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Hotel Description

Waikanae Beach Motel puts you in the heart of Gisborne, within a 20-minute stroll of Midway Beach and Toihoukura School of Contemporary Art. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi and LCD TVs.

Digital TV and irons/ironing boards are featured in all 15 rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like fridges, microwaves and room service.

This smoke-free motel offers free WiFi in public areas, a library and a terrace. Additionally, you'll find laundry facilities, a garden and barbecues. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 3-star Gisborne motel include Tairawhiti Museum and Sunshine Brewery.

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (upstairs)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$108* Per night/room 24 Sep. - 25 Sep.

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen (seaview Upstairs)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Studio, Non Smoking, Kitchen (Ground Floor studio)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchen (suite)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Kitchen (garden)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Waikanae Beach Motel ratings based on 55 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Waikanae Beach Motel

Everyone (27) Couples (16) Family (11)
3 out of 5
Room was old but run down; air conditioner very noisy; kitchen facilities cramped; no power in bathroom.

Posted by on 9 Sep. 2019

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9 Sep. 2019 by Jaki

Kia ora, Yes the unit is in line for a revamp. The air con is new; you might have considered your fan setting or the quiet button? I hope you enjoyed the level of cleanliness, comfort and the friendliness of the team. Nga mihi

4 out of 5
The only thing we didn't enjoy was the noise coming from the room next door

Posted by , from Oamaru on 8 Sep. 2019

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8 Sep. 2019 by Jaki

Kia ora, Arohamai. I encourage guests to let me know if noise level is a problem and have no issue with asking guests to quieten down. Nga mihi

5 out of 5
Position and friendliness of owner I liked. The room was fresh and clean

Posted by on 4 Sep. 2019

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4 Sep. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for your glowing review. We work hard to ensure you enjoy your stay. Nga mihi

4 out of 5
There was no comfortable seating in the room apart from the hard dining chairs. The bed was very good

Posted by on 10 Aug. 2019

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10 Aug. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for your feedback. Yes space is an issue we accept that.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Aug. 2019

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6 Aug. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate your time. Nga mihi

4 out of 5
Plenty of heating & blankets Quiet Maybe bed a little soft Very friendly & helpful staff

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2019

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26 Jun. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for the feedback. You must have had a feather underlay. We understand they are not to everyone's satisfaction. However we are glad you enjoyed your stay and wish you safe travels Nga mihi

4 out of 5
wifi was a little slow. friendly helpful staff. Parking a little tight but rooms were warm and clean.

Posted by on 17 Jun. 2019

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18 Jun. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you had a pleasant stay :-)

5 out of 5
Very clean and tidy, lovely flower pots. Good location.

Posted by on 30 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Jun. 2019 by Marg

Thank you so much! We appreciate your feedback

5 out of 5
Clean, convenient location. Very friendly staff. Air conditioning not in all rooms yet

Posted by on 21 Mar. 2019

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21 Mar. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for your review. Only 3 rooms to go for aircon. Hopefully all done in the next quiet period.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Apr. 2019 by Jaki

Thank you for you positive feedback we really appreciate it. Nga mihi

About the Waikanae Beach Motel

Location 19 Salisbury Road, Gisborne, 4010

Property Features

As a guest of Waikanae Beach Motel, you'll find a library, a terrace, and a BBQ. Public spaces have free WiFi. Waikanae Beach Motel also features a garden, a picnic area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Gisborne motel is smoke free.

  • 15 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Gisborne (GIS) (4 km / 2.5 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Waikanae Beach Motel offers 15 forms of accommodation with an iron/ironing board. Fridges and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit. This Gisborne motel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. 32-inch LCD televisions come with digital channels. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Heating
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between NZD $10.00 and NZD $14.00 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.