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Pacific Harbour Motor Inn

24 Reads Quay Cnr Pitt St, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand
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#8 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
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Looking for a place to stay in Gisborne? Then look no further than Pacific Harbour Motor Inn, a family-friendly hotel that brings the best of Gisborne to your doorstep.

Guest rooms offer air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a kitchenette, and Pacific Harbour Motor Inn makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including baggage storage and newspaper. As an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Given the close proximity to Oneroa cycleway/ walkway (2.6 mi), guests of Pacific Harbour Motor Inn can easily experience one of Gisborne's most popular landmarks.

While in Gisborne be sure to experience local fish and chips favourites at Captain Morgans or USSCo Bar & Bistro.

During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Tairawhiti Museum (0.4 mi) and Titirangi Domain (0.6 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn as you experience everything Gisborne has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Car hire
Baggage storage
Concierge
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Fireplace
Private balcony
Iron
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Refrigerator
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Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Modern
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sorcha010 wrote a review Feb 2024
Auckland Central, New Zealand41 contributions10 helpful votes
Well appointed, clean room in a fantastic location. The bed was super comfortable and I have a fussy back so I was very impressed and slept well. My only niggle was the wifi. It was quite laggy so I ended up not using it. Otherwise I had a great stay and would definitely recommend this property.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Travelled on business
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Cassandra E wrote a review Mar 2023
Melbourne, Australia28 contributions10 helpful votes
Right on the inlet to the harbour, quiet location. Room was nice, clean and spacious. Check in was quick and easy along with checkout. We were only in town for one night but I recommend this accomodation highly.
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Sheryl N wrote a review Feb 2023
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Amazing, clean, comfortable. We visited for 2 nights with our tour group. Lovely outlook, great areas around for walking. Quiet, large rooms. Had everything you needed. Anything you asked for staff were most obliging. Would definitely recommend.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Duncan W wrote a review Dec 2022
Wellington, New Zealand341 contributions192 helpful votes
With a couple of minor quirks, we found this Motor Inn comfortable and convenient. The room design is cool and airy, which is necessary as Gisborne gets very hot, it was 28 Celcius when we visited but it was barely necessary to use the air conditioning in the room. It was spacious, and our 1 bedroom studio had a large bathroom suitable for disabled persons. The shower pressure was very strong and if the shower tap was fully opened the rose would fly off around the bathroom! WiFi performance was marginal, and the fridge doesn't really fit into the kitchen properly. But these were minor issues. It is in a handy location to shops and to the beach. Highly recommended by us.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: 1 bedroom studio are spacious
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Meegs_23 wrote a review Jan 2022
Auckland, New Zealand87 contributions23 helpful votes
Arrived in Gisborne this afternoon and it was a very warm 30° day. We checked in which was efficient and came to our room. A bit dated and smelt a little funky. My husband spent aaaages trying to get the heat pump to work while I got ready to head out with our friends, who were also staying here, in total as a group we booked about 8 rooms. As we were heading out I went to reception and informed the receptionist that our heat pump in Unit 1 wasn't working.... she sighed and said "It is working, how many times have you pushed the buttons? Have you turned it off and back on again and left it?" I told her we have turned it off and on but it isn't doing anything except flashing lights, I felt so bad like we had done something wrong... she then went and got her remote and came over. By then a few of our friends (one of which is an electrician) were in the room. The receptionist went out the back and turned the unit off and on at this stage I had left as I was quite upset at how abrupt she was. She then said to my hubby and friends that the unit was new and they have had nothing but issues with it (or words to that affect). Seriously it is the middle of summer and other people have had issues then there is an issue!!! She got it going! The boys came and met us for dinner and we had a nice evening... BUT when we came back the aircon wasn't working and buggered if we could get it going for more than a minute before it turned off. We are now laying here in the hottest room, it is 10pm and over 20° and it is sweltering! I am so disappointed and upset, we have paid good $ for a room and all we want to do is go home because it is so hot. All our friends have aircon and ceiling fans and are happy, we are just disappointed. This is my 1st time in Gisborne and I feel like it has been ruined.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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aiakar wrote a review Nov 2021
Wellington, New Zealand87 contributions57 helpful votes
This place is handy to town and the parking is good but the plumbing from all the rooms around me is so loud as to be claustrophobia-inducing. I wouldn't come back. I dread to think what is going to be like when people get up to use the loo in the middle of the night, and they're going to hate me when I get up at 5am.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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393Kiwi wrote a review May 2021
Wellington, New Zealand24 contributions17 helpful votes
A two night stay at Pacific Harbour was a great choice. Clean facilities. Reception personnel friendly and welcoming. We were there in the winter but the unit was warm and cosy. Location - handy to the CBD and an easy walk to several restaurants nearby. Lovely view of the marina. Pleasant walk around the marina. Tairawhiti museum is worth a visit.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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steveanne wrote a review Feb 2021
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A very comfortable Mote,l clean, good views on the balcony to the port and marina spacious room but the front door step is a significant trip hazard as they are hard to see being terracotta tile laid down on terracotta tile. Visually brilliant tile work as all lines match but you can't distinguish the change in height tripped twice almost broke my toes. A very good continental breakfast.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Michael F wrote a review Dec 2020
Hamilton, New Zealand72 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights and found the accommodation to be very comfortable, well maintained and clean. The location was ideal with an easy stroll to restaurants and the main retail shopping centre. Our lovely host, Karen, was very helpful by suggesting places to visit and eat and providing general information to us. It was very good value and I would highly recommend to anyone intending to visit Gisborne
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Date of stay: December 2020
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Caroline T wrote a review Oct 2020
Auckland Central, New Zealand68 contributions8 helpful votes
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Location was great, at the end of city with a view of restaurants that you can walk to for lunch or dinner. The view of a lakeside with palm trees and walk along for daily morning or evening walks. The warehouse within walking distance. Own kichen in your room, bed was comfotable, lots of cupboard space, 2 seater to watch tv, guest laundry handy. Just a 5-10 minute walk to gisborne city centre. 10-15 minute walk to the beach where you can enjoy ice cream, fish & chips and more frim captain morgans takeawyays right next to the beach.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pacific Harbour Motor Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Nearby attractions include Dome Cinema (0.2 km), Muirs Bookshop (0.4 km), and Gisborne War Memorial (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and dry cleaning.
Which room amenities are available at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include USSCo Bar & Bistro, The Rivers Restaurant and Bar, and The Works.
Are any cleaning services offered at Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Pacific Harbour Motor Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Siege of Waerenga-a-Hika Memorial (12.1 km).
Does Pacific Harbour Motor Inn have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.
Is Pacific Harbour Motor Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.