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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a night at this motel. The owner, Sean, was a great host. Extremely welcoming and had a very happy friendly personality. He advised us on some of the special golf courses in Nelson and was very helpful with local information. We had left some important travel information in the unit by accident and after playing a round...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 5 nights in a two room as there was four of us (2 couples). The rooms were clean and tidy and serviced everyday. Great owners, super friendly and helpful. The swimming pool was a bonus! Great location, a flat walk into town and other points of interest. We'd definitely stay here again when in Nelson.

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SW England
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since I last reviewed Kings Gate 15 months ago, it has changed ownership and the rooms have been updated. I don't know if they have all been refurbished yet though. Owners are very friendly, rooms well presented and a great improvement from my first visit.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 29, 2017

We stayed at Kingsgate motel in nelson for 4 nights. This was the best option we could have chosen for our family. Rooms were spacious, very, very clean / tidy and well appointed. Very well organised kitchen meaning we could easily cook for the kids. Comfortable big beds and obviously some upgrades have happened recently. Very nice little pool area...

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Whilst travelling through South Island we called in to see if we could get accommodation for 3 nights. We would happily have stayed longer. The new owners Sean and Ning were helpful and Sean has lots of plans to upgrade some of the units. The first night we had one of the older units, which although awaiting upgrading was very...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed December 24, 2016

I stayed twice for four nights each time. New owners and they are running the motel very very efficiently. They are very friendly and nothing was a problem.The room (stayed in the same one both times) was well appointed, clean, tidy and serviced to a high standard each day. No road noise. Very reasonably priced, and in an excellent location....

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We found our stay to be very pleasant and close to all amenities with in walking distance. We will be returning there in the future. Good value for money, with friendly owners. A great place to stay when driving from Picton to Christchurch. We found Nelson to be a beautiful small city with lots of things to see and do,...

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

We had a lovely 2 bedroom unit. It was so neat & tidy and fresh towels each day. Close to shops & food. Staff and manager were very friendly & helpful. A very enjoyable stay. Nice view from the kitchen window, stove, jug with tea and coffee, electric blankets. All you need for a lovely stay.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Good location - an easy walk into town. Buildings were a little tired but well maintained. Bathrooms and bedding all modern. Service was a little hit and miss - sometimes very helpful and friendly; other times somewhat pedantic and unwelcoming. On the whole good value.

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NZ
Reviewed July 16, 2016

This motel was extremely clean, it has been recently redecorated and bathroom revamped. The bedding was great and the lounge furniture was very comfortable. The 2 bedroom unit was very spacious. Good Wi-Fi. Close enough to walk into the city to dine. Unable to fault our stay.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
11 Self contained units comprising of 3 studio's, 4 x 1 b/r units and 4 x 2 b/r units. Situated within 5 min's walk from CBD ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kings Gate Motel

Address: 21 Trafalgar Street | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: $93 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kings Gate Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#14 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Our 2 bedroom unit was very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles jamieyoung1, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable and easy place to be”
 of 5 bubbles O612XOandrewh, Nov 4, 2015 | Read review
“Easy walk in to town. We had ground floor unit which suited us.”
 of 5 bubbles whereverarewe, Sep 29, 2015 | Read review
“We had an upstairs apartment with a balcony, nice to sit outside in the evening or early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles lynleym2013, Dec 31, 2014 | Read review
“Choose the Kings Gate Motel in Nelson. Our room was ground floor, readily accessible and great.”
 of 5 bubbles Ross58arty, Oct 9, 2014 | Read review
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