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“Great location and spacious accommodation”
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Gateway Motel
Ranked #5 of 17 Hotels in Picton
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I travelled to Picton recently with my sister and a friend, and we spent one night at the Gateway Motel.

The service was friendly and relaxed, and the units were clean and spacious.

The kitchen equipment is not too extensive, but good enough if you decide to cook in the unit.

Shower was powerful and beds were comfortable.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

I enjoyed my 8 weeks in Picton at the Gateway Motel. I was made to feel like it was my home away from home. It had nice clean rooms and they are well serviced.
It is in a good location. The cafe there had a top breakfast menu and I got great packed lunches.
Would Highly Recommend to all.
Rob, ANDREWS

Room Tip: Back rooms are quieter for sleeping during the day when doing shift work
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

Due to an airline delay, we were not able to arrive until 1 a.m. in Picton, Kent and Marie very kindly organised a late night shuttle to transfer us from Nelson airport, changed our rooms (at their cost) to help us out, picked our kids up from the ferry, sorted huge delicious lunches for our trek on the first day on the Queen Charlotte Track. and were charming and helpful.
The two bedroom motel room was comfortable and clean, We were only there for about 6 hours as we headed out to the track at 7.30 a.m. Again, Kent very kindly transported our bags to the wharf.
On our return we stayed in a two bedroom deluxe family unit, which had a waterfront view; this was a perfect spot to rest our aching muscles after the tramp.
If there was a button higher than 5 star, I'd click it!

Stayed: November 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

We chose this place after reading all the great reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed! We received a wonderful warm & friendly welcome from the owners who took time to give us all the information we needed to make the most out of our short stay in Picton. The motel is excellently located and rooms are well appointed and comfortable (and spotlessly clean). I shall definitely choose this place again when I return. Thanks Kent and Marie!

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Reviewed 12 November 2013

I have enjoyed my to months living here. Friendly staff always happy to help nothing is a problem. Good location. Clean and tidy room. Made being away from home easier. The on site information deck was a good help in sorting a days fishing for us drivers. I can't thank the team enough here at the gateway.
. Dan kapuka

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed 11 November 2013

Comfortable accommodation in a very central position, easy walk to the ferry and rail station. The motel serves a great breakfast and is just 40 m from a great place for an evening meal.
Most of all We were impressed by the level of service and helpfulness from every member of staff.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

Great stay. Service and rooms are 5star, fantastic staff very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to anyone who wants to find a great place to stay. Most definitely the best hotel in Picton if not in the South Island. Will definitely stay again!!!

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Additional Information about Gateway Motel

Address: 32 High Street | Marlborough, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
Price Range: £70 - £112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, the Gateway Motel and our Off-site Luxury Waterfront Apartments are nestled in the heart of Picton. Your hosts Kent and Marie extend a friendly welcome and invite you to experience the genuine southern hospitality that makes the Picton Accommodation Motel a popular location for travelers to relax and enjoy Picton activities. Our accommodation will provide you with the quality, low cost solution you need to stay in Picton! ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Americano Hotel Picton
Gateway Motel Picton, New Zealand - Marlborough

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