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Gateway Motel

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#5 of 17 Hotels in Picton
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Don't bother stopping here. I would expect for the price a better facility but they're charging a premium for ferry and of course Easter. Upon arrival we couldn't find any information in our room and were told the folders were being updated. I needed to use the laundry but hours were limited as it was next to another room and...

2Thank TandK2
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed before and after our hike on the Queen Charlotte track. Kent was extremely friendly and made sure we settled in fine for our last minute booking. They looked after our excess luggage while we hiked which was great. The room was clean and comfortable

Thank Sarah M
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Excellent location in the middle of Picton with friendly staff. The rooms were nice, clean and well apointed. I would have liked to stay a few more nights. I would defiantly stay at the gateway motel again I would highly recommend staying at the gateway hotel picton

Thank bethandbrendon
Reviewed 18 April 2014

After a very warm welcome, we checked in. The rooms are perfect. My compliments. Just to use at least 200 characters.. gonna say again.... My well deserved compliments... With kindest regards, Peter Eversdijk fromThe Netherlands

Thank Peter E
Launceston, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Good choice. Well priced. Clean tidy and close to small town activities. Close to harbour if you are travelling on Interislander ferry. Host was very helpful and we spent a very comfortable night here.

Thank 844Duchess
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 April 2014

My only problem with this motel is that it is so popular sometimes I cannot get a room as I tend to only make a booking at the last minute.Since the new managers came on site (Kent & Marie) it has gone from good to great.Good value and excellent facilities in a top location in the centre of town. Will...

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Picton is not very big and so there are not many hotels to choose from. We picked this based on TA reviews and weren't disappointed. Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the ferry terminal and train station. It is on the main road and we feared it might be noisy but was fine. Close to the harbour, pubs and...

Thank OxonBadger
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Pleasantly surprised by the extra friendly owners,the room was perfect. Recommended a nice restaurant around the corner our 12 yr grandson still is raving about the chicken nuggets he had there and he is a fussy eater.Did a big bag of laundry and they actually finished when i was told and not 2hrs later and many coins later. We would...

Thank raebearshields020352
Reviewed 12 April 2014

A very accommodating host. Value for money. Ok the WIFI is free but I would have rated this place 5/5 if the Internet connection weren't so slow. I am now to the point where I would rather have hi-speed internet and no TV.

Thank Pmittler
Northwood, Iowa
Reviewed 10 April 2014

The hosts, Kent and Marie, are incredibly accomodating! Stayed here with 4 relatives newly arrived from the US, and they raved about the rooms and the staff. Great value for the money, and the staff go over and above to take care of you.

Thank bakertraveler38237

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Additional Information about Gateway Motel

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: RM279 - RM576 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic 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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