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    Hicks Bay Motel Lodge

    5198 Te Araroa Road, Gisborne, New Zealand
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good37%
    • Average31%
    • Poor16%
    • Terrible7%
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    Free Parking
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 21 March 2015

    This is the only place to stay in Hicks Bay, old 60ths furnishing with musty odou, old mixed China car boot style. We didn't want to get into bed as hair in sheet & dead fly on spare bed. Depressing place restaurant grade D. Our...More

    Thank kidney2008
    Response from Patahi, Manager at Hicks Bay Motel LodgeResponded 23 March 2015

    So sorry you were unhappy. Gee if this was your second stay in four years why did you return? We are three stars and want future guests to know this. I just had an industry inspector in Room 12. She did not have the same...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2015

    Hicks Bay is a great place to stop over especially if you intend to do the 40 minute drive out to the East Cape lighthouse and then climb the 750 steps for fab views. The room we had was clean and tidy, comfortable bed with...More

    1  Thank Adrian C
    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    Had a very good night there. Lovely high quality beds and linen. They have modernised 1960's style accommodation and done it well. Good price too and nice people. Meal a bit too big and a bit plain. Go down the gully and visit the glow...More

    Thank BrendaBr
    Reviewed 4 March 2015

    Whilst this property has been around awhile it has been maintained to a good standard and our room was freshly painted and comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant which had a basic menu but the food was tasty and plenty of it. There is...More

    2  Thank bbcw
    Reviewed 3 March 2015

    Although our night at this hotel was probably the least enjoyable of our three weeks in New Zealand, some of this was down to personal preference rather than the hotel itself. The hotel owner and restaurant staff were very friendly, but in truth we felt...More

    Thank Julia B
    Senator Motor Inn
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$98 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 40
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    • North Island >
    • Gisborne Region >
    • Gisborne
    • Also Known As
    • Hicks Bay Hotel Gisborne
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    Nearby Attractions
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    Room Tips
    "Avoid any work crews that like to party in the evenings."
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    "Ask for a room farthest from the road to reduce noise."
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    "Motel rooms close to the glowworm grotto seem to be quietest"
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    "Don't stop here."
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