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Ahi Kaa

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#11 of 27 Hotels in Gisborne
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27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This motel has undergone a rather extensive refurbishment, and is both lovely and easy on the eye. I had a 1 bedroom unit, well appointed, but a small bathroom which didn't need any more room as it was good utilization of space. Very close to the beach, and the local dairy which in summer would be very handy. For me... More 

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20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Nicely renovated apartment with huge shower and good facilities. Our host, Keri, was very pleasant and the accommodation offered everything we needed including good wifi. The bed was large and comfy and there was a tv in both the lounge and bedroom. While there are no specific guest laundry facilities, we were able to use the hotel's washing machine and... More 

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Paraparamu, New Zealand
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49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Lovely modern decor. Quiet location opposite the beach and easy access to the boardwalk. Close to swimming and surfing beach. Pleasant river walk nearby also. Friendly owners/management. 15-20 min walk into mainly shopping area, a few eating places within 10 min walk but better restaurants best to take car for evening meals.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Nice accommodation with well equipped kitchen and a nice patio area outside where we had our evening meal. It is about 15 mins walk into town but it is very pleasant on the boardwalk. Unfortunately whilst we were there it was Waitangi Day and most of the eating places were closed but we did find a very nice restaurant down... More 

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Thank Pauline D
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Needed a room for two nights, alas gisborne fully booked but we managed to get two rooms for two nights here. Perfect ,clean, huge beds. Loved the art work on the walls. Great service. Close to boardwalk and beach, surf club not far away. 5 minute drive to town.

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Thank Corinne K
Swindon, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The town is busy , everywhere is full but these kind people let us use one of their own bedrooms, spotless, all excellent. The management also advised about eating out. Can't say that we were impressed with Gisbourne

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Thank peterandjenny282
Napier, New Zealand
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84 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

The well-equipped motel room kitchen, and substantial patio table and chairs made for a lovely patio dinner. "A bit of cricket" on the big screen TV was intended to be just that a bit but after getting comfortable on the long, soft, leather couch it was the 11th inning before we managed to get ourselves to bed. All good.

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Thank Mary Ellen W
Rugby, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

This was the nicest Motel we stayed in on North Island. The room was large and light with a separate lounge area and opened on to a garden with a table and a passion fruit plant which was dropping its fruit for our benefit. The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful - clearly a family run place. It was spotlessly... More 

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Ilkley
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46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

We arrived after doing a tour of the East Cape, dusty and tired but needing to do some laundry and find somewhere to eat. The owners dealt with both with alacrity resulting in clean clothes and, in Peppers Cafe, an excellent meal. This motel is a classic of customer care.

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Thank Richard B
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016

We rented a 1-bed garden apartment for 5 nights. It was very well appointed and.comfortable. Nice private outdoor area, a shame the weather was too damp most of the time to make full use of it. Easy access to beach across the road. Owners very friendly and helpful. Maori inspired decoration a nice addition.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Ahi Kaa

Address: 61 Salisbury Road, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: €83 - €139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ahi Kaa 4*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Our room (#1) had a sunny courtyard in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles FionaBL, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with patio...”
 of 5 bubbles Denise_MM, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I was in Room 4 which opened onto a sun-drenched garden patio”
 of 5 bubbles CDG100, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“They're all quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles KentandMichelle, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Room no 5 is on the small side and sound proofing poor.”
 of 5 bubbles maureenp410, 12 Feb 2014 | Read review
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