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Southgate Motor Inn

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location for who visits to Wellington hospital. This motel located just across the road from hospital. Very clean and spacious. Host couple are very friendly and kind. Especially host brought a breakfast into my room @7am was really helpful. 👍🏻Thanks for your hospitality 😊

Thank sallygoodz
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017

While we were travelling my husband had an accident and ended up in Wellington hospital, which is right across the street from Southgate Motor Inn. I stayed there while he recuperated. I could not believe how over the top Natalie, the manager, was in helping me to organize everything. And apart from that, the room was lovely. Generous size, quiet,...

Thank erilmcnamara
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Lovely bathroom, good room and a lovely couple who run it. Last minute booking and really enjoyed our stay. Shower was walk in which was lovely, Great to have a sitting room and it was just over the road from the hospital where my wife was being treated.

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Got room on short notice on new years night, at a very reasonable price. reception was lovely, was shocked with how nice the room was for the price. Modern bathroom and kitchen, comfortable bed and pillows. Heaters etc was a very comfortable stay and right in town!

Thank tayloroliver17
Te Horo, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Attending a recent birthday celebration clashed with an event in Wellington, so looking further afield I came across this wee gem. Yes it is across the road from Wellington Hospital but quiet, well glazed rooms meant I did not hear a single siren. Excellent in-room facilities, huge bathroom, separate bedroom. We were well pleased with all aspects and would thoroughly...

Thank AliJ57
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have just had a hassle-free stay at Southgate Motor Lodge thanks to the wonderful location across from the hospital, incredibly helpful owners, and lovely spacious and clean room. King size bed and single in our twin room, and both beds were super comfy. Thank you.

Thank Rachel R
Masterton, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Clean, friendly and witin easy walking distance to Southern Cross hospital (also Wellington hospital). Great location for supporting patients in either hospital. Helpful staff and the room was comfortable and spotless.

Thank Joan C
Otaki, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Close to the hospital. My husband has had a stroke and so we had a few special needs. Our special requests were seen to and they bent over backwards to help us. The motel was roomy, very comfortable and spotless. We would definitely choose to stay here again.

Thank Penn17nz
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The Southgate Motor Inn is right across the road from Wellington Regional Hospital - therefore the location is brilliant for access if visiting someone at the hospital or working there short-term. However of course you MAY hear the rescue chopper fly overhead, or hear an ambulance head for the emergency department, but I would not worry about it too much....

Thank eevis77
Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely accommodation and very handy to hospital .Was able to leave car there the morning we checked out until we were finished at the hospital much appreciated. Very handy to supermarket and cafes. Very comfortable beds The unit we were in had a huge bed like 2 doubles together

Thank elliegoobs

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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Southgate Motor Inn

Address: 70-72 Riddiford Street, Wellington 6021, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Greater Wellington > Wellington
Price Range: RM598 - RM748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southgate Motor Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Hotel Style:
#19 Business Hotel in Wellington
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“Rooms are spacious and easy for anyone with limited movement.”
  • Bathroom. Shower to the left. No door step, easily accessible.
  • Ironing items.
  • Sorry about the messy luggage! :) TV in the corner, comfy chairs.
  • Kitchenette. The tall cupboard to the right has the clothes hangers and ironing items.
  • Kitchenette.
  • Small balcony, sofa, dining group.
  • Kitchenette.
 of 5 bubbles eevis77, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 307 has a spa bath (I don't know if every room does)”
 of 5 bubbles girlonadventure, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“view facing road was really good”
 of 5 bubbles NZKIWINewZealand, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the inside are quieter, and all rooms have balconies for more space.”
 of 5 bubbles mbacawley, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are quieter but have no view”
 of 5 bubbles Madventure_13, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
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