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Senator Motor Inn

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a few days in Gisborne exploring the area and the Senator was an excellent base for this - close to the town, shops, walks and beach. Was warmly greeted each day by office and staff who happily answered my queries. Room was spacious and clean, with good kitchen facilities so I could dine in.

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Kerikeri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Senator recently. PROS:We found the room spacious and tidy with a super outlook over the marina and a lovely comfortable bed. Room had a 32" TV with local and Sky network. CONS: A noisy little fridge that seemed to go continuously and the noise in the area on a Saturday night from surrounding bars/clubs continued until...

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the best motels we have stayed in on our travels around New Zealand. Excellent rooms and very spacious right on the harbor and close to the town. Staff very helpful and friendly. Would recommend. MERV.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable accommodation, clean and excellent amenities. Close to restaurants for dinner and breakfast. Excellent facilities for making your own breakfast. My stay was for two night. Easy walk to the walkway and to the shopping facilities. Excellent location for a stay whilst visiting Gisbornes many attractions.

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Isle Of Man
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here overnight before visiting the East Cape. The motel is in a pleasant central location close to shops and restaurants but on quiet riverside. We found the room clean spacious and very well equipped and the staff friendly and helpful. Overall very good value for money

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Hokitika, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights here. Very comfortable, close to restaurants, easy walk to riverside walkway and Waikanae Beach. Close to marina. Easy access from main road. Spacious unit with separate bedroom. Good facilities in unit. Guest laundry on site.

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Papamoa
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Definitely the nicest accommodation I've had in a long while. Room was generously proportioned, as was the bathroom, and was spotlessly clean. Owners were very nice and helpful. Great location, too with restaurants within walking distance.

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Bristol England
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed one night on our way round NZ. Easy parking and a good sized clean room overlooking the harbour. Well placed for restaurants and shops, would use again if in Gisborne. What else do you need in a motel?

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Napier, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We recently spent a couple of nights at the Senator Motor Inn and really enjoyed our stay. The lady in reception was helpful and very friendly and the unit we were in was very clean with everything that we needed. Would stay again.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017

They allowed us to check in 5 hours early which was great. Service was exceptional and room was always cleaned each day and perfectly located to restaurants and bars in walking distance. Highly recommend

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish and comfortable motel accommodation in the heart of Gisborne - Senator Motor Inn offers this and more.Our modern harbour side motel is a two minute walk to Central Gisborne’s shops, bars, cafes and restaurants.Each of our spacious self contained suites has its own balcony with views over the bustling inner harbour marina. From here you can take a relaxing riverside stroll along the riverside walkway to the spectacular Waikanae and Midway beaches in one direction or along the riverside walkway alongside the rivers in the other direction.Senator Motor Inn offers top quality motel accommodation for the discerning business traveller or holiday maker during the week or for those special get away from it all weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Senator Motor Inn

Address: 2 Childers Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: €95 - €114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Senator Motor Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#5 Family Hotel in Gisborne
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“An upstairs room would be better, as downstairs is quite public with a footpath right outside the windows which meant I had to keep the net curtains drawn for privacy. Also the lighting was very general and a bit bland so perhaps more specific lamps would help.”
 of 5 bubbles 826gillianh, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs for great view.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneC667, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs had a lovely deck & view”
 of 5 bubbles 165gemmad, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Hey! They all look equal, Second level could overlook better.”
 of 5 bubbles alexandersZ6562IV, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for an upstairs room lighter and best view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles jbh467, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
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