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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We found our stay to be very pleasant and close to all amenities with in walking distance. We will be returning there in the future. Good value for money, with friendly owners. A great place to stay when driving from Picton to Christchurch. We found Nelson to be a beautiful small city with lots of things to see and do,...

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a lovely 2 bedroom unit. It was so neat & tidy and fresh towels each day. Close to shops & food. Staff and manager were very friendly & helpful. A very enjoyable stay. Nice view from the kitchen window, stove, jug with tea and coffee, electric blankets. All you need for a lovely stay.

Thank Emma R
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Good location - an easy walk into town. Buildings were a little tired but well maintained. Bathrooms and bedding all modern. Service was a little hit and miss - sometimes very helpful and friendly; other times somewhat pedantic and unwelcoming. On the whole good value.

1Thank blairnic
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This motel was extremely clean, it has been recently redecorated and bathroom revamped. The bedding was great and the lounge furniture was very comfortable. The 2 bedroom unit was very spacious. Good Wi-Fi. Close enough to walk into the city to dine. Unable to fault our stay.

Thank piwi43
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Really liked the location and the value. Kings Gate is an easy walk into town and as the rooms are set back from the road we found ours quiet. The rooms are spacious, beds comfortable and they are well equipped. I noticed they are refurbishing the bathrooms so they will be even nicer soon but we were happy with our...

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

We just recently spent 6 days at Kings Gate and highly recommend. We stayed in a 2 bedroom unit which was spacious, clean and tidy. Beds were comfortable. Handy to shops and other tourist attractions. Friendly owners. Would definitely stay there again.

1Thank shirlzt
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The staff were very friendly and helpful. Pointed us to a good restaurant nearby which was great. The bathroom was older style but very well maintained and clean. Handy to everything. Would happily stay again.

1Thank Trixie M
Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The service received when checking in and the duration of my stay welcoming and friendly. The room was inviting and clean. I felt comfortable in my unit. This Motel is close to Nelson town centre and I was able to walk to the supermarket as well. Thank you for a lovely couple of days.

1Thank Lindi R
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and gave me great advice about what to do while I was in Nelson. The room was comfortable and had everything I needed. There was free unlimited, super fast wifi and the free washing machines were such a bonus. The pool and sun loungers were much needed in the sunny Nelson weather. It was defiantly...

1Thank 894nataliek

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
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: £76 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kings Gate Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nelson
#17 Luxury Hotel in Nelson
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“Comfortable and easy place to be”
 of 5 bubbles O612XOandrewh, 4 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Easy walk in to town. We had ground floor unit which suited us.”
 of 5 bubbles whereverarewe, 29 Sep 2015 | Read review
“We had an upstairs apartment with a balcony, nice to sit outside in the evening or early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles lynleym2013, 31 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Choose the Kings Gate Motel in Nelson. Our room was ground floor, readily accessible and great.”
 of 5 bubbles Ross58arty, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“I was on the bottom floor which was fine.”
 of 5 bubbles talofa2u, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
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