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Punga Grove Motel & Suites

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long drive from Queenstown we pulled into this quiet place off the main road. We had pre booked our room but on arrival we looked at a quieter room out the back and for only a few dollars more we took it. The room was clean and spacious as well as warm. The front office staff were helpful...

Thank mike p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Punga Grove on the way across the south island for one night whilst we visited Franz Josef Glacier. The room was nice and had decent heating (as it was fairly cold outside - although not winter) and was a nice place. The only issue I had was that although we had free WIFI, the room had very...

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, spacious ,surrounded by lush vegetation, short walk to shops and restaurants. Manager recommended places for dinner but we were early so tried Snake bite brewery, very disappointed, don't go there. The unit had lots of dishes, coffee, tea etc. The bed however wasn't great, two beds pushed together but did have heated mattress pad and nice quilt. Not much...

Thank Gerry W
Edinburg, Texas
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were here for two nights. Our room was spacious, bed comfortable. I liked the separate areas; downstairs kitchenette and sitting area with TV, the bed was upstairs in the loft. Room was very clean, staff friendly. Guest laundry was available, too.

Thank lorib91
Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We only booked for one night but as soon as we arrived there, we wanted to stay a bit longer so ended up with two nights booking. Lovely and peaceful room we had, clean, spacious executive studio with everything that we need there. Cafes, bars, restaurants and shops are all within walking distance. Another note, Franz Josef Glacier is a...

Thank mcmasterBALI
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The room we stayed in backed onto mountain rainforest - not bad at all! They provided fudge (we were honeymooning) - nice touch. Great views of the Franz Joseph scenery, and a 14km walk to the glacier and back. The provided breakfast in the rooms isn't great, but the room was fine, and we enjoyed the warmth of the gas...

Thank C0ldWaterMusic
Chelmsford Essex
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We stayed in a clean and comfortable room in a tropical setting. It had kitchen facilities too. Helpful staff on reception. It is easy to walk to the restaurants, and there are quite a few to choose from, or to the shops. The hotel is in a quiet situation. Not far to the glacier. Beautiful scenery.

Thank theoldone
Beijing, China
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very convenient place, just walking about 3-5 mins to restaurant, supermarket, coffee, and activity reservation center. Friendly welcome and staff, they provide a local map and introduce restaurant, activities to us. Room, bathroom and kitchen are clean and comfortable.

Thank Joy Z
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have stayed twice at Punga Grove, two,years apart. What intrigues us is the unique setting. We had room 4 both times. It has a outside porch that is filled with tropical palms, but no bugs! In stark contrast is the view of Franz Joseph Glacier and snow capped mountains in the near distant view. It was newly renovated, and...

Thank Pete S
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in one of the rooms in the back of the complex. It had a small deck facing the dense vegetation: wonderful in the light rain. Easy to get to restaurants and activities. Sam was extremely helpful with suggestions for both.

Thank Westcoastboy181

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Punga Grove offers stylish motel accommodation in the heart of Franz Josef Glacier village. Set amongst beautiful native bush with the lush rainforest at your doorstep with a stunning backdrop of high alpine peaks, Punga Grove is your natural West Coast accommodation choice for your stay in Glacier Country in New Zealand. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punga Grove Motel & Suites

Address: 40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 2000, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 4,832 - ₹ 8,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Punga Grove Motel & Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Punga Grove Hotel Franz Josef
Punga Grove Motel And Suites
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Franz Josef
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“Pay a few dollars more and get a room at the back.”
mikepL6050XN, 12 May 2017 | Read review
“Corner suites are large and sunny”
juancarlosmF3543ZT, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mountain views. Ground floor if stairs are a problem, but obviously you won't get the mountain views.”
  • Although dark, you may be able to make out the close proximity of the shrubbery outside the wind
arbruse, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both floors have accessible units as well as non-accessible”
NahanniRafter, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing onto the rainforest were interesting.”
ColinCJC, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
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