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Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

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Seasonal outdoor pool
Seasonal outdoor pool
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Fridge, microwave, stovetop, electric kettle
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

4.5 star property
Upscale motel within walking distance of Kaikoura Visitor Centre

8.8/10 Fabulous

431 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator
Map
18 Churchill Street, Kaikoura, 7300

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Christchurch International Airport (CHC) - 135 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sakim Bento - 6 min walk
  • Slam Club - 6 min walk
  • Coopers Catch - 7 min walk
  • Allure Cafe - 7 min walk
  • The Strawberry Tree - 7 min walk

About this property

Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge

Situated by the ocean, Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge is a great choice for a stay in Kaikoura. Guests can enjoy the seasonal outdoor pool, and hiking/biking trails, kayaking, and mountain biking are nearby. A terrace and a garden are offered, and in-room conveniences at this upscale motel include refrigerators and microwaves. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite RV/bus/truck parking (fees apply)

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Barbecue grills

What to do

  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)

Languages

  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Balcony or patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Cribs/infant beds are available for NZD 16.5 per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from November to March

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

No visitors or unregistered guests are allowed in guestrooms.

Also known as

Gateway Kaikoura
Gateway Motor Lodge Kaikoura
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Kaikoura Gateway Motor
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Kaikoura Gateway Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Does Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
As of January 28, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge on February 24, 2023 start from P 4,873, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
Yes, there's free self parking. RV/bus/truck parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with activities like hiking, kayaking, and mountain biking, and practice your swing at the nearby golf course. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy amenities like a seasonal outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Sakim Bento (6-min walk), Slam Club (6-min walk), and Coopers Catch (7-min walk).
Does Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes cookware, a refrigerator, and a microwave.
Does Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony or patio.
What's the area around Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge like?
Kaikoura Gateway Motor Lodge is a short 8-minute walk from Kaikoura Beach and 6 minutes' walk from Kaikoura Museum. Travelers recommend the motel for its central location.

Reviews

8.8

Fabulous

9.2/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

8.8/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Great stay
Very clean and comfortable. Close to town and super friendly staff. Highly recommend
Linda, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Cheryl, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Day away
It’s in a good location. There is a walkaway into town so you don’t need to take your car when going out for the evening meal. So don’t need a sober driver.
1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Susan, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location, large rooms, free parking close to the room, lots to do in the area. Manager had a good recommendation for dinner at the Pier Hotel restaurant nearby.
Lisa, 1-night romance trip
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6/10 Good

Tom, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lyn, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic place.
Steffan, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

As Good As It Gets
Amazing; as good as it gets! Even had EV charger, for our Tesla.
Lee, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Owners/management were very friendly and helpful.
Adrian, 1-night family trip
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