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Oxfordshire
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Picton is not very big and so there are not many hotels to choose from. We picked this based on TA reviews and weren't disappointed. Hotel is a 10 minute walk from the ferry terminal and train station. It is on the main road and we feared it might be noisy but was fine. Close to the harbour, pubs and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Pleasantly surprised by the extra friendly owners,the room was perfect. Recommended a nice restaurant around the corner our 12 yr grandson still is raving about the chicken nuggets he had there and he is a fussy eater.Did a big bag of laundry and they actually finished when i was told and not 2hrs later and many coins later. We would...

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Reviewed 12 April 2014

A very accommodating host. Value for money. Ok the WIFI is free but I would have rated this place 5/5 if the Internet connection weren't so slow. I am now to the point where I would rather have hi-speed internet and no TV.

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Northwood, Iowa
Reviewed 10 April 2014

The hosts, Kent and Marie, are incredibly accomodating! Stayed here with 4 relatives newly arrived from the US, and they raved about the rooms and the staff. Great value for the money, and the staff go over and above to take care of you.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Great location in the main street, and not too noisy despite being directly opposite the local pub (the music stopped at 11:00 pm on Saturday night). Also handy to be right next to the Information Centre. Comfortable room, and friendly owners.

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Genuine Kiwi hospitality. Warm, friendly greeting after a rough ferry trip from Wellington. Room met highest standards for cleanliness and comfort. I really enjoyed sitting in the protected outside seating area to read the paper - that rough ferry ride was still with me and I needed to be out in the fresh air - even if it was inclement...

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Thank KLPhx
Reviewed 9 April 2014

I stayed a couple of nights at this motel in late March. Rooms are great - really clean, comfortable, good cooking facilities, including substantial kitchen utensils. The staff were really friendly and helpful. I arrived before the rest of my fellow travelers and was given access to the room immediately. We sat out on the verandah in the afternoon with...

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Napier
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Kent and Marie were fantastic hosts , they run a friendly warm clean operation, the beds are very comfortable , and the rooms for the 3 of us , couldnt of been better , plenty of room , small kitchenette , fridge/jug , everything you need for your stay , this is our second time here and we will be...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Having enjoyed the hospitality and comfort of the Gateway Motel in 2013 our group returned for more in 2014. We were met by the same friendly staff and immediately felt at home. The accomodation is simple, very comfortable and spotlessly clean. The units on the west facing veranda enjoy the late afternoon sun. The Motel provided the perfect base for...

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Thank 143MartinF
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Completely impressed with the accommodation; simply blown away by the kindness and friendliness of the owners! This motel is in a great location right in the heart of High Street (Picton’s main street), but recessed enough off the road to be quiet. There is free parking, WiFi and its easily walkable to everything you would need. The rooms were nice,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
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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: $126 - $173 (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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#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#3 Luxury 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”
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“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
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“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
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“Choose a room on the second level if you want a good view in the morning.”
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