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Sundowner Motel

14 Smith Street | West Coast, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Close to perfect
We had a lovely two nights. Great location. ..really clean... more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely two nights. Great location. ..really clean units...big..turbo shower ...good advise from owners about places to visit ...really accommodating and lovely people. Highly recommend. Can walk to town easily ...also has a nice view.

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot. Clean, quiet, free wifi, close to everything with free pick up and drop off at bus station.Nice view tucked into the side of a steep hill. This lovely couple work very hard to provide you with everything you need.

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome, super friendly and cooperative... Helpful hints on Greymouth and travelling the south island. Uncomplicated shorterm reservation via telephone. Stable and fast internet connection. Clean rooms and full kitchen.

Thank Markka777-777
Ashburton, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent value for money here. Modern rooms with good amenities. Service is impeccable. Location is very central and waking distance to everything you need. Would highly recommend for both business and pleasure.

Thank sbdrep
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Travelled to Greymouth via the Scenic Alpine train chose to stay at the Sundowner Motel because of its proximity to the Railway Station and the centre of town. Murray and Wendy made us extremely welcome with their friendly introduction and showing us to our room. They offered us many tips on what to see and do in Greymouth and surrounding...

Thank Chris B
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Chris Its great to hear that you and your wife enjoyed your stay with us at the Sundowner Motel when you recently stayed on the coast. And thankyou for taking the time to place a review on tripadvisor following you stay. Glad you enjoyed Monteiths Brewery which is always worth a visit when in Greymouth, hope top see you...

New Plymouth, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and i planed a trip on the Trans alpine express.Christchurch to Greymouth..I recommend if you do this trip stay one night at the Sundowner Motel ,across the road from the railway Station,This gives you a chance to look around Greymouth,It makes the return trip to Christchurch.more relaxing, to much to do in one day,The stay at the Sundowner...

Thank nowekow
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tony and Donna Thanks so much for taking time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your stay with us recently. Its great to know you enjoyed your stay at the Sundowner Motel and we hope also enjoyed you visit to Shanty Town before returning to Christchurch later that afternoon. Hope all is well with you both and we...

Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stay at this motel regularly and it's always a nice experience. The rooms are always cleans and well appointed. TV is modern LCD flat panel with some sky channels. Wifi is excellent with a decent allowance and fast enough to watch a movie on your laptop. Great place.

Thank jimzenglish
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi James, Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy day to post a review on tripadvisor. Its always great to know that our regular guests enjoy staying at the Sundowner Motel and we try to make their experience an enjoyable one. Yes we give our guests 10 GIGS of FREE WIFI which is indeed enough to watch...

Timaru, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Fantastic place with great hospitable hosts. We were a family group of 27 arriving off the Trans Alpine train and Murray met us when we arrived to help transport some people that couldn't manage the 5 minute walk to the motel. We all enjoyed our time here and Murray and Wendy were more than helpful throughout the whole booking process...

Thank Darryl121270
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Darryl, It was our pleasure to have you and your extended family stay with us recently. Great to hear you all enjoyed your time and stay with us at the Sundowner Motel and also great to see you all getting out and making the most of you visit to the Scenic West Coast. We hope you all enjoyed the...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Lovely comfortable and very clean motel, The motel is within walking distance to town which makes it a great location. Our excellent host Murray picked us up from the railway station on our arrival on the Tranz Alpine and dropped us off in town on our departure the following morning. We would recommend the Sundowner Motel to anyone planning to...

Thank jonniemcdonald
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hello Mr & Mrs McDonald Thank you for wrighting a review following your stay with us. it was a pleasure to have you both stay at the Sundowner Motel. Its great to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the free transfers we offer to and from the train station. We hope you also enjoyed the return train journey and...

Rangiora, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Nice motel, well appointed. Great water pressure in the shower(very important) If staying more than a couple of nights might be a bit annoying having to get the plates/cups etc from the bottom cupboards but other than that a very enjoyable place to stay 😊

Thank carolyngibbs
Sundownerwestcoast, Owner at Sundowner Motel, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn Gibbs Thanks for commenting on our Motel following your overnight stay. Great to hear that you enjoyed the awesome hot water pressure which is gas heated which means no one gets a cold shower. We are currently in the process of changing the lay out of the kitchen cupboards to make it easier to access plates/cups etc we...

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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Sundowner Motel -motel accommodation Greymouth, New Zealand.Closest Motel to the township of Greymouth and the Tranzalpine Station. Free transfer from train or bus. From the moment you arrive at the Sundowner Motel the owners, Murray and Wendy Torrens, will ensure you receive a warm welcome and an enjoyable stay.Sundowner Motel Greymouth accommodation offers affordable and comfortable modern studio and family units which are all quality 4 star and serviced daily. Whether you're here on business or here for pleasure, on your own or in a group, you'll find we provide the highest level of service and facilities around. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sundowner Motel

Address: 14 Smith Street | West Coast, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > West Coast Region > Greymouth
Price Range: RM489 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Greymouth
#6 Romantic Hotel in Greymouth
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“best views”
 of 5 bubbles nowekow, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good, bottom ones have easy walk in access.”
 of 5 bubbles jimzenglish, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on first floor above the office overlooking town”
 of 5 bubbles David2111, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The trip around the local brewery was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles barryb644, 6 May 2015 | Read review
“Balcony rooms were well appointed and had a view.”
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 of 5 bubbles kyliejoan, 18 Mar 2015 | Read review
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