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Westport, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Rooms are very clean and tastefully decorated. Great location, handy to main road when departing Nelson, short drive to airport and friendly helpful staff. Close to Richmond Mall for a good variety of cafes, shops etc. Excellent location for sports groups as across the road from sports ground.

Thank rcb95
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very very rude manage would never ever stay. Would not listen or allow communication from us at all which was so rude, he has no ability to manage clients and should not hold the position. In our view not a pleasant place to stay in Nelson Richmond. We definitely had a pleasant stay in other motel in Richmond and was...

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gladstone2014, Manager at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Hi Linda, your review is based on you booking at our motel and then arriving at a different motel and staying there. You were rung by me and asked if you were booking in at which point you advised you were booked into Parkside motel. The other motel should have called us to check if you were booked in with...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Due to unfortunate weather events this weekend we were unable to land in Nelson and unfortunately had to cancel our trip. Gary at Gladstone Motel was extremely helpful and we will definitely be staying at Gladstone Motel on our next trip down to Nelson. Thank you for your help

Thank Pykerbs
New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We often travel around NZ supporting our children in their sport; I would highly recommend this motel as a great location, clean premises and brilliant service. The owners are kind, considerate and very accommodating which is refreshing!

Thank Pannells
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Me and my 2 kids have stayed here a couple of times in the family unit. Is stylee & clean, with comfortable beds & lots of space for everyone to not be on top of each other. Owners and staff were really friendly and helpful & it was really easy to get to different places from. Highly recommend

Thank Angelina P
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Well, the title probably says it all, we had a friendly welcome - local milk provided, the two bedroom apartment was spotlessly clean, modern and tastefully decorated. I loved the fact that they had a surround sound sound media system (although my wife didn't care so much!). We had a very enjoyable stay and would definitely use this motel again...

Thank CantabRob
gladstone2014, Manager at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your review. Look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

There was a muck up on the booking dates from booking.com, which was very distressing. However, Chris from the Gladstone Motel was very understanding and helpful. Thank you Chris for being so accommodating. Regards Rohan.

Thank Rohan W
Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 February 2016

After reading the great comments about Gladstone Motel in Richmond, and how everyone enjoyed their stay and raved about the management, I felt this was the ideal place, so I booked a studio unit on Saturday 30th January for 1 night stay on the 7th February 2016. Nothing was mentioned at the time with regard to the cancellation policy (of...

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gladstone2014, Owner at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Hi Jude, Our cancellation policy is clearly spelt out in your reservation confirmation, on our website and on our partner websites. We went to extraordinary lengths to assist you even dropping our room rate to try and let the room you cancelled. We were unable to do this and therefore your room charge was not refunded. The industry standard is...

Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2016

I've stayed at this motel a number of times in the last 4 months. The unit is always immaculate and the welcome's always friendly. Very close to town! But what impressed me most was that these people genuinely care about their guests. I became ill during my last visit and the motel manager noticed that I hadn't left my unit...

Thank saphira2016
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Wonderful ammenities! Absolutely perfect for my elderly mother and myself visiting family and friends in this region. Excellent friendly hosts, loads of room and very tastefully decorated. Couldn't have asked for more

Thank 289PossumDunedin
gladstone2014, Manager at Gladstone Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed your stay!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gladstone Motel, Richmond,Nelson offers immaculate modern Nelson region accommodation in beautifully appointed units at an affordable price. Choose between fully equipped suites and fully serviced studio units. Everything that you would expect from a modern motel but with Gladstone's extra touches of hospitality and comfort that you would expect in a Four Star Plus rated Motel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gladstone Motel

Address: 19 Gladstone Road, Richmond 7020, New Zealand (Formerly Destiny Motels)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Richmond
Price Range: $149 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Gladstone Motel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“room 803 was perfect for us. Parked right outside the door.”
 of 5 bubbles ravnf, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room further away from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles hurtle1, 7 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Our suite was right beside the office. 2 bedrooms, outside patio table, right beside a lemon tree. Perfect!!”
  • Kitchenette
  • Jet Tub
  • Nice clean Bathroom
  • Smaller room with 2 single beds
  • Larger room with 2 larger beds
 of 5 bubbles knsqueakers, 11 Feb 2015 | Read review
“If you dont want to leave your room ask for a varied breakfast the nite before”
 of 5 bubbles liz759559, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“My room had good double glazing, couldn't hear anything from the outside world once the doors were closed.”
 of 5 bubbles EkantV, 30 Aug 2014 | Read review
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