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Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 December 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to find this well equipped, spacious, clean and quiet unit at the back of the store. The owners were very pleasant and helpful. This is ideally situated in the centre of The Catlins no too far from the waterfalls, coastal walks and some very good restaurants. The township itself has the remarkable Lost Gypsy caravan!

3Thank Tonyandrina
Wanneroo, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Revisting Papatowai after 40 years - wow not much has changed. A few entepenuers are trying their hand at various crafts. The website states in the middle of the Catlins rain forest - for two days and two nights it rained. However that only added to the beauty of the place. It is an area that does not get a...

4Thank Rakiura1
Les Cabannes, France
Reviewed 4 April 2013

This motel has only three units, two at the back of the store and a studio apartment adjoining the store and facing onto the forecourt. The two larger units were booked so we rented the studio apartment for our three night stay. It would benefit from a screen or similar to provide some privacy from the petrol pumps and forecourt....

4Thank JenniferCashman
Fleet, Hampshire
Reviewed 31 March 2010

The motel comprises just three units around the back of the grocery store (also filling station). It's family run and friendly. The unit was clean, comfortable and quiet, adequately equipped and quite spacious. It's quite close to the beach too, but it is really just a stop-over on the Southern Scenic.

2Thank rexbarker

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Additional Information about Papatowai Motels and Store

Address: Southern Scenic Highway RD2, Owaka, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Otago Region > Owaka
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Papatowai Motels And Store Owaka, Southland Region
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“Room 1 and 2 are both very good.”
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