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Punga Grove Motel & Suites
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

This was a really pleasant, good value place to stay. The room was very spacious with good facilities. We turned up without booking as there had been a long power cut in the place we booked originally, so had to look elsewhere. The hosts sorted us out into a lovely room, and were really helpful. Would definitely stay here if in the area again.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

Spent a night here to see glaciers on route south. Hosts were very helpful. It was pouring with rain on arrival and our room was not quite ready when we arrived early but they serviced the room so that we could get in within the hour. They also loaned us an umbrella! We didn't use the nearby restaurants recommended, choosing instead to cook for ourselves using the fully equipped kitchen but they offered us discount coupons. The accommodation is on 2 levels with the master bed upstairs. All very clean and comfortable. There is a DVD player and a few DVD's were available for loan from reception. The Franz Josef glacier is about a 10 minute drive away. due to the rain it was difficult to see but appeared out of the mist next morning.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank 769John
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

The hotel was way overpriced from its actual price for Easter break. We felt duped for the price we payed. The room décor is quite old however the rooms were neat and clean and spacious. I would recommend checking other hotels in franz josef for the same price.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank GlobeeTrotter
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Punga Grove was a lovely stay for us 3 adults. Accommodation was spacious and comfortable and new hosts Bernie and Tim welcoming and most helpful with advice on activities and eateries in the area. Highly recommend.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Anne T
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PungaGrove, Manager at Punga Grove Motel & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2014

Well, thank you and it was a pleasure to have you stay with us, we are so pleased you enjoyed our little town and what it had to offer, hopefully we may see you here again in the future.

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We were disappointed we had booked only one night as the room was beautiful: VERY spacious, full kitchenette, loft bedroom was great, even had our own patio set in lush rainforest garden. Best we're hosts Bernie and Tim who showed us around, answered our questions , and gave us unlimited time.

Stay here for Franz Josef and Fox glaciers.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Don A
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PungaGrove, Manager at Punga Grove Motel & Suites, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2014

It was a delight to have you come and stay with us, and such a shame you only stayed for the one night, there is so much to see and do perhaps next time you will stay longer.

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