one bedroom with a comfy bed. There are minimal kitchen utensils but enough for a couple. Very clean and well organized. Our room was on the same side as the main road so there was traffic noise but not too... More 

1 Thank David U
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Used TA to help select this privately owned motel. Conveniently located to all the activities in the area. We had a two bedroom apt. with a queen and two twin beds. The living room was large with a full kitchen, couch, table and chairs, The bathroom was contemporary with a good shower, The unit was SPOTLESS and probably one of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

This was a well designed motel just up the hill from the Main Street and in easy walking distance of bars, cafes and shops. All rooms had outside sitting areas although they competed rather with the parking spaces, so not particularly picturesque. Our unit had a large main room with double bed , table, easy chairs, tv and well equipped... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Churchill Street (State Highway 1), Kaikoura, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: $96 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
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