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Central Gateway Motel

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We offer a quality stay at an affordable price here at Central Gateway Motel. Qualmark-rated 4-star. We offer free WiFi in our 8 comfortable, fully self-contained units. Our upstairs studios have fantastic views of the hills and a glimpse through to Lake Dunstan. Our downstairs studios and one-bedroom units get lovely afternoon sun and look out to our gardens. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen, large LCD TV - the family units have 2 TVs, Super king-size beds and heat pump/air conditioners in most units. Continental breakfasts are available. Central Gateway Motel is situated 300m from Lake Dunstan and Cromwell Historic Precinct, Restaurant/Cafe's and the Cromwell Town & Country Club. The golf course, bowling club and swimming pool are a 3 minute drive. Five ski fields are within one-hour drive. We are members of Hospitality NZ. Visa, Mastercard and EFTPOS accepted. We welcome you on your next visit to Cromwell.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Self-Serve Laundry
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

We were lucky enough to get accommodation in the detached Cabana accommodation which was more than adequate for our needs. Spacious bedroom with kitchen, good shower and plenty of hot water and towels. Clean and tidy. Outside area to sit in. Very friendly and informative...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Diane S
Response from CentralGate, Owner at Central Gateway MotelResponded 5 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us - we appreciate it. We are pleased that you were happy with our facilities and thank you for your comments regarding staff.

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Good size rooms, TV in both living room and bedroom. Kitchen well appointed including a full sized range/oven. Very Spacious bathroom and shower, with ample towels supplied. Cabinetry in kitchen a bit dated, but still very tidy. Good sized family fridge in kitchen. Receptionist very...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Darryl H
Response from CentralGate, Owner at Central Gateway MotelResponded 16 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor - we appreciate it.We are pleased that you enjoyed our accommodation and facilities and found everything satisfactory. Thanks again!

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Selected the motel given its location to the historic precinct. We were allotted the old cabana - a tight and cold space. All the mod cons were included but the shower only got warm (not hot) and the room itself was quite tiny. The host...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank krison2ur
Response from CentralGate, Owner at Central Gateway MotelResponded 18 May 2018

Thanks for taking the time to comment. Our wee Cabana unit is the only one of its kind and as such is advertised separately to other units. We carefully word that it is a compact and much smaller unit than our spacious studios. That is...More

Reviewed 19 April 2018

We were on our way back in the evening from Lake Manapouri to the Canterbury Plains and needed a night to split the journey up. We needed a mid priced room for the night. What a find! The room was warm, the bed cosy, it...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank JulieB8405
Response from CentralGate, Owner at Central Gateway MotelResponded 20 April 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to review us and give feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and our accommodation here. We hope to see you again one day! Thanks again, Hayley & Carey Foster

Reviewed 5 February 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to find that this motel complex was away from the main roads on a quiet street. It's an older style but it looks as though they have spent a lot of money to modernise it. The bed and other furniture are...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank timhamilton
Response from CentralGate, Owner at Central Gateway MotelResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you for your review - we appreciate you taking the time to comment and it's great to get positive feedback on the work we have done recently on our units.

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"Rooms at the rear are quiet."
9 Jul 2017
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"one large room we had , had a king bed with an attached room with 2 other beds so great for a large family..."
22 Apr 2017
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"Rooms with balcony/deck are excellent"
21 Feb 2017
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"Rooms 1-3 offer a beautiful view...rooms 4-6 a little quieter but no view."
16 Dec 2016
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US$93 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandSouth IslandOtago RegionCentral OtagoCromwell
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