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Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
50-inch flat-screen TV with satellite channels, DVD player
Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
Premium bedding, desk, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSunshine Brewery6 min walk
    Popular LocationToihoukura School of Contemporary Art13 min walk
    Popular LocationTairawhiti Museum2 min drive
    AirportGisborne (GIS)5 min drive

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  • Standard Studio, Kitchenette (Studio Suite)

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Studio, Kitchenette (Studio Suite)
  • Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchenette (2 Bedoom Apartment)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 75 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchenette (2 Bedoom Apartment)
  • Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (with Spa)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 65 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette (with Spa)
  • Standard Studio, Kitchenette (Studio Spa Suite)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsStandard Studio, Kitchenette (Studio Spa Suite)

About this area

Gisborne

Located in Gisborne, White Heron Motor Lodge is near the airport and near the beach. Gisborne Harbour and Gisborne Wine Centre are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Midway Beach and Kaiti Hill.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Sunshine Brewery - 6 min walk
  • Toihoukura School of Contemporary Art - 13 min walk
  • Tairawhiti Museum - 2 min drive
  • Midway Beach - 3 min drive
  • Gisborne Harbour - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • AirportGisborne (GIS) - 5 min drive

Restaurants

  • Carl's Jr. - 9 min walk
  • Tamarind - 12 min walk
  • Domino's pizza - 14 min walk
  • Sofra Turkish Cafe - 14 min walk
  • Neighborhood Pizzeria - 15 min walk

About this property

White Heron Motor Lodge

4-star motel in Gisborne with free parking
Laundry facilities, a garden and a front desk safe are available at this smoke-free motel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. All 24 rooms feature kitchenettes with fridges and microwaves, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include DVD players, premium bedding and electric kettles.
White Heron Motor Lodge offers 24 forms of accommodation with DVD players and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Accommodation at this 4-star motel has kitchenettes with fridges, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. 50-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in October 2017.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–8 AM: NZD 18 for adults and NZD 18 for children

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Renovated guest rooms – October 2017
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 50-inch flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Local maps

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Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: NZD 18 for adults and NZD 18 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

National rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our ratings system.

Property is also known as

White Heron Motor Inn Gisborne
White Heron Motor Inn
White Heron Motor Gisborne
White Heron Motor
White Heron Motor Lodge Gisborne
White Heron Motor Lodge Motel
White Heron Motor Lodge Gisborne
White Heron Motor Lodge Motel Gisborne

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at White Heron Motor Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, White Heron Motor Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to White Heron Motor Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is White Heron Motor Lodge pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Self-parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at White Heron Motor Lodge?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is White Heron Motor Lodge located?
Situated near the airport, this motel is within a 15-minute walk of Sunshine Brewery and Toihoukura School of Contemporary Art. Tairawhiti Museum and Gisborne Wine Centre are also within 2 miles (3 km).
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4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.7/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The lodge is in a very convenient location and well designed for quietness and privacy. The rooms are large with spa in the bathroom, air-conditioning in the room with a kitchenette and proper coffee maker. The rooms are clean and very well kept. The room also has a comfortable sofa and dining table and chairs for two.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

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A great motel with up to date facilities. A great location very close to the city.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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We were welcomed with a smile I asked for a special favour and it was granted graciously and without any strings attached
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Very clean property. Very helpful staff. Good location
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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The staff are awesome and super helpful, the room is clean and warm, would definitely stay here again!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020