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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The motel is on the Christchurch highway and close to the West End shopping area and walking distance to the restaurants on the Beach Road.Comfortable bed,free high speed internet,cooking facilities,crockery and cutlery,good bathroom and above all very helpful and courteous Manager Ms.Kathy,ably assisted by Mr.Jeff made our stay very memorable.Ms.Kathy guided us to an Indian restaurant on the Beach Road,which...

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Thank Sampath N
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's nice and clean. I like that it has light heater in the bathroom. You can cook in room. They also have a coffee press pot with ground coffee bean for you. Some rooms can see snowcap mountain view.

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Thank Worakhun B
Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

One night stay and very happy. Slightly out of town so transport advisable but young folk could walk to town. Hosts are knowledgeable and helpful. Clean and good rooms. If your unit faces the room it can get a little loud from trucks going past - if you need desperate rest suggest you ask for a back unit. Would stay...

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Thank Horst G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We got the upper level (with balcony) - awesome mountain view! Plus points: - strategic location (near Kaikoura town centre) - clean room, pantry and bathroom - spa inside the bathroom (after long tracking and driving, soaking in spa is just awesome!) - there's a small pantry with small fridge, electric stoves, pots and pans, cutlery, etc - clean bed...

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights, the room was booked by an agent. The motel is located a short 10 minute walk from the Main Street where most of the restaurants are located, if you want groceries the major supermarket is located a short 5 min drive away. The rooms are clean modern and well appointed with a little kitchenette...

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Thank Glentc
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful warm clean room and a view of the mountains very accomodating guest here I'm very impressed as we came for the whale run and a luxurious feeling I would Definitly recommend as its just a walk to the main town centre not too far away from ammenities highly recommended

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Thank harnettb
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great place the manager is fantastic. Very helpful and wow what a view. Right near town with a view of the snow covered mountains you will not forget. The rooms are great, warm and cozy some even have a spa.

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Thank Darrin701
Mackay, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Accommodation is just around the corner from the main street and on the road out towards Christchurch. Very comfortable and well equipped warm accommodation. Our view was wonderful, so ask for a room with a view if a view is important to you.

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Thank DebbieB2010
Queenstown nz
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Just spent the night with my wife after travelling for a number of hours from Christchurch. What a pleasant surprise very warm country type greeting by the owners. The room was an exceptional size with all the furnishings and spotless in appearance The wife especially loved the spa bath just the treat she needed after seal spotting all afternoon.

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Thank Mick L
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We stayed here for one night on our way to Hanmer Springs. Modern apartment, great to be able to have brekky in our unit; close to amenities, very friendly, and good recommendation for dinner !! (at the Whaler!!)

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Address: 16-18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Canterbury Region > Kaikoura
Price Range: £82 - £119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Kaikoura
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“Sea facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles 392sampathn, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view if you don't mind stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles DebbieB2010, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Whilst the motel faces the highway the room we stayed in midway through the building was noise free”
 of 5 bubbles 18mickl, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a room further away from Highway.”
 of 5 bubbles C6717WIdenniss, 14 May 2016 | Read review
“Second story room was quiet and had views to the coast and mountains”
 of 5 bubbles O5953SKrobertr, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
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