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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in the "Cottage" as we were travelling with my aged mother The Cottage was a very typical "kiwi Bach" Very clean and well equipped We used the laundry which was good The beach is wild and wonderful Sadly no view from the Cottage Would definitely stay again

Thank stegeb
Fresno, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was right next to the ocean. There is no view of the ocean but you can hear the waves. The area was nice and quiet and spacious. There was a lot of room inside the cottage. It was also clean. A great place to get away.

Thank lzzc
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Australian travelers. Large apartment. Big full size kitchen. No actual beach views but it's a 30 second walk. No need to get the "beach front apartments" as none can see it! Save some bucks. Incredibly scenery.

Thank Mr_Happy_Chappy
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is a quaint shack perfectly located between the high cliffs and the raging West coast sea. It is the perfect place to switch off technology and reconnect with family and ones self. So many things to do around the area that we wished we stayed an extra night. Would highly recommend self catering as the tavern is the only...

Thank Tracie1974
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Set in a small strip of land between the main road and the beach, these log-cabin style chalets are fine for short stays. Not luxury standard but more than adequate. Coin operated laundry room but no eating facilities, however these are just a few minutes drive away. Friendly, helpful owners. Car parking fine.

Thank swhamer
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 29 June 2016

the cottage was very lovely and homey. it was quite large and had a full kitchen. the porch opened to the stairs that led to the beach. you had to walk a little to get to the beach, as there is rocks placed as a break for the ocean. it was a very short walk though and the beach was...

Thank c m
High Wycombe
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Stayed here one night to visit the amazing pancake rocks. Clean, comfortable and spacious accomodation for our family of five adults. Our bungalow was situated a few yards away from the sea wall and was amazingly quiet, given that on the other side of that wall the Tasman sea pounds away day and night. Local village pub just a short...

Thank PeterHighWycombe
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

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: £88 - £165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punakaiki Beachfront Motels 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the farther north you pick, the closer to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 926cm, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Stay longer out of school holidays and walk to pancake rocks (prepare own food )”
 of 5 bubbles MartyDownunder, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“No rooms have sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles Pgjoh, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles Denverbroncoalan, 28 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The cottage is steps away from the sea and has a nice garden.”
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 of 5 bubbles sunny260467, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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