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Senator Motor Inn

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  • Excellent67%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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All reviewsthe rivergreat locationclose to townfirst floornice outlooklarge roomoverlooking the harbourcomfortable bedseparate bedroomwithin walking distancestay there againmain rooma wonderful stayvisiting gisbornecar parkingstayed two nightseasy walk
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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....More

Thank Judye09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights at the Senator Motor Inn. Having stayed in numerous hotels and motels in New Zealand over the last 25+ years this is simply the best. Good location opposite the harbour. Big comfortable and very well furnished rooms Good continential breakfast served...More

Thank Mogens-DK-49
Reviewed 6 May 2018

The rooms are very clean and tidy with a fabulous view. Only stayed one night but could of stayed longer. Hosts are very friendly and helpful recommending best places to eat and visit, would definitely stay here again.

Thank jenny328
Response from smgltd, Manager at Senator Motor InnResponded 8 May 2018

That's great. Thank you for staying. Maybe longer next time.

Reviewed 6 May 2018

Senator Motor Inn is simply the best! Friendliest staff, cleanest most comfortable rooms, plentiful supplies renewed each day. Handy to everything and all within walking distance especially excellent cafes and restaurants. Beautiful views over the waterway - highly recommended!

Thank drjenny2015
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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Price range
US$108 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#4 Family Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
Details
Price range
US$108 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Business Hotel in Gisborne
#2 Romantic Hotel in Gisborne
#4 Family Hotel in Gisborne
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites
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"Ask in advance for view of waterway, quiet room etc. staff will happily offer to help!"
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"A rooms have a view and are quiet."
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"The hotel was quiet the night we visited. All rooms offer similar facilities. First floor views would be..."
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