About Us

Centrally located between Palmerston North and Napier, on the way to the Hawkes Bay. Close to the Hastings, Waipukurau, Norsewood, Woodville, Wairarapa and about 200km from Wellington Ferry.
Located on the southern end of Dannevirkes CBD on State Highway 2, the Gateway Motor Lodge is defined by its ideal location and renowned for an outstanding level of service.

Walk to Dannevirkes CBD which offers a large range of shops, restaurants, bars etc, or spend a day on our award winning golf course, which is only 3.5km from the Gateway Motor Lodge or if you enjoy tramping, walk one of the many tracks in the Dannevirke area.

Town Hall, Churches, Bowling Club, Crochet Club and Dannevirke Club all within 1.3km from the Gateway Motor Lodge.


  • ⇒ Located on the south edge of Dannevirkes CBD
  • ⇒ First Dannevirke motel from Palmerston North
  • ⇒ 400m to town centre
  • ⇒ Licensed restaurants within 300m
  • ⇒ 3.5km to golf course

100% New Zealand owned & operated. Hosts: Alden and Loraine Martin