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    Kapiti Gateway Motel

    114 Main Road | Waikanae, Waikanae 5036, New Zealand
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    26/12/2017 27/12/2017
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good39%
    • Average7%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Available
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Self-Serve Laundry
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We were under the impression that the beach was only a small walk away, no it was not.....We had our music on, only a small speaker, other people in other rooms did not seem to mind so much as we were just having a small...More

    Thank Prisonerovernight11
    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway MotelResponded 1 week ago

    We always appreciate guests taking time to review their stay. Our website clearly shows that we are a 5min drive from Waikanae Beach. We note you booked through Booking.com which also clearly maps the locations of its listings. Russell and I were away for the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed one night with hubby as visiting family in Waikanae. Our room booked consisted of a lovely little kitchenette with tea and coffee facilities. The queen sized bed was lovely and comfortable with nice clean sheets. Only heard the freight train once and it was...More

    Thank motherbear21
    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We would love to have you back to stay longer - there is so much to do in Kapiti and we think Waikanae is the best place to explore it from. Thanks...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This motel must have really benefitted from the new expressway - it is very quiet even though it is on the main road (previously SH1)in Waianae. The train line - two goods trains in 24 hours was noisier than the road. The supermarket is right...More

    Thank Alison H
    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway MotelResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your review Alison, it was a pleasure having you here. We agree about the quietness - its a lovely change for our guests and ourselves and there have been lots of positive comments. We will follow up re the smoke detector as...More

    Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

    We were staying here for work and I was really impressed how nice and friendly viv was in the phone. Also super happy that they let our puppy stay! Totally appreciated this. Viv and her husband were away on holiday during our stay and the...More

    Thank Isabell8785
    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway MotelResponded 22 September 2017

    Thankyou for your review Isabell. We are so pleased you had a comfortable stay. Great news re our internet usage - we are offering free unlimited internet as from next week once our system is adjusted to allow this! So sorry about the spa -...More

    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    I love staying here anytime. Viv and Russell are great hosts and always friendly and extremely helpful, no matter what time of the day. Good rooms with everything you might need and want. Always clean and this time of the year (autumn going into winter)...More

    Thank L6176AQmonicab
    Response from kapitigatewaymotel, Owner at Kapiti Gateway MotelResponded 24 May 2017

    Thank you for your wonderful feedback - we love to know you love staying here! We agree about the quietness - we are still getting used to it ourselves and are enjoying seeing off happy rested guests each morning. We look forward to seeing you...More

    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • US$84 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 14
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    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • North Island >
    • Greater Wellington >
    • Kapiti Coast >
    • Waikanae
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    "All rooms appear to be quiet."
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    "Maybe ground level not as noisy from the traffic"
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    "ground floor self contain with full oven"
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    "Probably better to stay in a downstairs room away from traffic and railway noise."
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