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Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Would defiantly recommend perfect location great restaurant down the road. souvenir shops just around the corner and a great guy running the place. Don't have to drive anywhere all in convenience. Great price

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Los Altos, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove from Kaikoura to Picton on our way to Abel Tasman National park. We were hoping to stay in Picton to explore Marlborough Sound but it was raining too much so we kept driving to Nelson. This motel was so affordable and clean, we really enjoyed our stay.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely motel situated in walking distance of the Picton Ferry port and in the middle of the main high street with plenty of shops and restaurants around. Despite this the rooms are quiet and a nice size. The guy on reception (sorry I forget his name) was great, showed us around and helped with anything we needed.... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Owner was very friendly & helpful. Personally showed us to our room. It's in the middle of the township so walking distance to everything. The restaurants around close early. The room was tidy and I can say I slept well. The laundry room was just next door but didn't hear any noise. The other quest staying were friendly as well.... More 

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Qingdao, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I needed a base for visiting friends in the Picton area, and this proved to be a good choice. it is in the centre of the small high street. Rooms are not new but they are well maintained, and include a microwave etc. No breakfast provided but several places very close. And the town itself is a little gem. Probably... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Gateway Motel in Picton is our 1st choice overtime we travel through Picton. The rooms are warm and comfortable, bedding is superb and the decor is right up-to-date for this type of accomodation. Kent and Maria are lovely to deal with and very professional at all times. They have a brilliant knowledge of the surrounding restaurants and can point you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We spent two nights here...before and after working the Queen Charlotte track. Great location, Kent was the perfect host and his meal recommendations were first class. Good value, clean rooms, hard to beat for the price

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Wanganui
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

Owners were away and service not so good as other times. Bed not made and no clean sheets one day. But rooms lovely and warm and good facilities. Very handy to all picton has to offer. microwave and toaster in room

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

As a large family group of 7, we found this to be very good. We had two family rooms which were very clean and comfortable. After a little confusion at check in, which was sorted, we settled the kids and enjoyed our time on the balcony having a quiet drink. Staff were very helpful and some of us had a... More 

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This motel rates as one of the worst we have ever stayed in.The list of problems are quite long but I will keep it short.The unit was very small, The TV was about 14 inches, with a total of 8 channels, and incredibly bad reception on all of them. The sliding door to the bathroom didn't shut properly. The shower... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picton Accommodation Gateway Motel is situated at the top of the South Island of New Zealand and gateway to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds, the Picton Accommodation Motel is 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 travellers to relax and enjoy Picton activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation

Address: 32 High Street (Main Street), Picton, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: ₹ 5,728 - ₹ 8,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel Picton Accommodation 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#3 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
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“I was on the ground floor. I think some second floor rooms would have a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles PlantationJohnny, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
 of 5 bubbles TruckMovesMike, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
 of 5 bubbles a1job, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on the second level if you want a good view in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Namotharan, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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