Gateway International Motel - Rotorua

263 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010  show map
 3 stars
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Gateway International Motel - Rotorua

Free Wi-Fi
Free parking
Luggage storage
24-hour
Shuttle

Free airport shuttle

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Gateway International Motel is set in a ski area of Rotorua next to Te Puia, New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute and St. Faith's Anglican Church. Laundry, ironing service and dry cleaning as well as a free private car park, a lift and a designated area for smoking are on hand.

Gateway International Motel is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Rotorua.

Rotorua airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Gateway International Motel.

Rooms

Gateway International Motel is a central hotel offering rooms with heating, a DVD player, a sofa, a patio and pay TV as well as a microwave, kitchenware and a cooktop. Some rooms at Gateway International Motel have a view over the garden. Bathrooms are fitted with a bathtub, bath sheets and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering Chinese dishes, HELLS PIZZA is a 5-minute walk away.

Services

There are car rentals available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Golf course

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of NZD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Gateway International Motel - Rotorua Rotorua location
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Hotel Address:

263 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

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City Center
  • Rotorua
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Rotorua (ROT)
    4.3 mi
  • Tauranga City (TRG)
    32.9 mi
  • Bus stop
    1.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Oppie's Fish & Chips (cuisine: Chinese)
    300 ft
  • HELLS PIZZA
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

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Superior Family Room
Size: 420 sq. feet
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    Studio
    Size: 315 sq. feet
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    Spa Queen Studio
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
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      Family One-Bedroom Suite
      Size: 445 sq. feet
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        Superior Studio
        Size: 315 sq. feet
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Gateway International Motel - Rotorua Rotorua location
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        Hotel Address:

        263 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Rotorua
          3300 ft
        Airports
        • Rotorua (ROT)
          4.3 mi
        • Tauranga City (TRG)
          32.9 mi
        • Bus stop
          1.0 mi
        Restaurants
        • Oppie's Fish & Chips (cuisine: Chinese)
          300 ft
        • HELLS PIZZA
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 am
        • Number of rooms:
          15

        Gateway International Motel Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Polynesian Spa - 2700 ft
        • Whakarewarewa Hot Springs - 1.3 mi
        • Skyline Rotorua - 2.9 mi

        Popular areas

        • Tamaki Maori Village - 3000 ft
        • City Center - 3000 ft

        Places of interest

        • Arawa Park Racecourse - 700 ft
        • Red Stag Timber-Waipa Saw Mill - 3000 ft
        • Rotorua High Court, District Court and Family Court - 3000 ft
        • Scion Crown Research Institute - 3000 ft
        • Rotorua District Council - 3000 ft
        • Rotorua District Library - 3300 ft
        • Sir Howard Morrision Performing Arts Centre - 3300 ft
        • Rotorua Government Gardens - 3300 ft
        • Rotorua Eat Street - 4000 ft
        • Rotorua Energy Events Centre - 4000 ft
        • Matariki Cultural Centre - 4600 ft
        • Rotorua Soundshell - 1.0 mi
        • Rotorua Lakefront - 1.0 mi
        • Whakarewarewa Maori Village - 1.1 mi
        • Waiariki Institute of Technology - 1.6 mi
        • Te Wananga o Aotearoa - 1.6 mi

        Shopping areas

        • Rotorua Central Mall - 1700 ft

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Whakarewarewa Thermal Reserve - 1.2 mi

        Stadiums

        • Rotorua International Stadium - 1.8 mi

        Museums

        • Rotorua Museum - 3700 ft

        Parks

        • Kuirau Park - 1.4 mi
        • Rainbow Springs Kiwi Wildlife Park - 2.5 mi

        Galleries

        • Rotorua Arts Village - 2700 ft

        Local attractions

        • Lake Rotorua - 5200 ft
          RotoruaNew Zealand
        • Hell's Gate - 1.6 mi
          State Highway 30, Rotorua
        • The Caterpillar Experience - 3.1 mi
          171 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua
        • New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute - 1.3 mi
          Hemo Rd, Rotorua
        • Mini Golf New Zealand - 2.8 mi
          152-154 Fairy Springs Road, Rotorua

        Near the hotel

        • Mt. Tarawera - 2800 ft
          RotoruaNew Zealand
        • Lake Tarawera's Hot Water Beach - 2800 ft
          RotoruaNew Zealand
        • Lake Rotoiti - 2800 ft
          RotoruaNew Zealand
        • Rotorua Museum - 3800 ft
          Government Gardens, Rotorua

        Restaurants nearby

        • Oppie's Fish & Chips - 300 ft

          Address: 259 Fenton

          63% likes this, based on 110 reviews
          Cuisine: Chinese

        • Valentines Rotorua - 600 ft

          Address: Fenton Sts
          Phone: (07) 349 4490

        • burger fuel - 1300 ft

          Address: fenton street

          70% likes this, based on 87 reviews

        • HELLS PIZZA - 300 ft

          Address: FENTON STREET

          64% likes this, based on 67 reviews

        • Urbano Bistro - 1200 ft

          Address: 289 Fenton Street
          Phone: 7 3493770

          75% likes this, based on 171 reviews
          Cuisine: European

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 am
        • Number of rooms:
          15
        Hotels nearby
        Rotorua Motel
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        0.2 km
        Baden Lodge Rotorua
        4 stars
        0.5 km
        Grand Hotel Rotorua
        3 stars
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        Gateway International Motel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Gateway International Motel

        Average guest rating

        7.2out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 13 reviews

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          Loved the mineral pool. When we booked, we didn't know there was an elevator, which was a nice pleasant surprise as I traveled with my mother who couldn't really do stairs. Parking was easy, and the motel cat was also very friendly. The location was great and as the motel can be access via Malfroy, it saved me having to do a u-turn in order to access it so that's another plus.

