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Gateway Motel

0.1 km from Picton centre
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32 High Street (Main Street) | Canterbury, Picton 8062, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 April 2014

Kent and Marie were fantastic hosts , they run a friendly warm clean operation, the beds are very comfortable , and the rooms for the 3 of us , couldnt of been better , plenty of room , small kitchenette , fridge/jug , everything you need for your stay , this is our second time here and we will be...

Thank sullydump
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Having enjoyed the hospitality and comfort of the Gateway Motel in 2013 our group returned for more in 2014. We were met by the same friendly staff and immediately felt at home. The accomodation is simple, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The units on the west facing veranda enjoy the late afternoon sun. The Motel provided the perfect base for...

Thank 143MartinF
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Completely impressed with the accommodation; simply blown away by the kindness and friendliness of the owners! This motel is in a great location right in the heart of High Street (Picton’s main street), but recessed enough off the road to be quiet. There is free parking, WiFi and its easily walkable to everything you would need. The rooms were nice,...

Thank Heather P
Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 April 2014

From the start,we were received very well indeed but the room was far too small for the three of us.Certainly not very well equipped,however the bathroom was modern but no shelves.The beds were uncomfortable,the electric blanket wires poking into you.After reading what others have to say we wonder if we stayed in a different motel.Certainly wasn't worth the money and...

2Thank Ziggy176
Dunsborough, Australia
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Located half-way up the main street of Picton, the Broadway Motel is a comfortable mid-range motel which is ideal to start a trip around the South Island. Facilities are basic but comfortable, location is good, service from the proprietors was pleasant. Shops, restaurants, car hire places, ferries all within easy walking distance.

Thank Peter C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 March 2014

Everything was perfect, clean, friendly, great value! The staff were very welcoming, The bed was the most comfortable I have slept in all week. Would highly recommend it. We particularly enjoyed the outside chairs watching the sunset from the Veranda

Thank KateLLLL
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Cannot rave enough about my stay. Was very good accommodation and got great advice on what to see and do. Even got a jump start whew my car wouldn't start. It is very well situated with the Flying Haggis opposite and the bay just minutes away. Will definitely be staying again.

Thank racheljallan
raleigh, north carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Myself, my wife, and 2 adult kids stayed here for one night in February 2014. This is one of the few places I could find in Picton with 2 bedrooms for 4 people. Kent, the owner, was very friendly and helpful when we arrived after an 8 hour drive. He even offered to put my wife's wet shoes in his...

Thank phoenix1958
Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We stayed in Picton for one night between bus and ferry. Gateway Motel Picton was beautiful, very comfortable, and outfitted perfectly. And there was a little patio outside to sit for a bit. The owner is very nice and also shuttled us down to the ferry in the morning. Very convenient although the walk to the ferry would probably not...

Thank Rose C
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Having just returned to U.K from 6 weeks in New Zealand, during which we spent 3 days in Picton to sample their wines we stayed with some friends at the Gateway Motel for 2 nights and i must say the service and the welcome was second to none, l ould and will recommed this motel to any of my friends...

Thank jimbo917

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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: RM422 - RM693 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
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Also Known As:
Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#2 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
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“I was on the ground floor. I think some second floor rooms would have a view of the harbour”
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“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”
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“Choose a room on the second level if you want a good view in the morning.”
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