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“Relaxing stay”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Kings Gate Motel

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Kings Gate Motel
Ranked #23 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Relaxing stay”
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Kingsgate was lovely and we had a relaxing stay. We really liked how close to the city centre we were although it was a little loud - not a huge deal though because it definitely quietened by 8.30pm both nights we were. Rooms were clean and a decent size.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Kingsgate was a pleasant place to stay. The rooms were fresh and welcoming, and we loved the little pot of mints! It was nice how the motel was so close to town, but if you were to walk up, you'd still get some exercise. The motel isn't 'the flashiest ever,' but it is a sweet and inviting motel to stop off on your way.

  • Stayed December 2011
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Kingsgatemotel, Owner at Kings Gate Motel, responded to this review, 2 August 2012
Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your feedback.
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Motel is in a good location near city centre. Room was clean. Bathroom needs updating and water pressure in shower was very bad.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Kingsgatemotel, Owner at Kings Gate Motel, responded to this review, 2 August 2012
Our showers are fitted with Eco heads.
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 28 November 2011

We stayed in the double spa room during the RWC. The room was a bit cosy, but it was clean and private. The hosts were extremely helpful with recommendations for places to eat and things to do in Nelson. The city is just a short walk away and the rugby park was just across the stree; a great location for us.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2011

Couldn't be better. Great nights sleep too. Close to town and easy to walk to restaurants etc.

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  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2011

Lovely Motel, very spacious and clean rooms with modern interior! Short walk into town and handy having the laundry facilities we needed after a day out in the bush.. Would happily stay here again!

  • Stayed October 2011
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2011

We stayed at Kings Gate Motel for two nights while visiting the north of the South Island. We had booked the honeymoon studio but upon arrival Ross and Debbie showed us one of the other studios and let us have our pick. In the end we decided against the honeymoon studio as it was much smaller - the room we picked had a king size bed and was huge! The bedroom and kitchen were really clean and modern though the bathroom, particularly the shower, wasn't quite as nice. However, Ross and Debbie were very helpful, the location was really handy for town and getting out and about, the laundry was easy (washing machines were free) and we loved the airy, clean room so would definitely recommend it.

Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kings Gate Motel

Property: Kings Gate Motel
Address: 21 Trafalgar Street | The Wood, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Nelson
Amenities:
Beach Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 41 Hotels in Nelson
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Kings Gate Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 11
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 
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