          The hot water was ... mild at best. The temperature was fine as it was hot enough, it was the water pressure that I have issue with. It wasn't just soft, it was basically so weak, I almost couldn't wash my hair with it. The motel could be cleaner, though it was acceptable. However, the bed was too soft for me. It was so terrible I couldn't sleep, but it definitely could not be said to have support. Another issue I had was bugs, but I guess that's not the motel's fault, but rather because it's summer. However, one big minus point for this hotel, was the lack of privacy while no one is in the room. They had simple curtains to block the corridor facing windows and glass pane door, which was fine so long as the door was locked from the inside. But if everyone was to leave the room, and to lock it from the outside, the design was such that one has to leave the curtain open for the door and thus allowing anyone to walk by the room to be able to tell that no one was inside. We drove down from Auckland so didn't have valuables with us to worry about, but if someone was say an international tourist, there was very little chance of hiding anything from plain sight. So the motel should definitely consider providing more coverage for the door with say blinds or other less see-through materials.

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Frindly staff Good location

          The bed too small Furniture old

        • Family with children
          7.4

          The unit was very clean and roomy. Great for a family of 4-5. Very quiet, we experienced very liitle road noise or noise from other guests. Handy location with lots of supermarkets, shopping and food outlets close by.

          There seemed to be a bit of a hot water issue (to be fair quite common in many motels). Very low pressure so shower quite weak. Also room had own spa but water to fill was only luke warm at best. Motel does have private mineral pools though so spa not essential

        • Couple
          7.8

          the in room spa pool and the in room cooking facilities

          a few stains and marks on the carpet

        • Older travelers
          6.2

          central location, Elevator, Spa pool in room , Free wifi ,

          The room we were given was very tired, mouldy curtains , hooks missing from curtains, ill fitting curtains on main door leaving gaps at either end, graffiti scratched in to painted wall , lack of bedside tables. Badly worded and incorrect spelling of instructions in Hotel room folder.

        • Family with children
          5.8

          Lack of hot water, no pressure in the shower and the spa had no hot water at all. One of the rooms still had dirty dishes and old bread in the cupboards

        • Family with children
          9.6

          Great for family, space to play and trampoline as well as own hot tub, friendly owners very helpful with choosing where to go.

          Motel having problems with hot water, but the were sorted out during our stay

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Easy to check in, Friendly receptionist, Liked the hot pool. All necessary facilities OK.

          1. Lace curtain in bathroom dirty on the bottom edge. 2. Water did not drain quickly from shower. Water pressure in shower not suffcient. Not practical to use the spa in these circumstances. 3. I had to tighten the shower head to the flexible hose because of leakage and hence insufficient water going through the shower rose. 4. The pneumatic lift was not calibarated correctly. There was a 60 mm step from the floor of the lift to the landing on the top floor.

        • Family with children
          7.8

          Close to city centre

          Not enough towels in the room for four people, we only had one bath towel and one hand towel

        • Family with children
          6.6

          friendly staff,close to town,able to take the family in one room

        • Family with children
          8.2

          The private hot tub was good as was the larger pool. Location was perfect on corner of 2 major roads.

          TV in the second bedroom didn't work. Shame about the noisy guests at midnight.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          The owner(?) or lady at reception was extremely friendly and honest. When I asked about the thermal pool she replied they were usable but apologised about the tiles and explained they were getting them upgraded soon. So I knew exactly what I was getting. She was very helpful about any enquires and her manner made us felt welcome and even though the room was not flash we would still stay there again.

          Thermal pools definately need upgrading and a better spring on the gate so it self closes. If not shut properly I would worry about children getting in and falling in extremely hot water.

        • Single
          5.0

          Location to city centre

          No hot water 1st night. No wardrobe/closet to hang clothes No air- conditioning No in-room iron/ironing board Noisy Expensive considering lack of amenities Double-charged

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Gateway International Motel - Rotorua Rotorua location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        263 Fenton Street, Rotorua, New Zealand, 3010

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Rotorua
          3300 ft
        Airports
        • Rotorua (ROT)
          4.3 mi
        • Tauranga City (TRG)
          32.9 mi
        • Bus stop
          1.0 mi
        Restaurants
        • Oppie's Fish & Chips (cuisine: Chinese)
          300 ft
        • HELLS PIZZA
          300 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 am
        • Number of rooms:
          15