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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Kingsgate motel in nelson for 4 nights. This was the best option we could have chosen for our family. Rooms were spacious, very, very clean / tidy and well appointed. Very well organised kitchen meaning we could easily cook for the kids. Comfortable big beds and obviously some upgrades have happened recently. Very nice little pool area...

Thank jamieyoung1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst travelling through South Island we called in to see if we could get accommodation for 3 nights. We would happily have stayed longer. The new owners Sean and Ning were helpful and Sean has lots of plans to upgrade some of the units. The first night we had one of the older units, which although awaiting upgrading was very...

Thank Susan H
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I stayed twice for four nights each time. New owners and they are running the motel very very efficiently. They are very friendly and nothing was a problem.The room (stayed in the same one both times) was well appointed, clean, tidy and serviced to a high standard each day. No road noise. Very reasonably priced, and in an excellent location....

Thank RickChristchurch
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We found our stay to be very pleasant and close to all amenities with in walking distance. We will be returning there in the future. Good value for money, with friendly owners. A great place to stay when driving from Picton to Christchurch. We found Nelson to be a beautiful small city with lots of things to see and do,...

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Kingsgatemotel, Owner at Kings Gate Motel, responded to this review

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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a lovely 2 bedroom unit. It was so neat & tidy and fresh towels each day. Close to shops & food. Staff and manager were very friendly & helpful. A very enjoyable stay. Nice view from the kitchen window, stove, jug with tea and coffee, electric blankets. All you need for a lovely stay.

Thank Emma R
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Good location - an easy walk into town. Buildings were a little tired but well maintained. Bathrooms and bedding all modern. Service was a little hit and miss - sometimes very helpful and friendly; other times somewhat pedantic and unwelcoming. On the whole good value.

1Thank blairnic
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This motel was extremely clean, it has been recently redecorated and bathroom revamped. The bedding was great and the lounge furniture was very comfortable. The 2 bedroom unit was very spacious. Good Wi-Fi. Close enough to walk into the city to dine. Unable to fault our stay.

Thank piwi43
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Really liked the location and the value. Kings Gate is an easy walk into town and as the rooms are set back from the road we found ours quiet. The rooms are spacious, beds comfortable and they are well equipped. I noticed they are refurbishing the bathrooms so they will be even nicer soon but we were happy with our...

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We just recently spent 6 days at Kings Gate and highly recommend. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit which was spacious, clean and tidy. Beds were comfortable. Handy to shops and other tourist attractions. Friendly owners. Would definitely stay there again.

1Thank shirlzt
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Pointed us to a good restaurant nearby which was great. The bathroom was older style but very well maintained and clean. Handy to everything. Would happily stay again.

1Thank Trixie M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
11 Self contained units comprising of 3 studio's, 4 x 1 b/r units and 4 x 2 b/r units. Situated within 5 min's walk from CBD ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kings Gate Motel

Address: 21 Trafalgar Street | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Price Range: RM423 - RM780 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kings Gate Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#15 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Our 2 bedroom unit was very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles jamieyoung1, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable and easy place to be”
 of 5 bubbles O612XOandrewh, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Easy walk in to town. We had ground floor unit which suited us.”
 of 5 bubbles whereverarewe, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had an upstairs apartment with a balcony, nice to sit outside in the evening or early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles lynleym2013, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Choose the Kings Gate Motel in Nelson. Our room was ground floor, readily accessible and great.”
 of 5 bubbles Ross58arty, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
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