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Punakaiki Resort

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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“eco suite”(42 reviews)
“one night”(57 reviews)
“across the road”(35 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewseco suiteone nightacross the roadpancake rollsrooms are largelittle priceyremote locationthe main hotelgreat view of the beachnew zealandtasman seaboth sidesbeach sidefish and chipssound of the wavespancake rocks and blowholeswild west coast
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The location of this resort is great, and it is awesome to hear the waves rolling in as you drift off to sleep - however drifting off to sleep was difficult when the bed and pillows were so uncomfortable and hard. Tossed and turned all...More

Thank AussiesQld
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded 4 days ago

Dear AussiesQld, We regret that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us and take your comments on board in our strive to provide the best possible service to our guests. Thank you for your positive comments relating to our location and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are traveling through the west coast of the South Island.. this is a must stop over. Beautiful views, good service and food. Take a walk to the blow holes and experience natural amazement with history. The beach is in front of the hotel...More

Thank Obie1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel on the beach front has beautiful views. However this very tired looking hotel could do with a total remake. The rooms could do with repainting and repair to walls and all fittings. The bathroom in the unit we had was very damaged.The staff...More

Thank KiwiJeoff
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear KiwiJeoff, Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback and for the compliment in regards to our location and the views. Although we don't enjoy receiving negative feedback, it provides us with the details we need to know moving forward with our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel in 2015 and thought every aspect was fantastic - so we so pleased to book it again. As you can imagine the location on the beach remains fantastic, the sunsets beautiful and the night sky incredible. I have never seen...More

Thank Lin M
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It is not super luxurious or smart or special, but it is the best in that area, food was good at night and breakfast too. Service was also very good. The hotel is a bit dated and awkward but cabins were clean and well heated

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$83 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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BlokeinBristol
9 January 2015|
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Response from Jacob W | Property representative |
Hi Kevin, Thank you for your enquiry. For Punakaiki Resort it would be recommended to make a reservation. However we do not have camper van site facilities at our resort, I believe there are other properties in Punakaiki if... More
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"Rooms on the beach are great locality"
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"If you can get a discount rate........maybe, however there are other Hotels"
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"Do check out which rooms give the best ocean view - the waves are awesome."
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"the Eco rooms, go for the top floor, better view and no noise from above. Eco units are bigger also"
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