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Esplanade Motels

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Property grounds
Standard Suite, Multiple Bedrooms, Non Smoking, Kitchenette (Upstairs) | Living area | TV
Family Suite, 2 Bedrooms | 1 bedroom, premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom | In-room dining
Family Double Room, Accessible | 1 bedroom, premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Esplanade Motels

Esplanade Motels

3-star property
3-star motel in Gore

9.4/10 Exceptional

141 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate bedrooms
35 Railway Esplanade, Gore, 9710

Room options

About this area

Getting around

  • Invercargill (IVC) - 55 min drive


  • Bamboo Tree - 16 min walk
  • One Chef Kitchen - 16 min walk
  • Howl At The Moon - 16 min walk
  • Guangzhou Restaurant - 17 min walk
  • Thomas Green - 17 min walk

About this property

Esplanade Motels

When visiting Gore, Esplanade Motels is a great choice to consider. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. The convenient parking and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 13 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - 9:30 PM
  • Guests will receive lockbox information
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets stay for free
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • On-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking (fees apply)

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • BBQs


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Grab bar near toilet


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Premium bedding

What to enjoy

  • Separate dining area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of NZD 12 per person (approximately)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does Esplanade Motels offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Esplanade Motels does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Esplanade Motels?
As of 29 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Esplanade Motels on 28 February 2023 start from NZ$158, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Esplanade Motels?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Esplanade Motels?
Yes, pets stay free.
Is parking offered on site at Esplanade Motels?
Yes, there's free self parking. Motorhome/coach/lorry parking is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Esplanade Motels?
You can check in from 2 PM - 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.
What is there to do at Esplanade Motels and nearby?
Esplanade Motels has a picnic area and a garden.
Does Esplanade Motels have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, cookware and a fridge.
What's the area around Esplanade Motels like?
Esplanade Motels is a short 15-minute walk from Fly Fish Mataura and 17 minutes' walk from Hokonui Moonshine Museum. Travellers recommend the motel for its quiet location.







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8/10 Very good

A clean place for an overnight stoppover
IAN, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Carlo, 3-night trip
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6/10 Good

1 night in Gore
Great to be back, shame was in the road front unit, not much sleep but that's is life
Brent, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great stay.had a full kitchen which was great too.very clean and warm
Lynette, 6-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Alan, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

One night in Gore
Great to be back, many yrs staying always good service and great rooms
Brent, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gillian went out of her way to help us.
Louise, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

A great motel with very comfortable beds
Sharon, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rachel, 4-night trip
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8/10 Very good

The decor is very dated and needs redoing. It is fully functional however.
Cary, 3-night trip
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