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Gateway Motel

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raleigh, north carolina
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Myself, my wife, and 2 adult kids stayed here for one night in February 2014. This is one of the few places I could find in Picton with 2 bedrooms for 4 people. Kent, the owner, was very friendly and helpful when we arrived after an 8 hour drive. He even offered to put my wife's wet shoes in his...

Thank phoenix1958
Tarrytown, New York
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We stayed in Picton for one night between bus and ferry. Gateway Motel Picton was beautiful, very comfortable, and outfitted perfectly. And there was a little patio outside to sit for a bit. The owner is very nice and also shuttled us down to the ferry in the morning. Very convenient although the walk to the ferry would probably not...

Thank Rose C
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Having just returned to U.K from 6 weeks in New Zealand, during which we spent 3 days in Picton to sample their wines we stayed with some friends at the Gateway Motel for 2 nights and i must say the service and the welcome was second to none, l ould and will recommed this motel to any of my friends...

Thank jimbo917
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We had to book the last two remaining places on a hut on the Abel-Tasman-Track and they helped us out with their Wifi without hesitation. As far as we can see the entire place is cosy, clean and welcoming.

Thank CaSiSiMe
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We arrived in Picton with friends to share a 'great outdoors' weekend in a Bach in the Marlborough Sounds. Our first night in in Picton was spent at The Gateway Motel. Kent met and picked all 6 of us up from the ferry terminal with his shuttle service and collected us along with our plentiful supplies for our fishing weekend...

Thank Lynda M
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Having landed in NZ for the first time with no real itenerary, we flipped a coin & headed to the Picton/Blenheim/Marlborough region as our first port of call. Cruising through town, we noticed a motel in the main street, and thought it may be a bit out of our budget. What we were pleasantly surprised with was a tastefully finished...

Thank MariaK642014
North Island, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 March 2014

Were greeted by Kent who was very friendly, helpful and ready with lots of information for us. The rooms have recently been refurbished, and the bathrooms are really lovely. Beautifully clean and so nice to walk less than 100 metres to restaurants and shops etc. Will definitely be back. MOST comfortable bed I think we have ever slept in too!!

Thank Chris W
St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 March 2014

We stayed here for 3 days near the end of our NZ trip. The motel is clean, very convenient with great facilities including a very fast wifi. The owner is very friendly and chatty and will give all the free advice you need.There is loads to see in and around Picton. Highly recommended and worth staying for longer.

Thank Peter J
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Stayed here the night before my ferry to the North Island. Very well situated, a short drive to the ferry and right in the centre for shops, restaurants etc. The relief managers, Chris and Bob, were on duty while I was there and couldn't have been more helpful. I also ended up sitting next to the actual managers when I...

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Camborne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

I found the accommodation comfortable, clean and with all the facilities I could have wished for having traveled across the world to be there. The friendly reception staff and owner were only too willing to help me with any queries I had and were really concerned that my stay was a happy and relaxing one. If I travel via Picton...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Gateway Motel

Address: 32 High Street (Main Street) | Canterbury, Picton 8062, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: ₹ 4,319 - ₹ 8,573 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
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Americano Hotel Picton
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#4 Luxury Hotel in Picton
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“Ask for a refurbished room.”
 of 5 bubbles TykeHBNewZealand, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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