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Paparoa Park Motel

PricelineUS$ 113*
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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Lovely clean room and friendly hosts, couldn't be happier. We were on motorbikes and the weather was shocking. The lady who checked us in allowed us to put the bikes under shelter. We wouldnt normally have asked but everything we had was soaking wet after many hours of riding in very heavy rain. We were appreciative. Thanks guys, it was...

Thank becslex
Cumbria, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lovely motel. We stayed in room 1 which was a very large, modern, well-appointed wood clad room at the front of the motel. I don't quite understand an earlier review. Despite being close to the road there was no overnight road noise. Justin made us very welcome and gave us some useful information. It was a very...

Thank Sheila H
Penn Valley, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in room 1. It had a killer view of the pancake rock area. The room was outdated but bed was comfortable. Windows had screens which was a plus as this is a sandfly area. Our room, I believe, was one of the oldest. It looks like there are others in a newer wing toward the front of the...

Thank minic00per
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed in Blowholes View. The view is just amazing. The room is a generous size with good kitchen area, a comfortable sofa to take in the view and a seperate bedroom. There's also a nice verandah with table and chairs to enjoy that amazing view. It's very private and you even have your own carport to park under, right...

Thank LJD1250
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We were just touring the area. This wonderful hotel came up on Trip Advisor Great rate. Gorgeous view both directions in our room . The Staff were very nice . The room was absolutely gorgeous. It was also extremely clean. We both slept very well because it was so quiet. The bed was comfy with lots of pillows. I honestly...

Thank Don V
PaparoaParkManager, Owner at Paparoa Park Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review, it's very rewarding to hear you enjoyed your stay with us in Bush cottage and would love to see you again if your over this way again in the future. Kind regards, Justin.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Was very pleased with my experience at this Motel. Arrived early and as I was still in my car Alannah came to help me and I was pleased to receive an early check in. She also advised me of some walks worth doing, all a short drive away. I enjoyed my stay very much, bed was comfortable and the small...

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PaparoaParkManager, Owner at Paparoa Park Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your commennts we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed Punakaiki, Kind regards Justin and Allanah.

Karratha, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This was a nice little beach style cabin, we chose the blowholes views which was great! Although not new it was still clean and comfortable. Maybe call ahead as I don't think reception is occupied often, I was prepared for this as per other reviews. We arrived and no one in reception and they don't answer the buzzer. When we...

Thank 56ekay
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Due to torrential rain on our way to Punakaiki, we were later arriving than anticipated (8 pm) and the office was closed, but the keys were in the doors of our units, and we settled in nicely. We tried to drop in the next morning, and again when we checked out at 10 am, but the office was locked and...

Thank Terri H
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after travelling across to Greymouth in the Transalpine Train. Located not far from the famous Pancake Rocks this place was fantastic. Our studio was perfect with a nice balcony at the back with views over the bush and a view across to the impressive beach from the side of the motel. There was a good kitchen and...

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PaparoaParkManager, Owner at Paparoa Park Motel, responded to this review

Thankyou for your review we are really please you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again some day, Kind regards, Justin and Allanah

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

No hot water for bathing, as the electricity for hot water break down, can't even wash face as the water is freezing, called the owner and inform them, they indicate will get electrician to repair next morning, told them I will check in the morning if we can bath and they acknowledge. Next morning , no one answer the call...

Thank Tyng Tyng G
PaparoaParkManager, Owner at Paparoa Park Motel, responded to this review

Hi Mrs Ting Ting Gooi, I again apologise for the hot water issue, i was unable to get the electricity line men out during the night as they only work in daylight hours but they did manage to fix the problem the next afternoon which was somewhere between here and Greymouth, Also i am sorry you couldn't reach me on...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in quiet coastal bush environment, overlooking Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and near Paparoa National Park one of New Zealand's treasured locations. On State Highway 6, a perfect location between Nelson & Glaciers, to walk native rainforest & rugged beaches.Spot native birds, particularly black petrels, wekas, wood pigeons and tuis, then after dark visit the glow-worm grotto. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paparoa Park Motel

Address: 4136 Coast Road | Punakaiki, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Punakaiki
Price Range: ₹ 6,267 - ₹ 8,294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Blow holes view lovely, can't comment on others.”
 of 5 bubbles LJD1250, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Studio One had a great view out to the ocean!”
 of 5 bubbles ChristchurchPrk, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Unit 6 "Pancake View" is perfect for 2 couples or family of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles Eve_E122, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Bush house is secluded but more expensive. Other rooms are side by side in a block.”
 of 5 bubbles Birdboot99, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Wifi didn't work well even though it was offered so prepare for peace and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles foodandtravelisfun, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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