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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2014

From the friendly greeting by Berine at reception to the clean and comfortable rooms the stay at Punga Grove was great. Had a studio and Two bedroom accommodation which was above expectations. Moved rooms so we were adjacent which was a nice touch. Close to the attractions and a short walk to Cafes and Restaurants.

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It just made sense to upgrade you and have you next to each other . it was a pleasure in having you stay, hopefully we may see you again.

Yallingup, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

We recently spent two nights at Punga Grove after driving down the west coast. We found the suite to be spacious, spotless and comfortable. It has obviously been recently refurbished and it had everything we needed. We conveniently had a ground floor suite with parking at our door. The owners were welcoming and very friendly and most helpful. It is...

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Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Punga for one night having arrived on a cold and rainy day. We found the room very cold to start with and it took a while to warm up with the small fan heater on the wall, but it was fine once it did. The host is a lovely lady with a good sense of humour who...

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Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Stayed in the 2 bedroom unit. Felt at home straight away. Main bedroom on a mezanine floor, small flight of stairs to access. 2nd bedroom on ground floor with 2 single beds. Friendly owners. Beds very comfortable. Kitchen had all the facilities we needed. Loungroom spacious with a bay window with views of the gardens. 5 minute drive to Franz...

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Jervis Bay, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2014

With no booking at Franz Josef, had a look at all available and we settled on Punga Grove. So glad we did, after letting us have a look at the rooms available for our group of four we chose the two room apartment at the front with all cooking facilities. The hosts were beyond helpful, couldn't do enough to make...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We only booked the night before - and most other places in Franz Josef were full. Punga Grove was comfortable - liked the mezzanine for the bedroom. As with all places, you can't plan your neighbours, and a big group staying at the same time usually means noise - if only as they call to each other from the doors...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Last time I stayed in Franz two years ago I stayed at 58 on Cron. Its a little bit pricey now so we stayed a couple of motels up at the Punga Grove and was really happy we did so. Its a little older but its clean, warm, had all the kitchen facilities we needed two cook amazing meals and...

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Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Having stayed at this motel for 2 nights while on our New Zealand trip last year, my wife and I with our 3 children spent another 2 nights of our return trip to New Zealand in January this year at the same place. You only have to step outside your motel door to see the spectacular Franz Josef Glacier and...

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Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

My mother & I stayed here for one night during our tour of the South Island. Bernie was lovely, so helpful & recommended us a place to go for dinner. She helped us to our room with our bags & advised us what to do in the morning to get our bus. The room was clean & comfortable, would not...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Stayed here two nights to explore the region. The young couple managing this motel are very friendly and helpful. Our one bedroom unit was super clean and very comfortable. For a good mid priced motel in the middle of town it gets my thumbs up guys.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
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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) 7856, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) > Franz Josef
Price Range: ₹ 5,178 - ₹ 10,844 (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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“Corner suites are large and sunny”
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles arbruse, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Both floors have accessible units as well as non-accessible”
 of 5 bubbles NahanniRafter, 17 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms backing onto the rainforest were interesting.”
 of 5 bubbles ColinCJC, 18 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room at the rear are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles markbG3183UP, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
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