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4.0 out of 5

"We had a wonderful stay in this very special place. The hosts are incredibly kind and excellent cooks. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 26 Mar 2018

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Awatuna awaits you at Awatuna Homestead. You'll be 37.6 km (23.4 mi) from Lake Brunner. Highlights at this guest house include free self parking and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy free WiFi, TVs, and coffee/tea makers, featured in all 5 individually decorated rooms. Hair dryers and free toiletries are also available.

The family restaurant, Dining at the Homestead, is open for dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Continental breakfast is available daily between 8 AM and 9 AM.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4.5-star Awatuna guest house include Hokitika Lighthouse and Glowworm Dell.

Standard Apartment, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
NZ$183* Per night/room 5 Aug. - 6 Aug.

Standard Apartment, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Non-smoking (Stafford)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard suite, 1 Bedroom, Non-smoking, Pretty Woman's Gully

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.TwinXLBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Suite, 1 Bedroom, Jetted Tub

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Awatuna Homestead ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Awatuna Homestead

Everyone (3) Couples (1)
5 out of 5

The cosiest place and most attentionate hosts.

Pros: Really charming in the middle of a beautiful garden
We had a wonderful stay in this very special place. The hosts are incredibly kind and excellent cooks.

Posted by , from Lausanne, Switzerland on 26 Mar. 2018

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3 out of 5
Pros: There was a vacancy
Cons: Definitely the food!
Location: Reasonable access
Facilities: Tired; Value: Over-priced, Could be better; Service: Below average; Cleanliness: Tidy;

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 3 Mar. 2015

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5 out of 5
Pros: Lovely friendly hosts
Cons: Train going past at 6:30am
Location: Tranquil, Close to everything
Facilities: Home away from home; Service: Go the extra mile, Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate;

Posted by , from New Zealand on 1 Jan. 2013

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3 out of 5
Pros: The welcome by the owner
Cons: Very near the trainline even though it only runs infrequently
Location: Accessible
Facilities: Typical; Value: Costly; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Neat;

Posted by on 7 Apr. 2012

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Property Features

As a guest of Awatuna Homestead, you'll find a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. WiFi is free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. The luxury Awatuna Homestead also features a fireplace in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available. This 4.5-star Awatuna guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 5 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Bar or lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Hokitika (HKK) (13.2 km / 8.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Awatuna Homestead offers 5 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Heating
  • Unique decor
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 8 AM to 9 AM.

Dining at the Homestead - This family restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 9:30 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 9:30 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for NZD 75.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for NZD 5.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Staffed front desk


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 25.00 for adults and NZD 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NZD 5.0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: NZD 75.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Awatuna Homestead House
  • Awatuna Homestead
  • Awatuna Homestead Hokitika
  • Awatuna Homestead Guesthouse
  • Awatuna Homestead Awatuna
  • Awatuna Homestead Guesthouse
  • Awatuna Homestead Guesthouse Awatuna

National Rating

This property does not have a Qualmark® rating. For the benefit of our customers, we have provided a rating based on our rating system.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.