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Catlins Gateway Motel

2.5 star property
No-frills apartment in Owaka

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Catlins Gateway Motel

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Front of property
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Family Room
Free self-parking

Overview of Catlins Gateway Motel



Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Microwave
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking
1 Royal Terrace, The Catlins, Owaka, Otago, 9535
Main amenities
  • 8 smoke-free apartments
  • Garden
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Picnic area
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Flat-screen TV

Room options


  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Single Bed and 1 Queen Bed

Family Room

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Single Beds and 1 Queen Bed

About this area


  • Catlins Cafe - 4 min walk
  • Bakehouse Takeaways - 6 min walk
  • The Lumberjack - 6 min walk
  • The Bake House - 7 min walk
  • Tahatika Coffee Traders - 4 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Catlins Gateway Motel

Enjoy your visit to Owaka with a stay at Catlins Gateway Motel. Free perks include WiFi and self-parking. There's a garden, and apartments offer flat-screen TVs and microwaves.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
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

Contactless check-out
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; your host will greet you
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 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
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Property amenities


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Free self-parking on site

Family friendly

  • Free cot/infant bed

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper


  • Flat-screen TV

Outdoor areas

  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Heating


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • No lifts
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • No housekeeping

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Security system
  • Smoke detector


  • 8 rooms

Fees & policies

Children & extra beds

  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Contactless check-out is available.


This property does not have lifts.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Catlins Gateway Motel Owaka
Catlins Gateway Motel Apartment
Catlins Gateway Motel Apartment Owaka

Frequently asked questions

Does Catlins Gateway Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Catlins Gateway Motel 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Catlins Gateway Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Catlins Gateway Motel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at Catlins Gateway Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Catlins Gateway Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
What is there to do at Catlins Gateway Motel and nearby?
Catlins Gateway Motel has a picnic area and a garden.
What's the area around Catlins Gateway Motel like?
Catlins Gateway Motel is located a short 6-minute walk from Teapot World.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities


10/10 Exceptional

liz, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The check in was not only excellent but we were given quite a lot of information on the area. And then showed the room and an explanation on everthing in the room.
Rick, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

We loved it here...cute little town, great shops to browse in and meander through....great location.
Sharon, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice clean and warm rooms. Great shower! Trevor and his wife were knowledgable and friendly.
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

A good night stay!
Very spacious room with comfy beds and pillows. Basic kitchen amenities with shower pressure abit limited. Trevor was very friendly and had provided us plenty of travel tips!
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

ely welcome!
Lovely welcome and helpful hints as to where to visit and to eat. Great meal at Catlins Inn. Highly recommend- good value for money.
Richard, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Great little motel
Can't really comment on the other motels in the town but, based upon our walk through the area we believe this motel to be the best. Would happily recommend to family and friends.
A, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Chris, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice and clean fresh towels daily ! Shower pressure was not good and would of been nice to get daily milk not just on first day
3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic little motel. Stay
Otago is a lovely quiet location, close to some very beautiful scenery and this motel was just lovely. A real highlight and great value for money. The furniture and kitchen equipment was good quality. I loved it.
Wendi, 1-night family trip
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