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Hunter Gateway Motel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool

Overview of Hunter Gateway Motel

Hunter Gateway Motel

3.5 star property
3.5-star motel in Rutherford with outdoor pool

8.6/10 Fabulous

786 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
The price is AU$151
Price available on 1/1/2023
11 Denton Park Drive, Rutherford, NSW, 2320
Main amenities
  • Housekeeping on weekdays
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Front desk safe
  • Water dispenser
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
For families
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Rutherford
  • Hunter Valley Gardens - 27 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 36 min drive
  • Sydney Airport (SYD) - 131 min drive
  • Telarah Station - 4 min drive
  • Maitland Station - 6 min drive
  • High Street Station - 7 min drive


  • Central Park Cafe - 2 min walk
  • Cuppa Joe Cafe - 17 min walk
  • Sulee Thai - 17 min walk
  • Ometto Pizza Bar - 6 min drive
  • Royal Spoon - 6 min drive

About this property

Hunter Gateway Motel

Enjoy your visit to Maitland with a stay at Hunter Gateway Motel. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies such as WiFi, self-parking and wired Internet are added perks. Other features include a terrace and a garden. Fellow travellers say great things about the location and spacious guest rooms.



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
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 63 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open Monday - Thursday (8:00 AM - 8:00 PM) and Friday - Saturday (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property 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.

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


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No stag or hen parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Water dispenser


  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • No lift (single-level property)


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Digital TV channels

Home comfort

  • Climate-controlled air conditioning and heating
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Alarm clock
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Weekday housekeeping only
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.3 per cent

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from August 21 2020 to December 31 2023 (dates subject to change):
  • Breakfast

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for AUD 20.0 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for AUD 30.0 per night

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

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.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

This property does not have lifts.

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

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Does Hunter Gateway Motel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hunter 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.
How much does it cost to stay at Hunter Gateway Motel?
As of 7 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hunter Gateway Motel on 1 Jan 2023 start from AU$151, 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 Hunter Gateway Motel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hunter Gateway Motel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hunter Gateway Motel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hunter Gateway Motel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hunter Gateway Motel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-out are available.
What is there to do at Hunter Gateway Motel and nearby?
Hunter Gateway Motel has an outdoor pool and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hunter Gateway Motel?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Ometto Pizza Bar (3 mi), Royal Spoon (3.2 mi) and Hung Run Chinese Takeaway (3.2 mi).
Does Hunter Gateway Motel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished patio.
What's the area around Hunter Gateway Motel like?
Hunter Gateway Motel is in Rutherford, a short 20-minute walk from Winter Art Bazaar. Travellers say that the motel is in a great location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/10 Fair

Bill, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Debbe, 3-night trip
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4/10 Fair

There was no heater in 221
Paul, 1-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Good location for hunter valley
Titia, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great location and quality for money
Melissa, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I had a Deluxe Queen room,lovely big room with a large bathroom. Very clean,soundproof. Lady at the front desk friendly,helpful and welcoming.
Mandy, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Leeanne, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Rozalen, 1-night trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

Nice and large rooms. Comfortable bed and well located
Jason, 2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

6/10 Good

Room was tidy. All electronics working. Bathroom was clean and had amenities. Coffee and tea stocked. The biggest issue was the bedding had a very unpleasant smell and made the night uncomfortable.
1-night trip with friends
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