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4.4 out of 5

"The bed was very comfortable " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 26 Jun 2021

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Hotel Description

At Hunter Gateway Motel, you'll be 24.5 km (15.2 mi) from Hunter Valley Zoo and 28.3 km (17.6 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi, free Internet, and furnished patios.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with digital channels, and all 63 rooms feature safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards.

This business-friendly motel offers an outdoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a business center. Additionally, you'll find a conference center, a terrace, and a garden. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Rutherford motel include Maitland Showground and Walka Water Works.

Deluxe Queen Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$90* Per night/room 3 Aug. - 4 Aug.

Deluxe King Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Twin Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium King Spa Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hunter Gateway Motel ratings based on 411 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Hunter Gateway Motel

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1 out of 5
The neighours

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2021

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5 Jul. 2021 by Peter

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1 out of 5
No thanks

Posted by on 2 Jul. 2021

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3 Jul. 2021 by Peter

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2 out of 5
Our room (229) could be seen by the backyard neighbours..The surrounding area did not make me feel secure

Posted by on 28 Jun. 2021

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29 Jun. 2021 by Hunter Gateway Motel

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4 out of 5
The bed was very comfortable

Posted by on 26 Jun. 2021

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27 Jun. 2021 by Peter

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Jun. 2021

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3 Jul. 2021 by Peter

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Jun. 2021

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20 Jun. 2021 by Peter

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4 out of 5
Friendly staff, and the spa room was just perfect

Posted by on 18 Jun. 2021

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20 Jun. 2021 by Peter

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback. Pleased you enjoyed your stay in our spa room

5 out of 5
I was up graded

Posted by on 14 Jun. 2021

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14 Jun. 2021 by Peter

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4 out of 5
Nice @ quite room Great Food at the Bradford close by 👌

Posted by on 10 Jun. 2021

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11 Jun. 2021 by Hunter Gateway Motel

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4 out of 5

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13 Jun. 2021 by Peter

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Property Features

WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite business center. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Hunter Gateway Motel. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of Hunter Gateway Motel was completed in August 2015. This 3.5-star Maitland motel is smoke free.

  • 63 guestrooms or units
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Sydney Airport (SYD) (181.4 km / 112.7 mi)
  • Train station: Telarah Station (3.2 km / 2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hunter Gateway Motel offers 63 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Rooms open to furnished patios. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 6:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-in before 2 PM and after 10 PM can be arranged on request at the time of booking.

This property's front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday - Saturday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 6:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for AUD 20.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hunter Gateway Motel

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 may be 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.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: AUD 20.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 30.0 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 percent

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

Hotel Names

  • Maitland Mercure
  • Mercure Hotel Maitland
  • Hunter Gateway Motel Rutherford
  • Bradford Hotel Maitland
  • Hunter Gateway Rutherford
  • Mercure Maitland Rutherford
  • Hunter Gateway
  • Best Western Plus Hunter Gateway
  • Best Western Hunter Gateway
  • Hunter Gateway Motel Motel
  • Hunter Gateway Motel Rutherford
  • Hunter Gateway Motel Motel Rutherford

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently asked questions

*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.