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White Heron Motor Lodge

474 Gladstone Road, Gisborne 4010 New Zealand
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#15 of 26 hotels in Gisborne
The White Heron Motor Lodge is now under "New Management" since August 2019 with your new friendly hosts being Hughie & Cherry-Lynn. We are proud to boast that the refurbishment of our motel is to a superior quality offering spacious accommodation that we are sure you will enjoy during your stay. The modernised accommodation units have new carpet, drapes, furniture and fittings throughout. The complex offers off street parking directly in front of your unit for easy convenience. There is a complimentary guest laundry and FREE high speed wireless internet access to all guest units. There is a grassed area with table & chairs to relax . The motel suites are serviced daily and are designated non-smoking. The motel offers 24 units being a mixture of studio, accessible, one bedroom, one bedroom with separate lounge and two bedroom with separate lounge. Most of these units offer a king sized spa bath. All units have air-conditioning, King or Super King beds with fast heating electric blankets, 50 inch flat screen TVs in lounge area and 43" flat screen TVs in all bedrooms. There is Premium Sky TV channels.. The kitchenettes have a fridge, microwave, twin hotplates, electric frypan, toaster and tea and coffee making facilities. Most of our units offer king sized spa baths. It is the ideal situation for those travelling for business or leisure due to the spacious room sizes and handily located position to the city centre, supermarkets & restaurants
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Latimers wrote a review May 2021
Auckland, New Zealand68 contributions11 helpful votes
Stayed for four nights. Rooms are very nice, clean and spacious with good amenities. Hosts are friendly and helpful. A couple of small issues with relatively easy fixes - no towel rails in the bathroom and no dish rack or draining board in the kitchenette. Very quiet when we didn't have neighbours but the units are not very soundproof. When we did have neighbours we could hear them talking in the next room. As a light sleeper that didn't work for me.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Niroshi G wrote a review Jan 2021
Greater Wellington, New Zealand24 contributions22 helpful votes
Apartments very thoroughly cleaned and well maintained. Bedroom, bathroom sitting room are generously spacious. They have sky available, free wifi and an awesome jacuzzi in the bathroom. Really fantastic accomodation. Would to totally go back and stay there again and go with friends as well.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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MarieAnnNZ wrote a review Jan 2021
Rotorua, New Zealand334 contributions142 helpful votes
Hadn't been to the White Heron Motor Lodge before, but absolutely thrilled we booked there for 3 nights. Super super clean, great bed could not fault a thing. Everything of a high standard. A real credit to management and your staff. Marie
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Roger H wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland Central, New Zealand54 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed overnight.we found a big comfortable room, well appointed with quality fittings. The motel is close to the centre of Gisborne. We have stayed in many hotels and motels which have cost more and provided less. We would recommend without hesitation as excellent value.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Gil0 wrote a review Jan 2021
Auckland, New Zealand13 contributions3 helpful votes
This has to be the cleanest motel we have ever stayed at. Rooms well equipped and comfy beds. Rooms were serviced daily and to a very high standard. Host was super friendly, and helped with push bike storage. Will be back - highly recommended.
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Date of stay: January 2021
Room Tip: Stayed in Room 11 which had a full kitchen, and two large bedrooms - great for families.
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US$93 - US$137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about White Heron Motor Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to White Heron Motor Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Gisborne i-SITE Mini Golf (1.2 km), Te Urewera National Park (0.6 km), and Whataupoko Park (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a hot tub.
Which room amenities are available at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Guests can enjoy breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to White Heron Motor Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bollywood Star Indian Tandoori Restaurant, Tamarind, and Sofra Turkish Cafe.
Is White Heron Motor Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Gisborne.
Are any cleaning services offered at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to White Heron Motor Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Siege of Waerenga-a-Hika Memorial (10.3 km).
Is White Heron Motor Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.