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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Biker friendly, great value, excellent service and awesome location close to bars restaurants and cafes. Clean and functional rooms that are priced well. We enjoyed our stay and appreciated the extra effort that the management made to ensure our motorcycles were safe. Kent we will be back!

Thank lewal
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 December 2013

Would like to say a big THANK YOU to Marie and Kent Stevenson for your excellent, friendly and very welcoming hospitatility. Thank you for the yummy Pauas. haha. Will never forget this experience!! Totally recommend this place to everyone out there who passes through Picton, if you need a place, Gateway motel is where you want to stop by at....

Thank jaye L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2013

we only spent a night, but it was perfect. apparently this motel has been around for a while, but you would never guess it, since it feels modern and new. the couple who runs it is kind and friendly, and keeps the place absolutely spotless. the room was welcoming and pleasant, on the second floor. just outside the room there...

Thank lososos62
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 7 December 2013

We usually travel w/o a plan, which is good and bad. Few days ago we arrived at Picton and quickly found this great motel, nicely located in the middle of town, close to everything. We stayed for 2 nights. Great value, but more than that, just a great, clean and very very comfortable. Did i say clean already? Very friendly...

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Stayed one night before our ferry to Wellington the next day. The motel is very easy to find in the centre of the town, just off the main high street. Parking was fine just at the front of the hotel. We stayed in the one-bedroom room which was at the back of the motel in the corner. It had a...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

We stayed last night as an emergency option after our original booking fell through. We should have booked here first. The room was cosy, and exceedingly comfortable, such that we didn't want to leave today. The staff were exceptional, going out of their way to look after us - recommending a fantastic restaurant for dinner, things to do and see...

Thank Geraldine M
Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2013

As soon as we arrived, we were greated with real warmth and enthusiasm, the first time since we arrived in NZ. As we were staying for 2 nights we got upgraded, which was a real bonus. The room was well equipped and clean. We were given a recommendation for dinner with a free drink, so decided to give it a...

1Thank Jill G
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 November 2013

Last week, a group of friends and I traveled to Picton for a weeks holiday. We are all on the elderly side so a comfortable place to stay was important. The Gateway provided this and much more, centrally located in Picton, they were clean, very well appointed but the most important thing for us was the wonderful staff from the...

Thank Nola L
Taupo, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2013

This is the easiest and best situated place to get to in Picton. Minutes from the ferry, with pick-ups included if necessary, it is half way down the main street so perfect strolling distance to the gorgeous gardens on the front, restaurants and shops. There is a café attached which is open from 7am - and, best of all, they...

Thank TaupoGirl
Hastings, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2013

I would like to thank the Gateway Motel and all the staff for the excellent service they gave while staying with them. They went out of their way to find a suitable place to park our boat and made our holiday very enjoyable, nothing was a bother, recommending the best places to eat, things to do. The rooms were very...

Thank Helen R

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Address: 32 High Street (Main Street) | Canterbury, Picton 8062, New Zealand (Formerly Americano Motor Inn)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Picton
Price Range: €88 - €120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gateway Motel 4*
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Americano Hotel Picton
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#2 Family Hotel in Picton
#3 Luxury Hotel in Picton
#4 Romantic Hotel in Picton
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“I was on the ground floor. I think some second floor rooms would have a view of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles PlantationJohnny, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms downstairs are wonderful, and rooms street side have good views of Picton and the Main Street.”
 of 5 bubbles TruckMovesMike, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Had a room downstairs which was very quiet considering it is in the centre of town.”
 of 5 bubbles a1job, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Everything was nice”
 of 5 bubbles , 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room on the second level if you want a good view in the morning.”
 of 5 bubbles Namotharan, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
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