Colonial Motor Lodge

Address: 715 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, North Island, ., New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 715 Gladstone Road, Gisborne, is near Matawhero Wines, Montana Wines, and Longbush Wines.
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Travel Blogs from Gisborne

Short but sweet stay in Gisborne

A travel blog entry by kstyan on Nov 29, 2014

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... Gisborne from the top was amazing, and was well worth facing the heat for. I finally feel like summer has arrived here now. In Te Kuiti and Rotorua the weather had been a bit dull with quite a bit of rain thrown in. In Gisborne it was 30 degrees, too hot for work but as we started early, it didn't matter. Next stop Hastings in Hawkes Bay, hopefully this weather will continue although I'd like the wind to settle ...

'Power Shower' going cheap..

A travel blog entry by wattsy on Nov 03, 2014

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... The verges by the beach were covered in flowers, all in full bloom, looking most impressive. This wasn't some council effort to attract tourists, it was somewhere well off the beaten track. We can only presume that the local residents must have sown seeds or planted at some point. A nice view to wake up to every morning though.

Continuing up the coast we reached Wairoa, a small town at the top of Hawkes Bay. It's a town of faded ...

Just a few last queues......

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron on Jul 18, 2014

... was chaos.

Oh no! We lost a day of our lives!

Again a long wait for our bags, and another at the checkpoint. I always declare everything to the letter, so we were quickly through Lane 5 and out. The domestic check-in seems to have moved (or perhaps it was too early), as we were told to go towards the centre of the terminal rather than the end, but we saw Premium Check-in, so went there, and they did it all for us - no queues. Very easy.

We ...

Gisborne canceled

A travel blog entry by jimandi on Jan 27, 2014

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... Master contacted our ship's Captain and advised that due to the high winds and rough water it would not be safe to use the tenders to transport passengers from ship to shore. Our Captain concurred and advised us over the intercom of his decision to skip this stop on our itinerary. A number of passengers were disappointed, especially Aussies, who had selected this cruise because of the Gisborne stop. ...

Driving Kiwi Style

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson on Nov 21, 2013

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... destination in, the GPS says it will take "x" number of hours to get there. Well, we've learned through experience that it will actually take "x (+) ~1 hour" to get there. And that, of course, is if traffic is not a problem.

Sometimes you get stuck behind a big truck, or just some local who is not in a hurry, and it becomes nearly impossible to pass, because of the twisty/curvey nature of the roads.