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Senator Motor Inn

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“the river”(19 reviews)
“great location”(24 reviews)
“upper floor”(4 reviews)
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All reviewsthe rivergreat locationupper floorlovely view of the harbourfriendly helpful serviceeasy walksfirst floorclose to townno windowmotel stayexploring the arearoom upstairscomfortable bedseparate bedroommorning sunsurprised howfew minutes walk away
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed at the Senator last week on business and found it an excellent place to stay in Gisborne. Really comfortable, clean and tidy. Rooms are room and well laid out. Hosts were also very friendly and pleasant to deal with.

Thank briand0c
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This motel has it all! - the accommodation is immaculate,comfortable & with wonderful views of the harbour. The outside deck is a great place from which to watch the activities on the river.The location is close to shopping & the beach is only 10 minutes...More

Thank Lynvic68
Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 11 December 2017

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. I look forward to you next visit.

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Nice and spacious and fabulous view. Room clean and well appointed but just unusual to have an internal bedroom with no window. Also close to town and beaches, both within walking distance and lots of eateries nearby

Thank p_ratts202
Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 4 November 2017

We are glad you enjoyed you stay

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Kare is a very nice and helpfull Woman. The room ist modern and very clean in the downtown of Gisborne Thank you for all. I have DIN bei you to stay. Sorry, my english is Not very good 😏 i am s tourist

Thank Josef W
Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you we really appreciate your effort. We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Arrived in the rain without a booking. We were surprised how spacious the grand floor unit was. Parking was easy . Next time we will have coffee on the terrace over looking the harbor subject to weather ! Walking distance from the main road so...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Room Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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US$107 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#4 Family Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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Price range
US$107 - US$131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#4 Family Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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"Rooms on the first floor get a better view."
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"Upper floors give best view, stairs to get there."
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