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Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had booked into this hotel as my stopover on the way to Dunedin. I noted in my booking that my ETA would be 6pm, however a mechanical issue with our ferry caused that time to be pushed out by over 5 hours. I decided to call ahead and warn of the delay. I was told that the manager would... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you so much for the massive and modern room for such a low price - lovely service from the lady at reception & huge big bed & bathroom, central location, just chuffed with the whole thing - travelling the South Island & this is the best place so far

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This motel, was right in the Main Street of town and five minutes from the ferry terminal and really convenient for catching the early morning ferry to Wellington. The lady who greeted us at reception, was so friendly, escorting us to our room and telling us about local dining options. The room was clean and cosy, basic, but with everything... More 

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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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49 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you wanted a centrally located Motel to stay in Picton, this is the place to be. I was a bit hesitant that it may be a bit noisy, but Picton is such a quiet town there was no need to worry. Was greeted with warm southern charm and was shown a very warm and comfortable room - and nothing... More 

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Thank Philip W
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was shown to my room and given the key. There was no ability to adjust the speed of the shower, just the water temperature. My shower was more like a water blasting experience. No shower gel/shampoo was provided. The bathroom was of an awkward design, like going down a passage with cubicles for basin, shower and toilet off the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We ended up staying the night in Picton as an on the spot caught out due to the sailing my daughter was coming over on was cancelled as the truck and trailer had come off the ferry that morning. When we booked in I said my daughter would have her wee dog with her and she would sleep in the... More 

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Darrell M, Manager at Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation, responded to this review

We are not animal friendly. This was explained to you upon check-in when you advised us about the animal your daughter had in her car. I showed you the "animal clause" and you understood and signed. We guarantee our guests that we will not have animals in our units as most people who have stayed in animal friendly units usually... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

After a long trip on the ferry the shuttle driver dropped us off right in front of the hotel. Kent was there to welcome us and the room was heated and ready for our one night stay. As we were hungry he suggested a restaurant just a few doors up the street. They even give a discount to his guests.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful warm welcome by Kent the owner. Lovely clean room. Everything you need. Great place to stay. Central location. ..walking distance to lots of eateries. Would definitely recommend. Maps and suggestions of what to do where appreciated.

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Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My partner and I came into Picton on a late afternoon ferry. We found our motel easily. The room had been pre-heated for us which was lovely as it was very cold! The room looked nice. The shower had great pressure. A bathroom fan would be useful or maybe an extra mirror in other room to assist with getting ready.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite on the first floor. The hotel is in walking distance of the hotel and centrally located on the main shopping and restaurant strip. The rooms were clean and neat and the kitchenette well equipped. Kent was very welcoming and friendly. He and his wife are locals and know the area well so were... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picton Accommodation Gateway Motel is situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, the Picton Accommodation Motel is nestled in the heart of Picton.Your hosts Kent and Marie extend a friendly welcome and invite you to experience the genuine southern hospitality that makes the Picton Accommodation Motel a popular location for travellers to relax and enjoy Picton activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

Address: 32 High Street, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $62 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#3 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
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