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Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Booked this with not knowing much about it . was not disappointed . Very big space and if staying longer then over night would have been perfect as cooking and lounge etc. Water just a few meters away (over breakwater. ) did not realize how close to Pancake rocks it was .walking distance so drove (silly me ) over all...

Thank MartyDownunder
Franz Josef, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

We have been many times to Punakaiki before but now took the opportunity to stay for a couple nights at the Beach House. We (two adult and three children ) loved the location and the property. Just an really enjoyable wee vacation! Highly recommend to families that want to escape....

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 13 April 2016

We spent ten nights on New Zealand's west coast from Te Anau to Karamea in self catering accommodation. This unit was spacious with a double bed, single bed, couch and large screen tv. There was a comfortable dining table and kitchen with good working space. The kitchen had extras such as microwave dishes. The unit was particularly well appointed, though...

Thank HineNZ
Reviewed 23 March 2016

We stayed for 1 night in the two bedroom cottage which was located a short distance from the motel, close to the sea. Ideally situated for visiting the pancake rocks. The property was a little dated but spacious. The living room was comfortable with settee, table and chairs. Two separate bedrooms. The kitchen was fully equipped with an oven. The...

Thank MKH50
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night, and found the accommodations to be well-appointed. Our unit (#1) was a free-standing cabin facing the small sea wall. A few steps up the sea wall for beautiful views of the sea. The room offered basic furnishings, but more than covered our needs for the one night. Located an easy walk from Punakaiki cafe and coffee bar...

Thank Pam T
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2016

good location ( near beachfront) and friendly owners Clean comfortable-our cottage had two rooms Slightly dated feel but good enough free WiFI air conditioning would have been welcome on the day we there nice close to Pancake rocks

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We booked the cottage, not realising the different types of accommodation, but this suited us, as it was away from the other cabins providing more privacy and a small garden and outdoor setting. The building is older, but refurbished so it was clean, comfortable beds, attractive linen, good towels. The shower is dated but with a good pressure. The toilet...

Thank Gulliva
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2016

No sea views as advertised, paid extra for, .high stone wall right in front of rooms.. Climb up steps on high stone wall to see any view. Thankful we only stayed one night Very dated, hot water a problem. Enjoyed the punakaiki rocks, further along the coast, amazing.

Thank Pgjoh
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We only stayed one night, but we were very satisfied with the unit. It was clean and all the facilities were as advertised. Friendly owner who gave us some useful information about the area. It was a stones throw from the beach, although one could not see the sea due to a sea wall. The unit had a bit of...

Thank Birdboot99
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 February 2016

We arrived around 5-6pm and the elderly man who received us at the counter was less than friendly, almost hostile. The furnishings in the apartment were dated and minimally clean. A second room was super small and claustrophobic so we decided to use it to put our belongings instead. The kitchen was also small which is usual in most of...

Thank PKReis

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Punakaiki Beachfront Motels offer newly refurbished quality West Coast accommodation right on the beachfront in Punakaiki. Well-appointed studio and family motel units all fully self-contained with hot plates, fridge, microwave, electric fry-pan, tea & coffee, convection heater, 42" flat screen TV with free-view, DVD and WiFi. Guest laundry, BBQ area and garden setting for all guests. Pets negotiable by arrangement. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punakaiki Beachfront Motels

Address: Mabel Street | PO Box 66, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand (Formerly Punakaiki Cottage Motels)
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: $150 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punakaiki Beachfront Motels 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Don't accept the cottage, the other rooms looked much better”
Travaway, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Blow holes are a little disappointing, but rock formation cool!”
177leslieg, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the farther north you pick, the closer to the beach.”
926cm, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay longer out of school holidays and walk to pancake rocks (prepare own food )”
MartyDownunder, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“No rooms have sea views.”
Pgjoh, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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