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59 Heads Road, Whanganui 4500 New Zealand
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#13 of 26 hotels in Whanganui

If you’re looking for a motel in Whanganui, look no further than Gateway Motor Lodge.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as St Paul Putiki Church (2.3 mi) and St Mary's Catholic Church (2.7 mi), guests of Gateway Motor Lodge can easily experience some of Whanganui's most well known attractions.

Gateway Motor Lodge offers guests an array of room amenities including a kitchenette, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The motel offers baggage storage, to make your visit even more pleasant.

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Japanese Kitchen WA and Tokyo Roll Black, which are some sushi restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

During your visit, be sure to check out a popular art museum like Quartz Museum, which is a short distance from the motel.

The staff at Gateway Motor Lodge looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Torview72 wrote a review Apr 2021
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand24 contributions9 helpful votes
Small poky room and bathroom with no kitchen. Room smelled like someone had been smoking in it and left the carpet and bedding stinking. Nowhere to cook any food or wash up. Very poor lighting and noisy busy road outside.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Trip type: Travelled on business
PRFC wrote a review Mar 2021
Auckland, New Zealand6 contributions1 helpful vote
Spent a few days at the Gateway and found it an excellent base for exploring Whanganui. An easy walk to the centre of town, attractions, eateries, supermarkets and the river. Clean, well upkept day to day and with all the amenities we needed - great, unobtrusive, customer service.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
wellyburgh wrote a review Mar 2021
Wellington, New Zealand98 contributions32 helpful votes
Good value, older style motel, nothing fancy, but perfectly comfortable. Very clean and had all we needed. Shower was great - good pressure and temperature. Friendly host and well positioned for the main road. McDonalds is a minute walk away and close to the hospital. Just fine for a good value family weekend away.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Jan P wrote a review Mar 2021
Tawa, New Zealand18 contributions3 helpful votes
We had an enjoyable stay here over this past weekend. The room was clean, comfy & had everything we needed including free wifi & ear plugs for light sleepers. Will definitely stay here again. The motel is well situated for whichever direction you want to head.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Rosa Stackhouse-Miller wrote a review Feb 2021
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This motel is very Clean , great shower and GOOD toilet paper. They didn’t go with the cheap stuff. Bed was very comfy. A bit noisy but it is a main rd. Convenient to hospital. Free wifi with no limits and good size coffee cups plus Dilmah tea bags a bonus.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
US$63 - US$71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandManawatu-Wanganui RegionWhanganui
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gateway Motorlodge
Which popular attractions are close to Gateway Motorlodge?
Nearby attractions include Quartz Museum of Studio Ceramics (1.7 km), Kowhai Park (2.4 km), and Virginia Lake (4.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gateway Motorlodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at Gateway Motorlodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gateway Motorlodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Japanese Kitchen WA, The Citadel, and Yellow House Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to Gateway Motorlodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Durie Hill Memorial Tower (1.7 km) and William Birch Pools (4.2 km).