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    Punakaiki Tavern & Motel

    Corner Of State Highway 6 & Owen Street, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
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    Traveller (13)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    Overview
    • Excellent15%
    • Very good37%
    • Average32%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible6%
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    “motel unit” (2 reviews)
    “west coast” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
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    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 56 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Awesome place to stop for a drink. The garden bar in the afternoon was great. We decided to go back for an evening meal and what a contrast! I would have been embarrassed to serve that meal to my family, let alone charging a couple...More

    Thank mwchapman156
    Reviewed 20 July 2017

    Stayed here for one night on our three week tour around New Zealand, and it's the only place out of the whole trip where we felt the owners were ripping people off and taking the total piss. Our room was cramped and very sparsely equipped...More

    Thank Sielah
    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    we pre-booked 4 rooms - the welcome was non-existent upon arrival - $140 per room per night (hugely overpriced - 1 double & 1 single squashed into space that was barely adequate for a double) - the lady who checked us in was also the...More

    Thank JoWestrupp
    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    Lovely place to stop in for a bite to eat and a drink. The food was adequate , as I say its not the Ritz so you get a decent pub meal. Lovely hosts in a good old fashioned West Coast pub. Didnt stay so...More

    Thank kiwizeppelin
    Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

    This would have to be the worst meal we have ever had in New Zealand, as other reviews have said everything is definitely frozen This is our second visit to Punakaiki . Punakaiki is an amazing place' a must visit location if visiting the South...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • New Zealand >
    • South Island >
    • West Coast Region >
    • Punakaiki
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    Traveller (13)
    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
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    Room Tips
    "Wi-Fi for rooms doesn't work in the restaurant - nowhere to be comfortable in your room & we were..."
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    "units are away from roadside and nice and peaceful and just a 'stones throw' to the Tavern"
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    "room away from the tavern, freezer & fridge running all night"
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    "Rooms are tiny so very squashed for a family of 4 despite paying $190. Queen bed was really soft too."
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