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    Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

    Mabel Street | PO Box 66, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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    • Excellent23%
    • Very good49%
    • Average19%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible1%
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    “stayed here” (12 reviews)
    “pancake rocks” (37 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Beachfront
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 95 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Small resort with about 8 cottages. I would not say beachfront because the beach is about a 5 min walk down the road. You also have no ocean view bc there is a steep rock barrier built up for obvious reasons. Having said all that,...More

    Thank pintostar
    Reviewed 23 October 2017

    My family stayed in room one. It was super cosy and compact, whilst also having 2 double and 3 single beds. Very kind staff who let us borrow some torches to explore the nearby glowworms. True to its "beachfront" name, it is right on the...More

    Thank ShortyBoy777
    Response from June G, Manager at Punakaiki Beachfront MotelsResponded 2 weeks ago

    We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay in punakaiki, I hope you got to see some glow worms, being a little wary of going in the caves I am not sure if there are many in there. Thank you for your kind words.

    Reviewed 18 September 2017

    We were upgraded to 'The Cottage'. This was a quirky house with plenty of space for us and our two kids. It felt like an old Southland crib, it was really relaxing. It's a shame that there are no sea views now that an embankment...More

    Thank Karen255120
    Response from June G, Manager at Punakaiki Beachfront MotelsResponded 2 weeks ago

    You are correct The Cottage is exactly like an old southland crib, it was built by a local in 1945, believe it or not a family of 12 used to live in there.!! three tiered bunks prevailed, there was also a huge fireplace in the...More

    Reviewed 25 April 2017

    We got to the motel after a very wet drive drive from Christchurch, the accommodation we first saw appeared fairly interesting and modern but we were sent to "The Cottage" which looked very much like a post second world war prefab and we weren't disappointed...More

    Thank Travaway
    Response from June G, Manager at Punakaiki Beachfront MotelsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, we have just found some old reviews and wanted to respond. You are correct The Cottage is a 1945 family home, which housed 12 people.!! three tiered bunks prevailed apparently, the builders son still lives in Punakaiki. Unfortunately the noise from the ocean never...More

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    lovely old beachfront cottage. this was a 2 bedroom cottage and very warm. very close to the beach and native bush. could walk to the tavern and do a beach walk. went out for breakfast at the café which is opposite the pancake rocks. very...More

    1  Thank Maree W
    Response from June G, Manager at Punakaiki Beachfront MotelsResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello, we have just found some reviews, We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in The Cottage, it was built in 1945 as a family home and housed 12 people, three tiered bunks times two fitted in there somewhere, must have been very narrow beds....More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Beachfront
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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    "If you have kids, as for the Cottage; you'll have plenty of space."
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    "Don't accept the cottage, the other rooms looked much better"
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    "Blow holes are a little disappointing, but rock formation cool!"
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    "the farther north you pick, the closer to the beach."
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