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4.4 out of 5

"Very close too access and food outlets, great and fantastic staff and very clean and tidy, and will be back there to stay again " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 29 Jul 2020

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Hotel Description

At Hunter Gateway Motel, you'll be 24.5 km (15.2 mi) from Hunter Valley Zoo and 27.1 km (16.8 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 coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. Additionally, irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are available.

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

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$110* Per night/room 6 Sep. - 7 Sep.

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 401 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 (216) Couples (116) Business (1) Family (59)
5 out of 5
Very close too access and food outlets, great and fantastic staff and very clean and tidy, and will be back there to stay again

Posted by on 29 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Jul. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you next time.

5 out of 5
The room was very private & no noise disturbance from other rooms. Reception staff were pleasant & professional Totally worth it's money.

Posted by , from Ellalomg on 13 Jul. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

13 Jul. 2020 by Peter

Hi Adam, thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 13 Jun. 2020

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15 Jun. 2020 by Peter

Thank you for staying with us and we appreciate your feedback

4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Feb. 2020

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24 Feb. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Feb. 2020

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20 Feb. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for you wonderful review!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 12 Feb. 2020

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13 Feb. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your wonderful review!

3 out of 5
I like the location of the motel, complimentary mini bar, large carpark and comfortable bed. I didn’t like the air conditioner that didn’t work and the lack of movie channels.

Posted by on 31 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Feb. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Good morning, We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We're sorry that you may have experienced some issues with your air conditioning but thank you for bringing it to our attention. I will pass the information on to our maintenance man so that he can fix it. Hope to see you again next time you are out near the Hunter Valley Kind Regards

4 out of 5
Air conditioner was leaking apart from that all was great

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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13 Jan. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your review. Our air conditioners are currently being looked at and serviced. We hope you enjoyed your stay at our property

5 out of 5
No cover on poolside . Was so hot . .but Nice and quiet. .. . the staff a phone call away . To good i say

Posted by on 10 Jan. 2020

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11 Jan. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your review. We will pass this feedback on to the necessary personnel. We hope you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Jan. 2020

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11 Jan. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your review!

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. 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 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: Kingsford Smith Intl. 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 coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished patios. LCD televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • LCD television
  • Digital channels
  • Coffee maker
  • 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
  • Wheelchair accessible

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open during the following times:

  • Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Saturday: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 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 - Friday: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday - Saturday: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 8:00 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

  • 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 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. 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.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • 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 is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No lifts
  • 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

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.
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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.