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Pohara Beachfront Motel

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Absolutely fantastic stay, three nights we wish it could have been longer. Well equipped site BBQ etc and made to feel very welcome by Peter. Location is wonderful about 30 seconds from the beach and sea (when the tide is in) but a long way when its out. Very safe swimming. Avoid the supermarket on the campsite unless you're desperate,...

Thank markate2014
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

The location was beautiful to see the tasman coast, and the owner was very friendly. The room was Very basic and in need of modernisation. Cutlery and crockery needed a deep clean and so did the room. Fine if you are a backpacker not fussed about comforts.

Thank Sarah S
PoharaBeach, General Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments.The room you had is aimed at the budget traveler, a basement mini studio for a budget price in a great location. I'm very sorry you felt the room wasn't up to your standard of cleanliness as we pride ourselves on keeping a high level cleanliness through out all our units. I will take on board your...

Oxford UK
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Only stayed here for one night, what a pity, the rooms are just great, everything you need and right on the beach, guy in reception was extremely helpful. Would love to come back and stay longer next time

Thank Teeaay
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 21 February 2016

Comfortable motel with wonderful views. Very nice sitting out area in front of our unit and very good facilities available in the laundry, BBQ, grounds etc. We could walk across the road to the beach to swim any time we wanted to. The owner was most helpful and pleasant. A great place to stay.

Thank Chris W
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for writing such a wonderful review. Hope to see you back in the future.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I saw this hotel when I visited Takaka in the spring and booked in for a few weekends ago. The room was very nice and comfortable. The view of the beach from the deck was beautiful and a great way to enjoy breakfast and evening cocktails. The owner was lovely and very helpful with information about the area. This was...

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London, England
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We had a bit of a traumatic drive over Tanaka Pass as the fog and rain made it a bit of a difficult journey. But once we got to Pohara the sun came out! The motel is easy to find and right by the beach. The rooms have beach views and outdoor balcony areas with a table and chairs to...

Thank geordiemma
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice review. It was lovely to have met you and very pleased that you had an enjoyable stay.

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We have not stayed at the Pohara Beachfront for 8 years and had eagerly looked forward to this visit. The occasion was not disappointing. The motel is in an idyllic sport right on the beach and the views from the motel make it a great place to stay. Golden Bay is a special place and having some where to stay...

1Thank pk652014
Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Superb location. Owners were very helpful. Perfect base for exploring abel tasman and surrounding area. All the facilities you would need and view of the beach as well. Excellent value for money. If you are coming to this area you would do well to stay here.

1Thank Cov833JohnRD
Oamaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We had a unit that was situated so we could see the beach. Everything was totally amazing. We had 2 nights at the property and loved every second of it. All rooms are very private and have everything that you require to have total enjoyment

1Thank Julie4711
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review, we're glad you enjoyed the area. We think It is a very special, beautiful spot here. Hopefully you'll come back and stay again:)

Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Having stayed in central Takaka in 2011 I decided we'd try to find something a bit more rural this time. This came up in my research and I'm glad it did. The owners were very friendly and welcoming & whilst the bathroom in our unit was a little compact the unit overall was spotless and well equipped. The big reason...

1Thank matthew_graham23
PoharaBeach, Manager at Pohara Beachfront Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your positive review, we're always happy when our guests enjoy their stay :) We hope to see you again in the future.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the perfect seaside holiday at our Beachfront Motel, located right on the beach and set in the heart of a beautiful seaside village. A popular destination to base yourself while you explore the wider Golden Bay area.Comfortable Units and a relaxing atmosphere combine to ensure a truly enjoyable holiday.Wake up to the sound of the seas, swim at the safe beach, walk the beach to cafes, restaurants, bars, golf course and general store and soak up the stunning scenery. 8 Units offer great seaviews across to Farewell Spit, and all with cooking facilities and private bathrooms. Large grassed barbeque area, herb gardens and guest laundry, provide everything needed to enjoy Golden Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pohara Beachfront Motel

Address: 10 Tennyson Street | Pohara, Pohara 7183, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Nelson-Tasman Region > Golden Bay > Pohara
Price Range: ₹ 5,381 - ₹ 7,260 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pohara Beachfront Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“A room facing the beautiful Golden Bay would be optimal.”
rbc68, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Unit 1 was fine for us and very private.”
mikeharland, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Unit 10 was right on the beach”
BaywickInn, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book the front line units for a perfect sea view. The units have ovens / cooker. There are free gas bar-b-ques available on site.”
Barnesy76, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“would recommend this property for a couple but not a group”
HarrietteG, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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