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Malaga
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Greymouth itself does not offer much but is a good base for breaking the journey from Picton. It is also ideal for Punakaiki and Arthurs pass. The motel had all you could need at a fair price. It is located close to the town. The hosts were very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were met at the station and taken to the motel. Friendly staff and very helpful. The place is clean, warm and comfortable. Central location, couldn't fault it, stay here if you are going to Greymouth.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Paul, We enjoyed having you stay with us recently and thanks very much for taking the timr to submit a review on Tripadvisor following your stay at the Sundowner Motel when you were recently on the scenic West Coast. Happy and safe travels, cheers Murray and Wendy.

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights while holidaying on the South Island, receiving a great welcome from the hosts Murray and Wendy. We had intended motoring down to the glaciers but after Murray kindly supplied us with a local area map and highlighted a fair number of activities and possible visits - we left the glaciers for another time and really...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello again from the scenic West Coast Thanks so much for placing a review telling others about your experience when you recently stayed with us at the Sundowner Motel. It was great to see you both just out there and doing all the special things that this part of the coast has to offer. Yes the Speights Ale House is...

Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely two nights. Great location. ..really clean units...big..turbo shower ...good advise from owners about places to visit ...really accommodating and lovely people. Highly recommend. Can walk to town easily ...also has a nice view.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Christine Thanks for taking the time to write a review following you and your families stay with us. We were only to happy to help you out after the Motel you had booked at had done a double booking. Thanks also for letting us know that you would have liked to bring your small dog but as explained to...

Wanaka
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great spot. Clean, quiet, free wifi, close to everything with free pick up and drop off at bus station.Nice view tucked into the side of a steep hill. This lovely couple work very hard to provide you with everything you need.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello Valerie We enjoyed having you stay with us also and would welcome you back anytime in the future. Hope the rest of your NZ holiday went well and we hope to see you again oneday Cheers Murray Torrens

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Warm welcome, super friendly and cooperative... Helpful hints on Greymouth and travelling the south island. Uncomplicated shorterm reservation via telephone. Stable and fast internet connection. Clean rooms and full kitchen.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Markka Great to hear you had a good experience when you stayed with us at the Sundowner Motel while holidaying on the West Coast. We try and keep things as uncomplicated as we can and good to know you enjoyed our 10 GB of FREE WIFI which we offer to all our guests. Happy and safe travels Murray &...

Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money here. Modern rooms with good amenities. Service is impeccable. Location is very central and waking distance to everything you need. Would highly recommend for both business and pleasure.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks so much for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay at the Sundowner Motel and thanks also for submitting a review following your stay with us. Great to hera you like our location which as you say is very central to everything you need. We look forward to seeing you back here again oneday, Cheers...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Travelled to Greymouth via the Scenic Alpine train chose to stay at the Sundowner Motel because of its proximity to the Railway Station and the centre of town. Murray and Wendy made us extremely welcome with their friendly introduction and showing us to our room. They offered us many tips on what to see and do in Greymouth and surrounding...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chris Its great to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us at the Sundowner Motel when you recently stayed on the coast. And thankyou for taking the time to place a review on tripadvisor following you stay. Glad you enjoyed Monteiths Brewery which is always worth a visit when in Greymouth, hope top see you...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and i planed a trip on the Trans alpine express.Christchurch to Greymouth..I recommend if you do this trip stay one night at the Sundowner Motel ,across the road from the railway Station,This gives you a chance to look around Greymouth,It makes the return trip to Christchurch.more relaxing, to much to do in one day,The stay at the Sundowner...

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tony and Donna Thanks so much for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your stay with us recently. Its great to know you enjoyed your stay at the Sundowner Motel and we hope also enjoyed you visit to Shanty Town before returning to Christchurch later that afternoon. Hope all is well with you both and we...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stay at this motel regularly and it's always a nice experience. The rooms are always cleans and well appointed. TV is modern LCD flat panel with some sky channels. Wifi is excellent with a decent allowance and fast enough to watch a movie on your laptop. Great place.

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Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi James, Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy day to post a review on tripadvisor. Its always great to know that our regular guests enjoy staying at the Sundowner Motel and we try to make their experience an enjoyable one. Yes we give our guests 10 GIGS of FREE WIFI which is indeed enough to watch...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Sundowner Motel -motel accommodation Greymouth, New Zealand.Closest Motel to the township of Greymouth and the Tranzalpine Station. Free transfer from train or bus. From the moment you arrive at the Sundowner Motel the owners, Murray and Wendy Torrens, will ensure you receive a warm welcome and an enjoyable stay.Sundowner Motel Greymouth accommodation offers affordable and comfortable modern studio and family units which are all quality 4 star and serviced daily. Whether you're here on business or here for pleasure, on your own or in a group, you'll find we provide the highest level of service and facilities around. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundowner Motel

Address: 14 Smith Street | West Coast, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: ₹ 7,393 - ₹ 10,081 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Greymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in Greymouth
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“Upper floor or the older units around the back offer more privacy.”
 of 5 bubbles AnonymousMalaga, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“best views”
 of 5 bubbles nowekow, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good, bottom ones have easy walk in access.”
 of 5 bubbles jimzenglish, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on first floor above the office overlooking town”
 of 5 bubbles David2111, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The trip around the local brewery was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles barryb644, 6 May 2015 | Read review
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