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Waikanae Beach Motel

19 Salisbury Road, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand
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#18 of 26 hotels in Gisborne

See why so many travellers make Waikanae Beach Motel their hotel of choice when visiting Gisborne. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a refrigerator, a kitchenette, and a desk, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

Waikanae Beach Motel features newspaper and baggage storage, to help make your stay more enjoyable. The property also boasts barbeque facilities. If you are driving to Waikanae Beach Motel, free parking is available.

While visiting Gisborne, you may want to try some dumplings at one of the nearby restaurants, such as USSCo Bar & Bistro.

Looking for something to do in Gisborne? Tairawhiti Museum (0.8 mi) and Titirangi Domain (0.9 mi) are some popular attractions that are within walking distance of Waikanae Beach Motel.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Waikanae Beach Motel as you experience all of the things Gisborne has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast in the room
Golf course
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport transportation
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room service
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Maurice H wrote a review Nov 2020
Rotorua, New Zealand8 contributions
This is a lovely Motel across road from main beach and very close to all facilities. Our room was clean, well appointed, and quiet. The staff were wonderful and extremely helpful. We had booked in advanced as we were travelling with a small rescue dog and we had no problems checking in on our arrival.
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Date of stay: November 2020
GranLiz wrote a review Aug 2020
Hamilton, New Zealand14 contributions15 helpful votes
I need to qualify this by saying that we booked on line and didnt realise there was a booking fee. We arrived and asked if we could book an extra night. After humming and harring we were allocated room 16.It appears to be a converted garage. Luckily we are not very big as the bathroom is minuscule. The wardrobe, kitchen cupboards and mirror appear to have come from a 50s style house. The kitchen curtains hung over the kitchen tap.It smelt very musty as if it had not been aired or used. However it was spotless and the linen was of good quality. As there was only a frosted door and one kitchen window there was no outlook at all so we decided to move on the next day. This particular room is very poor value for money.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
HKinsey wrote a review Mar 2020
Paraparaumu, New Zealand745 contributions215 helpful votes
Lovely lady and her dog run this place. Not flash, but everything you need. Beds very comfortable,would stay again, . Very close to the beach, and an easy walk to the town centre. Why pay more? Recommended
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Sirjack_10 wrote a review Feb 2020
New Plymouth, New Zealand30 contributions7 helpful votes
Had a great stay here, we had a one bedroom room upstairs with a view of the sea. Great location, only have to cross the road, walk a few metres and you are at the beach, the weather was extremely hot so we went swimming twice a day. The motel was clean and tidy, the parking a little tight but overall we would definitely stay here again😀
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Date of stay: February 2020
ddilling30 wrote a review Jan 2020
Loughborough, United Kingdom71 contributions61 helpful votes
We had a family unit with sea view for 2 nights and are absolutely satisfied by this choice. Reception was welcoming, friendly and helpful. The unit was spacious, modern, well equipped and comfortable. The motel is very well located on the seafront road, within easy and scenic walk to the port or into Gisborne town, with it’s excellent Museum, parks, shops, cafes and services. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
2 Helpful votes
US$90 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Waikanae Beach Motel
Which popular attractions are close to Waikanae Beach Motel?
Nearby attractions include Dome Cinema (1.0 km), Gisborne i-SITE Mini Golf (0.5 km), and Muirs Bookshop (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Waikanae Beach Motel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Waikanae Beach Motel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Waikanae Beach Motel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Waikanae Beach Motel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Waikanae Beach Motel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, USSCo Bar & Bistro, and Portofino.
Does Waikanae Beach Motel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Waikanae Beach Motel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Waikanae Beach Motel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Gisborne.
Are any cleaning services offered at Waikanae Beach Motel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Waikanae Beach Motel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Siege of Waerenga-a-Hika Memorial (11.3 km).