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Uki, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2015

The resort is strung out across a steep hillside and the hikers' cabins (referred to as Basecamp) are in a great setting right at the top. The rooms are a generous size (especially the double room) with a balcony, and there are excellent facilities attached, including kitchen, lounge and generous bathrooms. The restaurant provides excellent meals with great views over...

1Thank Chris1199
PungaCove, Owner at Punga Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear Chris1199, Thank you very much for your glowing review of your stay at Punga Cove. We’re so very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stopover so much and glad to hear the hikers’ cabins were to your liking. We are very proud of our restaurant with its beautiful food - matched only by the beautiful views of the Sound....

Reviewed 4 February 2015

This is an attractive property with both views and trees, shade. The rooms are arrayed in 2 unit buildings scattered up a steep hillside. Would be hard for persons who cannot manage steep walks, stairs. The restaurant is at the very top and accessible by road. I had a one bedroom unit with small kitchen, sitting room, deck looking out...

Thank dickanddoug
PungaCove, Owner at Punga Cove Resort, responded to this review

Dear dickanddoug, Thank you very much for staying at Punga Cove and for posting feedback on your visit. We appreciate your great review of our facilities and are pleased to hear you enjoyed our lovely location and setting. We do think it is a wonderful place to relax – from the cafe and bar at the jetty, to the pool,...

Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here whilst walking the track and it was a lovely place to rest. My backpacker cabin was simple but clean. I had dinner in the restaurant which wasn't the best meal I've ever had but the view was amazing. I was excited about getting in the pool but unfortunately it was freezing and didn't seem that clean, I'm...

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We stopped to ask for help from the owner, when we discovered we had forgotten all our tramping food for the Queen Charlotte Track 5 day walk. We could not have happened on a kinder and more helpful man, who not only supplied us with items from their store, but even raided the Restaurant larder to make sure we had...

1Thank Absventuring
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 January 2015

We stayed in the Tui chalets for two nights. No it isn't the cheapest place and probably not the best backpacker option. However, the grounds are lovely and so are the Tui chalets. We loved sleeping to the sound of the waves at night, and the chalet was situated so that it felt completely private and we could leave the...

Thank dodgenadi
Reviewed 15 January 2015

We Stopped in here for some lunch and supplies while on the Queen Charlotte track. Where we dined in the Cafe and purchased some items from the Store. While the food was excellent, one of our orders was forgotten and we had to remind the staff about the order after two of the three of us had already finished our...

Thank carlosta83
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing and the packed lunch for our long day of walking was the best for the duration of our walk. Loved the service and the smiles. Very happy here with the comfiest of beds. They even had a heated towel rack!

Thank corinnet735
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2015

My Mum and I were walking the Queen Charlotte Track and stopped in here for one night on the 27th to start our journey. The service you guys provided was amazing. We were welcomed so warmly and the food in the restaurant was to die for. I'll be telling everyone I know to visit you.

Thank Jones101
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here overnight after our second day of walking on the Queen Charlotte Track. The location was stunning and our chalet was nestled in among the trees on the hill. The room was cute and comfortable. It is quite expensive although that's not surprising given the remote location. Dinner was very good although expensive also. Staff were friendly and...

Thank HamishM_Australia
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2015

it was a welcome sight to see a swimming pool and spa after being on our feet for four hours doing the queen charlotte walk! food was amazing had the venison! accommodation really suited the cove was really cute bed was small (only because we have a californian king at home) really enjoyed our stay staff were lovely and friendly...

Thank amberreynolds

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Address: Queen Charlotte Sound | Marlborough Sounds, Endeavour Inlet, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Marlborough Region > Endeavour Inlet
Price Range: ₹ 5,449 - ₹ 19,071 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punga Cove Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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“THe suite had uninterrupted view of the inlet - just stunning”
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“Tui Chalets are private, with own stairs and deck. The view from #2 (and probably others) was beautiful”
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