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Senator Motor Inn

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Room & Suite (24)
Dining (1)
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Good to know
Harbour View
River View
Reviews & more
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Traveller rating
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  • English
Popular mentions
Karen and Mark are very lovely, and warm hosts. Their motel is a brilliant place to rest up and relax in. The rooms are fastidiously clean, and well appointed. And what a location to! You could hop on one leg into the CBD it's that close, and it directly across the street from
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We recently stayed here on a business trip and absolutely loved our stay. The rooms were extremely clean and spacious. Beds were super comfy and the view of the harbour was an added bonus. The shower pressure was amazing and the rooms had everything we needed. Great location and
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Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor Inn
Responded 17 Oct 2018
Very glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Gisborne is awesome anytime of the year. Great little town with heaps to see. Mid winter but our motel room was really warm and cosy. Although we were 4 hours early we were allowed to enter our room and the reception was awesome.
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It is a pleasure to walk in a room that is spacious and fastidious clean. Attention to detail with everything in its place. Walking distance to restaurants and shops. View of the harbour and night-time lights from the balcony window. Mark and Karen will make you feel at home,
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It’s the first time I have stayed here. Great location and handy to everything. Jan the receptionist is so welcoming and friendly. The motel is well appointed and clean. Had the choice of an upstairs room. This gave us an awesome view over the estuary. Would definitely
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living room with extra bed
"Ask in advance for view of waterway, quiet room etc. staff will happily offer to help!"
"A rooms have a view and are quiet."
"The hotel was quiet the night we visited. All rooms offer similar facilities. First floor views would be better of the boat harbour."
"Ask at reception"
"Rooms on the first floor get a better view."
US$112 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandGisborne RegionGisborne
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