Waikanae Beach Motel

19 Salisbury Road, Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 19 Salisbury Road, Gisborne, is near Matawhero Wines, Longbush Wines, and Montana Wines.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsWaikanae Beach Motel Gisborne

    Reviewed by cmrobson

    Great motel

    Reviewed May 9, 2013
    by (23 reviews) Dorking , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very comfortable rooms.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Waikanae Beach Motel Gisborne

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Gisborne

    Extremely pissed off

    A travel blog entry by hello-oceania on Jan 27, 2014

    ... blamed it on the lurch of the boat.

    Seriously considering just getting off at the next port and leaving. i hate Holland America! They're the worst!!!

    Another example of the stupidity. I put the Please Do Not Disturb sign on my door.. and they actually called me like 3 times to CONFIRM that I didn't want to be disturbed... IS THIS A JOKE?!!! Seriously. Complete stupidity.


    A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis on Oct 19, 2013

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... more in the morning. It was nearly dark when we pulled up here and we were keen to stroll down to the Mahia pub to watch the All Blacks / Wallabies game. It was packed. Great game right to the end. What a brilliant community here – everyone seems to know everyone else.


    - cup fresh breadcrumbs
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    A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis on Oct 17, 2013

    9 photos

    ... And the rutted, muddy, root infested, vertical goat track started. And went on and on and on. I was not a happy camper. All Col’s brownie points were wiped out in that half an hour on the dark side. Luckily for him, once we reached the top it opened up into a forestry road before getting back onto a country road and back to town. Two and a half hours ...

    What has Huarata taught us?

    A travel blog entry by stephanhawks on Jan 25, 2013

    4 photos

    ... I have several new people I can call friends.
    8. Surfing for the beginner or experienced was superb in Gisborne (Makorori Beach).
    9. Go feed stingrays at Dive Tatapouri. It is an interesting, albeit a little disconcerting, experience.
    10. Buy a local cellular telephone. It will be used and they are generally cheap (we paid $160 USD for two phones and two and a half months of voice, text and data).
    11. Try to stock up on as many groceries as ...

    The Green Mile(s)

    A travel blog entry by stephanhawks on Jan 17, 2013

    7 photos

    ... After coming to an opening in the trees, I noticed that the green trail waypoints reappeared and directed us up what appeared to be the tallest peak in the Southern Hemisphere. We made our way to the top of that peak only to find an abrupt turn that led to yet another hill. I couldn't determine at that point whether it was being out of shape that made me short of breath or the altitude. We kept on knowing that every step brought us closer to Huarata. Stephanie called to ...