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Senator Motor Inn

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Waikaremoana New Zealand
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Senator fitted our needs. Central to shops, movies and cafe's, exactly what we needed with a bit of quiet time. We had a room upstairs that had a lovely view of the river. Although close to town with heavy traffic close by, noise was not an issue. August is off season, it almost felt like we were alone. Our...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Over the last couple of years and in very different work roles I have been lucky enough to stay here a few times. Perfect location. Fabulous high quality rooms. Great hosts even when the usual are away, the caretaker hosts charming and very helpful. 1 min walking to Gisbornes best restaurants. This place is a consistent gem. ☺

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Well appointed very comfortable great hosts. I would thoroughly recommend the Senator we have stayed at numerous place in Gisborne and this rates very highly. I have a bad back and find the beds very comfortable . The hosts were very accomodating when we needed to change our booking due to a bereavement in the family

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We chose this accommodation for its great central city location & were highly impressed by the quality of the rooms & the service we experienced while staying here. Great value for money in a super central city location.

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed on the upstairs floor that opens to a lovely view of the harbour and sunrise. Room was modern and spacious. High standard of cleanliness. Heat pump kept us warm. Really friendly owner who went above and beyond to assist us during our stay. Easy parking. Easy stroll to town . Great breakfast cafe next door called flagship

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Great for everything. Location, rooms, staff. Our room was a good size, kitchen facilities were great, and the bed was very comfortable. Small thing, we'd have liked a have a job to cook with to use the kitchen more. Apart from that, it was great.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us. We appreciate your comments.

Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Warm, spacious motel with good car parking off street. Staff were friendly welcoming and helpful. Bed and room were spacious and perfect for me. Well locate close to good places to eat just a a few minutes walk away. The closest restaurant/pub had superb food and service.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your comments and are very glad you enjoyed your stay

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Enjoyed two weeks at this lovely place. Very spacious room with everything you could need. Lovely huge balcony overlooking the harbour. Very friendly reception willing to help with information. Just minutes walk to town and good pubs and restaurants.

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Thanks Sue, we are so very please you enjoyed your stay.

Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We were very pleased with the room size and décor. Comfortable bed. Convenient location. The staff were most obliging. On a previous visit to Gisborne we had stayed elsewhere, but the Senator is definitely our preferred accommodation.

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Thank you very much for your kind words. We are pleased you enjoyed you stay with us.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Went to Gisbourne during winter, should have gone during the summer months. The motel was fine but the weather cold. Dined out twice, 1 meal was good but the second was not so good. In general our stay was not enjoyable.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish and comfortable motel accommodation in the heart of Gisborne - Senator Motor Inn offers this and more.Our modern harbour side motel is a two minute walk to Central Gisborne’s shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.Each of our spacious self contained suites has its own balcony with views over the bustling inner harbour marina. From here you can take a relaxing riverside stroll along the riverside walkway to the spectacular Waikanae and Midway beaches in one direction or along the riverside walkway alongside the rivers in the other direction.Senator Motor Inn offers top quality motel accommodation for the discerning business traveller or holiday maker during the week or for those special get away from it all weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Senator Motor Inn

Address: 2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: ₹ 6,743 - ₹ 8,118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Senator Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Family Hotel in Gisborne
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“An upstairs room would be better, as downstairs is quite public with a footpath right outside the windows which meant I had to keep the net curtains drawn for privacy. Also the lighting was very general and a bit bland so perhaps more specific lamps would help.”
 of 5 bubbles 826gillianh, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs for great view.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneC667, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs had a lovely deck & view”
 of 5 bubbles 165gemmad, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hey! They all look equal, Second level could overlook better.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandersZ6562IV, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room lighter and best view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles jbh467, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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