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Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrive quite late in the evening and the lady owner was so lovely and helpful. We book a family room as we had our daughter and granddaughter with us and it was very roomy for what we needed. It was very warm and the beds were so comfortable we didn't want to get up the next morning. Had had... More 

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Waimate, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and helpful owners. Stayed with the same sports group as countrykids-2 for a recent tournament. The use of their van was completely unexpected but made getting to and from sports venue a breeze having 18 of us stay. The owners also let us return for showers in 3 of the rooms well after checkout time. We will be... More 

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JackandGillian, Owner at Esplanade Motels, responded to this review

We enjoy having teams to stay and like to be as helpful as possible. The use of the van, and allowing teams to come back for showers, are just small ways we can make life easier for teams. Our large unit with quantity cooking facilities, and an area for teams to gather, are also appreciated by many groups. Hopefully you... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful friendly and accommodating owners . Stayed with a group on a sports trip . Upgraded to lovely renovated unit . Discounted Group price offered to the team , plus the use of the owners van for transport . The owner couldn't have done more to make our stay great . Don't look anywhere else for a group booking this... More 

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JackandGillian, Owner at Esplanade Motels, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your stay. We enjoyed having the basketball teams to stay and hope they enjoyed the hospitality of Gore. Yes, we enjoy having teams to stay, especially as we have such a great facility in Unit 10. Hopefully they will return next year for the tournament. Cheers Gillian More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Spent one night there in a lovely two bedroom unit. Totally appreciated the recliner chairs after a long days drive ! Unit had everything we needed (and more) and we all slept very well. Hosts were fantastic and we were grateful for the hospitality and thoughtfulness. Would absolutely recommend a stay at the Esplanade and would happily stay there again... More 

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Napier, New Zealand
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90 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

While this motel was on the main road, we could hear very little road noise (we were in the third unit from the road). Our two-bedroom unit was very clean and comfortable. The lounge had two very comfortable lazy-boy chairs, however made the lounge/dining area very cramped. We had free Wi-Fi, but unfortunately the signal strength was weak and kept... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Our Unit was excellent, spotlessly clean, a really comfortable bed, and with all the amenities you could wish for. Great location, very quiet and close to the township. The owners were very helpful and could not have been more friendly. We spent two nights here and left wishing we had stayed another.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Stayed overnight here on a work trip and was thankful I got to stay in a place with such friendly staff! The rooms are modern with well thought-out furniture choices , the bathrooms are disability friendly and it feels like home some-what. The lounge is spacious and even had breakfast brought to us in the morning! To make things even... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Gillian and Jack provided us with everything we needed. Gillian was very knowledgeable and communication before and during our stay was perfect. The place was super clean, tidy and cosy. We were surprised by its spaciousness and would definitely stay again! Highly recommended and hard to beat! Thanks again!

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JackandGillian, Owner at Esplanade Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are heartened to read such lovely comments. We are proud of the accommodation we provide and hope others will read your comments and stay with us also. I enjoy helping folks with their travel plans and informing them of the things to do and see around Gore and the wider district. Cheers Gillian More 

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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Room 5 Disability access, WOW I am impressed. Recently renovated two bedroom motel apartment, With everything supplied. Thank you Gillian and Jack. Very helpful and would totally recommend. The best accommodation so far in NZ.

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JackandGillian, Owner at Esplanade Motels, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Yes, we' re getting great feed back regarding our new one bedroom units and our recently renovated two bedroom unit. It is nice to know that guests appreciate our new facilities. We have also up-graded some of our existing units too. Gore has much to offer and we try to promote it as... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Went to Gore for the PSNZ 2015 Southern Regional Convention. It was really fun there was soo much to see and do. We went to Mandeville Park where there are Tigermoths and other aeroplanes stored steam trains etc Lots to see and do also to the Historic park is so very interesting and a woman blacksmith doing iron work also... More 

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JackandGillian, Owner at Esplanade Motels, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We thoroughly enjoyed having the Photographic Group to stay with us and to hear they had a great weekend. We are very pleased with the new units and the new furnishings in several of our existing units. Comfortable chairs are certainly a hit after a busy day. Cheers Gillian More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have one, two and three bedroom units. All units have kitchen facilities. Parking is available outside rooms and a large truck park is available off road. Our units are warm and, serviced daily. We are owner operated and enjoy taking care of our guests. Most of our rooms have been up-dated recently, with the addition of two brand new one bedroom units and another disability unit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Esplanade Motels

Address: 35 Railway Esplanade, Gore 9710, New Zealand
Location: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Gore
Price Range: $86 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Motels 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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