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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As described - quaint kiwi baches/cribs of the 70s, some original retro decor,but all spotlessly clean and with comfy beds. The host and driver were both just lovely- friendy and interesting. And you're near to the pub for beer and food, especially useful if finishing the Heaphy. But far away enough for this spot to be silent - no noise...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apartment spacious and well appointed, clean and tidy. Separate bedroom with lounge, dining and kitchen area. Lovely rural setting with farm animals in front of units and view towards the mountains. Hosts very friendly and helpful. Highly recommend these apartments.

1Thank Ngaere C
Greymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The interior our motel unit was spacious and furnished with refined good taste. If you know the Japanese word "shibui", that would describe the decor well. In a kitschy motel, the cow-shaped milk jug would have been kitsch, but in the sparely beautiful setting of this motel it was a lovely humorous touch. Eastward through the window, a field with...

2Thank trevorjmorrison
Motueka, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed the night here and it was great, spacious clean and comfortable rooms. Lovely service from the new owners Shona & Murray. So close to the Heaphy Track and Kahurangi National Park. Would definitely stay again, looking forward to our next trip.

3Thank Electra455
Nelson, NZ
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We spent two nights in the motel on a short break from Nelson on the recommendation of friends. We booked a studio room and it was larger than any other similar room we have stayed in. We even had a private patio which we used for our afternoon tea break. The shower was great, the bed comfortable, the room spotlessly...

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Ok, so it isn't quite the end of the road. We spent ten nights on New Zealand's west coast from Te Anau to Karamea in self catering accommodation. We only booked this accommodation the day before arriving and had to choose a two bedroom unit, which exceeded our needs. We spent two nights while exploring the area. The unit was...

1Thank HineNZ
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Booked into this motel for 4 nights as a last minute thing after the accommodation we had originally booked (Karamea Holiday Cottage) turned out to be damp and not particularly clean. This place in contrast was immaculate, extremely spacious (we stayed in a one bedroom unit), and very secluded. Units are semi detached but planned so each is screened from...

Thank TandP671
KayBev, Owner at Karamea River Motels, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comments, it was a pleasure to have you stay here.

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

On the far north-west coast of the South Island of New Zealand is the rather isolated small town of Karamea, in beautiful country, and gateway to the Oparara Basin, an area of incredible natural beauty only about 25 km to the North of town. The motels are only 500 metres from the centre of town, with its few shops, but...

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KayBev, Owner at Karamea River Motels, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind response and it is always good to know when guests enjoy their visit to Karamea.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Stayed three nights and absolutely loved the nature and peacefulness of Karamea. We had a one bedroom unit which was spotless and well-equipped. We actually only kept our luggage in the bedroom 'cos the lounge had a double bed, nicer views, the TV, and we just had just lots of space. This motel is just outside (before entering) Karamea village,...

Thank SuMaLe
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We stayed in a spacious one bed suite. Tiny fridge, microwave oven and kettle. Lovely sunny patio. Fields next door but no view of the river. Short walk to Karamea resort for dinner. Long walk to the historic Karemea Hotel, which is the other restaurant in town. Karamea is a fabulous place to get away from it all with many...

Thank AnonTorontoToronto

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Additional Information about Karamea River Motels

Address: 31 Bridge Street | RD3, Karamea 7893, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Karamea
Price Range: RM421 - RM563 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are at ground-floor level and have similar views.”
  • A menagerie, and blue hills
  • Restful room and restful, rural view
 of 5 bubbles trevorjmorrison, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All villas would have same views and all are well away from the road”
 of 5 bubbles SuMaLe, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Studio suited us completely. Spacious for a studio and brilliant shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Snapperm3156, 4 Apr 2015 | Read review
“You couldn't go wrong staying in this accommodation”
 of 5 bubbles EuniceS48, 25 May 2013 | Read review
“Check the quality of equipment”
 of 5 bubbles 997johnh997, 9 Jul 2012 | Read review
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