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Sundowner Motel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train station”(11 reviews)
“great access”(2 reviews)
“family unit”(5 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Fitness centre
3 Star Hotel
Welcome to the Sundowner Motel -motel accommodation Greymouth, New Zealand.Closest Motel to the township of Greymouth and the Tranzalpine Station. Free transfer from train or bus. From the moment you arrive at the Sundowner Motel the owners, Murray and Wendy Torrens, will ensure you...
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14 Smith Street, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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21.8 miles to Hokitika Airport
19 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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All reviewstrain stationgreat accessfamily unittranz alpinecomfortable unitfriendly hostsclose to townthe ownerlocal areacentral locationenjoyable staygood sizecouple of nightswithin walking distancedouble bedstayed for one nightthe kitchen
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice friendly place to stay. Picked up and dropped back at railway station. Shower pressure impressive and good views of the town from motel. Handy to everything if you don't have transport. Thanks for having us.

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We stayed 1 night at this motel, after traveling across from Christchurch on the Tranz Alpine. I'd arranged to be picked up from the train, as although I could see it was so close to the station (and it literally is a 2 minute drive),...More

Thank Kiwimelanie
Response from Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner MotelResponded 29 April 2018

Hi Kiwi Melanie, Thanks for your glowing review and kind words of encouragement, it is great when what we do everyday is appreciated and acknowledged. We hope your father enjoyed his time on the West Coast celebrating his birthday and we sincerely enjoyed having you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great treatment for our stay. Murray had offered to pick us up from the rail station which we accepted. We had a lovely room (upstairs) overlooking the railway station, shops and the town itself. Room very spacious and Murray had put on the heater for...More

Thank NewZealandCarver
Response from Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner MotelResponded 1 week ago

Hello again, Thanks so much for your great review after staying at the Sundowner Motel recently. Its great to hear you both enjoyed your stay with us and we enjoyed meeting you both. The upstairs rooms on the balcony are popular because of them being...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Great overnight stay..started with being picked up from the Tranz Alpine and taken to the Sundowner Motel. This is a lovely clean wee place in Greymouth. Run by Murray and Wendy,who are very friendly and have made their motels very comfy. Lovely matching crockery, comfy...More

Thank josensue
Response from Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner MotelResponded 10 June 2018

Hi josensue, Thank you for the great review we are pleased that you both enjoyed the amenities that our motel rooms offer and the little extras that we do to make your experience memorable. We enjoyed having you stay with us and you timed it...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

We chose Sundowner as it looked modern and comfortable on their web site and that was the case. It was also very close to the railway station and we were doing the Tranz Alpine trip to Ch and return. They allowed us to leave our...More

Thank Rodney M
Response from Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner MotelResponded 13 May 2018

Hi Rodney, Firstly thanks for choosing to stay at the Sundowner Motel recently. It was not a problem to leave your car here while doing the Tranz Alpine trip to Christchurch as we have plenty of off road parking. We hope you enjoyed the train...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Price range
US$86 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Greymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in Greymouth
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
Price range
US$86 - US$115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Family Hotel in Greymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in Greymouth
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms, Suites, Family Rooms
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Phoebe S
1 February 2015|
Response from Sundownerwestcoast | Property representative |
Hi, Sorry for the delay we have just installed a new computer so we were off line for a while. Yes we do have portacots available to hire at $18.00 per night which includes the linen.
Room Tips
"We found upstairs very nice. Plenty of light and although on a balcony (shared by 2 other rooms), it was very..."
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"Second floor would be best"
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"Easy access to the upstairs units"
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"Right on the highway, but set back enough to not hear the traffic. Plenty of parking space!!"
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