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CosmicCowgirl
Wellington, New Zealand

A wonderful surprise for the great price

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 Oct 2017via mobile
We were greeted with a friendly and helpful face and our room had been renovated well. Lovely new carpets throughout, modern kitchen unit with all amenities including a large electric frypan, microwave, hotplates and other standard appliances. Beds were lovely like it said on the sign 'the best beds in town' and all for $150 - 3 adults and one almost teenager. I was so pleased that it was luxurious and comfortable. We booked this last minute as family we were staying with couldn't accommodate us and we booked in for a second night once we saw the place. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this place. A big thumbs up from me.
Date of stay: October 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The Colonial on Gladstone was well located central to town - yet quiet, very warm and comfortable and well equipped for 4 of us & our 4 small dogs. Newly renovated & spacious (we had a family unit so 2 kids had a separate bedroom) and very accommodating hosts. Many thanks.

Date of stay: July 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Warm welcome from the owner who kindly pointed out some good spots for drinks, coffee and dinner.
My room was near the back which was nice and quiet - it actually overlooks a primary school which probably works well with the hours mismatch.
Room was comfortable and clean. Bathroom was also. Good free internet. Parking onsite. Convenient location on a major road (but outside the busy part of town) means it's easy to find.
Very reasonably priced. Good choice.

Date of stay: May 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

I booked this because it was cheap and yet offered free unlimited wifi. The room was very comfortable. Utensils were provided but limited places to wash up so we left dirty dishes which I don't like doing. The internet speed was too slow to stream TV over, so that was disappointing for me.

Room tip: Well appointed, good shower and bathroom, comfortable room.
Date of stay: March 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely lovely place to stay. Clean, tidy and comfortable. One of the nicest places we have stayed so far!!
The room was a great size and the beds were super comfy!
If you are in Gisborne and need accomodation, do yourself a favour and book a room.

Date of stay: March 2017
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Owner was rude. Curtains don't close in the room and we caught a pervert watching my girlfriend undress through the gap in the curtains. The room was filthy with bugs in the room and on the bed. Worst place we have ever stayed at! The owners did not offer us another room or refund and were very inconsiderate. I will never stay here again!

Date of stay: February 2017
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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janice b, Owner at Colonial on Gladstone, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2017

This review is all lies, the person did not stay with us.
We have proof and are talking to tripadvisor to get it removed

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