We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Punakaiki Resort

Save
Traveler (339)
Room & Suite (99)
Pool & Beach (15)
Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“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 accommodation
All hotel details
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
26 Aug27 Aug
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$79.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Punakaiki hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b5b30a7dbf474224b81b380497c97acd", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1234804,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[76478276],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":26,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":79,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"b5b30a7dbf474224b81b380497c97acd","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":110,"lowestMetaPrice":79,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":110,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":110,"lowestMetaPrice":79,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":110,"hotelName":"Punakaiki Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImI1YjMwYTdkYmY0NzQyMjRiODFiMzgwNDk3Yzk3YWNkIiwiQUlLIjoiNTFhZmZmNmZhNWQ5NDJiNDhiOTk0Y2IxODU2MzhiNWMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "08/26/2018", "checkOut": "08/27/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$79", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"76478276":"Hotwire"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (755)
Filter reviews
661 results
Traveler rating
185
255
152
55
14
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
185
255
152
55
14
Show reviews that mention
All reviewseco suiteone nightacross the roadpancake rollsrooms are largelittle priceyremote locationthe main hotelnew zealandgreat viewtasman seaboth sidesfish and chipsbeach sidesound of the waveswild west coaststunning location
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 661 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an extraordinary place! I love the location as it is right on the water and a 10 minute walk to the pancake rocks. The view and peace and quiet is amazing. Laundry room right on site, but only one washer and dryer makes it...More

Thank THEJetSetGirl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stayed one night at Punakaiki resort and would definitely stay again. The beds were very comfortable and a great view from our room. We also had dinner at the restaurant. The food was great however I was disappointed when we ordered the green beans...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed a night as a family - 2 double beds (with the all-important electric blankets!). It's simple accommodation, but has what you need for a road trip stay, including proper coffee and a French press. We fell asleep to the sound of the waves...More

Thank Jezza N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to the beach but the pictures were misleading. Room looked like it hadn’t been renovated in decades, but the pictures online looked really recent. Our room smelled like paint, which we never got used to. There was a lot of condensation inside the windows,...More

Thank apmaddox
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

No balcony as advertised, poor quality motel type accomodation, 2 chairs for 4 people, 3 cups for 4 people, electric blanket did not work, exposed live wires of items plugged into power point, find somewhere else to stay !!More

Thank Karsim18
Response from Jacob W, Guest Relations Manager at Punakaiki ResortResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Karsim18, 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. We will be speaking with our housekeeping team as to why...More

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$89 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$89 - US$184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveler (339)
Room & Suite (99)
Pool & Beach (15)
Dining (11)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
BlokeinBristol
9 January 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Rooms on the beach are great locality"
Read review
"If you can get a discount rate........maybe, however there are other Hotels"
Read review
"Do check out which rooms give the best ocean view - the waves are awesome."
Read review
"the Eco rooms, go for the top floor, better view and no noise from above. Eco units are bigger also"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing