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Alfresco Motor Lodge

784 Gladstone Road Te Hapara, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand
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#6 of 16 motels in Gisborne
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Mediterranean-style Alfresco Motor Lodge has 14 ground-floor modern units, architecturally designed and presented for your comfort during your Gisborne experience. Operators, Mick & Cath, have provided quality furnishings and decor in their accommodation in providing for both corporate and family visits. There are a range of units including: studio, wheelchair access, 1 bedroom and 2 bedrooms, all with kitchen facilities and several of which have spa baths with the family units having large corner spa baths. All units have a ceiling fan. NOTE: The standard studio room faces the main road. A friendly town and the beaches are a great place to walk and discover anything new washed up in the last tide. Fishing off the beach is fun even if you don't catch anything! A good sized town with a huge assortment of shops - something for everyone. Friendly and Relaxed Atmosphere, Clean And Tidy.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Fishing
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Self-serve laundry
Outdoor dining area
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Seating area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Electric blanket
Bath / shower
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
Radio
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Business
Family
Languages Spoken
English
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love2travel4242 wrote a review Yesterday
Toronto, Canada139 contributions108 helpful votes
This hotel had quiet rooms off the main street in town. You need a car to see the sites, shop or go eat, etc. The rooms were clean, with good air con and beds. The showers and bathroom were adequate. The host was very pleasant and helpful. They have a laundry on site.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Bella W wrote a review Oct 2023
Rotorua District, New Zealand8 contributions
This is the second time I have stayed with my family at this lodge. It is extremely clean and tidy. It is well laid out. Good sized rooms. Comfortable beds and the kitchenette is well stocked with all that is needed. It is nice and quiet even though it is on the main road into Gisborne. I will definitely stay here again .
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Great parking right outside the units.
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Equestrian E wrote a review Oct 2022
Cambridge, New Zealand119 contributions65 helpful votes
Very clean and tidy although dated interior this is one of the cleanest rudest motels I have stayed in New Zealand. Very roomy 1 bed unit which you could sleep 4 people in . Well equiped kitchen, great off street parking and also quiet with little road noise .We will definitely be back
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
Room Tip: Plenty of restaurants to visit if you don’t want to cook
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MCFC1977 wrote a review Feb 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand76 contributions33 helpful votes
Booked in for a few nights. Room presentation and lay out was very nice. Good, strong air con, easy parking and comfortable bed. The owners seemed tired and were not overly engaging or pleased to see you. Maybe an off period for them?
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Room Tip: Western rooms away from the road
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Jed555 wrote a review Jan 2022
New Zealand13 contributions12 helpful votes
Helpful owners who provide a generally good standard of spacious accomodation and ammenities. It's clean, practical and well laid out. Minor improvement would be a king-sized bed, rather than a queen and option for a softer pillow as both types on offer became compressed and were quite hard after a while, so if you are a side-sleeper that may be an issue, or bring your own pillow. However, everything else was great and I would gladly stay here again.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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60stravellers2014 wrote a review May 2021
Tauranga, New Zealand394 contributions123 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights at the Alfresco Motor Lodge. Lovely setting, friendly owners. Clean facilities,good size rooms. Parking available outside our unit. Much appreciated when you have rain. Close to town.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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daffles77 wrote a review May 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand10 contributions14 helpful votes
Really can't say enough about this motel. Firstly it was spotlessly clean - so important! Spacious modern unit, toiletries in the bathroom, lovely spa bath, beds were comfortable and best of all there was comprehensive MY SKY in the bedroom and lounge on large TV's. Owner was friendly and helpful. Really impressed.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Ir0nFighter wrote a review Feb 2021
Auckland, New Zealand45 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed 2 nights late January 2021, the rooms were spacious, clean, warm and tidy. we liked the bathroom which was really spacious not like other motels hardly to move. Staffs were very friendly and helpful.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Room Tip: I have stayed in room 9 which was very comfortable.
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Simon D wrote a review Sept 2020
Auckland, New Zealand720 contributions46 helpful votes
My wife and I stayed in Unit 1 for a couple of nights. This was the front unit and a good size. It was clean, comfy, had a good shower, was very spacious for a studio, big TV, table and chairs, full kitchen The only real downside was some road noise, but as we were on a main road this was to be expected. Mick was a helpful host and sent us to The Rivers for dinner which turned out to be a great place. Definitely a place we would recommend and stay at again if the opportunity arose.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Dona S wrote a review Jul 2020
Porirua, New Zealand864 contributions177 helpful votes
A lovely clean motel with very comfortable bed, a spa bath and a kitchenette. The owners were friendly and helpful and provided a map with lots of suggestions on places to visit and eat. Definitely on my return list.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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$180 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alfresco Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Tairawhiti Museum (3.2 km), Kaiti Hill (4.6 km), and Dome Cinema (3.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and self serve laundry.
Which room amenities are available at Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, Portofino, and Tamarind.
Are there any historical sites close to Alfresco Motor Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Siege of Waerenga-a-Hika Memorial (8.6 km).
Is Alfresco Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.