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Gateway International Motel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Shower was in the spa bath needed a step to get in , had to ask twice to get a shower curtain installed. It was clean but very dated needed a good makeover. Close to all amenities , best thing was the lift better than lugging suitcase up the stairs.

Thank ozkiwis2016
sophy Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Hi Dear, I will talk with our housekeeping and make better next time, we promise we will make progress. I am really appreciate you give us good advise to make progress for our motel. Thanks so much.

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for one night and found the value for money is excellent based on the price the accomodation exceed the expectations the room was a decent size with a comfy bed the bath room was clean and fantastic and this is the central location right in the heart of Rotorua just minutes away from a wide choice of restaurant

Thank Adiseshu A
sophy Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. We are so happy you had a great time in Rotorua. We are looking forward to seeing you next time.

Rotorua, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Good place and centre for all the popular sites around Rotorua the rooms were pretty good we stayed on room 16 with spa pool in it Thanks for the room it's clean and tidy the beds were very comfy The service was pretty nice recommended to every one Thank you

2Thank premcef
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Dirty bedding, no soap, not enough flannels and dreadfully in need of a total overhaul. The elevator seems dodgy and to make matters worse the cleanliness of the entire unit was questionable. I have never stayed in a hotel with no soap or clean bedding. The one vestige of soap was the pump bottle which was just water and no...

2Thank frequentflyer861
sophy Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Sorry for what happened to you! We take all you review on board and check back by every details which you list. The review is always a great way to improve our service. Thank you!

Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Wish we had longer here. I stayed one night with my family Great location easily access to City centre Apartment was spacious and very comfy. The room has everything we needed. A big comfy Beds with a perfect bed making 😀, Plenty of space with clean and well maintained (would really appreciate the house keeping staff) we stayed on the...

1Thank Mounika77
sophy Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Thanks to put this review and share your experience with everybody. We will keep up the service. The fiber we choose is 200 upload and download, which is the highest which Spark can offer. But seams sometime slow somehow. To overcome this problem, we are on the queue to set up a new system to manage the WIFI system. The...

Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Been here for a couple of times & i loved it, I like the comfy beds and spa pool inside the room. Excellent location, It is near to the shopping centre and polynesian spa. Mineral pools were ok, Cleanliness is upto the mark with excellent & friendly staff to assist

1Thank 558pravinp
sophy Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Hi dear, Thanks for giving us courage. we will continually to improve our services . we are looking to seeing you next time as well. Have a beautiful day.

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel and cancelled before the stated date where a penalty charge will be levied as they claimed they will give 100% refund. It was more than a month ago and until now I can't see my money returned back to me. Feels like scammed.

1Thank Tony R
Selina Z, Manager at Gateway International Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tony, we are sorry to hear from you! however,we never receive any refund or cancellation request under Tony's name.could you provide your full name and your check in and check out date. so we can check our record and give you respond as soon as possible!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Was booked to stay here by a company I work with and I was disgusted at the condition of the room. The bathroom windows were black with mould and the over cleanliness of the room not good. No hairdryer or iron. Very worn down and in need of a complete revamp. Only spa baths in the bathroom with no handle...

1Thank j9godfrey
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Gateway International for three nights and found the hotel to be a good clean budget accommodation option. It is in walking distance to supermarkets and not far to the Main Street of town. The hotel is nothing flash but it was clean and they have there own thermal baths. We had a couple of issues with...

1Thank TracyNGrant
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Room was really run down and dirty like the owners don't care. Worn carpet, stained pillows and duvet. Only base of fire alarm on wall and rubbish from previous people was still in the bin. No motel information in room.This could be a nice motel with the right owners. At $149 it wasn't value for money in fact it should...

1Thank angelareece58

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Gateway International Motel. Now UNDER NEW MANAGEMENTOffering clean, comfortable and affordable studio and family units. Our concrete built motel is three levels north-facing. Elevator reaches to the top floor. Radiator heater and hot water thermally heated for all rooms. All studio units come with a spa bath or hot tub. The Motel has two private mineral pools for customer and a trampoline for children to play.Gateway International Motel located only 1minute drive from Rotorua city centre. 15 minutes’ drive from the Rotorua Airport; 3 minutes’ drive from the Lake side, 5 minutes’ drive from Redwood forest, Te Puia Maori village and golf club. Top one Fish ‘n’ chip takeaway shop in New Zealand directly opposite the motel.Gateway International Motel offers 15 self-contained accommodation units with at least one LCD TV for ALL units, offering kitchen facilities and full kitchen for some units. A refrigerator, microwave and cutlery are standard in all rooms. Each room is serviced daily. Owner on-site and on-call 24/7Laundry facilities, BBQ facilities, wireless internet and children’s cot are free of charge. Guest have free pick up from Rotorua Airport. Free off-road parking. Lockable garage for bikes, motorbikes etc. Ironing facilities, DVD player and newspaper are available from reception. Units 1 – 5 (Ground floor) Units 6 – 10 (First floor) Units 11 – 16 (Top floor) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway International Motel

Address: 263 Fenton Street | Glenholme, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Bay of Plenty Region > Rotorua District > Rotorua
Price Range: RM320 - RM428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gateway International Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“See review above”
RobNoel, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 1st floor. Enjoyed a bit of a view over the local area. The elevator clip-on helps if you have a lot of luggage. We had a studio with twin queen beds, all we needed.”
MerlinBlaise, 25 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Please inspect room before you pay”
319jackiep, 4 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Not on the street side, too many traffic.”
joseft123, 23 May 2014 | Read review
“Find another motel”
360laviniam, 9 Mar 2014 | Read review
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