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Kings Gate Motel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manapouri, Fiordland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived to smiles and shown to my room. I was traveling with my little dog and there was not a problem with him staying at all. Sean even said hello to him. The room was absolutely spotless and the bed was big and so comfy. The weather was mild but as I get hot during the night I was...

Thank DCChart
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sean & Ning are very friendly and enthusiastic. Had a really good chat with Sean about his plans for the motel refurbishment and certainly sounds like it will be great when completed. Nothing seemed to much trouble.

Thank KeithC71
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it's old, But clean and tidy . New owners who have only been there a few months but have plenty of enthusiasm in upgrading the bathrooms which they have started. The location was fantastic as we stayed in Nelson for three days and found it easy coming into and out of Nelson

Thank meoverworked
Paradise Point, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

For the price it will go under the category of "rip offs". This motel style stayed in the 60/70ies it needs refurbishment and a management upgrade! Showers and bathrooms are lousy, no pressure, no hairdryers, shower curtains!, old bath tubs, etc. Rooms are dated, beds are soft, lights don't work, no AC, no fans, rooms get hot in summer, WiFi...

Thank 802RichardT
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stayed for a night at this motel. The owner, Sean, was a great host. Extremely welcoming and had a very happy friendly personality. He advised us on some of the special golf courses in Nelson and was very helpful with local information. We had left some important travel information in the unit by accident and after playing a round...

Thank rosieperry96
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We stayed for 5 nights in a two room as there was four of us (2 couples). The rooms were clean and tidy and serviced everyday. Great owners, super friendly and helpful. The swimming pool was a bonus! Great location, a flat walk into town and other points of interest. We'd definitely stay here again when in Nelson.

Thank _walshkm
SW England
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Since I last reviewed Kings Gate 15 months ago, it has changed ownership and the rooms have been updated. I don't know if they have all been refurbished yet though. Owners are very friendly, rooms well presented and a great improvement from my first visit.

Thank Paul U
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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 22 January 2017 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

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: RM353 - RM500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kings Gate Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#16 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Give them a ring and explain what you need and they will put you on the right track. wonderful hosts”
DCChart, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“if you have to you are better off on the 1st floor”
802RichardT, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our 2 bedroom unit was very spacious.”
jamieyoung1, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Comfortable and easy place to be”
O612XOandrewh, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Easy walk in to town. We had ground floor unit which suited us.”
whereverarewe, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
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