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Riwaka Hotel

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627 Main Road Riwaka, Motueka 7198, New Zealand
+64 3-528 4750
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible13%
21 Feb 2017
“Friendly place”
10 Dec 2016
“Barman tried to overchage me”
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
627 Main Road Riwaka, Motueka 7198, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

They let us park for free our camper van at the side of the hotel for the night. There was a good selection of beers which we sampled. It seemed a watering hole for the locals. We ordered a portion of chips to have in...More

Thank old_romantics_2000
Reviewed 11 December 2016

went for a quiet drink and some bar food. Barman tried to charge me more for the food than was stated on the menu. When I pointed this out he said the price has gone up.I told him, legally he could not charge me more...More

3  Thank GayeC73
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I spent 2 hours trying to contact the hotel by phone on Friday night. I left two messages, eventually they answered the phone, I asked it they had a room for Saturday night and was told NO. I said I had tried for two hours...More

2  Thank Graham S
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We ate in what is a very basic bar area which was quite busy. There was a dining area beyond that but we would have been the only people in there so we chose not to sit there. First of all, the young man who...More

Thank iowstevie
Reviewed 28 January 2016

They had been advertising "Burger and Brew" for $10 when we had driven past earlier on but we went on the Sunday and apparently the offer is only for Tuesdays and Thursday. However 6 of us really enjoyed the meals. 4 had steak with 2...More

Thank jaybe
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The food might have been ok, but honestly the ambiance is the worst. Stinks of cigarettes and stale beer.

2  Thank Greg B
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I don't normally find hotel food at the top of the good food chain but this was recommended to us and we found it very tasty.

Thank Phototraveler_8
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Certainly an experience and the place to go to if you want to experience local hospitality. Food was good value and warming and service was prompt. Definitely an eye opener though we were there in off season, and we certainly aren't local.

1  Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 25 September 2015

We had our work dinner here. They had a set menu. The food was very nice. The service was great as well.

Thank VickiBrooklyn
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Five minutes from Motueka, or ten minutes from Abel Tasman and Kaiteriteri, on the Riwaka main road there is an old country pub named the Historic Riwaka Hotel. It's not much to look at, you could easily drive past without a glance, but if you...More

3  Thank Gavin W
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 Main Road Riwaka, Motueka 7198, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 4750
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