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Captain Cook Motor Lodge

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#11 of 27 Hotels in Gisborne
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$85*
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Birkdale, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked by phone in advance from Australia as part of a driving trip in the North Island. The booking process was easy and helpful. We were to stay only for one night but while we were there, weather conditions and road closures turned that into 3 nights. Reception was very helpful and friendly with the extension and in...

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CaptainCML, General Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry you didn't mention the shower we would of certainly fixed the problem. Glad you had an enjoyable time in Gisborne. Regards Annette

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had a comfortable two bedroom unit with small lounge. Very clean unit ,and friendly staff. Close to town,across road from beach. Quiet unit, was quite surprised as there is a busy road running by units . Car parking was good. We had a queen sized bed in one bedroom and three singles in the other.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The room was clean and modern and the location was perfect, just a minute stroll to some of Gisborne's most beautiful beaches. Thank you to our warm and welcoming host who was more then accomodating. Will be back for sure! Thanks again.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We were not expecting anything in particular, only deciding to stop here at short notice as it was raining heavily. The room was pretty basic, but it was certainly clean and comfortable - however what really made this a pleasant stay was the warm and welcoming staff both in reception and in the dining room. I also loved the fact...

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Regards Annette

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Was directed here by Ann from the Gisborne I site. Geoff was very helpful and our room was very well equipped. The beach is nearby as are the various walks in this city. Lots of shops although most were closed at 3pm on a Saturday! Well recommended.

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments glad you enjoyed your stay. Annette

Reviewed 7 February 2017

The unit I had was very basic but had everything you need for a comfortable night. Despite the sprawling size of the site, and the proximity to the main road, I was pleasantly surprised with a quiet nights sleep. There may be larger units but mine was quite small with the kettle sitting on top of the fridge and no...

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. You booked our economy unit and yes we do have other units which are superior King or Queen and have kitchenette and one or two bedroom units which have full cooking facilities. Yes the board walk along the beach is lovely. Regards Annette

Reviewed 23 January 2017

We unexpectedly arrived late. This was no problem at all. No form filling in, no paying. Just "go to bed, tomorrow's another day ". Lots of thick comfy towels. A big room. Very clean. Two minute walk to lovely cafe for morning coffee and a beach walk. Tv in each room. Will definitely stay again.

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Tracey glad you enjoyed your stay. Regards Annette

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Staff were super friendly and really helpful. The location is highly recommended. We were without a car for two days and the Lodge is situated close to public transport and also close to the city in reach for all the amenities. The room was clean and the staff do everything to keep up with high levels of service. This is...

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment on Captain Cook Motor Lodge. I will pass your comments onto our staff . Regards Annette

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Keep in mind that the Captain Cook Motor Lodge is pretty much your standard New Zealand motel accommodation. Having said that, five stars for the friendly, helpful staff and service, the immaculate cleanliness of the units (done daily), the great location. Ten minutes walk to main Gisborne shopping street, 5 minutes to the lovely Waikanae Beach. Ample parking. Free, fast...

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CaptainCML, Manager at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to comment on Captain Cook Motor Lodge we try hard to make our guests feel comfortable. Regards Annette

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Super friendly staff. Room was tidy and clean. Free wifi, great location, daily room service. Close to city centre, beach, pools, I-Site, mini golf, supermarket. Generous parking spots. We stayed for 3 nights and had a great time 😀

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CaptainCML, Owner at Captain Cook Motor Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write the review, it is great to know that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to having you stay again

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Captain Cook Motor Lodge

Address: 31 Awapuni Road | Waikanae Beach, Gisborne 4010, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > North Island > Gisborne Region > Gisborne
Price Range: €68 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Captain Cook Motor Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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#9 Business Hotel in Gisborne
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“Very easy to find”
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“Best to avoid the economy queen rooms if staying for more than one night.”
NZAlec, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem to have the same outlook and all are ground level”
2kiwis_11, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“most of all of the rooms were based around the carpark so no difference could be observed.”
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