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Experience the Best Western Colonial Motor Lodge, a charming colonial style motel situated in the heart of Gisborne, New Zealand. Offering a selection of top quality, fully equipped accommodation units, and friendly, personalized service, the Best Western Colonial Motor Lodge is the ideal escape. For the leisure or corporate traveler, choose from one of our 11 spacious, well-appointed executive ground units. Complete with modern conveniences, these peaceful units offer a relaxing garden setting to further enhance what will be a memorable stay. Gisborne City is the most easterly city in the world, and is the first to welcome the sunshine each day. Explore the city from our centrally located property, only minutes from the palm-shaded city center, where you can stroll along the manicured city riverbanks, lunch at a choice of cafes overlooking the inner harbour or dine at one of the many top class restaurants. We are also situated in close proximity to Gisborne Airport, hospital, and one of New Zealand´s best golf courses, and are only minutes away from an excellent restaurant and winery. Renowned for its excellent surfing breaks, perfect swimming beaches and miles of untouched coastline, the Gisborne and Eastland Region is famous as New Zealand´s coastal playground. The Best Western Colonial Motor Lodge is the perfect base for exploring some of the delights on offer. Recognized as the Chardonnay Capital of New Zealand, Gisborne has a number of boutique wineries that produce many of New Zealand´s world-class, award winning wines. Visit the world-renowned Eastwoodhill Arboretum, or the Morere Hot Springs set among the native bush. Take a short drive on the Pacific Coast Highway, and visit the historic Tolaga Bay Wharf and Cooks Cove Walkway. Gisborne also offers a range of soft adventure activities including horse trekking, bush walks, trout fishing, and deep sea fishing, diving, kayaking and snorkeling with sharks. We look forward to welcoming you to Gisborne, the first to see the sun.