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Gateway Motel

#5 of 16 Hotels in Picton
Certificate of Excellence
15/05/2017 16/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 22 December 2016

I have stayed at the Gateway hotel multiple times and it is consistently great, from the moment you arrive. Kent is fantastic, very kind and friendly. The wifi is excellent and uncomplicated, non of those signing in complications, just connect and put in a simple password. The room was excellent, very clean and had everything we needed. Also it is...

Thank danpwhitfield
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Great motel for an overnighter while heading either down south or up north we were in a room upstairs and did think it could get noisy being on the road front but wasn't at all. We were three sharing a room and we weren't crammed in. The only issue was the bathroom door was on a roller and it was...

Thank justdaft
Reviewed 1 December 2016 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

Thank jamiebQ7263OX
Los Altos, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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.

Thank alizabb
Reviewed 8 November 2016 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....

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 8 November 2016 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....

1Thank Artikaran
Qingdao, China
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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...

1Thank PlantationJohnny
Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 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...

Thank TruckMovesMike
Perth, Australia
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

Thank Petermaxwellrich
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

Thank FishermanWanganui

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 

Additional Information about Gateway Motel

Address: 32 High Street (Main Street) | Picton Marlborough, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: $79 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
Number of rooms: 31
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Also Known As:
Americano Hotel Picton
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Picton
#1 Business Hotel in Picton
#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
#4 Luxury Hotel in Picton
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“Ask for a refurbished room.”
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”
PlantationJohnny, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
TruckMovesMike, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
a1job, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
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