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4.4 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 th ... " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 31 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

At Hunter Gateway Motel, you'll be 33.7 km (20.9 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens and 35.9 km (22.3 mi) from Hunter Valley Zoo. 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. Minibars, irons/ironing boards, and free toiletries are also available.

At the motel's restaurant, you can grab a bite to eat. Business travelers can take advantage of a conference center and a business center. Additionally, you'll find an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

With a stay at this 3.5-star Rutherford motel, you'll be 29.2 km (18.1 mi) from Bimbadgen Estate.

Deluxe Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$97* Per night/room 16 Mar. - 17 Mar.

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 398 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 (214) Couples (115) Business (1) Family (59)
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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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!

5 out of 5
Everything, only the bed was too soft. Otherwise excellent

Posted by on 2 Jan. 2020

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5 Jan. 2020 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Thank you for your 5 star review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay.

5 out of 5
Loved the large shower and comfy bed! Amazing hot breakfast. Will definitely book again when we come back up! Thank you for such a lovely stay!

Posted by , from Orange on 14 Dec. 2019

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15 Dec. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Hi Mitch. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to seeing you next time.

5 out of 5
Good location, easy to find, clean and large rooms. Reception was fantastic.

Posted by on 1 Dec. 2019

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5 Dec. 2019 by Hunter Gateway Motel

Hi GlennGoh Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. kind regards

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. An outdoor pool, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance 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 Rutherford motel is smoke free.

  • 63 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

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: Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) (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 minibars and safes. 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 coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private patio (furnished)
  • Minibar
  • 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

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Terrace Room - Onsite buffet restaurant.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the motel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance 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. Guests can contact the property using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting 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.

Pets

  • 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 are 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.

  • No lifts
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 19.95 for adults and AUD 10 for children (approximately)
  • 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.