4.4 out of 5

"Lovely little place, nice rooms, easy to find. Had plenty of amenities in the room (ironing board, microwave, bar fridge etc.) " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 11 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

At Hunter Gateway Motel, you'll be 33.7 km (20.9 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens and 35.9 km (22.3 mi) from Hunter Valley Zoo. Highlights at this motel include in-room free WiFi, free high-speed Internet and furnished patios.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 63 rooms, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, hairdryers and irons/ironing boards. Additionally, minibars and free toiletries are available.

The motel's restaurant is a nice spot to grab a bite. Other amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi in public areas and a conference centre. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Rutherford motel, you'll be 29.2 km (18.1 mi) from Bimbadgen Estate.

Deluxe Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$89* Per night/room 10 Oct. - 11 Oct.

Deluxe King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Twin

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premium King Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hunter Gateway Motel ratings based on 370 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

Everyone (199) Couples (111) Business (1) Family (51)
5 out of 5
Friendly helpful staff. Enjoyed the free mini bar restocked daily. Room was well maintained. Back door was locked and couldnt get outside.

Posted by on 13 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Aug. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Hi Rob Thank you for your feedback. If you find yourself staying with us next time, please let us know that you wish to use the back door and we will provide you with a key. Thank you for choosing the Hunter Gateway Motel

5 out of 5
Very comfy and we were very happy to have early checkin as we had an early function

Posted by on 11 Aug. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Aug. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to accommodate. Hunter Gateway Motel

4 out of 5

Posted by on 10 Aug. 2019

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14 Aug. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your feedback

4 out of 5
The staff are great and the rooms are spacious. Unfortunately the breakfast that I paid separately for was not okay, the options were very limited and it was more expensive than last time. I wasn’t offered anything in addition to what was there.

Posted by on 5 Jul. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Aug. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear the breakfast did not meet your expectations. The feedback has been taken on board and passed on. Hunter Gateway Motel

3 out of 5
Waited out the front of the motel for 25min. Had a phone call from the staff member and i said that we would be 30min, we were ahead of time when we arrived at 6.35pm a sign was out the front for a 10min wait, we waited 25min, 7.00pm doors opened

Posted by on 15 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Jun. 2019 by Reception.

Thank you for taking the time to respond to this. We do apologies for this. And endeavor for a time delay like this not to happen again.

5 out of 5
It was great, comfortable bed, staff were very friendly and I definitely would stay again

Posted by on 4 Jun. 2019

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4 Jun. 2019 by Reception

Thank you for choosing to stay at Hunter Gateway Motel. We look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
We really enjoyed our stay, it was very comfortable & Close to all ammenities. Will definitely be staying again. Staff are very friendly & helpfull.

Posted by on 2 Jun. 2019

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4 Jun. 2019 by Reception

Thank you for the lovely feedback. We look forward to seeing you again.

5 out of 5
For a motel, the bed was a lot more comfortable and bathroom more modern Thani expected thumbs up!

Posted by on 24 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 May 2019 by Reception

Thank you for the review. We look forward to welcoming you again at Hunter Gateway Motel.

4 out of 5

Posted by on 18 May 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 May 2019 by Reception

Thank you for choosing to stay at Hunter Gateway Motel. We look forward to seeing you again.

4 out of 5
Comfortable, good location close to amenities and good size room,

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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10 May 2019 by Reception

Thank you for the review. We look forward to seeing you again at Hunter Gateway Motel.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby are also featured at the business-friendly Hunter Gateway Motel. Free self parking is available. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. A complete renovation of Hunter Gateway Motel was completed in August 2015. This 3.5-star Rutherford motel is smoke free.

  • 63 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

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, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (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 forms of accommodation with minibars and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished patios. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Terrace Room – On-site buffet restaurant.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM, please contact the property in advance 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. Guests can contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting 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.

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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 19.95 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.3 per cent

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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  • 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.
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