We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
We were running late on our road trip the day we were meant to check in and the staff stayed after hours so we could check in. Close to everything you might need. The room was wonderful, very clean and a great size.
Hospitality from Karl and his partner was great but the noise from people going up the stairs was a pain. Room was very warm and bed was a dream. Wet rooms may be easy for cleaning but leaves water everywhere in the bathroom.
The motel located about 10 minutes walking distance from the town area. We like the view of beautiful snow cover mountain from motel. The owners are friendly and helpful. The room in good condition and clean with comfortable bed. stable wifi and strong shower water...More
The lodge is situated a short walk from Town and has ample parking. Bedding and towels were good quality and clean. The kitchenette was clean and well equipped. The kitchen blind was dirty.
The main issue for me was the smell of stale urine which...More
Response from IBH, Owner at Kaikoura Gateway Motor LodgeResponded 23 April 2017
We as owners and three of our cleaning staff checked twice for the odour in the room you had mentioned to us. None of us could detect any unpleasant smells.
We finally arrived at this lodge 7.5 hours after leaving Picton, due to the diversions still in force after the November 2016 earthquake. It was a welcoming sight! Lovely big room, spotless kitchenette and bathroom, and a welcome pack of tea, coffee etc. Clean bed...More
TripAdvisor gives a Certificate of Excellence to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
US$101 - US$126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Star rating provided by Expedia.
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
#6 Family Hotel in Kaikoura
Number of rooms
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Booking.com, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Travelocity, Hotwire, Cheap Tickets, Cancelon and HotelQuickly so you can book your Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.