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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely time here. Very clean and spacious room and facilities. The hosts are lovely, really helped us out when we had car trouble! Cant speak highly enough of this motor inn! Excellent value for money too.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Very glad the car got all sorted and you were able to continue on your holiday.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean motel with harbour views. Comfortable furniture and beds. Very helpful and friendly staff. Door out to outside seating overlooking the harbour. Gisborne is mighty quiet on a Sunday night, deserted!

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

Sunday would be the quietest night of the week, peaceful and relaxing. Glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 28 November 2016

Stayed for one night. The proprietors could not have been more accommodating and helpful. Recommended a local restaurant which was excellent. Room was presented beautifully - spacious, comfortable and clean and located centrally but in a quiet corner overlooking the harbour. Thank you.

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We are glad you enjoyed your stay

Redmond,WA
Reviewed 25 November 2016

I reviewed this in Oct/Nov 2014. Since then I've been back the same time in 2015 and now in 2016 again too, and it is time to update you on the property and the experience. Well, actually, nothing has changed. It is still as wonderful as it was two years ago, and the units are still in as-new condition. The...

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are glad you still enjoyed our motor inn. We look forward to your next visit.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Room was spotless and large., Bathroom was new. Bed was very comfortable. Great position...2 minute walk to town or beach. Staff were welcoming and very helpful. Lovely outlook over harbour and patio to sit out on.

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We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at the Senator Motor Inn.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This place is very well located with some great places to eat close by. Beach and river were close by. The room was clean with a comfortable bed and all the amenities you would expect. The only drawback was noise. We were there three nights. There was moderate road noise on Wed and Thur nights but Friday was too noisy....

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very clean and spacious. Separate bedroom with double bed and single bed in lounge. Looks over boat harbour, good kitchen with microwave and owner very pleasant. Bathroom spacious with modern fittings. Also handy to main shopping centre, only few minutes walk.

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We stayed at this motel for 2 nights. It has a great location looking over the inner harbour and an easy walk to shops and restaurants as well as attractions so ch as the Wine centre. The room was extremely spacious and well set up with useful bench space, a comfortable sofa, dining table and chairs, and a good kitchenette...

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smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn, responded to this review

We are happy that you were able to enjoy our rooms and our very central location in Gisborne.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Senator Motor Inn was a great place to stay in Gisborne. It is n the heart of the CBD, looking across to the inner harbour. It is an easy walk to shops, restaurants and other attractions including the Gisborne Wine Centre. The room was very spaceous and comfortable with useful furniture and benches but no clutter. The kitchenette was...

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay

Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I stay here once a month, and have done for the past five years. Always a warm welcome and the rooms are always clean and tidy. Location is very good, being within a few blocks of the city centre. There is a good selection of places to eat within easy walking distance.

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Thanks Steve glad you keep coming back.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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: €97 - €115 (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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#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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“All rooms face to the inner harbor with glorious views”
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