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Gateway Motel

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Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The Gatewat Motel is an excellent place for accommodation, it's handy to all shopping facilities, dining facilities, and is well within walking distance of all that the picturesque boat basin offers. The rooms are well presented, clean and well catered for. We have stayed a number of times at tha Gateway and by price and facilities believe the none better...

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Chelsfield, UK
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Just stayed the one night but will stay again when we get to return to Picton. The motel is in the middle of the main street which although active at night wasn't noisy. A good choice of eateries on the doorstep including one that offers discount to guests. Excellent service from Kent and his staff. Not only did he manage...

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Fort Mohave, Arizona
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Stayed here one night after train up from Christchurch. Rooms are quite nice. Bed lights were not working above the beds for reading and we found out later they will be re-modeling this Winter, but in any case if they are still there, they should have been working. One thing that did bother me was there wasn't a small trash...

1Thank Bobby31225
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We were only staying 1 night in Picton but the service and price changed our mind we did 2 instead Kent was a fountain of information and all I wanted to do was go fishing. He gave me a map with directions to a spot he new and I was not disappointed. Within the first 40 minutes 2 decent Gurnard...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We only stayed one night as we were passing through, but wished we could have stayed longer. The location is perfect, the hosts super friendly and helpful as were the cleaning staff. We got a great deal at a restaurant because of where we were staying, so that was an added bonus. We will definately be back, thank you

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Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on walking out the QC track and we were so pleased to have booked here comfy beds, hot shower, clean and tidy. Helpful, friendly staff/owners some free wifi (although it didn't work too well upstairs) what more could you want!? Perfect spot to go out for dinner also- highly recommend!

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Clean. Safe. Secure. Parking. WIFI. Central. Friendly staff. Bed not the comfiest. Walls quite thin so hear next doors door tapping most of the night. Fridge is loud in the room stopping you from sleeping. Good shower. Spacious rooms.

1Thank stuart m
new Zealand
Reviewed 12 May 2014

we were very impressed with the great service, Kent the owner even helped bring in our luggage, the heating was on, beds were very comfortable, perfect place for stopovers to catch the picton ferry and walking distance to restaurants and bars

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 May 2014

The hosts are very very friendly. The room is clean and spacious. My family enjoyed it very much. The hostess told me that she would learn some Chinese to cope those Chinese tourists, which is very encouraging to me. Nick from the Chinese Consulate in Chch

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Ettalong Beach, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Whilst the rooms are a bit dated, they are very comfortable. The television is modern, the beds comfortable and the kitchenette well equipped. The shower had great pressure, the room was quiet and we got a great sleep. It is well located and an easy walk to many restaurant choices. The owner was extremely friendly and very keen to assure...

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  • Refrigerator in room
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Address: 32 High Street (Main Street) | Canterbury, Picton 8062, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: RM363 - RM593 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
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Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Luxury Hotel in Picton
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“Ask for a refurbished room.”
 of 5 bubbles TykeHBNewZealand, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was on the ground floor. I think some second floor rooms would have a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles PlantationJohnny, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
 of 5 bubbles TruckMovesMike, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
 of 5 bubbles a1job, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 May 2016 | Read review
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